Employment Opportunities

Adoption Counselor/Volunteer Coordinator

The Animal Adoption Center is dedicated to saving the lives of homeless animals through rescue, adoption, education and spay/neuter. The Adoption Counselor/Volunteer Coordinator plays a key role in the AAC’s life saving mission.

Prior to AAC opening this individual will spend time caring for the animals and keeping the AAC clean. During business hours this person will greet and spend time with visitors as well as answer phones and email. This will involve sharing our mission, the stories of the animals in our care, and giving facility tours to guests and local youth groups.

In addition to assisting visitors this person will work closely with our youth and adult volunteers. This will include reviewing volunteer applications, scheduling and providing animal updates as well as being involved in growing our volunteer and foster programs.

Job Details:

  1. Assist the public in making appropriate adoption choices
    • Screen adopters and maintain adopter relationships
    • Conduct adopter interviews
    • Have extensive knowledge of Center’s current adoptable animals
  2. Cleaning
    • Daily cleaning of Center-Kitty City, Dog Town, Dog Yard, Lobby, Upstairs
  3. Manage volunteers
    • Volunteer recruitment
    • Volunteer scheduling
    • Send dogs on walks, arrange and prepare foster homes
    • Host kids / bring groups in for tours
    • Development and upkeep of volunteer outreach program
  4. Give tours for visitors and school groups
  5. Assist with Animal Husbandry
    • Basic and routine upkeep of animals day-to-day needs
    • Animal Rescue
    • Help with intake new animals
    • Assist basic health evaluations, vaccinations, and take photographs
    • Work with staff and dog trainer to implement training plans and support the animals while they are in our care and beyond
  6. Assist with social media, website and petfinder.com site
  7. Maintain exceptional service by answering customer questions in person, over the phone, via email

Schedule:

Tuesday: 9am-6pm

Thursday: 9am-6pm

Friday: 9am-6pm

Saturday: 9am-5pm

Please email cover letter, resume and references to carrie@animaladoptioncenter.org