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Job available at Lanta Animal Welfare, Koh Lanta (Bangkok)

We are looking for an adult THAI NATIONAL, that loves animals, and has good communication skills with people too ;o)

Job Title: Community Outreach Coordinator
Summary: The role of , serves as primary translator, liaison and educator of Animal Welfare to local government and the community. Provides general operational assistance. Performs animal care.

Key Responsibilities:
Serves as primary Thai translator for Lanta Animal Welfare.
- Responsible for educating the Thai community concerning Animal Welfare at schools, Radio, mosques and via the web.
- Works closely with the Animal Care & Transport Coordinator to educate residents and encourage cat & dog sterilization and responsible, humane animal care.
- Proactively targets areas of pet overpopulation and coordinates animal trapping and transport, veterinary care, and release
- Translates veterinary care instructions to animal owners utilizing the clinic.
- Works closely with the Veterinarian to coordinate and schedule animal trapping and intake for medical care.
- Works closely with Animal Care & Transport Coordinator to schedule and conduct pre-adoption home visits/inspections.
- Provides on-site assistance at mobile veterinary clinics: transporting supplies, surgery set-up, trapping and transporting animals, clean-up, and other duties as needed.
- Handles animals in a humane, safe, and compassionate manner at all times; ensures the welfare, safety, and comfort of animals during transportation.
- Performs animal care and cleaning duties, including night shifts, as scheduled/needed.
- Assists with other duties as needed.

Skills, Experience & Abilities:
Interest and commitment to the mission of Lanta Animal Welfare; Effective verbal, written, and interpersonal Thai communication skills; effective English speaking skills; Interest and knowledge of animal welfare related issues; Ability to use sound judgment when dealing with volunteers, clients, animal-related concerns and confidential information; Able to perform cleaning duties. Able to work a flexible schedule with regular weekend and overnight shifts. Can drive a motorbike. Desirable if you have a car licence. You enjoy working with people from many countries around the world.

You will be working with:
1 General Manager
1 Shelter Manager
1 Resident vet
1 Volunteer Coordinator
1 Animal handler/catcher and driver
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¥ Start: ASAP
¥ Location: Lanta Animal Welfare, Koh Lanta, Krabi, Thailand
¥ Type of Employment: Full time position.

¥ 19 days annual leave
¥ Free accommodation next to the centre,
¥ Salary negotiable

Please email your CV with a covering letter detailing why you think you would be appropriate for this role ASAP

For more information contact:
Junie (English)
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Puk (Thai)
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Short-listed candidates will be notified by email.

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