SAVE, A Friend to Homeless Animals

Turn your love and passion for animals into a rewarding career. Join the SAVE team!

If you are committed to protecting the health and welfare of homeless companion animals and strengthening the human-animal bond, please fill out an employment application.

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FOSTER COORDINATOR/ ADOPTION COUNSELOR

The Foster Coordinator/ Adoption Counselor position is primarily responsible for coordinating the movement of shelter animals into foster care, reception activities, screening/reviewing applications and facilitating the adoption process.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Foster Coordinator

Recruits and trains foster care volunteers.
Coordinates movement of shelter animals into foster care.
Monitors health and behavior of animals in foster care and reports findings to appropriate staff.
Manages foster care activities and reports status update to management on a routine basis.

Pet Adoption Counseling Activities
Meet with potential adopters, observe interactions between pets and potential adopters, educates owners about proper pet care.
Assist with a variety of other duties at the shelter such as updating records, filling out cage cards, walking dogs or cleaning cat cages when required.
Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
High School diploma or GED (Associates or Bachelor’s degree desirable)
Valid driver’s license
Minimum of 1 year experience in animal sheltering, kennel, or veterinary environment (preferred)
Previous foster care coordinator experience or equivalent work experience desirable
A strong commitment to the welfare and proper treatment of animals.
Positive attitude and professional demeanor.
Comfortable within a team environment.
Ability to work on weekends and holidays

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Kennel Attendant/ Adoption Counselors (Full-time & Part-time)

Full and part time positions available. Duties include cleaning, feeding, walking, and bathing of the animals in our care. Animal care staff assists customers looking to adopt as well as volunteers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Kennel Attendant
Clean dog kennels and perform related housekeeping duties.
Maintain proper inventory levels of cleaning and other supplies. Informs manager when reordering is necessary.
Speak with potential adopters about available and suitable pets.
Perform daily dog walking, training and enrichment to resident dogs as instructed by kennel manager.
Bathe dogs.
Assist other staff with laundry duties.
Perform other related work as required.
Pet Adoption Counseling Activities
Meet with potential adopters, observe interactions between pets and potential adopters, educates owners about proper pet care.

Assist with a variety of other duties at the shelter such as updating records, filling out cage cards, walking dogs or cleaning cat cages when required.
Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
High School Diploma or GED.
Experience preferred, but willing to train qualified candidate.
A strong commitment to the welfare and proper treatment of animals.
Positive attitude and professional demeanor.
Comfortable within a team environment.
Ability to work on weekends and holidays.
Valid Drivers License.

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Equal Employment Opportunity

SAVE is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in all aspects of the employer-employee/applicant relationship including, but not limited to, advertising, recruiting, testing, interviewing, hiring, training, education, assistance, compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, layoff, return from layoff, social and recreational programs, and all privileges and conditions of employment. SAVE seeks to employ the best qualified people in all positions and to provide equal opportunity for advancement to all employees. SAVE will not discriminate against or give preference to any person for any unlawful reason. SAVE complies with all local, state and federal laws and will not unlawfully discriminate because of sex, sexual or affectional orientation, color, race, religion/creed, national origin, nationality, ancestry, gender identity and expression, marital status, domestic partnership or civil union status, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability, liability for service in the armed forces of the United States, genetic information, possession of atypical hereditary cellular or blood trait (AHCBT) , or any other characteristic protected under law.