Foster coordinator (VOLUNTEER)

A Foster Coordinator’s primary role is to help our foster families navigate their foster experience from intake through to adoption. You will wear many different hats from onboarding new foster families to providing emotional support when it’s time to say goodbye, and everything in between! Sure, fosters are the backbone of our rescue, but behind every amazing foster family, is an equally amazing foster coordinator. Specific duties of the Foster Coordinator include, but are not limited to:

  • Recruit, train, mentor and serve as primary contact for foster families.

  • Follow up with fosters regularly to provide support and ensure compliance with our foster programs and services.

  • Demonstrate empathy for foster families and compassion for the foster dogs.

  • Respond to non-urgent emails/phone calls within 12 hours, and emergencies situations immediately. If unable to respond in emergency situation coordinate with other team members to ensure coverage.

  • Support intake team with placement of foster dogs in appropriate homes.

  • Support adoption team with coordinating attendance of dogs at adoption events.

  • Support vet team with coordinating transport of dogs to and from vetting appointments.

  • Ensure database is up-to-date and accurate at all times and perform other administrative tasks as assigned.

  • Uphold the rescues values during interactions with the public and other staff at all times.

 Required Skills:

  • Dog experience a must! Basic knowledge of dog behavior/training preferred.

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks at once and work in a fast paced environment.

  • The ability to remain positive and calm even in stressful situations.

  • A dynamic personality and a passion for rescue!

  • Leadership qualities.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Excellent organizational skills and a keen attention to detail

  • A team player attitude.

  • Ability to handle potentially difficult or awkward conversations and ask appropriate questions to gather information.

  • Must be computer literate; Google sheets, Google docs, Gmail, data entry etc.

Time commitment:

  • Approx. 5 hours per week

We ask that only those who can make a long term commitment to volunteering with Fetch & Releash apply for this role. If you are interested, submit your cover letter and resume to fardogrescue@gmail.com today!


TRANSPORTATION MANAGER (VOLUNTEER)

The Transportation Manager will work closely with the Intake & Foster Managers to coordinate the intake and transportation of dogs into our Rescue.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Build and manage a network of transportation volunteers.

  • Liaise with partner shelters/rescues across the globe to plan and execute transportation of dogs safely into our care.

  • Provide accurate and timely updates to the ground support team on transportation day.

  • Follow up with transportation volunteers for feedback, stories and photos that can be used on social media.

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • A valid driver’s license and passport

  • Logistics experience

  • Leadership qualities

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Excellent organizational skills and a keen attention to detail

  • A team player attitude

  • Time & budget management skills

We ask that only those who can make a long term commitment to volunteering with Fetch & Releash apply for this role. If you are interested, submit your cover letter and resume to fardogrescue@gmail.com today!


DONATIONS MANAGER (VOLUNTEER)

The Donations Manager will work closely with the Inventory & Events Managers to secure gift in kind donations.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Build and manage a team of Donations Coordinators.

  • Work with Inventory Manager to build and maintain an inventory of supplies such as leashes, harnesses, collars, blankets, healthy food & treats, crates, toys, and other services such as grooming for new intake dogs (i.e. nail trims, bath, hair cut if required).

  • Network with local groomers, pet store, vets etc. to get donation bins set up in their store. Collect donations and log into inventory.

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • A dynamic personality and a passion for fundraising!

  • Leadership qualities

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Excellent organizational skills and a keen attention to detail

  • A team player attitude

We ask that only those who can make a long term commitment to volunteering with Fetch & Releash apply for this role. If you are interested, submit your cover letter and resume to fardogrescue@gmail.com today!


FUNDRAISING MANAGER (VOLUNTEER)

The Fundraising Manager will work closely with the Donations & Event Managers to fundraise cash donations.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Build and manage a team of Fundraising Coordinators.

  • Work closely with Events Manager to fundraise cash donations.

  • Research opportunities to apply for grants (i.e. government, other non-profits, large corporations).

  • Research and apply for relevant contests such as Pets Plus Us Champion awards.

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • 2+ years relevant experience

  • A dynamic personality and a passion for fundraising!

  • Leadership qualities

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Excellent organizational skills and a keen attention to detail

  • A team player attitude

We ask that only those who can make a long term commitment to volunteering with Fetch & Releash apply for this role. If you are interested, submit your cover letter and resume to fardogrescue@gmail.com today!