As an adoption assistants, you will meet with people looking to adopt a new furry family member. You will introduce adopters to adoptable pets, answer questions about pet care and adoption procedures, as well as complete all adoption paperwork. Assistants carry out a variety of tasks to ensure successful adoptions and maintain adoption center operations.
Greet the public and answer phones
Provide information about the adoption process and available animals
Learn about adopters’ lifestyle, animal experience, and expectations of a new pet
Provide accurate details about animals’ health, behavior, and care needs
Help adopters complete necessary paperwork
Enter adoption information into computer records
Sell pet supplies
Handle cash register transactions
Restock and straighten merchandise
Keep adoption center clean and orderly
Complete projects that facilitate adoptions
Volunteer needs to be 18 years and older.
Position is shift based with one (1) three-hour shift worked per week for a minimum of one (1) year.
Good people skills, basic animal handling skills with a good understanding of responsible pet care and the ability to present information in a positive way is necessary.
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Requirements & Commitment
Must be at least 18
Orientation or Training
Weekly 2-4 hour shift, minimum commitment one year