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Unleashing Success: We're Expanding and Hiring!

We've got an exciting pup-date from Big Paws of the Ozarks!! We are thrilled to announce that our organization has reached a significant milestone in our journey and thanks to the support of our amazing community and the tireless dedication of our team, WE ARE HIRING!!

Growing Beyond Our Wildest Fetches:

From the humble beginnings of our dog rescue and training program, where a few dedicated volunteers worked tirelessly to help furry friends find their forever homes, we have come a long way. Our organization has been growing and gaining momentum and touching the lives of countless dogs and humans alike. The demand for our services has skyrocketed, and it's time to roll over and embrace the opportunity to strengthen our operations.

Finding the Perfect Pawfessional:

We understand that finding the right Operations Manager is a ruff task, but we're determined to find someone who will help lead our pack with enthusiasm, expertise, and a big heart for dogs. This individual will play a vital role in ensuring the smooth running of our organization, coordinating rescue efforts, overseeing daily operations, and managing our team of dedicated volunteers. Our new Operations Manager will have the chance to make a real impact on the lives of our furry friends and help shape the future of our program.

Responsibilities that Will Make Tails Wag:

Operations Manager will report directly to the Executive Director. This position is a part-time (with possibility of becoming full-time) position paying $15 an hour. Hours will be around 25-30 hours a week and flexible including office and at home.

Job responsibilities revolve around the execution of rescue and training program including but not limited to:

  • Ensure all operations are carried on in an appropriate, cost-effective way

  • Oversee trainers scheduling and logistics.

  • Answer phone calls and making training sales

  • Improve operational management systems, processes and best practices

  • Purchase materials and oversee inventory

  • Formulate strategic and operational objectives

  • Find ways to increase quality of customer service

  • Respond to email and social media messages and inquiries

  • Assist medical coordinator with scheduling vet appointments, meet and greets, and vaccination appointments for dogs in rescue

  • Assist in maintaining up to date medical records for dogs in rescue

  • Develop program materials including standard operation procedures and handouts

  • Create digital content including social media posts, graphics, flyers, and other marketing materials

  • Assist in keeping online presence including website, google my business, and digital ads up to date.

  • Assist in basic donation sorting, organizing, and cleaning office and training space

  • Transporting dogs to/from medical appointments and foster homes

  • Attend adoption and community engagement events

Skills + Requirements:

  • Knowledge of organizational effectiveness and operations management

  • Leadership ability

  • Outstanding organizational skills

  • Effective communication skills

  • Ability to manage public relations situations

  • Knowledge of social media and marketing is ideal

How to Apply and Join Our Paw-some Pack:

If you're a passionate, organized, and dog-loving individual who wants to be part of our woof-tastic journey, we want to hear from you! Show us your bark-tastic skills by submitting your resume, cover letter, and any relevant dog-related puns to demonstrate your sense of humor. Resumes can be submitted via email to Please no phone inquiries.

As our dog rescue and training program continues to grow and touch the lives of dogs in need, we're excited and so honored to have the opportunity to expand our team with the addition of an Operations Manager.

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