Apply to become an Adoption or Foster Coordinator

About the Adoption Coordinator Role

Adoption Coordinators are responsible for supporting foster families, ensuring the dog is vetted, interviewing adoption applications & facilitating a dog’s transition to it’s adoptive home.

The average commitment of this role is about 10 hours per week.

Responsibilities include:

  • Being the main point of contact for foster families once the dog arrives in TEAM’s care
  • Supporting foster families with training, vet appointments, and supplies
  • Writing the dog’s bio and interviewing adoption applicants
  • Selecting the adopter and facilitating the dog’s transition to its forever home

About the Foster Coordinator Role

Foster Coordinators are responsible for supporting foster families with their foster dogs, matching new dogs with fosters, coordinating supplies, and recruiting and onboarding new foster families.

The average commitment of this role is about 10 hours per week.

Responsibilities include:

  • Recruit and onboard new foster families
  • Develop and maintain relationships with foster families
  • Help place new dogs with well-suited foster families
  • Support foster families with questions about fostering and training while a dog is in the foster’s care

Any questions? Email info@teamdogrescue.ca

Adoption & Foster Coordinator Application Form

TEAM Dog Rescue is currently accepting applications for Adoption Coordinators and Foster Coordinators. These volunteer positions are essential roles in helping our rescue run smoothly. Please complete the form below to give us a sense of your interests and experience.
Which role are you applying for?(Required)
Adoption Coordinator: Supports family once dog arrives, screens adoption applications and helps place dog in forever home. Foster Coordinator: Supports in placing incoming dogs with foster families, and supports fosters through to dog's adoption.
Do you have an rescue/animal related experience? What type of hobbies do you participate in that could be relevant to the role?
Do you have any experience with dog behaviour and training?(Required)
Do you have any experience with vetting or pet medical care?(Required)
Do you have access to a vehicle(Required)
Note: For the Adoption Coordinator role, there can be some travel involved to facilitate meet & greets with potential adopters.
Have you ever volunteered with a rescue or shelter before?(Required)
Note: This is absolutely not a requirement to volunteer with us!