Adoption Team Transfer Volunteer

(Georgian Triangle Humane Society, Collingwood - 10th Line)

Position ID: V-CWD0189
Last Modified: 14 Aug 2023
Last Full Update: 14 Aug 2023

Opportunity Details: Adoption Team Transfer Volunteer

Contact Adrienne Thorp, Volunteer Coordinator, Georgian Triangle Humane Society (GTHS); Phone: 705-445-5204 ext 230; Email:

The Adoption Team Transport Volunteer is responsible for safely transporting adoptable GTHS cats and kittens to pet stores, to attract adopters in that community. On occasion, any remaining cats or kittens will be collected and returned to the GTHS Animal Centre.

  • Maintain clean and tidy GTHS van (inside and outside), if used
  • Replenish fuel in GTHS van, if used
  • Ensure any appropriate documentation is available for the Adoption Partner
  • Liaise with staff at the GTHS Animal Centre and at the Adoption Partner’s location upon drop-off/collection
  • Bring completed adoption paperwork and cash, if any, back to the Animal Centre
  • Load/unload animals in carriers
  • Ensure animals are safe and secure
  • Follow appropriate protocol, policies and procedures
  • Ensure photocopy of valid/most recent version of G2 driver’s license is retained by GTHS
More Info Link
Benefits Stay active, meet like-minded people
Clients Cats and kittens - help them find new homes by supporting the Adoptions Team and local pet stores
Ages 18 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours No
Areas of Interest Animal Services ; Transportation / Driver / Delivery
Skills/Experience Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Valid G2 driver’s license 
Clean criminal record police check 
A commitment to animal welfare 
Self motivated 
Ability to follow protocol 
Establish and maintain positive working relationships with others, both internally and externally, to achieve the goals of this volunteer role and of the organization 
Review and sign-off of the Driving Record Certification Form and GTHS Van Use Agreement Form
Commitment Length Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) - A minimum commitment period of 6 months is required for all volunteer positions at the GTHS unless otherwise stated ; With the exception of regular trips to Barrie (over a two week period each month, as at summer 2023), adoptions transportation takes place on an ad hoc, as needed, basis. Volunteers can select which transfers they’d like to assist with and the length of time volunteered will depend on the collection/drop-off point for each journey.
Interaction Level Solitary ; One-on-one ; Successful candidates will interact with the Adoptions Coordinator and staff at local pet stores, but will not be accompanied during journey between locations
Minimum Hours 2.5 / Week
Accessibility Not Accessible
Location Pick-up/drop-off: 549 Tenth Line, Collingwood ON L9Y 3A8
Number of Positions Collingwood: 3 individual(s) 
3 individual(s) needed in total. 
This role entails driving to locations within our local community and beyond (including Collingwood, Stayner, Barrie, Meaford, Owen Sound...)
Training Orientation - Virtual (or in-person) ; Successful candidates will meet with the Adoptions Coordinator, however, specific training isn't required for this role
Transportation Driver License required - Valid G2 driver’s license ; Car required ; Own vehicle may be used and/or GTHS van may be used depending on volunteer's comfort level, pick-up/drop-off point and the number of animals being transported
Police Check Required
Additional Requirements Candidates will be asked to provide a copy of their driver's license (front and back), and to review and complete GTHS documentation pertaining to Driving Record Certification Form and GTHS Van Use Agreement. To apply for this position, please submit a volunteer application form located via:
Start Date On or after 31 Jul 2023

Agency Details: Georgian Triangle Humane Society, Collingwood - 10th Line

Office Phone 705-445-5204
Address & Map
549 10th Line
Collingwood, ON
Canada L9Y 0W1
Mailing Address 549 10th Line 
Canada L9Y 0W1