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Shelter Manager

Full-time, Non-Exempt.

Job Description

The Shelter Manager’s role is to provide for the medical, behavior, and enrichment needs of the shelter’s animals. In addition, the role coordinates and supervises fosters, adoptions, mandated record keeping, and other duties necessary to care and provide for the shelter’s animals.

Required Duties

  • Accurately process and monitor all animal intakes, including transfers, lost animals, and from the public.
  • Processing all animal records in accordance with agency policies and regulations.
  • Prepare and present required periodic internal and external reports about the sheltered animals.
  • Develop all medical and behavior treatment care plans.
  • Lead weekly and periodic staff/volunteer meetings focusing on care and treatment plans, and progress on care plans.
  • Schedules appointments and transportation for all off-site medical and care treatments.
  • Manages and supervises the adoption process.
  • Provides training and supervision of volunteers as necessary.
  • Manages the lost and found process, recordkeeping, and training.
  • Provides humane education and information to customers, adopters, interested parties, stakeholders, and community members.
  • Manages authorized in-house vaccinations, including training, and safety protocols.
  • Manages in-house microchipping services including training, administering, and safety protocols associated with microchipping sheltered and public animals.
  • Will provide a leadership role in the agency’s emergency preparedness plan.
  • Will provide training and education to staff and volunteers regarding disease prevention and containment.
  • Will provide assistance with direct animal care of sheltered and fostered animals.
  • Will participate in off-site activities and programs as required.
  • In coordination with the Shelter Services personnel, provides for the feeding, cleaning, kenneling, identification, inventory and care of sick animals and general handling of animals.
  • Ensure facility meets or exceeds health and safety standards in accordance with the agencies operating policies and procedures.

Required Skills

  • Able to work successfully with board members, volunteers, donors, staff, and stakeholders.
  • Above average skills with MS Word, Outlook, Excel, and Power Point.
  • Ability to delegate, train, and supervise.

Other Requirements of the Position

  • The position regularly requires the ability to lift 25 pounds necessary for moving animals, material, equipment; donations, and other tasks.

  • A valid California Driver’s License and proof of automobile insurance is required.

How to apply:  Please email your resume and cover letter to:  Michael@lovingallanimals.org.