Cleveland For A No Kill City Seeks Death Row Dispatchers

Friday, January 11, 2013
Cleveland for a No Kill City is launching its first national working group. Volunteers from around the United States are being sought for the Death Row Dispatch working group. The Death Row Dispatchers will maintain the 24-hour adoption/rescue hotline that has been the hallmark of the grassroots organization's success at driving the number of animals saved at Cleveland Animal Control to more than 90 percent for three consecutive months.

Already, volunteers from Washington State to Massachusetts have signed on to be death row dispatchers, but with phone lines and emails monitored seven days a week, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, more volunteers are being sought.
  

Death row dispatchers must have a cell phone or landline phone with unlimited minutes and unlimited long-distance. They must also have access to an Internet connection. Beyond those two requirements, anyone can be part of this working group and help answer the calls that save lives and change the world for dogs and cats in Bradley County. 

Volunteers for the death row dispatch working group can choose to volunteer as often as several times a week or only a couple times a month. Shifts include morning, afternoon, evening and overnight, so there's something to fit nearly everyone's schedule. 

Online training sessions for new death row dispatchers are being conducted in the coming weeks. For more information, email clevelandforanokillcity@gmail.com or call 464-6070.

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