Community Outreach Specialist/Part Time (Animal Services)

Community Outreach Specialist/Part Time (Animal Services) 30 views1 application

Job Overview

  • Salary Offer $17.44-$19.72 per hour
  • Salary Offer Commensurate with Experience
  • Experience Level Entry Level
  • Total Years Experience 1-2
  • Education High School Diploma

CITY RESIDENCY IS REQUIRED AT TIME OF APPLICATION.

  • 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:

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 for adult populations (such experience may include work for health facilities, government agencies, community centers, or non-profit organizations); OR
One (1) year of work experience (full-time or part-time equivalent) which involved animal care, animal control, dog training, veterinary assistance, veterinary technology, or other work with companion animals.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
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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