Careers with BFP

Animal Rescue Department
Foster and Adoptions Associate

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in coordinating and participating in small to large-scale animal rescues including hands-on care, release, relocation and translocation
  • Book end-to-end travel and transport for rescues including flights, hotels, and vehicles
  • Prepare, organize, pack and ship necessary supplies for rescues
  • Research and book local photographers and videographers; provide them with an assignment description and shot-list; and coordinate the collection or upload of the digital assets to BFP’s server
  • Document animal rescue operations; provide detailed log-notes, summarizations, anecdotes, and photos to Dropbox, other online assets formations
  • Support growth of BFP’s foster care network and potential adopters; engage and maintain lists
  • Follow-up with fosters and adopters
  • Review foster and adoption applications; conduct phone interviews, home checks (almost always virtual), and reference checks
  • Facilitate and schedule veterinary visits and transportation for animals in BFP’s foster care network
  • Schedule veterinary visits for all animals in BFP’s care; provide any requested documentation for nonprofit discounts and review invoices
  • Respond to inquiries about BFP’s Rescue Department via phone, email, and other channels as directed by the Office of the President
  • Work with other departments on innovative and strategic ways to engage and support animal rescue, fostering, and adoption
  • Post photos and creative captions of viewable animals on BFP’s web site, national pet adoption web sites such as Adopt-a-Pet and Petfinder, and on social media as directed
  • Maintaining BFP’s CRM and shared docs
  • Occasionally organize and participate in local adoption events, outreach events, and fundraising projects
  • Help foster a positive work environment in the office and out in the field; and have the excitement, desire, and passion required for this role
  • Any other duties assigned by the Office of the President

For serious inquiries, email resume and cover letter to the President: Shannon Keith shannon@BFP.org