Now Hiring: Program Director
Gem City Kitties (“Gem City Kitties” or “GCK”) is seeking a staff member to coordinate operations for adoptions, intake, and foster care. We are looking for those interested in animal welfare, the Dayton community, and making a difference.
POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Program Director will be the main staff member coordinating and executing operations for Gem City Kitties, which will channel approximately 300 cats annually through our facility and adoption program. The Program Director will report to the Gem City Kitties Executive Director and will work closely with the Board of Directors to develop strategic plans. On a daily basis, this position will work closely with the Gem City Catfé management and staff to ensure day to day operations are running smoothly and efficiently, with premium care and consideration given to the cats in the foster and adoption programs. The Program Director will oversee the intake of cats, coordinating placement with fosters until space is ready at the Catfé, implementing behavioral best practices for communal cat rooms, counseling adopters, and finalizing adoptions. Initially, this role will perform the operational duties for the intake, foster, and adoption programs, with the goal of expanding programs and hiring additional staff as needed. The Program Director will also be responsible for the management of staff on the the adoptions team and the Clinic Manager of Gem City Vet.
SCHEDULE & COMPENSATION: This position will be part-time starting at $18/hour with potential for growth or raise opportunities. Hours will range from 15 - 25 weekly, depending on intake and foster workload. Ability to set preferred days of work for intake and foster work. Adoption duties will require 3 days minimum on site within Gem City Kitties and Gem City Catfe operating hours and coordination with the other adoption team members’ schedules. Other tasks, such as data entry, are able to be accomplished remotely.
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HOW TO APPLY: Email PDF copy of resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org before noon on February 1st.