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


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: To conduct professional interviews of those who have applied to foster.

Salary / Pay Rate: Volunteer


  • Foster application vetters will be cold calling applications to foster that come in via email or from events.

  • Respond to all when they are able take an interview so the rest of the team is aware of which applications still need attention and which are covered.

  • Use the provided questionnaire to conduct professional interviews of applicants within 24 hours of the application coming.

  • Input data from the questionnaire into the appropriate area of the Foster Worksheet.

  • Report findings to the team so further action may be taken in sending out Welcome email when applications have been approved.

  • Professionally able to decline a foster offer when needed.

CONTACTS WITH OTHERS: Will have regular and continuous contact virtually or over the phone with team leaders, foster representatives, potential foster parents, and other volunteers. Contacts with others will require tactful exchanges and a positive, professional demeanor.

CONTROLS OVER WORK: This position reports to the Foster Vetter Team Lead, the Foster Directors, and the Executive Director.


  • Education and Experience: Must be a high school graduate with some related animal/rescue group experience preferred.

  • Ability to work virtually (phone, email). Must be able to access to the internet at least 2 days per week.

  • Must be moderately proficient in use of a computer.

  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills, and be organized and skilled at record-keeping.

  • Must be comfortable in cold calling applicants and conducting professional interviews on behalf of DPA.


  • Data Entry
  • Program Management
  • Veterinary
  • Administrative Support
  • Customer Service
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • A few hours a week
  • Must be a high school graduate with some related animal/rescue group experience preferred.

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