Are you friendly, detail oriented, and passionate about finding forever homes for homeless and abused dogs?
ADOPTION COORDINATOR - JOB DESCRIPTION
The roles of the Adoption Coordinator are primarily focused around promoting adoption of pets in the adoption program. The Adoption Coordinator works directly with the COO, Foster Coordinator, and Events Coordinator. The responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following types of activities:
Processing incoming adoption applications in conjunction with the COO and other processors
Conducting/arranging pre-adoption screening home visits
Working with Event and foster coordinator on promoting and managing adoption events
Posting new adoption pictures on sites
Making sure Event Coordinator has new adoption photo for success story book
Sending addresses to our thank you coordinator for handwritten thank you notes
Conducting follow up calls or emails with adopters for updates
Speaking with previous adopters if a problem arises with their adopted dog and reaching out to COO if unable to solve the issue.
The Adoption Coordinator position requires someone with excellent communication and organization skills, good management skills and the ability to enforce policies and procedures. The ideal candidate will have a passion for rescuing pets facing euthanasia, will be comfortable working a diverse group of people and will be familiar with DADRs mission, goals and programs.
We are an all breed rescue with an emphasis on saving the most misunderstood breed the Pit Bull.
Our goal is to rescue and place our dogs in loving homes. In addition, we strive to make sure our dogs serve as ambassadors ... for the breed changing misconceptions in the minds of the uneducated. Lastly, we will also be focusing on helping to ban BSL laws. We need volunteers in many areas in Chicagoland and NW IN.