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RESCUE/ADOPTION COORDINATOR

Posted: 05/01/2022

JOB SUMMARY

The purpose of this classification is to coordinate the adoption and rescue of animals with interested parties along with managing the welfare of animals in the care of the center. 
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Greets visitors interested in adopting/rescuing a shelter animal.
• Maintains departmental records on animals.
• Manages all rescue programs; screens applicants for credibility and submit requests to Director for approval.
• Manages front office staff; trains and ensures all office staff have a clear understanding of programs, policies, and procedures.
• Coordinates public relations, promotions, and off-site events, ensuring that accurate information is relayed to public.
• Matches the needs of rescue organizations to the needs of public animal welfare services.
• Recruits new rescue organizations.
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
High School Diploma or G.E.D. and six (6) months experience working with animal rescue organizations. Valid driver's license is required.
 
BENEFITS:
NONE