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Animal Coordinator / At-Large Board Member - Hamsters

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ORGANIZATION: Small Angels Rescue, Inc.

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Small Angels Rescue, Inc.

Do you have a passion for animal welfare and consider yourself an expert in caring for hamsters?

Since its inception in October 2003, Small Angels Rescue, Inc. has saved over 4,000 guinea pigs, hamsters, rats, mice, and gerbils from euthanasia, abuse, and abandonment. We are a young, growing organization that serves an area of desperate need in the community. We are an all-volunteer, registered 501(c)3 nonprofit. To help us in our mission, we are seeking an Animal Coordinator / At-Large Board Member to head-up the team that is responsible for rescuing and re-homing hamsters.

The Animal Coordinator will oversee all activities related to the hamsters under their care, managing the Team Leaders (if applicable) and/or foster homes. This role includes handling intakes and adoptions, arranging veterinary care, and caring for animals that are under temporary intake quarantine before placement in foster homes. Prior experience with care of hamsters is necessary. As an At-Large Board Member, you will participate in monthly Board Meetings. These are held bi-monthly in-person in Frederick, Maryland, and bi-monthly via teleconference/Zoom.

You will work closely with the other Animal Coordinators caring for different species and will be able to rely on other members of this close-knit team for support and information.

If you are ready to help make a tangible difference in the lives of these little animals, please send an email to Volunteer@SmallAngelsRescue.org. We are looking forward to hearing from you!

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About Small Angels Rescue, Inc.

Location:

N/A, Frederick, MD 21702, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Small Angels Rescue Inc. is to rescue rehabilitate and rehome gerbils, guinea pigs, hamsters, mice and rats. These animals are worthy of respectful and compassionate treatment. We advocate and facilitate responsible animal care and companionship.

Description

Small Angels Rescue is a 501(c)3 nonprofit, no-kill, all-volunteer organization based in Frederick, MD. Small Angels works with animal shelters and adopters throughout the greater Washington, D.C., metropolitan region and in neighboring states such as Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia. Small Angels works primarily with kill or open admission shelters where the animals could be euthanized. We use a network of foster homes to care for the animals until they find their adoptive homes. Small Angels has no paid staff or physical shelter; we are all volunteers who dedicate our time to answering adoption inquiries, assisting adopters, arranging transportation from shelters, working with foster families, caring for foster animals, arranging vet care, educating the public, and running the organization all from our homes.

CAUSE AREAS

Animals
Animals

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Frederick AreaFrederick, MD 21702

(39.48394,-77.44725)
 

SKILLS

  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Problem Solving
  • Relationship Building
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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