Age Minimum (with Adult): 1+, Minimum Age:18+
Volunteer Shelter Coordinator
Job purpose: We’re looking for an experienced administrative manager who can help us become more efficient and effective at executing our mission. Below is a fairly comprehensive scope of the job responsibilities.
FFF mission: The mission of Forgotten Felines and Fidos, a nonprofit, all-volunteer, no-kill animal organization in Germansville, Pa., is to reduce the number of homeless, unwanted cats by offering a low-cost spay/neuter program and by working together with the community to help control the feline population.
We provide a supportive environment for all of the cats at our shelter until they can be matched with their forever homes, or shelter them for the rest of their lives, if necessary. In addition, we provide medical care for our sick and injured felines in a nurturing environment.
We are committed to educating feral colony caretakers and the general public on the humane treatment of feral cats. We offer a trap-neuter-release (TNR) program to encourage spaying/neutering of feral cats, followed by returning them to their natural habitats.
Manages the day-to-day administrative activity of the shelter
Oversee and coordinate the physical plant/facility including identifying maintenance, setting up preventive maintenance, scheduling vendors and contractors for repairs, improvements, etc., and overseeing their work
Develop relationships with and manage various vendors and suppliers
Manage all supplies and materials necessary to keep the shelter running smoothly
In conjunction with the Volunteer Coordinator, coordinate and help train volunteers, and handle scheduling, keeping updated lists, finding subs if people call out, etc.
Oversee scheduling for twice-weekly spay/neuter clinics
Collaborates with FFF board
Manage vet and vet staff; oversee and troubleshoot daily volunteer activities
Develop annual budget for all administrative functions and supplies
Receive and verify all invoices for accuracy; works with treasurer on payment
Prepare monthly reports for board meetings
Identify opportunities for improvement and bring ideas to board for consideration
Play with cats and kittens
Strong leadership and management skills
Superior organizational skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong negotiating skills
The ability to manage multiple, sometimes competing priorities and different personalities with decorum
Very good and current technological skills
Substantial problem-solving skills
Strong Microsoft Office skills
Additionally, please do not apply if you are allergic to cats, we have more than 100 at the shelter and there will be cats in your work environment.
To apply, please send a resume and cover letter (as PDFs) to:
Thanks so much for your interest.
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