Position Summary: The Canine Coordinator abides by and actively supports the vision, mission and values of Safe Place for Pets. This person acts in the best interest of the canines in program as well as those that my come into program, and is a liaison between the surrenderer of a pet, the Safe Place Program, and any/all potential adopters. The coordinator maintains a healthy relationship with foster volunteers to create a scenario where both the pet and foster are a good fit for one another and acts on potential adopter information provided from the Initial Contact Checklist (prepared by the Executive Director). The Canine Coordinator accurately explains to potential surrenderers how our program works to set the process in motion for a successful pet intake and conclusion to the adoption process. This position reports to the Executive Director.
Responding to potential surrender and adoption leads from the Initial Contact Checklist
Coordinating intake of dogs, provided the intake meets the Safe Place mission
Confirming and updating the pet’s bio based on information from the foster family
Transporting pets in personal vehicle
Provide an intake announcement within 24 hours of intake and distribute via email to the Web Team, Social Media Team, Placement Team, and Executive Director
Ensuring a completed pet folder is submitted to the Executive Director
Communicating with the Canine Coordinator and/or Foster regarding new intake requirements or special needs
Submitting pet adoption/surrender donations to E.D. within 1 week of receiving them
Approving pet expenditures per pet up to $400 (over that must go to the E.D.) and recommending vet visits, when necessary, for our in-program pets
Attending placement committee meetings and training sessions.
Maintaining relationships and regular communication with current fosters
Meeting with potential adopters to facilitate a successful conclusion to the adoption process
1520 N Hancock Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80903, US
Serving Terminally Ill People by Finding Forever Homes for Their Beloved Pets.
Safe Place is an organization located in Colorado Springs, CO that cares for pets when a terminally ill owner no longer can. Safe Place was incorporated in 1996 and serves people and the pets in El Paso and Teller counties. We strive to provide comfort to families. Our unique expertise is a vital tool in assuring that a beloved pet will continue to be safe and loved, even beyond the owner's life. To some it is what matters most.
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El Paso & Teller CountiesColorado Springs, CO80903