Find everything your organization’s foster coordinator will need to make his/her job easier. Below are links to documents that provide a way to track your foster parents, prepare baby bag tags, and includes detailed job descriptions for staff and volunteers.
About the documents in this section:
Budget & Tracking
The following manuals are Word documents. They are large files and may take a long time to download.
Training and retaining
We know you have questions. We’ve developed many protocols and policies that may help you.
Documents that will help your foster parent volunteers be successful.
The FAQ sheet is to put on your website so volunteers can see what your foster program is about and if it is right for them. This is also is in the foster manual.
The Highs and Lows of Fostering document is what should be sent to prospective volunteers when they indicate that they would like to go to foster training. Make sure they read these and understand the expectations before you invite them to foster training.
Marketing will help you find homes for your foster kittens. Social media is a terrific tool to raise awareness of the kittens. Kittens also tug at the heart strings. Use their stories to create compelling fundraising letters.
Here are some documents that will give you a step up when you organize an adoption event for your foster kittens:
Documents to help your foster mentors as they assist your foster volunteers:
Below are details on how your mentor volunteers can assist your medical staff and foster volunteers by knowing how to administer some vaccinations and provide support.
To assist you in finding the correct people, download sample job descriptions:
Congratulations on taking the first step towards saving more lives.
We have a rocking foster program and we want you to have one as well.
Thanks to a grant by PetSmart Charities, we were able to put all of our resources down on paper and provide them for you to download and use as you see fit.
You will notice that there are two versions of the same information (one for Maternity and one for Neo Natal). If you never send pregnant cats to foster care, you should download the Neo Natal version.
The documents are separated by categories so you can find what you are looking for easily.
Coordinator has everything the foster coordinator will need to make his/her job easier. It has a way to track your foster parents, baby bag tags, and job descriptions for staff and volunteers.
Foster Volunteer Parents has everything for anyone who is interested in fostering. It also includes documents for your active foster volunteers/families. This includes FAQ’s about fostering, foster manual, agreements, etc. These are the documents or handouts that would go out to these volunteers.
Mentors has what your foster mentors need to help new foster families including a mentor manual and a FAQ sheet for mentors.
Marketing has our brochure, offsite adoption information, PetFinder writing tips, etc.
Find out how to create a foster program that saves lives by viewing this PowerPoint presentation (zip) from the 2012 No More Homeless Pets conference.