“I’d like to nominate Melissa G. as volunteer of the month. She helps out adoption counselors call landlords and vets. Melissa has been volunteering for 4 years, her speedy response time helps us adopt out and save more lives every day! Thank you Melissa!” -Stacey G. DPA’s Adoption Director
It is clear that Melissa is a vital member of the adoption team and we are so grateful she is a part of DPA. Learn more about her here:
What is your current role?
I’m responsible for contacting the landlord and making sure that the pet is welcome on the property.
How did you get involved?
I started in 2018 so it’s been a while but I think I saw the position on Volunteermatch.
What are you passionate about?
I’m passionate about doing my small part in helping animals find a permanent home. I know that the applicant is excited about adopting and I enjoy being a part of that process.
What are some words of wisdom?
Hang in there! Reach out to the other volunteers if you’re feeling confused or unsure. I had a lot of questions in the beginning.
Fun fact about you!
I’ve been married for 34 years!
Be Pawsome like Melissa. Apply to be a Dallas Pets Alive! volunteer today!