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Position # 3698
OrganizationElderDog South Vancouver Island Pawd
Position Rehoming/Foster Coordinator - Saanich to Sidney
Location Saanich, BC, Canada
Impact Statement ElderDog Canada is a 100% volunteer-run, national charity dedicated to ageing people and ageing dogs. Through our Rehoming Program we help senior dogs to live out their twilight years with the love and dignity they deserve. For dogs who have lost a human companion due to a residence change, illness or death and are left without a caregiver, ElderDog works to provide care and companionship through:
-foster care in an approved foster home
-adoption to an approved home
-pre-planned long term care in an approved home.
-Where possible we endeavour to re-home older dogs with older people who want loving companionship.
Description Duties include:
-responding to rehoming and adoption inquiries;
-following intake, placement, and follow-up procedures;
-recruiting and working with volunteer foster companions;
-reviewing rehoming and adoption applications and conducting home visits to determine placement suitability;
-liaising with vet clinics regarding appropriate care;
-liaising with National Office about Long Term Care Registration;
-arranging/facilitating transportation to foster and permanent homes;
-keeping records of Program activities;
-submitting required paperwork to National Office;
-providing follow-up support as needed.
Training Details Be part of the newly developed executive team for Saanich to Sidney ElderDog Pawd and work in a supportive and collaborative environment. You would also receive upfront and ongoing support from the National Rehoming mentor and have access to existing tools and processes.
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, Decision-Making/Prioritizing, Problem Solving, Empathy, Self-Motivation
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Website http://www.elderdog.ca
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Contact Kathy
Address x Saanich to Sidney, x

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