Cat Adoption Counselor

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

Position ID: V-CWD0207
Last Modified: 04 Dec 2023
Last Full Update: 04 Dec 2023

Opportunity Details: Cat Adoption Counselor

Contact Adrienne Thorp, Volunteer Coordinator, Georgian Triangle Humane Society; Phone: 705-445-5204 ext 230; Email:
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Benefits Keeping active, Meet like-minded people supporting a good cause, having the satisfaction of helping cats find a new home, AGM Voting rights after 90 days, First in line to adopt, Volunteer events, volunteer recognition, volunteer newsletter and internal Facebook group access
Clients Adoptable cats and potential adopters
Ages 18 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours No
Areas of Interest Animal Services ; Community / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Customer / Sales Services
Skills/Experience Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; General Computer Skills ; Leadership ; Listening Skills ; Mentoring & Training - Relevant if supporting or training new volunteers ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work ; Demonstrates understanding and passion for animal welfare 
Experience working with or handling cats 
Self motivated 
Excellent customer service skills 
Good communication skills 
Administrative skills 
Ability to follow protocol 
Ability to work alone and in a team environment 
Knowledge of, or experience with, PetPoint an asset 
Versed in using a device such as an iPad / tablet 
Willingness to learn Dog Adoption Counselor role, to support teammates as needed (cross-training will be provided)
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
Interaction Level One-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours 4
Accessibility Not Accessible ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Wheelchair accessible washroom, assistance needed with door ; Whilst our entrance/foyer/washrooms are accessible, the areas for volunteering are not
Location 549 Tenth Line, Collingwood L9Y 3A8
Number of Positions Collingwood: 2 individual(s) 
2 individual(s) needed in total.
Training Orientation ; Training is provided ; Shadowing/working alongside an experienced volunteer. The GTHS onboarding process must be completed prior to training/first shift.
Transportation Parking is available in the adjacent parking lot or along the roadside
Police Check Not Required
Additional Requirements Position involves sitting, bending and standing  
Please submit a volunteer application form to apply - available on website, with FAQs and details of all volunteer opportunities (live-updates):
Start Date On or after 08 Nov 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