ID: 126385

Dog Coordinator

Animal Welfare Regular - more than 6 months Esperance WA

About this opportunity

This is a critical role that will ensure SAFE rescues as many dogs as possible from likely euthanasia and finds them safe, secure and loving homes. Key responsibilities: • Authorise vet work • Final say on dog intakes • Liaise with dog team • Liaise and collaborate with foster team • Liaise and collaborate with adoption coordinator • Liaise and maintain good relationships with the shire rangers. • Assess suitability of pound and surrender dog intakes for rehoming • Liaise with vets and keep branch coordinator updated on condition of any sick or injured dogs Benefits for you: • Ability to take a hands-on role in saving animals from situations in which their wellbeing and safety is compromised • Help to build the presence of SAFE in the region and grow its reputation • The opportunity to work with a highly respected state-wide animal rescue organisation • Support and development from the Branch Coordinator • Become part of a committed and dedicated branch team • Work alongside fellow passionate animal lovers.

Additional requirements

National Police Certificate *.

• Strong interpersonal and communication skills
• Excellent customer service skills and orientation
• Experience in database management
• Good computer skills and experience in using Microsoft software packages
• Ability to handle multiple competing deadlines and issues simultaneously
• Commitment to ensuring the best possible outcomes for animals in need/ their owners
• Good problem solving and conflict management skills
• Compassionate nature and ability to empathise with and understand different situations that may lead to animals being surrendered to SAFE
• The ability to make difficult decisions and convey these decisions, in the animal’s
best interests
• Positive and optimistic outlook
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team

* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
Time Required

This is dependent on the number of dogs in the system and can vary seasonally.

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • Skilled Volunteers
Type of work
  • Administration & Office Management
  • Mediation & Advocacy
  • Working with Animals