Animals

Rescue Admin

As a Rescue Admin, you'll foster a continued partnership with Dallas Animal Services by taking charge of behind-the-scenes administration of our work with them.
Aug 21, 2019
0.5 Hours
13 Needed
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Making Dallas a No-Kill city is a big job and as a volunteer-based organization, we need a lot of great volunteers to do it. As a Rescue Admin, you’ll foster a continued partnership with Dallas Animal Services by taking charge of behind-the-scenes administration of our work with them.

Team: Rescue

Reports to: Our Rescue Assistant Director, Rescue Director, Vice President of Animal Operations, and Executive Director.

Works with: This volunteer will have regular and continuous contact virtually or over the phone with employees of Dallas Animal Services, along with Dallas Pets Alive! team leaders and fosters.  This opportunity will also require consistent availability in case of emergencies.

Responsibilities:

  • Proactively and professionally reach out to those at Dallas Animal Services (DAS) to schedule spay and neuter surgeries for our animals as needed.

  • Function as a point of contact for our bottle baby kitten partnership by scheduling returns for adoption or other medical needs.

  • Request medical records for current Dallas Pets Alive! and Dallas Animal Services pets.

  • Update global Google Drive documents and/or spreadsheets to reflect changes or schedulings.

  • Other responsibilities as assigned.


Qualifications/Skills:

  • Must not have conflicting associations with similar non-profit organizations or business(es) related to animal welfare

  • Ability and willingness to maintain consistent availability in case of emergencies.

  • Must have a high school diploma/GED and some related animal/rescue group experience.

  • Ability to work virtually (phone, email, slack). A flexible work schedule to answer new partner correspondences during the work day is preferred but not required.

  • Must be organized and skilled at record-keeping.

Dallas Pets Alive! Musts:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to maintain professional level correspondence at all times

  • A motivational, can-do attitude to represent DPA in a positive manner to our supporters and the general public

  • A problem-solving mindset to handle and diffuse challenging situations in a professional manner

  • A love for animals and dedication to the cause of animal welfare

Time Commitment: Minimum of five hours per week.

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