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Amazing Best Friends Volunteer Opportunity in Tampa Bay on Sat, Mar 23rd

From: Andrea B.
Sent on: Friday, February 15, 2013 5:57 PM
Best Friends is having an Amazing Pet Expo event in Tampa on Saturday, March 23rd.  They are in need of exhibit both attendants.  Please see below.  

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: <[address removed]>
Date: Tue, Feb 12, 2013 at 2:26 PM
Subject: Amazing Best Friends Volunteer Opportunity in Tampa Bay
To: [address removed]

Why should you represent Best Friends as a Fix at Four Exhibit Booth Attendant at the Amazing Pet Expo in Tampa Bay, FL on Saturday, March 23rd?

Because 70,000 puppies and kittens are born each day and 50% of those litters are accidents. Many of these animals end up in shelters. People don’t realize that kittens can get pregnant as early as 4 months old and puppies 6 months old. It’s a simple spay/neuter message that can prevent accidental litters and help us bring a time of No More Homeless Pets, “Prevent more. Fix at Four.”

As an Exhibit Booth Attendant (position description attached), you will talk to the pet loving attendees about our Fix at Four (spay/neuter) campaign, provide collateral materials and raise Best Friends awareness.

You will also receive a very hip, cool Fix at Four t-shirt as a token of our appreciation!

We need you and 4-5 other volunteers to help at the following times:
·         1-2 volunteers on Friday afternoon (sometime between 12-6pm) for booth set-up
·         2 volunteers on Saturday (event day) for the 9:30am-2:30pm shift
·         2 volunteers on Saturday (event day) for the 2:00pm-7:00pm shift
·         You can volunteer for both set up and event day shift(s)
·         Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age

Amazing Pet Expos
Fix at Four Set­up/Booth Attendant

  • ●  Set up booth display on Friday afternoon. (Set­up volunteer)

  • ●  Educate expo attendees about the Best Friends Fix at Four (spay/neuter) campaign.

    (Booth Attendant)


  • ●  Provide information about the campaign to as many attendees as possible.

  • ●  Encourage attendees to promote the campaign by signing up to receive campaign

    materials that they can use in their community.

    Core responsibilities:

  • ●  Transport materials to exhibit hall. (Set­up volunteer)

  • ●  Run the exhibit booth; actively engage booth visitors and other expo attendees about the

    campaign and raise awareness of Best Friends. (Booth Attendant)

  • ●  Educate people on the age of accidental litters, and the importance and benefits of

    spaying and neutering their pets. (Booth Attendant)

  • ●  Hand out campaign materials to booth visitors and encourage them to spread the word.

    (Booth Attendant)

    Pre­Event Duties:

  • ●  Attend a webinar that includes information about Best Friends and the Fix at Four campaign.

  • ●  Agree to have some of the booth materials shipped to house. (Set­up volunteer)

  • ●  Booth set up is the day prior to event, 1­2 hours sometime between noon­6:00pm. (Set

    ­up volunteer)

    Event Day Duties:

  • ●  Run the exhibit booth; actively engage booth visitors and other expo attendees about the campaign and raise awareness of Best Friends.

  • ●  Pack up display and materials after event ends. (Approximately 60 minutes)

  • ●  May need to take some of the materials back home. (2nd shift Saturday volunteer.)

    Post­Event Duties:

Coordinate the shipping of some materials back to Best Friends or other location and disperse remaining informational materials to other volunteers or local Best Friends Network Partners. (2nd shift Saturday volunteer)

Complete event recap and submit to Best Friends Marketing Manager.

Priority deadlines

  • ●  Material shipping/distribution within one week after event. (2nd shift Saturday volunteer.)

  • ●  Event recap submitted to Best Friends Marketing Manager within one week.


    • ●  Must be outgoing and comfortable talking to people. 

These positions will fill up quickly, so contact [address removed] today to sign up. (Positions are assigned on a first come basis.)

Share this opportunity with your friends and family even if they live in another state. The Amazing Pet Expos are happening all year long across the country. Click here to learn more about Fix at Four and the Amazing Pet Expos.

Warm Regards,
Our mission is to bring about a time of No More Homeless Pets®

Brandi Canning
Volunteer Coordinator
Volunteer & Visitor Experience Division
Best Friends Animal Society
5001 Angel Canyon Rd.
Kanab, UT 84741
[address removed] 

Andrea Barlow

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