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.
Safe Place for Pets compassionately serves terminally ill people residing in El Paso and Teller counties in Colorado by finding new, loving homes for their pets when they can no longer care for them.
As a 100% volunteer organization, we are in urgent need of a Foster Coordinator to manage our foster program, which ensure our pets are placed in safe and caring temporary homes until they find their forever homes.
Location: Must live in the Colorado Springs, CO area.
Proactively advertise for/recruit new foster families/homes for pets in our program until permanent, loving homes are obtained
Review completed foster applications and interview prospective fosters to determine their suitability for fostering our program pets
Conduct initial and recurring home checks to verify our program pets are in a safe and loving environment while in the foster home
Match new program pets to best foster home option available to ensure successful fit until pet is placed in permanent home
Provide foster families with information on pet care for each specific animal such as correct feeding food types, quantities, and times, as well as other pet behaviors and special needs
Follow up with foster families to ensure that the animal is being provided with needed care
Provide constant support to foster families in terms of education and physical support
Work to retain trained fosters
Maintain and update records of foster families and animals on a regular basis
If interested in learning more, please visit our website, www.safeplacepets.org or email to discuss at email@example.com. Volunteer Application is available on our website.