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Foster Coordinator

The Humane Society of Greater Dayton is currently looking for a part-time and a full-time Foster Coordinator who will help obtain, train and maintain foster care volunteers to support the Humane Society with animal care in foster homes and event assistance. 

Essential Functions for this Position include: 

  • Responsible for developing and implementing the foster care volunteer program
  • Recruits, interviews, selects, orients, trains, places, supervises, motivates, recognizes, evaluates and provides positive guidance to foster care volunteers for the Humane Society of Greater Dayton.
  • Keeps foster care volunteers motivated and enthusiastic.
  • Tracks all foster care volunteers hours and provides statistics on programs.
  • Develops/implements new foster care volunteers programs.
  • Works with staff and various committees to provide competent foster care volunteers for departments, programs, events, etc.
  • Works with Event Coordinators & staff to determine offsite community event schedule.
  • Actively participates in offsite community events when needed.
  • Proactively seeks out new foster care volunteers in the community.
  • Interacts frequently with local businesses, organizations, groups and individuals to establish and develop foster care volunteer relationships that will benefit the HSGD.
  • Performs euthanasia when required (if euthanasia certified).
  • Represents the Humane Society as a Professional.

Minimum Education, Knowledge and Experience

  • High school degree
  • Basic knowledge of animals, proper care of animals
  • Succinct communication skills, both verbal and written; ability to organize thoughts in a logical, clear and concise manner
  • Ability to use animal equipment, such as snares, poles, nets, drugs (medications), traps, needles, syringes
  • Familiarity with the handling of animals
  • Valid Ohio Driver's License

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to Mackenzie Phillips at mphillips@hsdayton.org

 


Offsite Adoption Coordinator

The Humane Society of Greater Dayton is currently looking for a part-time Offsite Adoption Coordinator who will be responsible for acquiring, growing and maintaining offsite adoption locations for the Humane Society. This includes permanent offsites throughout Montgomery County and surrounding counties. 

Essential Functions of the Position include: 

  • Responsible for maintaining existing off-sites and acquiring new permanent off-sites and transient offsite locations.
  • Delivers cats, dogs, other animals and any needed paperwork or supplies to off-site locations.
  • Approves pet adoptions at off-site locations and events if necessary.
  • Establishes written policies & procedures with all off-site locations with approval from immediate supervisor.  Schedules regular formal training classes with all permanent off-site locations: cleaning, disinfection cages, pre-adoption evaluation, etc.
  • Works with off-site management to ensure proper care of the animals, etc.
  • Provides a variety of cats at all off-site locations in order to offer the public cats that are young, old, male, female, and of different breeds.  Notifies Shelter Manager if a cat is not being adopted within 30 days.  Rotates cats from one off-site to other locations every 60-90 days if they are not being adopted.
  • Receives and responds to calls from numerous off-site location managers.
  • Coordinates the placement of foster animals into off-site locations.
  • Finds new ways to expose HSGD adoptable pets to the public outside the building.
  • Works closely with the foster care coordinator to recruit, train and sign-up volunteers.
  • Ensures that Humane Society information pamphlets are available at all off-site locations.
  • Visits permanent off-site locations at least twice a week: talks to managers; checks on animal/cage status, etc.
  • Maintains a log of all activity.
  • Performs euthanasia when required (if euthanasia certified).
  • Represents the Humane Society as a professional.

Minimum Education, Knowledge and Experience

  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Basic knowledge of animals and the proper care of animals
  • Succinct communication skills, both verbal and written; ability to organize thoughts in a logical, clear and concise manner
  • Computer Skills: Microsoft Office Professional experience, e-mail use, etc.
  • Experience and ability to use office equipment
  • Ability to use animal equipment, such as snares, poles, nets, drugs (medications), traps, needles, syringes
  • Familiarity with handling of animals
  • Valid Ohio Driver's 

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to Mackenzie Phillips at mphillips@hsdayton.org

 

Updated November 2016