Community Outreach Specialist (Animal Services)

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Community Outreach Specialist (Animal Services) 11 views2 applications

Job Overview

  • Salary Offer $17.10-19.33 hourly
  • Salary Offer Commensurate with Experience
  • Experience Level Entry Level
  • Total Years Experience 1-2
  • Education GED


  • Conducts ongoing community outreach with particular emphasis on spay/neuter and general pet wellness;
  • Builds relationships and collaborates with representatives from other City departments, local animal organizations, community groups, community leaders, etc;
  • Assists in planning, organizing, promoting and implementing agency’s participation in community events;
  • Engages pet owners on and offers spay/neuter services for their pets and helps to identify and address medical, health, behavior and wellness concerns;
  • Coordinates spay/neuter and veterinarian appointments;
  • Operates a vehicle to transport animals, pick up supplies and conduct community outreach;
  • Prepares transport vehicles before and cleans/sanitizes vehicles after appointments;
  • Completes and submits all data collection forms and implements program measurements;
  • Writes routine reports and completes written and electronic forms, using database management software and personal computer;
  • Conducts follow-up and continued engagement with clients according to the program guidelines;
  • Assists the public with animal related concerns;
  • Shares information with pet owners, provides direct support, and access to pet resources;
  • Conducts door-to-door visits in focus areas to provide pro-active outreach and pet owner support services;
  • Attends trainings deemed necessary by management;
  • Assists in the development of new outreach volunteers;
  • Assist when possible with fundraising, community presentations and other educational opportunities;
  • Displays a proper attitude conducive to good relationships and with other personnel and clients and which fosters trust;
  • Observes all safety rules and regulations;
  • Maintains interior and exterior of facility for safety of employees and public as requested by supervisory personnel.
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent, PLUS:Minimum Qualifications

One (1) year of work experience (full-time or part-time equivalent) which involved community outreach, community education, social services, social justice or other advocacy work. Such experience may include work for health facilities, government agencies, community centers, or non-profit organizations. Animal care experience is preferred but not required.

Valid Class D New York State Operator’s License at time of appointment. Licensure must be maintained throughout employment in this title.

Candidates must have a satisfactory police record, background check and medical screening.

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