Case Manager(s) *You need to be located within the state of NJ or Rockland County.
This position may be fill by one or more individuals. The role of the caseworker is to be the primary point of contact with the client and domestic violence shelter. The Case manager performs a variety of duties to assist with the intake process for pets of domestic violence victims entering the Shelter Our Pets program. Duties range from assisting a client with intake paperwork, reviewing completed pet intake forms, collecting documents required to show proof of ownership, collecting veterinary documents, and getting all the information collected to the Foster Director and Foster Chair.
Working with the Foster Director and Foster Chair, the caseworker coordinates the intake and discharge of the pets. They stay in communication with the client and shelter staff. They provide communication and pet updates to the client and shelter staff.
The Case Manager is in charge of updating and maintaining the SOP Case Tracking Spreadsheet.
Knowledge, Abilities and Skills
Deal courteously and calmly with the client. Must be nonjudgemental.
Transmit information promptly and clearly to Foster Director and Chair.
Drive for a moderate length of time (2 hours+) if needed.
Adhere to strict confidentiality policy.
Update and maintenance case log in conjunction with Foster Director.
Training and/or Education
High school diploma or GED.
Must have one or more of the following:
Two years of experience working in an animal shelter, kennel or boarding facility or with an animal welfare or rescue group.
Crisis training. (Can be provided)
Master of Social Work
Experience working with animals AND people in stressful situations.
Licenses or Certificates
Valid driver's license
American Red Cross Pet First Aid
Animal Control Officer
Shelter Our Pets is an all-volunteer nonprofit corporation serving New Jersey and beyond. Our mission is to provide a safe haven for the pets of victims of domestic violence who are fleeing their abusive situations. Shelter Our Pets assists people seeking safety from violence by providing alternatives to giving up a beloved pet, leaving a pet behind in a potentially dangerous situation or continuing to subject themselves and their pets to abuse.
A recognized 501(c)3 charity located in New Jersey
- Counseling / Mental Health
- Family Therapy
- Crisis Counseling
- Case Work / Management
- Crisis Intervention
- Animal Care / Handling
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Driver's License Needed
- Must be at least 21
- Located in New Jersey