We are entering a new phase of expansion and have several LEADERSHIP POSITIONS available. Please review the list and contact Krystyn via DesertPawsNM@gmail.com to discuss a position you’re interested in. These positions are for serious, dedicated-to animal-saving, people 🙂

  • Volunteer Coordinator
  • Fundraising Manager
  • Foster Director
  • Development & Communications/ PR
  • Transport Coordinator
  • Administrative Assistant – Appointments, follow-up after adoptions, copy and prepare adoption packets, microchip updates, vaccination reminders, thank you correspondence
  • Newsletter Editor (mostly digital via MailChimp…..also some double-sided paper newsletters)
  • Bio Lister
  • Social Media Manager/ Influencer/ Pet Blogger
  • Event Coordinator
  • Training Coordinator
  • Grant Writers
  • Photographers
  • Intake Manager
  • Adoption Coordinator
  • Gift Planning/ Planned Giving
  • Website Manager


  • Adoption events (generally 4-5 hours, 1 day/week)
  • Transportation (you must have an excellent driving record, an suv/station wagon/van so that crates can be loaded in your vehicle safely)
  • Hands-on emergency assistance in the Cochiti Lake area (must be able to follow directions and be available at inconvenient times)
  • Volunteers to work in any of the above departments (leadership list)


Please see our dedicated fostering page and application