The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.
Twin Cities Pet Rescue is seeking two Cat Foster Coordinators to help support and manage our cat program. Cat Foster Coordinators are responsible for the following:
Review cat foster applications and respond to applicants
Coordinate home visits for all new foster applicants
Ensure new fosters receive the Feline Foster Family Handbook and complete the associated Foster Care Agreement
Update and maintain foster family records in the organization’s database
Work with Supplies Manager to ensure new and existing foster families receive any needed supplies to care for their foster cats
Provide ongoing support to and maintain positive relationships with cat foster families
Help with intake of cats and placement of cats in foster homes
Work with Medical Director, as needed, to ensure new and existing foster cats receive appropriate veterinary care
Coordinate placement of foster cats in Chuck & Don’s adoption centers
Maintain updated cat placement records in the organization’s database
Help with adoption and other TCPR events, as needed
Work and maintain a positive relationship with other members of the Cat Team and Leadership Team
Support other Cat Team and Leadership Team members, as needed
Attend Cat Team and Leadership Team meetings regularly
This position will require approximately 5 hours per week. Foster Cat Coordinators should have strong written and verbal communication skills and be well-organized. No experience necessary, but experience with cats is preferred. Training will be provided.
Please note that individuals must live in the Twin Cities metro area to qualify for this position. Although much of the work is completed virtually, a portion of the work involves in-person activities.
Basic Computer Skills
Animal Care / Handling
Verbal / Written Communication
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
Driver's License Needed
Must be at least 18
Orientation or Training
Must have regular access to a computer and phone and be able to correspond regularly.