Dog Rescue & Sanctuary Receptionist

Posted by Grammy Rose Dog Rescue & Sanctuary, Inc.
Acton, ME
April 1, 2024

Job Details

*** Immediate Opening ***

If you’re a dog lover with stellar customer service skills and a “take charge” attitude who enjoys interacting with people and managing basic administrative duties, this could be your dream job. Grammy Rose Dog Rescue & Sanctuary located in Acton Maine is looking for a dependable, outgoing, part-time receptionist to work in the campus welcome center. This is a critical position for our campus as the receptionist is often the “first and lasting impression” and ambassador for callers, potential adopters and visitors to our 70-acre campus. Grammy Rose Dog Rescue & Sanctuary is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that rescues adoptable dogs from euthanasia and matches them with forever families.

Required Skills and Certifications

  • At least one year of public-facing customer service; previous receptionist experience a plus
  • Exceptional customer service and written/oral communication skills
  • Ability to take charge, manage people and situations, multi-task and ensure things run smoothly in a positive manner in a busy environment
  • Basic knowledge of computers and basic software
  • Ability to work independently and proactively
  • Strong organizational skills

Essential Job Functions

  • Answer incoming telephone calls – handle basic inquiries and triage calls from potential dog adopters; speak confidently about dogs available for adoption and adoption procedures
  • Schedule adoption appointments and volunteer visits
  • Greet and assist potential adopters, volunteers and other campus visitors
  • Assist guests with gift shop purchases and maintain product stock
  • Accept and log in-kind and financial donations and send thank you correspondence
  • Assist with dog adoptions
  • Assist with maintaining dog management and volunteer management data
  • Ensure welcome center is always clean, tidy and “public ready”
  • Other duties as requested

Job Type: Part-Time

Schedule: Our welcome center is open daily from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. The position’s hours would be 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. We’re looking for a part-time person to work 3-4 days per week.

Benefits

  • Pay commensurate with experience
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off

Job Type: Part-time

Schedule: / Day shift

Ability to Relocate:

  • Acton, ME 04001: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person

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