Foster Program Director(s) NJ Counties

Cause Areas


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


Bergen County, Hudson CountyEssex County, Union CountyPassaic County, Sussex County, Morris CountyMontvale (All NJ Counties), NJ 07645


This position requires 1-2 Directors per NJ County

Duties are to oversee and coordinate all work done by the foster care program. Maintains master database records for all active foster applicants. Executes all other foster roles as needed. Keeps Board of Directors and Foster Chair informed on key decisions.

Recruits, interviews and prepares fosters to take a pet. Completes evaluation on background and veterinarian referrals. . Sets up home interview for each foster and conducts interview.

Maintains master database of fosters. Communicates regularly with foster families who are not currently fostering a pet.

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, transporting animals to a veterinarian, evaluating behavior of canines and felines, transporting animals to fosters, getting them set-up in the foster home, and offering basic pet care and handling instructions to the foster family. Communicates directly with the caseworker overseeing the case, and keeps the Foster Chair updated on the case.

Matches client’s pet(s) to appropriate foster. Coordinates getting pet, trainer and foster together. Coordinates transport of animal. May involve doing actual transport, temperament test/evaluation. Coordinates grooming and medical visits. Makes follow-up phone calls as outlined in program.


  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Program Management

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Varies

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