June 17, 2024
Categories: #MaddieMonday

Happy Monday! Below is a brief roundup of resources added over the past week.

Maddie’s Fund is hiring a Senior Education Specialist
Please note: The application period for this opportunity has closed. If you are looking to join a new team and work within a dynamic environment, this is your opportunity. Maddie’s Fund® is looking to hire an experienced Senior Education Specialist who will become part of the Education Team within the Foundation. If you are interested in applying, please submit your cover letter and resume to employment@maddiesfund.org… Learn More

Interested in recruiting more fosters? Start talking about your program!
How often should your organization be talking about foster if you want to grow your program? The answer might surprise you. “Talk about your foster program all the time,” says Maddie’s Fund® Senior Community Solutions Specialist Kelly Duer. “Informal research on the organizations with the largest foster programs found that they are talking about foster on… Learn More

2024 Shelter Medicine Conference
July 12-14, 2024 in Ithaca, NY
Featuring more than 30 hours of world-class continuing education, this event includes dozens of sessions covering the latest in medical, behavior and shelter operations. There will also be a virtual component. Learn More 

The Human-Animal Bond: Understanding the Role of Race and Ethnicity in Pet Guardianship and Care
Join Joybound People & Pets for a presentation with Steven Feldman, CEO of Human Animal Bond Research Institute (HABRI) on Thursday, June 20. Join virtually or in-person in the San Francisco Bay Area. Learn More

In honor of Juneteenth, CARE will be offering REDI Bronze at a discounted rate
Purchase Companions and Animals for Reform and Equity’s (CARE) Racial Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity (REDI) Bronze between June 19-July 19th for $19. All registrants will be put in a raffle to win prizes, including FREE tickets to The Gathering, CARE’s annual conference October 4-6th in Philadelphia. Code: 2ND24Juneteenth Learn More

Weekly Community Conversations
Register now for the weekly Monday 11AM PT/2PM ET call for animal well-being professionals. These 50-minute calls are a collaborative space to share exciting new programs and research, discuss uncomfortable topics, connect with peers in the industry, and more, all while sharing a common goal of preserving the human-animal bond. There’s also $5,000 in grants given away each month to participants!

Don’t forget: Monthly grant opportunity!
Maddie’s Fund is giving away a $3,000 grant each month to one lucky Maddie’s® Pet Forum member!  You’ll automatically be entered to win each month when you start a new discussion, reply to a new post… Learn More

Want to help keep more people and pets together?
Join Maddie’s® Mailing List, connect with us at Maddie’s® Pet Forum and take advantage of free online training with Maddie’s® University!