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Grey Muzzle continues to grow. Our national presence means we need help from people all over the country, as well as folks who can do “virtual” work from their computers. Our administrative office is in Raleigh, North Carolina, but our Board members and Ambassadors are in a number of states. We need help from some additional dedicated folks to keep growing and help more old dogs! 

For more information on any of these roles, contact us at ​us via email or our contact form.

Ready to jump in and help?  Complete our online application form.

Public Relations

  • Write and distribute press releases
  • Media outreach, including traditional and new media outlets   
  • Media Monitoring and analysis

Access to a distribution service and/or a monitoring service we can use would be a real plus!

If you're interested in this position, please contact us at ​us via email or our contact form.

Website/Social Media Analytics & Reporting

Analyze data across social properties and profiles to discover insights into engagement.

If you're interested in this position, please contact us at ​us via email or our contact form.

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

Ensure website is optimized across all platforms and user experiences to attract and engage visitors. Build ranking, profile and traffic.

If you're interested in this position, please contact us at ​us via email or our contact form.


Do you love old dogs? Do you like to talk to people about dogs? The Grey Muzzle Organization is looking for special volunteers to help us spread awareness of Grey Muzzle’s mission, helping homeless senior dogs.

Based on your interests, you can pick from a range of volunteer activities. Distributing flyers and brochures in your area can be very effective. If you're really ambitious, you could organize a Grey Muzzle booth at local events. We welcome your ideas!

We are looking for Ambassadors in cities across the country. We have a special need for Ambassadors in the following cities. However, if you're in a different city, we still need your help. 

  • Baltimore, MD
  • Colorado Springs, CO
  • Fort Worth, TX
  • New York, NY
  • Portland, OR
  • St. Louis, MO
  • San Francisco, CA

In addition, we need Ambassadors at:

  • Corporations that support employee charitable giving
  • Universities that have a veterinary school

To find out more, please contact us via email or our contact us form

Virtual Administration

We also have volunteer work that can be done from your computer but will touch supporters all over the country! We are currently looking for:

  • People with project management experience to lead volunteer teams
  • Volunteer coordination and administration
  • People who have good computer skills and are comfortable working online

If you can donate a few hours a month on a consistent basis, please contact us at ​us via email or our contact form.

News Department Volunteers

The Grey Muzzle Organizations has volunteer positions open in our News Department! As a virtual organization, our newsletters are key to Grey Muzzle communicating with our supporters, donors, organizations, and senior dog caregivers that can benefit from our aid. Volunteering your skills in Grey Muzzle's News Department is a great way to help spread the word about Grey Muzzle's work and it's fun and instantly rewarding. We have 3,000 newsletter subscribers, more than 11,500 Facebook fans, and more than 2,200 Twitter followers who love to learn about the senior dogs who are helped by Grey Muzzle grants. Here are the details on the positions:

Newsletter Editor: Produces four e-newsletter per year. Picks themes and story ideas and assigns articles to volunteers. Gathers finished articles and photos of senior dogs and delivers to newsletter designer.
News Tracker: Monitors media, including publications, sites, and social media channels to track news from Grey Muzzle grantee organizations and Grey Muzzle Advisory Board Members in order for Grey Muzzle to share news items on our site, social media channels, and/or our publications. Also tracks media coverage of Grey Muzzle so we may share news about our own organizations. Routes news items to appropriate departments for posting and/or sharing.
If you're interested in these exciting volunteer positions, please contact us at ​us via email or our contact form.

Talent Pools

We’re developing several pools of various talents to draw on as needed. This way, you can pick and choose which projects you’d like. Please let us know if you are interested in participating in one of these pools: 

Writing: Write special interest articles and short stories for a variety of media, including our newsletter, local papers, press releases, etc. In some cases, we’ll provide the basic content; in other cases, there are opportunities for interviews or researching content. We also need help with grant writing.
Editing: Copy editing.
Graphic Design: Develop flyers, posters, brochures and other creative materials.  Must use Microsoft Publisher or create Publisher-compatible source. Graphic design for our website is also a possibility.