General Volunteer Orientation: Saturdays, 9AM @ Puppy Jake Foundation Training Academy; 3101 104th Street, Suite #2, Urbandale, IA 50322
*Required step for all Puppy Jake Foundation Volunteers, Fosters, and Sitters
February 17, 2024 - SPECIAL one-time ONLY - 1PM!!
March 16, 2024
April 20, 2024
May 18, 2024
June 15, 2024
July 20, 2024
August 17, 2024
**NO General Volunteer Orientation will be held in September of 2024**
October 19, 2024
November 16, 2024
December 21, 2024
 
*After attending our General Volunteer Orientation, if you wish to become a foster or sitter, the next step is to sign up for our Foster Training Fundamentals Class.

Class Dates:  Jan 24 through March 13, 7:30-8:30 p.m.  (The next session will begin on April 22nd.)  Attendance requirements for each level noted below:                                                             

Level 1 Sitter - must attend week 1 of the 8 week class. Would be eligible for sitting Phase 3 or 4. Has no public access or ability to take the pup to work with them.

Level 2 Sitter - must attend weeks 1-6 of the 8 week class. Would be eligible for sitting Phase 3, 4, and 5. Must follow guidelines of Phase Trainer in regards to public access or taking the pup to work.

Level 3 Sitter - must attend all 8 weeks of class. Would be eligible for sitting Phase 1, 2, 3, 4, & 5. Must follow guidelines of Phase Trainer in regards to public access or taking the pup to work.

Level 1 Foster - must attend weeks 1-6 of the 8 week class. Would be eligible to foster a pup for Phase 3 & 4. Must follow guidelines of Phase Trainer in regards to public access or taking the pup to work.

Level 2 Foster - must attend weeks 1-8 of the 8 week class. Would be eligible to foster a pup for Phase 1, 3, or 4. Must follow guidelines of Phase Trainer in regards to public access or taking the pup to work.

Level 3 Foster - this would be for fostering with Phase 5, a separate class will be available in the future. We will be sure to keep you updated for those that are interested. In order to be eligible to be a Level 3 Foster you would need have fostered a pup in Phase 1, 3, & 4.

Class location: Canine Craze; 3101 104th Street, Suite #3, Urbandale, IA 50322

Link to signup for classes: