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SOUTH JERSEY REGIONAL ANIMAL SHELTER INC

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Dog Foster Program Assistant

Position Type: Volunteer Position Reports To: Foster Coordinator

Position Summary:

The dog foster coordinator will assist with tasks relating to coordinating, managing, and expediting the shelter’s foster dog program. These tasks include but are not limited to:

  • Recruiting & on-boarding new foster homes
  • Identifying and prioritizing dogs who are eligible for the program
  • Gathering supplies needed by the foster care provider
  • Using the shelters software to enter information on the foster pet including foster profiles, photos and bios.
  • Communicating with foster care providers about animals in their care including medical reminders, check in on the dog’s progress etc.
  • Escalating any concerns to the foster coordinator
  • Assisting with marketing of foster dogs

Physical Demands

Daily physical demands will vary but can include lifting of up to 35lbs but occasionally over 35lbs. Frequent standing, walking, bending, stooping and handling of all size dogs.

Commitment

Foster assistants should be able to commit 5-10 hours a week.

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About SOUTH JERSEY REGIONAL ANIMAL SHELTER INC

Location:

1244 N DELSEA DR, VINELAND, NJ 08360, US

Mission Statement

In our function as a South Jersey Regional Animal Shelter, we serve as a refuge for thousands of stray, unwanted, abused, abandoned and sick animals. Each year our humane education programs. offered free to schools and community groups, reach thousands, teaching basic pet care, safety and the understanding that all living creatures deserve our respect. Each year our clinic provides the general public and thousands of animals access to our low-cost spay and neuter services. In addition to sheltering an protecting animals, the shelter also acts as a clearinghouse for the thousands of phone calls requesting information on animal related issues and problems.

Description

South Jersey Regional Animal Shelter serves as the primary animal shelter for Cumberland County NJ taking in thousands of animals each year. SJRAS has a robust volunteer program that plays a vital role in their mission to to help stay, abandoned and abused animals. Our volunteer programs are critical to saving the lives of homeless pets and the overall impact and growth of our organization.

Animals
Community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1244 N Delsea DriveVineland, NJ 08360

(39.50483,-75.04277)
 

SKILLS

  • Office Management
  • Customer Service
  • Data Entry
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Google Apps

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 5-10 hours per week
  • Ideal candidates will have general knowledge of dog behaviors, organizational skills & excellent communication skills as well as the ability to multitask.

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