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Petco weekend adoption events are one of the most fulfilling (and craziest) things we do at Homeward Bound Cat Adoptions (HBCA). It’s primetime for our organization to get visibility with the public and, of course, adopt out lots of cats! Busy doesn’t begin to describe the many aspects of the public, the organization, and Petco staff that need to be handled and executed for a great experience for all. We are looking for a Petco lead counselor and site manager for these weekend events. Some responsibilities include:
Reviewing adoption applications pre-event, matching adopters with cats/kittens, and using proper judgment to approve/deny adopters based on HBCA requirements
Preparing and organizing event set-up, supply delivery, event takedown
Working with our foster coordinator to arrange times for cats/kittens to be dropped off or picked up (if not adopted), and ensuring all paperwork is ready and available for a seamless adoption process
Working with our volunteer coordinator to recruit volunteers, develop roles to match event needs, and provide on-site training as needed to team members
Adhering to Petco rules and following COVID guidelines
Maintaining a polite, informative, and courteous demeanor despite sometimes overwhelming environmental circumstances
We know, it’s a lot! Yet this individual reflects our organization to the public - and helps find homes for our cats every weekend. This position is Saturday & Sunday specific, typically from 10am - 4pm (hours change depending on cat availability). All we ask is this volunteer is:
Fit to stand, squat, bend, twist, and lift approx. 50 lbs
Capable of working with diverse populations whether the public, donors, volunteers, management, or Petco staff; maintain and build upon professional relationships
Able to work in a fast-paced, high-stress, multi-tasking environment
An excellent communicator: answering questions of staff, adopters, volunteers, and expressing respectfully expectations or needs
Comfortable using best judgment to match adopters with cats - and declining adopters if necessary
Homeward Bound organizes dozens of weekend Petco adoption events over the course of a year - and these events send hundreds of cats and kittens to their new homes! We need someone passionate and ready to handle these events and help every deserving cat in our care find their families. Visit homewardboundcats.org to learn more about us and fill out a volunteer application!
10:00 AM to 05:00 AM
Days & hours are subject to change based on cat availability!
NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
2675 E Flamingo Rd, Suite 3, Las Vegas, NV 89121, US
Homeward Bound Cat Adoptions provides a modern, free-roaming adoption center to minimize the stress experienced by homeless cats and optimize the opportunity for adoption. When owners are no longer able to care for their pets, we offer an alternative to taking them to a shelter or leaving them on the street.
Homeward Bound Cat Adoptions is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 2007.
We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 1 shift
2340 E Serene AveLas Vegas, NV89123
March 16, 2021
Animal Care / Handling
Verbal / Written Communication
Driver's License Needed
Must be at least 18
Orientation or Training
We plan for every Saturday and most Sundays to hold adoption events - this is subject to change based on holidays, time of year, cat availability, and other internal organization factors.