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Position # 3494
OrganizationElderDog South Vancouver Island Pawds
Position Dog Care Support Coordinator - Victoria
Location James Bay, BC, Canada
Impact Statement Do you live in the Victoria area? We are looking for an organized, compassionate person (and dog lover) to share the rewarding Dog Care Support Coordinator role and join our team and cover the James Bay area. The Dog Care Support program enables older adults with challenges affecting the care of their beloved pets, to continue to benefit from their relationship with their canine companions.
Description The skill set we are looking for
- A ‘people person’ who cares about seniors and understands their complex needs and who has compassion and understanding of dogs and the unique relationship they have with their owners
- Strong technical skills to manage gmail, document sharing and the scheduling software we use
- Self motivated and highly organized, with great attention to detail
- Collaborative and thrives in a team environment
- Strong time management skills and some flexible in availability

The Dog Care Support Coordinators are a part of the Dog Care Support team and lead the following duties:
- responding to inquiries for assistance within a designated district (in this case James Bay);
- organizing initial visits with seniors to determine services required and fill out appropriate paperwork;
- matching volunteers with senior support services required;
- communicating with seniors, volunteer dog walks, and the Victoria Leadership team on an ongoing basis.
Training Details - part of the collaborative Dog Care Support team
- training from National and our other DCS coordinators
- access to existing tools and templates
- job shadowing with other DCS coordinators as required
Working Conditions Primarily work from home. Travel to clients homes is involved.
Minimum Duration More than 1 year
Timing Anytime
Time Detail up to 10 hours/week
Age 18+
Ideal for An Individual
Transportation Car required
Area(s) of Interest Animals/Pets, Senior Services
Skill(s) Interpersonal Communication, Computer Skills, Motivate Others, Empathy, Self-Motivation
How to Apply
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Website http://www.elderdog.ca
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Contact Judy
Address x Victoria, x


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