Posted February 11, 2021Best Friends Roadhouse and Mercantile
Location: Salt Lake City
Position Summary: The Lifesaving and Care Specialist works with a dynamic group of animal advocates to facilitate pet adoptions and oversees the health, well-being and care of pets at the Best Friends Salt Lake City Lifesaving Center. A typical day includes creating a welcoming experience for clients looking to adopt, matching eager pet parents to their perfect pet through lifestyle matching and adoption counseling, working with adopters to troubleshoot any issues, and providing post-adoption expertise. In addition, specialists will mentor and support center volunteers through classroom and hands on training working towards building a skilled volunteer workforce to provide care and attention to the animals at the Lifesaving Center.
Lifesaving and Care Specialists work within a team setting to oversee the health, wellbeing, and general care of cats and dogs at the Lifesaving Center. They have a unique role as the direct day-to-day connector between the animals in our care and our supporters. As such these specialists represent Best Friends through in-person work, conversations, advocacy, and other activities.
Essential & Primary Duties/Responsibilities Include:
Outcomes & Ambassadorship
Animal Care & Admissions Support
Required Skills & Experience:
Physical & Job Requirements:
Thank you for your interest in pursuing a career at Best Friends Animal Society. Best Friends Animal Society is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, domestic partner status.
For over 30 years, Best Friends Animal Society has been running the nation’s largest no-kill sanctuary for companion animals and building effective programs that reduce the number of animals entering shelters.
At the Best Friends Roadhouse & Mercantile, pets are just as much guests as their people are. For their comfort and happiness, we are pleased to provide:
Best Friends Animal Society is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, domestic partner status, or medical condition.