COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - The volunteer program at PAWS Humane Society has been awarded for reaching a prestigious accomplishment.
The program has been certified as a Service Enterprise by Points of Light. Points of Light is the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service.
Paws Humane is the only service in the state and 1 out of 400 in the country to receive the Service Enterprise award.
“So being the first and only enterprise service in Georgia so far, it was a big honor for us to participate in the enterprise initiative and to be able to utilize our volunteers on a larger capacity than we have ever used them before,” said Anitra Holley, manager of Volunteer Services at Paws Humane.
Paws Humane Society reached the accomplishment by completing an extensive assessment, over 20 hours of training and coaching, and an extensive internal planning and change process to better integrate volunteers into its human capital strategy.