Volunteering with DIBS

At DIBS, we have many different ways that people can help out!

Graphics Superstar!

Graphics Superstar!

From time to time we need an image created or tweaked - typically for our items sold via DIBS Market.  Required skillset incudes Illustrator and Canva. If you want to help dogs (even indirectly) and love to be part of a team, please fill out the following form.  ...

Foster Parents Needed!

Foster Parents Needed!

Fostering is such an important role in the stage of a animal in need. With DIBS, the pup may be in your home for days or weeks (sometimes a few months) as we wait for their forever family to come along. Our dogs are fully vetted, and we provide pretty much all that...

Incoming Flight Lead and Commercial Import Representation

Incoming Flight Lead and Commercial Import Representation

DIBS is looking for a few different roles to help us put our best foot forward for incoming flights! Commercial Customs Representative.  As DIBS dogs arrive via a commercial import, we need a volunteer to represent DIBS at the commercial customs office. We prep all...

Foster Coach

Foster Coach

DIBS is currently looking for a foster coach to help foster parents with day to day questions.  DIBS has a great process lined up, but sometimes fosters have questions that they haven't yet cross referenced.  At times, foster parents have too many applications and...

Help with Virtual Home Visits

Help with Virtual Home Visits

There are several steps to applying for a dog with DIBS (and most rescues) 1. Application is received 2. Phone screen 3. Reference checks 4. Home visit 5. Approval 6. Adoption (Meet & Greet can happen any time after step 3 is complete) We are looking for...

Want to be a Flight Parent?

Want to be a Flight Parent?

Thank you for your interest in being a DIBS flight parent!  A flight parent can help out on both legs of their journey, if they want to (we often need help) Southbound - Read more about taking donations / returning crates to Mexico Northbound - Read more about...

Join our Social Media Team!

Join our Social Media Team!

Social Media Enthusiast! Do you wake up and say to yourself "What can I do to help get dogs adopted today!!!" If you do, we need you to join our team! At DIBS, we like to have a dynamic team working on our social media, with the focus being on the dogs bios!  It is...

Your Role as a DIBS Flight Parent

Your Role as a DIBS Flight Parent

Thank you for your interest in helping bring dogs to their new homes! Every day flights travel from Mexico City to Toronto, or Cancun to Toronto – and they don’t have dogs on them! Those are flights that could have saved dogs. As a registered rescue, DIBS relies on...

Volunteering Opportunities at DIBS

Volunteering Opportunities at DIBS

Fostering, Screening, Home Visits, Escort, and more. Fostering This is the biggest commitment when it comes to volunteering. You are welcoming a dog into your home, and taking the time to ensure they find the perfect family. You know the dog the best, so your opinion...

Taking Humanitarian Goods to Mexico

Taking Humanitarian Goods to Mexico

We always think of dogs needing escorts to come to Toronto, but we also need travelers going to Mexico, to return crates and deliver donations to rescues in need. We do ask vacationers to take items south with you! How it works with DIBS: Each airline has a different...

Help DIBS with Home Visits

Help DIBS with Home Visits

There are several steps to applying for a dog with DIBS (and most rescues) 1. Application is received 2. Phone screen 3. Reference checks 4. Home visit 5. Approval 6. Adoption (Meet & Greet can happen any time after step 3 is complete) We are looking for...

Donations!

Donations!

We love donations - both for dogs in foster care in Ontario, and for needs in Mexico (shelters and clinics) For Canadian Foster dogs, we need dog toys, leashes, harnesses, poop bags and winter coats (Pet Valu keeps us stocked up on food and treats) To send to Mexico...

DIBS Merch for Fundraising!

DIBS Merch for Fundraising!

To simplify our life, we have moved to a print on demand model for our awesome merchandise!  Check out at at https://dibsrescue.com/market/ All funds are to provide spay/neuters for dogs (and cats) in need! [gallery...

Be a DIBS Screener!

Be a DIBS Screener!

There are several steps to applying for a dog with DIBS (and most rescues) 1. Application is received 2. Phone screen 3. Reference checks 4. Home visit 5. Approval 6. Adoption (Meet & Greet can happen any time after step 3 is complete) We are looking for...