Role Description - Placement Coordinator

The primary purpose of this role is to match approved adopters with labs available for adoption based on specific characteristics and criteria. Some of the specific duties include:

  • Review approved adoption applications and adoptable dog bios.
  • Learn MLRR’s email program (Mailchimp) and use it to communicate with approved adopters and foster home volunteers.
  • Notify our database of approved adopters when dogs become available for adoption via our email program.
  • Review and respond to all requests for specific dogs from approved adopters.
  • Collaborate with foster home volunteers to select appropriate applications for their foster dog from our waiting list of approved adopters.
  • Notify approved adopters when their application has expired.
  • Maintain the status of approved adopters in our database program, ASM (web hosted shelter program).
  • Verify that all contracts and payments are received when adoptions are consummated.
  • Complete Adoption Announcement once each adoption is finalized.
  • Read and reply to emails in a timely fashion.

The ideal candidate is organized, is detail oriented and possesses excellent communication skills. Estimated commitment is 15-20 hours per month. If you are interested in this role, please fill out a volunteer application here. Please make a note of your desired position under Volunteer Interests - Other.