Animals

Feral Cat Colony Manager

DPA! needs a highly organized individual to provide support to the Trap-Neuter-Release (TNR) director by managing selected TNR projects, tracking colony data, costs, and personnel relating to the Dallas Pets Alive TNR program. (Virtual Volunteer!)
Dec 16, 2017
8 Hours
5 Needed
Volunteers Who Stepped Up
  • Ana Mirian Pereira
  • Charlevet Clarke
  • Ebako Nkongho
  • Hornberger J.G.
  • Jenlanell Thomas
  • John Jordan
  • Kerry Koen
  • Tegan Richter
  • Travis Murray
  • lauren vandergriff

More Details

Trap-Neuter-Release (TNR) Colony Manager


POSITIONS AVAILABLE: One.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:  To support the Trap-Neuter-Release (TNR) director by managing selected TNR projects, tracking colony data, costs, and personnel relating to the Dallas Pets Alive TNR program.

SALARY/PAYRATE:  Volunteer.

TIME REQUIREMENT:  10-15 hours per week.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage and maintain details relating to feral cat colonies and cats within them including location, estimated number of cats, number of cats trapped, and status of pending medical services.

  • Garner support in colony location to encourage local homeowners to take part in the process.; educate citizens and patrons about TNR efforts.

  • Address concerns/questions/complaints from neighborhood (if applicable)

  • Assist with request for help (RFH) responses from people in the community needing assistance with feral cat issues.

  • Communicate as needed with volunteers and other team members for status updates.

CONTACTS WITH OTHERS:  Correspondence with DPA TNR team, other DPA volunteers, and members of the community on a regular basis.

CONTROLS OVER WORK: This position reports to the TNR Director and the Executive Director.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be proficient with use of email and have regular phone access.

  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills, and maintain professional level correspondence at all times.

  • Must be skilled with spreadsheets and working with data.

  • Must display a positive attitude at all times and present DPA in a positive manner to the public.

  • Must possess excellent problem solving ability, and ability to work within deadlines and manage multiple priorities.

  • Must have HS diploma or higher degree of education.

  • Ability to work locally is preferred but can be done virtually (phone, email). Flexible schedule preferred but not required.

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