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Volunteer Opportunities with Nashville Paw


Pictured above, left to right: Nashville Paw founder and publisher Heather Dowdy with volunteers Paula Hiltunen and Christyna Hall at our booth the the 2014 Nashville Earth Day festival. Photo courtesy nashvillecool.com.

Volunteering with Nashville Paw Magazine

While our magazine is a small, bootstrapping business (rather than a nonprofit organization), we are a true labor of love and it takes a lot to give our magazine FREE to the community. Our volunteers are crucial to our success and to our mission to be a voice for animals in need! 

Our amazing team of volunteers makes our mission possible. From delivering free issues to approximately 300 distribution locations to helping us organize community events and more, our dedicated team works hard to help us realize our collective animal welfare goals. What's more, we've become a big family of friends who have a great time having fun together!

Delivery volunteers pick up magazine issues 6 times per year (every other month) from our storage facility in Antioch and deliver them to distribution locations among a fixed route. Let us know what area(s) of town you'd be willing to deliver to, and we'll add you to our list. Our delivery volunteers are crucial to our success in getting our publication into the hands of the community... and we always need more help!

Event volunteers help staff our own community events as well as our booths at other events. This includes contest registration, ticket sales, assisting vendors, set up and break down and more.

Want to get involved? It's fun, and it's a great way to network with other animal lovers! Email us at info@nashvillepaw.com or call us at (615) 474-5710 for upcoming opportunities.


Pictured above: Some of our team staffs our booth at the 2013 Nashville Earth Day Festival at Centennial Park. Pictured clockwise from top left: Volunteer Samantha Roe, publisher Heather Dowdy, and volunteers Marlene Richardson, Ali Dench, Karry Casey, Paula Hiltunen, Kristen Hendrickson and Marge Wild... along with our canine pal, Roxie. Photo by Penny Adams.


Pictured above: Over 50 volunteers made our 2013 Barktoberfest a huge success for the community! What a great group of people! Photo by Mary Beth Blankenship.

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