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Full- and Part-Time Adoption Advisors

Animal Humane New Mexico Albuquerque, NM
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $10 Hourly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

It’s really people that make Animal Humane an amazing shelter that saves and impacts thousands of lives each year. We hire people who are empathetically compassionate and share the common goal of improving the lives of New Mexico’s cats and dogs. We are presently seeking an Adoption Advisor to join our team.

Responsibilities Include

  • Counseling and educating potential adopters of shelter pets
  • Accurately distribute information and answering questions regarding current Animal Humane events, programs and shelter pets
  • Maintain a high level of professionalism when representing Animal Humane to the general public
  • Process incoming animals being surrendered to Animal Humane. Accurately record all necessary information pertaining to the animal, including but not limited to: history of animal, data entry, photographing, writing profiles, accurate kennel card information
  • Perform Meet Your Match assessments in a timely and accurate manner
  • Counsel potential adopters and guide the selection of an animal based on the household members, other resident animals, level of activity, physical environment, and other consideration factors
  • Educate the public and potential adopters about animal behavior and characteristics of which to be aware in dealing with shelter animals
  • Utilize sound marketing and public relations skills in addressing the public and promoting programs and services offered by the facility
  • Be responsible for accurate entry and operation of automated office equipment which includes but is not limited to: Multi-line phone system, computers, copier, credit card system, fax machine, postage machine and printers
  • Humanely handle animals at all times
  • Maintain a safe and clean environment for the animals and the public at all times
  • Observe animals for health and behavioral conditions, and communicate findings to supervisor
  • Identify animal breeds, ages and sexes

Minimum Requirements

  • Requires high school diploma or equivalent and basic computer experience.
  • One year experience working with the public and computers.
  • Strong, demonstrated/proven sales and marketing skills. Competent skills in handling cats/dogs for intake or show to the general public.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish is a plus

Animal Humane New Mexico

Why Work Here?

It's really the people that make Animal Humane an amazing place to work!

Our Company We are New Mexico's leading private animal welfare agency serving cats, dogs and their families. From our main campus in Albuquerque, we partner with shelters across the state to rescue homeless pets. Since January 2010, we have successfully re-homed 100% of the healthy pets in our care! We support every cat and dog at Animal Humane with outstanding veterinary, social and emotional care and, most importantly, LOVE until they are adopted by their new forever families. It is our mission to support and improve the lives of New Mexico's cats and dogs through sheltering, adoptions, humane education and veterinary services. We envision a society in which every animal is treated with respect and compassion. With state-of-the-art facilities on our beautiful four-acre Main Campus, and a new adoption center on Albuquerque's Westside, we deliver innovative programs that comprise our wide variety of compassionate services, making Animal Humane a national leader in animal welfare. Our Culture It's really people that make Animal Humane an amazing shelter that saves and impacts thousands of lives each year. We hire people who are empathetically compassionate and share the common goal of improving the lives of New Mexico's cats and dogs. Although we share common goals, visions and values for our work, we come from all walks of life. We are a diverse, highly-motivated team. When not at work, we pursue interests ranging from competitive sports, to music, from hiking and backpacking to dance. We work diligently to maintain an open culture where egos are checked at the door and collaboration and positivity run wild. Everyone is a hands-on contributor and is comfortable sharing ideas with departments organization-wide. We are gracious not only to each other, but to the many, many donors and volunteers that make our mission a reality each day. Honesty, transparency, and the desire to do what's right drive our decisions.

Address

615 Virginia St. SE, Albuquerque NM 87108
Albuquerque, NM
USA

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