Animal Transfer/Foster Coordinator

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ORGANIZATION: Gray Muzzle Society


Position Summary

The Animal Transfer/Foster Coordinator is a crucial volunteer role within the Gray Muzzle Society. This position involves approving transfers from local shelters and placing animals in foster homes. Additionally, the coordinator will recruit and onboard new foster families, ensuring all guidelines and regulations are followed. This role may also require providing foster care for animals if a foster home is unavailable.

Key Responsibilities
  • Shelter Transfers:

    • Review and approve transfer requests from local shelters with direction from the veterinary team.
    • Coordinate the logistics of transferring animals from shelters to foster homes.
  • Foster Placement:

    • Match animals with appropriate foster homes based on their needs and the fosters’ capabilities.
    • Ensure smooth transitions for animals moving into foster care.
  • Foster Recruitment and Onboarding:

    • Actively recruit new foster families through various channels.
    • Conduct home inspections to ensure potential fosters meet the necessary standards.
    • Educate new fosters on Gray Muzzle Society’s policies and PACFA (Pet Animal Care Facilities Act) guidelines.
    • Provide ongoing support and resources to foster families.
  • Emergency Fostering:

    • Be prepared to temporarily foster animals if a designated foster home is unavailable.
  • Experience:

    • Prior experience with animal rescue, fostering, or shelter work is preferred.
    • Knowledge of PACFA guidelines and standards is a plus.
  • Skills:

    • Strong organizational and communication skills.
    • Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize effectively.
    • Compassion for animals and understanding of the unique needs of senior animals.
  • Requirements:

    • Access to reliable transportation for home inspections and potential emergency fostering.
    • Ability to commit 5-10 hours per week, including some weekends and evenings as needed.
    • Willingness to foster animals on a temporary basis if necessary.

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About Gray Muzzle Society


PO Box 646, Morrison, CO 80465, US

Mission Statement

Gray Muzzle Society keeps pets out of shelters and with their people by providing financial support to families in need. We work to end animal suffering through support programs, adoption, education, and advocacy.


Gray Muzzle Society is dedicated to giving every pet the chance to grow old with a family that loves them. We offer assistance programs to help families in need keep their pets, and find forever homes for abandoned animals.




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This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.


  • Veterinary
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Community Outreach


  • People 55+


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 20
  • Orientation or Training
  • 5-10 hrs weekly

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