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Animal Coordinator - Hamsters / At-Large Board Member

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Recruiting Organization: Small Angels Rescue, Inc.

Small Angels Rescue, Inc. has a rewarding opportunity for a volunteer Animal Coordinator/Board Member who has a passion for animal welfare and a deep commitment to saving the lives of the smallest and most vulnerable pets. 'Pocket Pets' are often treated inhumanely and discarded when no longer wanted, and it is our mission to rescue, rehabilitate and rehome gerbils, guinea pigs, hamsters, mice and rats


We need someone who is in or around the DC/MD/VA area and who has prior experience with care of hamsters.


The Animal Coordinator will oversee all activities related to the hamsters under their care and manage the Team Leaders (if applicable) and/or foster homes.

  • Handling intakes and adoptions
  • Managing the program's Team Leaders (if applicable) and/or foster homes
  • Placing animals into foster homes
  • Approving adopters
  • Arranging adoptions
  • Caring for animals under temporary intake quarantine
  • Arranging veterinary care
  • Participating in monthly board meetings

As an At-Large Board Member, you will participate in Board Meetings. These are held quarterly in-person in Frederick, Maryland, and monthly via teleconference/Zoom.

About Small Angels Rescue, Inc.:

Small Angels Rescue, Inc. is a growing all-volunteer, registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that serves an area of desperate need in the community. Since its inception in October 2003, Small Angels Rescue, Inc. has saved over 4,500 guinea pigs, hamsters, rats, mice, and gerbils from euthanasia, abuse, and abandonment. These animals are worthy of respectful and compassionate treatment. We advocate and facilitate responsible animal care and companionship.

If you are ready to make a tangible difference in the lives of these little animals and be part of our team, please send an email to

We look forward to hearing from you!

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Fee Amount: None

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389 5th Ave, 9th Floor, New York, NY 11109, US

Mission Statement

To bridge the gap between intention and action in order to bring about social impact.


Idealist is a leading online global resource for finding jobs in the nonprofit sector, as well as volunteer opportunities and graduate school programs for social impact.


Animals, Community, Politics


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Frederick, MD 21770







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