Apr 10, 2018

Adoptions Facilitation Assistant - Part Time

  • ASPCA Los Angeles
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
Administration / Clerical Animal Rights

Job Description

Please make sure to attach both a resume and cover letter to complete your application.



The Adoptions Facilitation Assistant will both directly facilitate adoptions as well as train selected staff and volunteers at Los Angeles Animal Care and Control care centers in positive client focused adoptions, best practices in daily care and feline herd health as prescribed by ASPCA medical staff and leadership.


This part time position is scheduled for Sundays from 9:00am - 5:00pm and Mondays from 11:00am - 7:00pm.



Adoptions Facilitation (80%):

  • Conduct adoptions of cats at Los Angeles Animal Care and Control care centers, presently focusing on the Baldwin Park Animal Care Center
  • Collect data and engaging stories regarding successful adoptions
  • Provide needed data and information on adoption results to supervisors on a routine basis


Training and Oversight (20%):

  • Provide training, support and direction to Los Angeles County staff and volunteers in regards to feline adoption process best practices
  • Observe and find opportunities for improvement in daily care and feline herd health at the shelter
  • Assure proper implementation of daily care protocols
  • Provide consistent feedback to supervisor regarding adoption processes and protocols to share with ASPCA staff as needed to enhance impact


Education and Experience:

  • Associate Degree or higher preferred
  • Experience with daily care, herd health and welfare of felines
  • Experience in an animal shelter preferred


Additional Information:

  • Weekend work will be required


Exemplifies the ASPCA’s Core Values

  •  Has Commitment and dedication to improving the lives of animals
  •  Demonstrates Ownership and feels responsible for outcomes
  •  Believes in Team – that we are stronger together
  •  Seeks to Elevate others and reimagine what is possible
  •  Focuses on Impact, specifically making change for animals



Ability to work independently and collaborate with a team that works remotely, Computer skills required (Minimally Excel and Office, along with the ability to quickly become proficient in the shelter’s software system), Must be comfortable handling a variety of cats to support adoption efforts, Must be detail oriented, Must be self-guided individual, requiring minimal supervision, Must have excellent customer service skills, Must possess excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills




English (Required), Spanish (Required)


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