Dane County Humane Society
Adoption Assistant
Company: Dane County Humane Society
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Location: 5132 Voges Rd, Madison, WI, 53718
Project Details

As an adoption assistants, you will meet with people looking to adopt a new furry family member. You will introduce adopters to adoptable pets, answer questions about pet care and adoption procedures, as well as complete all adoption paperwork. Assistants carry out a variety of tasks to ensure successful adoptions and maintain adoption center operations.

  • Greet the public and answer phones
  • Provide information about the adoption process and available animals
  • Learn about adopters’ lifestyle, animal experience, and expectations of a new pet
  • Provide accurate details about animals’ health, behavior, and care needs
  • Help adopters complete necessary paperwork
  • Enter adoption information into computer records
  • Sell pet supplies
  • Handle cash register transactions
  • Restock and straighten merchandise
  • Keep adoption center clean and orderly
  • Complete projects that facilitate adoptions
  • Requirements:

  • Volunteer needs to be 18 years and older.
  • Position is shift based with one (1) three-hour shift worked per week for a minimum of one (1) year.
  • Good people skills, basic animal handling skills with a good understanding of responsible pet care and the ability to present information in a positive way is necessary.
  • General requirements


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Weekly 2-4 hour shift, minimum commitment one year
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