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adoption counselor

Dakin Humane Society is searching for a full-time Adoption Counselor to join our team in our Adoption & Education Centers in Springfield and Leverett.

You must possess strong customer service, communication and organizational skills. Ability to work weekend shifts required. Bilingual in Spanish a plus. 

If you are interested in learning more about Dakin and joining us as a staff member, the first (and required) step is to come to our next information session!

The next information session will be held on Thursday, July 24th at our Springfield Adoption & Education Center (171 Union Street) and will start promptly at 6:00 pm.

Please bring a copy of your cover letter and resume with you to the session.

Dakin Position Description

Title: Adoption Counselor

Reports to: Adoption Center Manager

Hours: Full-time, non-exempt, hourly

Function: Under the supervision of the adoption center manager, the adoption counselor ensures safe and humane operations of Dakin adoption centers. S/he ensures that high quality customer service is delivered to clients and volunteers of the adoption centers while contributing to the operation and maintenance of facilities.


animal care:

customer care:

volunteers and interns:

Other responsibilities:

Position Requirements



Skills and Traits:

Mental, Physical and Communication Demands:



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