Trapper for Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR)


Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

Loudoun County VaLeesburg, VA 20175

About

Help save the lives of feral cats and kittens by helping our TNR Program, while helping to control the overpopulation of feral cats. Be part of a team of committed volunteers, dedicated to improving the lives of feral and stray cats and kittens.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with TNR Coordinator when requests come in on sites to be trapped
  • Work with Coordinator and caretakers to develop a plan and schedule for trapping, transporting and overnight housing
  • Notify Coordinator if kittens, sick, injured, preganant or stray cats are found at the site
  • Humanely trap the cats and kittens
  • Work with Coordinator, caretakers and transporters to get cats to/ from clinics and their overnight housing
  • Work with Coordinator to schedule and plan trapping in conjunction with monthly trips to mass TNR clinics
  • Work with transporters and caretakers to return cats to their colony/sites once it's medically safe to do so

Requirements:

  • Must be comfortable and able to do field work, including early morning, late night, heat, cold
  • Must have own vehicle for getting to/from sites
  • Good people skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Computer and phone access
  • Ability to multitask
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Must be able to stay and monitor the traps while trapping is in progress (traps cannot be left unattended while set for trapping)

Skills

  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Networking
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 5 hours a week
  • On the Job Training and Mentoring will be provided

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