Cat Adoption Counselor

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

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Position ID: V-CWD0403 Last Modified: 05 Mar 2021 Last Full Update: 21 Feb 2021
Opportunity Details
ContactAdrienne, Volunteer Coordinator, Georgian Triangle Humane Society; Phone: 705-445-5204 ext 230; Email: volunteer@gths.ca
DutiesCOVID-19 Update 
 
Regular Volunteer Opportunity 
The Virtual Cat Adoption Counselor assists the public with adoption by matching pet and person 
- includes, but is not limited to, answering any and all questions about cat ownership, the cat or kitten they might be interested in 
- adopting and the GTHS adoption process 
- facilitating the actual adoption, as well as providing other information to set the adopter and their new pet up for success once they are home.  
- role is integral to matching the right cat (personality type, energy level, special home requirements, etc.) with the right adopter
More Info Linkhttps://www.gths.ca/volunteering/cat-adoption-counselor/
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women ; Individuals
Areas of InterestAnimal Services ; Customer / Sales Services
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Confidentiality ; Customer Service ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; General Computer Skills ; Listening Skills ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Self-Motivated / Work Independently ; Team Work ; - Experience working with / handling cats 
- full job description will be supplied with details of the role and responsibilities, as well as the skills required, upon request. 
- NB: Must have access to a telephone, device such as iPad / tablet, laptop or desktop computer and knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PDFs / Adobe
Commitment LengthOne shift per week, approximately 4-6 hours. A minimum commitment of six months is required.
Interaction LevelSolitary ; One-on-one ; Small Group ; Virtual Volunteering - Must have access to a telephone, device such as iPad / tablet, laptop or desktop computer and knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PDFs / Adobe ; Due to the pandemic this position is currently a virtual one, however, will likely revert to an onsite position at our animal centre
Minimum Hours4.5 / Week
Dates and TimesTuesday: Morning, Afternoon 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon 
 
One shift per week, approximately 4-6 hours. A minimum commitment of six months is required.
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityNot Accessible
LocationCollingwood, ON
Number of PositionsSimcoe County: 2 individual(s) 
 
2 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided ; Training is required ; Scheduled training ; Training on the job
TransportationNear public transit ; Car required
Police CheckNot Required
Additional Requirements- For volunteer vacancies, FAQs and more, please go to:Volunteer at GTHS 
- Please note that an application form will need to be completed in order to apply for any volunteer position at the GTHS and can be located under the 'How to become a GTHS volunteer' section within the above link.
Agency Details
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Organization NameGeorgian Triangle Humane Society, Collingwood - 10th Line
Office Phone705-445-5204
Toll Free Phone24 hr reporting animal abuse or neglect Ontario wide: 310-7722 * 310-SPCA
E-Mailinfo@gths.ca
Websitegths.ca
Address & Map
549 10th Line
Collingwood, ON L9Y 0W1
 
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