Rescue Coordinator

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Dallas Pets Alive!

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Making Dallas a No-Kill city is a big job and as a volunteer-based organization, we need a lot of great volunteers to do it. As a Rescue Coordinator, you'll represent our organization at our partner shelters, fostering a positive relationship with them.

Team: Rescue

Reports to: the Rescue Director, the VP of Animal Operations, and the Executive Director

Works with: Rescue team members, foster parents, and other volunteers over the phone or otherwise virtually.


  • Volunteering at Dallas Animal Services at least once a month, responsibilities may include:
    • Visiting shelter animals and documenting with photos and video, reporting back ASAP
    • Meeting foster pickups and making sure pickup goes smoothly and all paperwork is correct and sent in to DPA medical team
    • Conducting dog tests to check for dog friendliness and reporting back within 24 hours
  • Assisting with any other duties needed to help drive Dallas Pets Alive!’s mission and support our values
  • HS diploma/equivalent and some related animal/rescue group experience
  • Ability to visit shelter at least once a month
  • Must complete DPA handler training within first 3 months of joining team
  • Must not have conflicting associations with similar non-profit organizations or business(es) related to animal welfare

Dallas Pets Alive! Musts:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to maintain professional level correspondence at all times
  • A motivational, can-do attitude to represent Dallas Pets Alive! in a positive manner to our supporters and the general public
  • A problem-solving mindset to handle and diffuse challenging situations in a professional manner
  • A love for animals and dedication to the cause of animal welfare

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1818 N Westmoreland RoadDallas, TX 75212



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