Job Description

Position Overview
Reporting to the Program Manager for Events & Cat Adoptions (PM), the Program Coordinator
for Adoption Events (PC) will support the team by taking on the day to day coordination of
adoption events. The PC will be primarily responsible for coordinating and organizing adoption
events and but will assist with other events as needed. The goal of this position is to increase
the number of animals saved by effectively organizing and running our adoption events.
The ideal candidate for this job is resourceful, a good problem solver, detail-oriented, organized,
and both a self-starter and a team player. The Lucky Dog organization is powered by the
volunteers, requiring high levels of customer focus, engaging communication and
responsiveness to both the volunteers, the Lucky Dog team, and potential and past adopters.
This position requires a flexible, non-regular work week and will have two, non-weekend days
off each week. Attendance at weekend adoption events is required. The PC will have one
weekend off each quarter.

This position balances working from home and at the office. The Program Coordinator would
provide his/her own computer and cell phone. The position would start as soon as possible.

Minimum Requirements
● Must love animals and be passionate about animal rescue
● At least 21 years old
● Valid driver’s license required with good driving record and access to a vehicle
● A college degree
Major Responsibilities:
● Event Schedule and Location Coordination - This position will assist the PM in
developing and maintaining the calendar of adoption events. This includes coordinating
with the locations regarding schedule, time and requirements by event location.
● Events Volunteer Leadership Team - As our events are volunteer-driven, this position is
responsible for assisting the PM in recruiting and onboarding new high-level event
volunteers (e.g. event coordinators, volunteer liaisons, master handlers, etc).
● Event Management and Oversight - This position requires attendance at events on the
weekends, with the exception of the PC’s one weekend off a quarter. This position will
make sure event sheets are managed, responses to attendees are received,
documented and responded to and make sure events are well-coordinated. This position
will prepare essential event supplies (bios, event supplies, tables, van, etc) and obtain
volunteers as needed.
● Event Supply Management - The PC will be responsible for maintaining and restocking
event supplies weekly and ensuring that all necessary supplies are prepared and
dispersed as needed.
● Event “Day Of” Management - This position will manage the “day of execution”, including
assisting the PM to coordinate the van driving and packing schedule, event materials
(including ice and drinks!), and post-event activities (adoption lists, applications, event
supplies, and donations).
● Data tracking - Track and manage key information on volunteer roles, animal
attendance, and other data as needed to build the program.

● Pup Parties - The PC will assist the Development Officer for Events to organize and staff
sponsored pup parties during the week.
● Help create and manage Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
Responsibilities may be added or changed as the organization continues to grow.

Key Experience
LDAR is looking to hire an Events Coordinator who has the following experience and skills, at a
● Animal Rescue experience (volunteer or staff) preferred
● Ability to learn database systems to track volunteer, animal, and event info
● Strong proficiency with G Suite, including Gmail, Google team drives, Google sheets and
documents & Microsoft Suite
● Strong attention to detail and follow-through
● Self-starter with little need for close supervision
● Ability to work effectively on a small team and across functional organizational lines
● Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends
● Ability to work in cohesion with a primarily volunteer-powered organization
● Bachelor’s degree required
Job Type: Full-time
Salary Range: From $40,000.00 – $43,000 per year
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This is a full time job

Contact Information

Job Contact Details

Mirah Horowitz

Closing Date: Monday, September 30, 2024

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