Adoption Coordinator

Published: January 4, 2018
Time Requirements
5-10 hours a week
Contact Name
Donna Drake


Have a direct impact on saving lives by helping to manage our Adoption Program. Manage and coordinate Adoption Events and the Adoption process, and help market our adoptable animals, to help get more animals adopted. Enjoy the satisfaction of seeing animals go to their furever homes.


Position Responsibilities

  • Work with Events Coordinator to schedule adoption events
  • Work with Events Coordinator on incoming requests for adoption events
  • Find new venues for events
  • Keep Zoho (animal tracking database) and Animal Reports updated with Adoption info
  • Ensure Adoption Packets with medical and vaccination paperwork is transferred to adopters
  • Transfer microchip ownership to new adopters
  • Send Adoption Applications to volunteers to process
  • Arrange Meet & Greets between potential adopters and fosters and their animals
  • Make sure events are on website calendar and events page of website
  • Make sure there are cage cards or info flyers for all adoptable animals available at adoption events
  • Post upcoming events on Social Media and website
  • Get Adoption Agreements and fees from Application Processors
  • Make sure adopted animals are removed from website and that the success stories are posted on Social Media
  • Work with the Adoption Application Processors to get Adoption Packets to new adopters
  • Help come up with new and creative ways to market the animals and events

Requirements / Qualifications

  • Good people and networking skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Computer/phone access
  • Familiarity with Excel and Google Drive
  • Ability to multitask and track/monitor multiple animals and events
  • Able to work independently and be part of a team.


A love of animals


Volunteer Orientation

On the Job Training and Mentoring are provided

Position Benefits

Help save the lives of cats, dogs and kittens and see them get adopted into loving furever homes.


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