Foster Coordinator

Foster Coordinator

Paw Prints in the Sand Animal Rescue places the utmost importance in our foster program. We cannot save lives without the compassion and support of our animal fosters.

We are seeking a highly motivated, experienced and professional individual to join our dynamic team and assist Paw Prints in the Sand with its foster program. Responsibilities include, but aren’t limited to:

  • Maintain Foster Roster
  • Create flyers and posters of adoptable pets (these are available via on Adopt-a- Pet page)
  • Assist with fosters activities such as:

o   Event notification and attendance

o   Coordinate pet transport to/from adoption events

o   Provide assistance on needed supplies (food, toys, kitty litter, potty pads, etc.)

o   Needed assistance with pet issues (contact rescue behaviorist)

  • Provide assistance to fosters as needed
  • Schedule home checks and meet and greets on approved foster applications
  • Assist with foster recruitment
  • Manage potential foster conflicts
  • Assist with foster retention and foster recognition
  • Attend twice monthly adoption events
  • Work with Adoption Coordinator on meet and greets
  • Encourage fosters to share their fostered pet and take pictures of their pictures to keep the pet’s bios updated


  • Experience in personnel management
  • Foster experience preferred
  • Must be computer literate and know MS Office and social media platforms
  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work well independently, and within a team
  • Commitment to cultural sensitivity and respect for difference
  • Commitment to the continuous improvement of service quality and the organization’s mission
  • Have a reliable vehicle with room for a crate, current car insurance and a valid driver’s license. You also need to have an understanding of responsible and secure animal transport.

5 – 10 hours/ week

This is an unpaid internship or volunteer opportunity. Paw Prints in the Sand reimburses for rescue-related expenses and mileage according to the IRS Non-Profit Standard Mileage Rate.