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Offsite Adoption Coordinator








Director of Adoptions






Director of Adoptions

Essential Functions & Responsibilities of the Position

  • Schedules offsite adoption events by utilizing current relationships and building new relationships with individuals and organizations

  • Works to increase the number of animals adopted at offsite events

  • Works to secure permanent kennel space in retail stores

  • Selects animals to be used for offsite adoption events and ensures that all required medical care and paperwork has been completed prior to animal transfer

  • Manages the transfer of animals to and from events

  • Report to work at assigned start time; go to/return from breaks and lunch at assigned times; leave work at assigned quitting time

  • Maintain database management in compliance with the Humane Society of North Texas procedures and SOP’s

  • Check and clear voice messages, promptly answering, returning phone calls and documenting calls on phone log

  • Develops and maintains offsite event calendar

  • MUST be able to pull and park a large adoption trailer

  • Works to promote additional offsite adoption events

  • Cleans and disinfects animal areas at events before and after each animal interacts with the space

  • Additional marketing, outreach, and development duties as assigned


Knowledge, Skill, and Abilities Needed to Perform the Essential Functions of this Position

  • Plan and execute offsite adoption events

  • Grow offsite adoption numbers by adding new events and best practices

  • Load, haul, park, manage, and unload adoption vehicles

  • Monitor and care for animals at your events

  • Represent the Humane Society of North Texas with integrity and professionalism


Physical Demands

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

  • This position is regularly required to use hands to fingers, handle, talk, hear, stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, and stoop, kneel or crouch

  • The position holder must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 40 pounds without assistance, up to 80 pounds with assistance

  • Specific vision abilities required for this position include close vision, distant vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to focus

  • While performing the duties of this job this position may be exposed to animal odors or airborne particles

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate


Working Conditions

  • The individual performing this job may be required to work more than 8 hours in a day or 40 hours in a week


This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required by the individual. Other duties than those listed herein may be assigned.



Director of Adoptions, Nelda Carman Date: May 31, 2019

President, Susan Gulig Date: May 31, 2019

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