Cat Adoption Team Leader

  • VO84469
  • Home-based volunteering


Description

Our Cat Adoption Team Leaders support cat homing and as part of this they may lead a team of volunteer home visitors who collectively play an important part in matching our feline friends with their new families. Our Cat Adoption Team Leaders support their team of volunteers in all aspects of their roles, making sure our volunteers are happy, confident and supported. As a Cat Adoption Team Leader, you can expect to be:-
• Acting as the main point of contact within the branch for cat adoption enquiries via email / telephone and social media
• Supporting the adoption process through either adoption questionnaires or a small team of home visitors
• Liaising closely with other branch volunteers to ensure information on cats being helped is correct and up to date
• Following up on any post-adoption queries
• Play an active part in the branch committee, being part of the branch team leading on cat adoption information and updates
• Collaborating with the Cat Welfare Team Leader to ensure the highest standards of cat care are applied in line with Cats Protection policy and procedures

Organisation aims and objectives

Cats Protections vision is a world where all cats are treated with kindness and understanding of its needs. Our objectives are to help cats by 1.Homing: finding good homes for cats in need 2.Neutering: supporting and encouraging the neutering of cats 3. Education: improving people’s understanding of cats in their care.

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Frequency and commitment details

Time commitment will vary. Commitment is long term

Restrictions

This is a committee role and committee members are required to be at least 18 years of age
Experience required: We are looking for someone with:- • Good knowledge of cats and cat welfare • An appreciation of suitable homing environments • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills • Good record keeping and administration skills • Patience and the ability to handle sensitive situations with objectivity and pragmatism • Willingness to be part of a team • A positive, open approach with the ability to bring out the best in others
Travel details: The Cats Protection Inverness, Nairn & District Branch covers postcodes IV1-5, IV12-13, IV63 so ideally candidates will live within the branch area as the charity will pay reasonable travel expenses
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses details: Expenses are paid

Last updated 15 days ago

Please note, organisations are currently experiencing a large volume of enquiries from people looking to help out. They may not always be able to meet this demand so please be patient, you may not receive a quick response or be assigned to a role.