Job Description

Overall Summary and Description:
This position is accountable for contributing to the achievement of Ruff Start Rescue by coordinating and managing the daily oversight and vetting needs of the cats in our foster program.
The cat foster manager will work closely with the foster homes that house the rescue cats. You will help foster homes choose cats that are appropriate for their home and guide them through the foster process which includes: the vetting process, help with getting supplies, adoption event attendance, provide transport help if needed via volunteers and assisting with medical and/or behavioral issues. Working closely with the vetting, training and intake manager to resolve any medical or behavioral concerns. This may include but is not limited to; daily phone calls, daily emails, vetting animals, working through urgent situations regarding the animals and posting on Facebook.

You will be the go to person if there are conflicts needing attention or suggestions, etc. You will help oversee the closed Foster facebook group. The cat foster manager must have excellent customer service and manager skills. You will be a leader and looked up to and must remain professional at all times. You must be willing to delegate small tasks so that you are able to focus on projects and process improvements. You will be overseeing anywhere from 100-200 cats within the rescue at any given time. You are responsible for ensuring those cats are in good health and schedule any and all vet visits in order to get them fully vetted prior to adoption. You will not be processing any adoption applications, only providing guidance and oversight to the fosters with cats in their home.

Applicants: To be considered for this position, please submit a cover letter in addition to your resume.

This is a full time job

Contact Information

Job Contact Details

Lexi Johnson
Director of Operations
763-355-3981

Closing Date: Monday, April 13, 2020

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