Adoption Coordinator
Work Days: 16-20 hours per week. Thursday & Sunday required, Mondays if possible
Salary: $18/hour
Start date: Mid-October or sooner
The Adoption Coordinator is a customer service oriented dog lover who finds joy in matching foster dogs with adopters. The Adoption Coordinator uses their skill set in working with people and understanding dog behavior to make matches and complete adoptions. The Adoption Coordinator will work partly from home and will be required to be on site Thursday afternoons and during open adoption hours Sundays. The Adoption Coordinator will also be the main contact for Spanish speaking applicants.
-Review and answer adoption applications using OTAT’s “open adoption” model
-Answer emails and make phone calls to assist applicants in finding a dog
-Assist Spanish speaking applicants in the adoption process
-Work in person during open hours on Sundays at our Adoption Center
-Assist volunteers in caring for animals at the Adoption Center
-Ensure dogs at the Adoption Center have their needs met during on site shifts
-Maintain OTAT’s spreadsheets and databases
-Follow established OTAT policies and protocols
-Ability to lift 50 lbs
-Bilingual Spanish and English required
-A minimum of 3 years working professionally with dogs
-A love for working with both people and dogs
-Excellent customer service skills
-Excellent email communication skills
-An attention to detail and willingness to commit to excellency in administrative tasks
-A positive outlook and sense of humor
-Ability to work independently, balanced with an ability to work within a team and ensure a collaborative approach
-Ability to manage the emotional aspects of rescue work in a professional manner
Email resume and brief cover letter to [email protected]