There are many ways you can get involved with Puppy Jake Foundation.  From helping raise a puppy to assisting with fundraising, you can find an area that suits your interests, schedule, and strengths.  

Volunteer opportunties include: 

  • Foster Family
  • Puppy Sitter
  • Community Relations
  • Trainers
  • Fill in handler
  • Special events
  • And more!

Puppy Jake Foundation is always looking for passionate volunteers ready to make a difference.  To get started download the volunteer application below.

How to Apply

When you apply to be a volunteer you are helping Puppy Jake Foundation fulfill its mission to improve the physical and emotional well-being of wounded military veterans through well-bred, socialized and professionally trained service dogs. To start the process, please download and fill out the the volunteer application below and mail to Puppy Jake Foundation, P.O. Box 12115, Des Moines, IA 50312.

After sending in the volunteer application please join us for a volunteer orientation.

Volunteer Orientations are held on the 3rd Saturday of every month, 9:00am at Puppy Jake Foundation Training Academy, 3101 104th Street, Suite #2, Urbandale, IA 50322.  Click here for list of dates.

Online Volunteer Application