$10 an hour
High school or equivalent (Preferred)
Animal handling: 1 year (Preferred)
Day Shift (Preferred)
Full Job Description
Adoption Counselors are the friendly faces to help make happily-ever-after for our shelter pets!
General Duties & Expectations:
- Assist potential adopters with good decisions regarding animal welfare and safety, helps determine “best fit” for the animal and adopter.
- Share knowledge of basic animal-related behaviours and common communicable diseases with potential adopters.
- Maintain a professional, friendly and empathetic manner with potential adopters, KCHA visitors, and volunteers at all times.
- Ensure animals are in the correct location with corresponding cage cards.
- Ensure cleanliness and sanitation of animal cages/kennels at all times, to include clean-up of urine and feces as needed throughout shift.
- Safe leashing and transferring animals during cleaning duties.
- Follow quarantine protocols in designated areas and during transfer or movement of animals.
- Document animal observations on daily care form as needed.
- Process and handle all adoption-related monies accurately as assigned.
- Maintain accurate records of adoption paperwork, including follow-up documentation and correspondence as assigned.
- Use computer software to document animals housed at KCHA as assigned.
- Answers telephone, route calls, take messages, and provide general information as needed.
- Maintain a clean, neat, professional office environment.
- Available and willing to work beyond the end of scheduled shift or on unscheduled days as required for efficient organizational operation and growth.
- Within the scope of his/her qualifications and experience, performs other duties as assigned.
- Follows standards of conduct and procedures developed by Kanawha-Charleston Humane Association.
Job Type: Part-time
Pay: $10.00 per hour
- 8 hour shift
- Weekend availability
All staff and customers are required to wear a mask when inside.
- High school or equivalent (Preferred)
- Animal handling: 1 year (Preferred)
- Day Shift (Preferred)
- One location