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PAALS MISSION

The corporate mission of Palmetto Animal Assisted Life Services is to enrich and empower children and adults with physical, intellectual and emotional disabilities by training service animals and providing animal assisted educational, therapeutic, and recreational activities.  

PAALS Non-Discrimination Policy

INFO ABOUT PAALS
 

  • PAALS was founded in 2007.

  • PAALS places assistance dogs in South Carolina and areas of contiguous states located within 230 miles of Columbia, SC. (PTSD applicants must reside with 130 miles of Columbia, SC)

  • PAALS is the only Assistance Dog International (ADI) accredited organization based in South Carolina.

  • PAALS is a founding member of Animal Assisted Interventions International (AAII).

It is the policy of this organization to provide equal opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual preference, age or disability.

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STAFF

 
 
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Liz

Executive Director

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Allie

Canine Instructor

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Edith

Operations Manager

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Andrea

Apprentice Trainer

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Ally

Development Coordinator

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Autumn

Animal Caretaker

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Sue

Administrative Assistant

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Jen

Co-Founder/Director of Training

EMPLOYMENT / INTERSHIPS

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Employment

Thank you for your interest in working with PAALS.
If we have open positions, we will list them on our EMPLOYMENT page

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Internships

Thank you for your interest in doing an internship at PAALS.
 

Our internships are presently

VOLUNTEER/Non-Paid

 

Board of directors

 President 

Sheri Jordan 

  

Vice President

Randy Basinger, DVM

 

Treasurer 

Dave Bodiford

Secretary 

Margaret Power

Founding Director and Member

Jennifer A. Rogers 

Members

Candace Green, Sandra Gaines

FinancialS

 View our most recent  

Financial Statement 
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