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Do you have compassion for people, cats, and other animals? Are you familiar with feline health and behavior? Do you have relationship-building experience? Would you enjoy working with people to find resources for stray and pet cats? If so, we just might be the right match!
The Cat Adoption Team (CAT) is hiring a Program Coordinator to oversee the Nine Lives Transfer Program, through which CAT transfers in cats and kittens from other shelters and rescue groups; and to develop and run our Feline Help Desk, which provides resources and advice to people trying to work through cat-related problems.
CAT promotes an environment of integrity and values transparency, and we are looking for someone who is prepared to lead in a positive workplace culture. CAT encourages respect among all employees, volunteers, donors, guests, and others with whom we work in the community. The right individual will bring a compassion for and experience working with cats, as well as a history of working professionally and respectfully with people. This position requires excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including conflict resolution and problem-solving skills. The Program Coordinator should be comfortable handling sensitive and emotionally-charged situations. The right person will be well organized, resilient, and reliable.
The Program Coordinator is a non-exempt, regular, full-time position eligible for CAT’s full benefits package (subject to the terms, conditions, and limitations of each benefits program). Employee benefits include health and dental insurance options, accrued PTO, seven paid holidays a year, and 403b retirement plan. Team members are also eligible for discounts on approve CAT hospital, retail, and Thrift Store purchases.
Do you have a positive attitude? Desire to learn and lead? Interest in animal sheltering? Enjoy working with people? Love cats? If so, we just might be the right match!
The Cat Adoption Team (CAT) is hiring for a Foster Coordinator to manage our kitten foster program and develop our adult cat foster program. Our kitten foster program is nationally recognized as a model for saving more lives, and we are passionate about providing excellent animal care that focuses on the individual welfare and future of each cat.
CAT promotes an environment of integrity and values transparency, and we are looking for someone who is prepared to lead in a positive workplace culture. CAT encourages respect among all employees, volunteers, donors, guests, and others with whom we work in the community. The right individual will bring a compassion for and experience working with cats, as well as a history of working professionally and respectfully with people. This position requires excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to collaborate, motivate others, coach and mentor, inspire quality performance, and problem solve. The Foster Coordinator should be comfortable working independently and as part of a team.
The Foster Coordinator is a non-exempt, regular, full-time position eligible for CAT’s full benefits package (subject to the terms, conditions, and limitations of each benefits program). Employee benefits include health and dental insurance options, accrued PTO, seven paid holidays a year, and 403b retirement plan. Team members are also eligible for discounts on approve CAT hospital, retail, and Thrift Store purchases.
If you are interested in getting involved as a volunteer, please visit our Volunteer page.
Our mission is to save the lives of homeless, unwanted, sick, and injured cats and to work with our community to provide feline expertise and quality programs and services for people and cats.
Currently we achieve this mission by
• Providing shelter, medical care, evaluation, and treatment to cats who have become homeless
• Finding homes for the cats and kittens in our care
• Providing people who care for cats with resources, education, and support to help keep human-animal bonds strong and prevent cats from becoming homeless
• Offering low-cost spay/ neuter services to cat owners in need to prevent the births of unwanted litters
• Working closely with other animal organizations to implement projects and programs that positively impact cats at a community and regional level
Our Guiding Values
• Compassion for cats: We focus on the individual welfare and future of each cat in need
• Expertise: We strive to be experts in cat welfare, health, behavior, sheltering, and related programs
• Respect for people: We treat our employees, volunteers, donors, clients, and community with respect
• Impact: We have a significant and measurable positive impact on the cats in our community
• Collaboration: We work with other individuals and organizations to save more lives
• Integrity: We act with integrity and value transparency
• Excellence: We strive for excellence in every aspect of our work
CAT’s Annual Reports:
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CAT experienced some dips during the recession. As we began to emerge on the other side, we had some great successes. A huge thank you to CAT’s donors, volunteers, and adopters for their continued support.
Cat Food Bank:
To ensure optimal health of the cats in the shelter, CAT cannot accept any used cat items. Our Thrift Store does not accept those items either.
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All information provided to CAT is transmitted using SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption. SSL is a proven coding system that lets your browser automatically encrypt, or scramble, data before you send it to us. We also protect account information by placing it on a secure portion of our Site that is only accessible by certain qualified employees of CAT. Unfortunately, however, no data transmission over the Internet is 100 percent secure. While we strive to protect your information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of such information.
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