Duties include the following:
¨ Survey CEO and Adoption Coordinators regularly to assess needs for transporter assistance.
¨ Devise innovative transporter recruiting methods.
¨ Publicize transporter opportunities to the community.
¨ Proactively recruit and pre-screen then co-review transporter applications and co-interview transporter applicants (includes phone interviews) with Adoption Coordinators. This includes processing incoming transporter inquiries.
¨ Recruit, screen, select and train the Transport Coordinator's "right hand person" who can step in when the Transport Coordinator is unavailable (on vacation, at work, etc.)
¨ Within 24 hours of being notified by the Adoption Coordinator that a new dog(s) requires transport:
Acknowledge the Adoption Coordinator's notification
Contact the Facility to arrange transportation date/time, with the timing being mutually agreed upon by all 3 parties.
¨ Stay in close contact with the transporter(s) to ensure that the following transporter(s) expectations occur:
Upon Facility arrival, verify that all required paperwork, as described by the Adoption Coordinator, is in order.
Pick up and transport the rescue dog(s) and their belongings to the agreed upon location.
Stay in contact with other volunteers who may have another leg of the transport.
Transfer dog(s) and dog's belongings and paperwork to: 1) volunteer continuing transport; or 2) Foster; or 3) Adopter's home - whichever is applicable.
Submit all required paperwork to the Transport Coordinator (the last person in the transport leg)
Complete and submit Expense Report (if applicable) to the Transport Coordinator
¨ Submit all required paperwork to the Adoption Coordinator for review and approval.
¨ Ensure that the transporter program is sufficiently staffed at all times.
¨ Develop and maintain relationships with other Transport Coordinators/transporters within the areas and regions identified by the CEO and Adoption Coordinators.
- Problem Solving
- Relationship Building
- Verbal / Written Communication
Good Match For
People 55+ Group
Requirements & Commitment
- Driver's License Needed
- 2 hours or less per week on average
- Can be conducted out of the comfort of your home