Adoption Counseling Assistant Level 1

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Tree House Humane Society

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Purpose of Position:

Level 1 Adoption Counselors represent Tree House with empathy, ensuring that adopters have the knowledge they need to best care for their new cat. This position is public-facing; these volunteers will work closely with adopters to help them find their best match when adopting a cat. With the support of this position, we are able to increase the amount of adoptions we can do and the amount of one on one support each adopter receives. By becoming an Adoption Counselor, you will help have a big impact on the life of a shelter animal - helping a cat find a forever home!

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Greeting and surveying what the adopter is looking for
  • Get to know our resident cats
  • Match adopters with a good match
  • Educate the public on basic cat care and behavior
  • Other duties as requested


  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Knowledge and love of cats
  • Quick learner
  • Flexible
  • High energy
  • Good judgement

Training Volunteer Will Receive:

  • Cat handling, body language, and behavior
  • Adoption procedures
  • How to make a good match

How to Apply:

Visit to submit an application electronically. Select "Adoption Counseling Assistant" on the application. All questions can be forwarded to our Volunteer Coordinator at

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7225 N. Western Ave.Chicago, IL 60645



  • Data Entry
  • People Skills
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Critical Thinking
  • Administrative Support
  • Customer Service




  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-3 hours a week

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