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Canine Welfare / Neonatal Program Coordinator

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Let your commitment to our mission guide you here.

If you would enjoy supporting our mission and the work we do at Guide Dogs for the Blind (GDB) to create exceptional partnerships between people, dogs, and communities, then consider joining the team as our Canine Welfare/Neonatal Program Coordinator at our beautiful campus in San Rafael. In this highly visible role, you will manage communications, administrative and reception functions of the kennel office; manage and track the flow of dogs into and out of the Canine Welfare/Neonatal Department’s care; and generate reports regarding kennel populations and health trends to assist in defining issues and forecasting needs. Your keen attention to detail and expert organizational skills will ensure our high standards of service for Guide Dog staff and clients, as well as the day-to-day operations of the kennel office. A hands-on team player, you will occasionally work in the kennels, with volunteers, and with the dogs as needed.

What sets us apart?

  • As the first line of contact, you will have a direct impact on the success of office operations and client relationships.
  • You’ll enjoy contributing and supporting a mission that means so much to so many.
  • You’ll work with passionate people across GDB who are invested in each other and provide support wherever it is needed.
  • Our generous benefits package includes medical/dental/vision/life/disability insurance, 403(b), generous paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and great wellness perks like yoga, circuit training, and an onsite gym.
  • You can bring your dog to work!

 The qualifications you’ll need:

  • Minimum of three years of administrative experience preferred 
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook); Salesforce experience desirable
  • Ability to communicate with a diverse constituency where sensitivity and confidentiality are critical
  • Ability to lead others and work as a member of a team
  • Ability to safely lift up to 40 pounds and handle a variety of large-breed dogs weighing up to 90 pounds
  • Experience caring for dogs in a kennel or vet environment helpful

Guide Dogs for the Blind

The largest guide dog school in North America, Guide Dogs for the Blind creates inspiring partnerships between people, dogs, and communities. With exceptional client services and a robust network of instructors, puppy raisers, donors, and volunteers, we prepare guide dogs to serve and empower individuals who are blind or have low vision, throughout the U.S. and Canada. Our team includes approximately 300 employees and 3,000 volunteers, supporting more than 2,000 working teams (clients and guide dogs).

At Guide Dogs for the Blind, we respect, value, and appreciate all differences. We welcome all qualified candidates irrespective of your race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Individuals with disabilities, especially those who are blind or visually impaired, are encouraged to apply.  If you have a disability and need assistance and/or accommodation with applying for a job, please feel free to contact our Human Resources Department.

Let your commitment to our mission guide you here.

If you would enjoy supporting our mission and the work we do at Guide Dogs for the Blind (GDB) to create exceptional partnerships between people, dogs, and communities, then consider joining the…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule

Location

On-site
San Rafael, CA, USA

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