Job Opportunities

PROGRAM COORDINATOR POSITION
The position is Part-Time (30 hours a week).

REQUIREMENTS:
• Desire to work w/ shelter animals and adhere to shelter and HSPC policies. Personal views on pet ownership should not affect the policies of the
shelter.
• Ability to handle all sizes of animals. During adoptions, return to owners, transport for events, etc. animals will have to be handled by the
Program Coordinator. It is imperative the Program Coordinator have confidence in handling animals of all breeds, ages and sizes.
• Strong computer skills and desire to learn website updating, Facebook Analytics and any programs utilized for shelter work (PetFinder, PetPoint, etc.)
• Excellent written and communication skills. The Program Coordinator serves as conduit for the HSPC to the shelter and its staff. Regular
communication w/ the HSPC Board President and the Animal Control officers and shelter staff is necessary. The Program Coordinator interfaces with
the public regularly.
• Basic knowledge or desire to learn, about animals and their needs while in the shelter.
• Ability track, document and retrieve data for all programs.
• Flexibility and willingness to assist when needed.
• You will have sole responsibility of the HSPC website and (some) shared responsibility of the HSPC Facebook Page. Answering messages, posting HSPC
and Shelter updates, and maintaining all aspects of the website will be absolutely necessary.

ADOPTION PROGRAM:
• When a new pet has arrived and they have been through their intake period and have received their vaccinations, you will need to take pictures so
the animal can go online to show people looking to adopt what is available.
• Our website, Facebook and PetFinder account need to be up to date and you’ll need to keep up with maintenance with the all sites.
• Advertising, event planning and execution are extremely important because this allows more than just our county to be able to see our available
animals.
• Keep up with paperwork and registration on Pet Point.
• You will need to keep up with all adoption paperwork including online applications. Being organized is key, you will need to notify families on
their adoption status- approving/ denying applications
• Scheduling appointments for Meet and Greets (meet ups for applicant’s dog and the dog they are interested in). Also scheduling and overseeing
family meetings to ensure that they animal is the right fit.
• Working with the shelter staff to assess animal personalities and finding the right fit of family for each animal.

VOLUNTEERS:
• Overseeing, orientation/ training and managing the volunteers at the shelter.
• Recruiting new volunteers.
• Sending monthly emails to volunteers for updates and to just keep in contact with them so they feel needed- to ensure we have a great outcome on
volunteers regularly.
• Maintaining volunteer calendar at shelter for staff- if you have them on a regular set schedule
• Corresponding with volunteers about shifts, if needed.
• Training new volunteers on shelter policy and procedures.
• Scheduling and oversight of volunteer calendar,
• Securing volunteers for offsite events, ie: adoption events.
• Maintaining volunteer forms, keeping them organized and updating excel spreadsheet with every new volunteer.

FOSTER PROGRAM:
• Recruiting foster families for animals in need.
• Approving/denying foster applications.
• Assess animal’s behavior and individual needs.
• Placing animals in appropriate foster homes after ensuring that, that is the right home for them.
• Coordination with foster families about adoption events, that way you can have the animal back to show at the event in hopes for adoption.
• Keeping up to date with animal’s medical needs and their progress with foster family.
• Meet and greets; ensuring foster animals are visible at the shelter (pictures available).
• Scheduling foster pick-ups and returns.
• Weekly updates to shelter staff on which animals are in foster.

RESCUE PROGRAMS:
• Finding specific breed rescues or general rescues.
• Seeking out and contacting rescues needed.
• Presenting the shelter and HSPC in a positive and honest manner towards the rescue.
• Coordinating rescue transport if needed for the animal(s) leaving the shelter.
• Filling out all rescue related paperwork.
• Assessing animals in the shelter to ensure those needing specific rescue are addressed quickly.
• Building relationships with rescues.

EXPECT TO: (THIS IS ONLY SOMETHING THAT YOU SHOULD DO WHEN ABSOLUTELY NEEDED)
• Spend (some) time at the shelter caring for the animals, when absolutely needed by the Animal Control Officers or staff.
This may include:
o Walking dogs when needed.
o Socializing with the cats and dogs.
o Assisting with medical paperwork.
o Return to owner paperwork and scheduling.
o Cleaning, feeding, etc.

Interested candidates may submit their resume and cover letter, in person, to Rescued Treasures.
Rescued Treasures is located by the Goodwill on Indianapolis Rd. in Greencastle, Indiana.
1021 Indianapolis Rd, Ste C
Greencastle, IN 46135-2407