Date Posted
2nd Sep 2019

Volunteer Position.

Kapiti Dog Training Club Inc. is a non-profit organisation. We have been supporting the Kapiti region for over 40 years.

We are a busy and dedicated club catering for up to 90 dogs per term. Our approach is to use positive reward-based training to assist dogs become respected members of the community.

Training Instructors and Assistants are required to help teach basic Domestic Dog Obedience during our Tuesday evening training sessions.

Responsibilities:

  1. Working with existing instructors, following established training procedures
  2. Updating our training database for class progress either written or electronic

Personal qualities:

  • You will need to be passionate about dogs and have an interest in dog training and behaviour
  • Confident working will all types of dogs and able to work in a team environment to help people and dogs with varying levels of experience
  • You will need to have patience and be willing to work outdoors regardless of the weather

Commitment:

Weekly attendance at Tuesday night training classes from 6.15pm – 7.30pm and or 7.30pm – 8.30pm

Training:

  • Working with and under the direction of our head instructors
  • Able to attend training seminars on occasion – these are paid for by the club

Benefits:

  • Giving something back to the Kapiti community
  • Personal satisfaction
  • Meeting new people and sharing a common interest
  • Enjoyable fellowship with other trainers and club committee including social events
  • Licks and tail wags

 

Previous dog training experience is non-essential as training will be given to successful applicants.

If this sound like you; please Email kapitidogtrainingclub@outlook.com to apply.