Animal Foster Coordinator


Cause Areas

When

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

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


About

Paw Prints in the Sand Animal Rescue (PPITS) places a lot of importance in the management of our fosters and volunteers to ensure alignment with the goals of our organization, to ensure foster retention and the well-being of our foster pets. We are seeking a highly motivated, experienced and professional individual to join our dynamic team and assist Paw Prints in the Sand with its foster program. Responsibilities include, but aren't limited to:

  • Maintain Foster Roster
  • Manage Foster activities such as:

o Attendance to events

o Pet transport to adoption events

o Provide assistance on needed supplies (food, toys, shampoo, flea meds, specific pet medications)

o Needed assistance with pet issues (contact rescue behaviorist)

  • Provide assistance to fosters as needed
  • Conduct home checks on approved foster applications
  • Assist with foster recruitment
  • Manage potential foster conflicts
  • Assist with foster retention and foster recognition
  • Attend adoption events
  • Schedule vetting appointments for fosters as needed
  • Work with Adoption Coordinator on meet and greets
  • Encourage fosters to share their fostered pet and take pictures of their pictures to keep the pet’s bios updated

Qualifications

  • Experience in personnel management
  • Foster experience preferred
  • Must be computer literate and know MS Office and social media platforms
  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work well independently, and within a team
  • Commitment to cultural sensitivity and respect for difference
  • Commitment to the continuous improvement of service quality and the organization’s mission
  • Have a reliable vehicle with room for a crate, current car insurance and a valid driver’s license. You also need to have an understanding of responsible and secure animal transport.

Compensation
This is an unpaid internship or volunteer opportunity. Paw Prints in the Sand reimburses for rescue-related expenses and mileage according to the IRS Non-Profit Standard Mileage Rates.

TO APPLY: Please send your resume to volunteer@pawprintsinthesand.org and fill out our volunteer application at www.pawprintsinthesand.org/volunteer

Skills

  • Multi-Tasking
  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Animal Care / Handling

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 21
  • 5 - 10 hours per week
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