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Animal Rescue Post-Adoption Liaison

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Humane Society of Loudoun County

  • 4 people are interested
Three Black Kittens

Join our team to help us save more lives! The Post-Adoption Liaison will check in with new adopters to ask about the animal’s health and behavior, ask how the adoption is going, and offer advice. HSLC has identified this position as one of the highest priorities. Make a difference from the comfort of your home - this opportunity is entirely virtual. Training will be provided by the Adoption Team. Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Contact new adopters on a regularly timed schedule.
  • Ask about the animal’s health and behavior, ask how the adoption is going, and offer advice.
  • Work with the Medical Coordinator to arrange transfer of medical paperwork to the adopter.

Location: Currently virtual.

Qualifications:

  • HSLC Orientation or Training (virtually held every month).
  • Time commitment is approximately 15-20 hours a month, but may fluctuate based on the number of animals in our care.
  • Ability and willingness to educate others on cat care such as food, equipment, medical, etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to be proactive.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with clarity, brevity, friendliness, and respect.
  • Computer and mobile phone access.
  • Familiarity with Excel and Google Drive.
  • Familiarity with Zoom, Skype, WhatsApp, and other virtual platforms.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to manage multiple, shifting priorities under tight deadlines.
  • Responsive and reliable.

Benefits of volunteering in this role include:

  • Essential impact in saving more animals
  • Satisfaction of helping animals get to their furever homes
  • Invitation to volunteer appreciation events
  • Interact with and meet a variety of people
  • Experience in animal rescue
  • Opportunity to be highlighted in HSLC's Paw Prints Newsletter and/or HSLC Heroes Newsletter

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About Humane Society of Loudoun County

Location:

P.O. Box 777, Leesburg, VA 20178, US

Mission Statement

The Humane Society of Loudoun County is a foster-based volunteer organization that partners with the community to save more animals and achieve a No Kill Community

Description

The Humane Society of Loudoun County (HSLC) is a non profit 501(3)c animal welfare organization founded in 1966. Our mission is to partner with our community to work towards a time when all animals have loving homes. We do not have a physical shelter or location.

Based in Loudoun County Virginia, our programs and services include Rescue (Intake), Foster, Adoption, Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) / Community Cats, Barn-Working Cats, Pet Pantry, Low Cost Spay / Neuter, Financial Assistance, Media & Public Relations, Youth Education & Programs, Humane Education, Paw Prints Newsletter, General Helpline & Email, Fundraising, Volunteer Management, Social Events, Fundraising Events, and Community Outreach.

In 2019, we supported 134 adoptions, helped 169 community cats, moved 22 working cats, supported 773 spay/neuter surgeries, and delivered 21,475 pounds of Pet Pantry food to Loudoun Hunger Relief. We are looking to surpass these numbers in 2020 through the help of our incredible volunteers.

Animals
Community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Loudoun County VALeesburg, VA 20175

(39.0883,-77.5748)
 

SKILLS

  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training
  • Time commitment is approximately 15-20 hours a month, but may fluctuate based on the number of animals in our care.

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