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Adoption and Support Counselor (CareerSpring)


  • Associate degree, or at least 2 years of experience working in an administrative or professional capacity
  • At least 1-year experience working with cats and kittens in a shelter, rescue, or veterinary practice environment (volunteer experience is acceptable)
  • Computer skills required: Knowledge of Microsoft Office products and basic office equipment. Familiarity with shelter management software is preferred.
  • Familiarity with cat behavior is preferred.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Self-starter with excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to manage and resolve conflicts in a professional manner
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships and interact with a wide range of personalities and work styles, both individually and within groups of diverse constituents
  • Excellent customer service skills, patient and professional
  • Ability to convey information accurately to the public
  • Creative forward thinker with a focus on problem-solving

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    • CareerSpring is a non-profit organization that helps first generation and Pell Grant-eligible college students realize their greatest career potential through career information, a Network of professional contacts, and job placement services. If you are not registered yet on CareerSpring, click this link and enter the Passcode CHISCHOLAR – you’ll answer a few questions and be able to start creating your personalized profile!  They also have hundreds of paid summer internships and full time jobs available across the US.  Many of them are fully remote.  Once you’ve logged into the CareerSpring platform, click the “Jobs” tab and search by company name to view the full job posting.