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


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


Department and/or Team: Adoptions

Reports to: Adoption Counselor Lead and Adoptions Director.

Works with: Will correspond with potential adoptive families, adoption hotline volunteers, other adoption team volunteers, foster families, and foster team volunteers on regular basis. Correspondence with alumni team volunteers on a semi-regular basis will be required. Correspondence with other team volunteers will take place as needed.

Description of Role: This volunteer will see adoption applications through from initial review to finalization.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Reviewing adoption applications for approval.
  • Submitting preliminary approval email to applicant after review.
  • Working with landlord and vet check volunteers to fully approve application.
  • Sending complete approval/meet and greet email to potential applicant and foster family.
  • Ensuring that fosters and applicants get into contact and are proceeding with process.
  • Following up with adopter after the home visit takes place.
  • Submitting contracts to applicants and completing adoption contract speeches.
  • Forwarding to Adoptions Finalization Liaison to send final "Congrats" email.

Skills/Qualifications Needed:

  • Regular phone access and proficiency with use of email (Gmail will be utilized).
  • Ability to work virtually (phone, email) on a regular basis.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, ability to maintain professional level correspondence at all times.
  • Strong sense of organization.
  • Record-keeping skills.

Time Commitment: Approximately 3-5 hours per week.


  • Data Entry
  • Program Management
  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Customer Service

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • 3-5 hours per week

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