How to Create Your Doobert Volunteer Profile


Did you know that you can actually create different types of volunteer profiles on Doobert?


Maybe you don’t just want to be a volunteer transporter but a foster and a virtual volunteer, too.


Doobert gives you the freedom to choose how you want to help organizations save more lives!


And in case you’re worried about your schedule getting all crazy, you have absolutely nothing to worry about. We’ve got you covered!


The information, including your available times, that you indicate in one profile will only apply to that specific profile to keep things organized and manageable for you.


Learn how you can create other volunteer profiles or update your existing ones down below!



How to Update Your General Profile


The information you provide in your general volunteer profile is the one used throughout Doobert and what other users will see when they try to reach you.


You have complete control over which information you want to show and when needed, you have the option to make your profile private.


Here’s how you can edit your general profile:


Step 1: Go to My Info


Step 2: Click on Profiles & Vehicles


Step 3: Provide some basic information about yourself


Step 4: Provide some basic information about your vehicle(s)


Step 5: Click Save


How to Create A Transporter Profile


There are several ways you can do transports on Doobert: rescue relays, local rides, clinic rides, volunteer pilot, and airline employee.


You can choose to do more than one type of transport and to keep things organized, you’ll have a separate profile for each.

This allows you to designate different times of availability for each type of transport and prevent schedule conflicts.


We’ve detailed the steps for creating all types of transports below.



Rescue Relays


Rescue Relay transports typically cover a longer distance and may take place over several days. They’re planned in advance and we send you an email when there’s one near you.


Step 1: Click Rescue Relays


Step 2: Specify your available days


Step 3: Select your vehicle(s)

Choose the vehicle(s) you want to use specifically for rescue relays.


Step 3: Click Save



Local Rides


Local rides are shorter trips with travel distances less than 50 miles. In this type of transport, you’ll be notified via text if there are opportunities around your area for faster communication.


Step 1: Click Local Rides


Step 2: Provide your mobile number


Step 3: Specify your availability


Step 4: Click Save


Clinic Rides


Clinic rides are transports aimed to help pet owners without access to transportation to make sure that their pets get the care that they need when they need it.


Step 1: Click Clinic Rides


Step 2: Specify your availability


Step 3: Select your vehicle(s)

Choose the vehicle(s) you want to use specifically for Clinic Rides.


Step 4: Click Save


Volunteer Pilot


If you’re a pilot who has a passion for helping animals, you can definitely create a volunteer pilot profile. You simply let us know when you’re available and we’ll notify you of any trips that match your profile.


Step 1: Click Volunteer Pilot


Step 2: Specify your available times


Step 3: Select your vehicle(s)

Step 4: Select your airport identifier


Step 5: Click Show Your Coverage Area


Step 6: Draw your coverage area on the map


Step 7: Click Save


Airline Employee


Aside from pilots, airline employees are also very much welcome to help out. If you’re one, go ahead and create your profile and we’ll send you opportunities that match the information you provided.


Step 1: Click Airline Employee


Step 2: Select your airline and base


Step 3: Click Save


How to Update Your Foster Profile


Of course, we can’t forget about fosters! If you haven’t created a foster profile yet, we’re guessing that you probably want to. Who wouldn’t want to bring home an adorable fur baby, right? It’s one of the best ways to volunteer!


Step 1: Click Foster Home

Go to My Info and under My Interests, click Foster Home.


Step 2: Specify how long you can foster


Step 3: Specify your preferences


Step 4: Provide basic household information


Step 5: Answer questions about your home environment


Step 6: List your references


Step 7: Click Save


How to Update Your Photographer Profile


Have a passion for animals and a knack for making anything and everything look good in photos? Shelters and rescues need you! Create a photographer profile and use those skills to help rescues find homes!


Step 1: Click Photographer


Step 2: Specify your availability


Step 3: Provide some basic personal information


Step 4: Click Save


How to Update Your Lost Animal Support Profile


Are you good at communicating with people, creating flyers, or navigating through various Facebook pages and groups? Then you’ll be an awesome lost animal support volunteer! Here’s how you can create  your profile:


Step 1: Click Lost Animal Support


Step 2: Choose how you want to help


  • Caseworker: You assist the owner through text and email and help them develop a strategy to successfully locate their pet.
  • Craigslist Monitor: You monitor Craigslist sites in your area for lost or missing pet postings and post flyers to the sites as well.
  • Facebook Liason/Networker: You post flyers to “lost animals” Facebook pages.
  • Matchers: You watch shelter websites and Facebook pages for matches to missing pets.
  • Facebook Admins/Flyermakers: You receive the lost and found reports from the owners and finders and create flyers to post online or in print.
  • Dead End Microchip Volunteers: You help track down owners for lost pets with ” dead-end microchips”.


How to Update Your In-Person Volunteer Profile


Are you more of a hands-on person? Then you might prefer to be an in-person volunteer for organizations near your area. Follow these steps to create your profile:


Step 1: Click In-Person Volunteer


Step 2: Specify your available times


Step 3: Provide your maximum travel distance and zip code


Step 4: Choose how you want to get involved

You can select more than one.


Step 5: Click Save


How to Update Your Virtual Volunteer Profile


Do you know your way around social media? Or perhaps, you’re familiar with posting animal profiles to differrent platforms? This volunteer opportunity is for you!


Step 1: Click Virtual Volunteer


Step 2: Choose from the list of tasks


There are social media tasks.


Animal profile tasks.


And a few additional support possibilities.




In what way are you currently volunteering on Doobert? Share your experiences down below!

Are you new to Doobert and want to start helping organizations save lives? Become an official volunteer here!


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