Foster Coordinator:


Spark Rescue Santa Barbara utmost importance in our foster program. We cannot save lives without the compassion and support of our animal fosters.

We are seeking a highly motivated, experienced and professional individual to join our team and assist Spark Rescue Santa Barbara with its foster program. Responsibilities include, but aren't limited to:

Maintain Foster Roster

Assist with fosters activities such as:

Event notification and attendance

Coordinate pet transport to/from adoption events

Provide assistance on needed supplies (food, toys, kitty litter, potty pads, etc.)

Needed assistance with pet issues (contact rescue behaviorist)

Provide assistance to fosters as needed

Schedule home checks and meet and greets on approved foster applications

Assist with foster recruitment

Assist with foster retention and foster recognition

Attend once monthly adoption events

Work with Adoption Coordinator on meet and greets

Encourage fosters to share their fostered pet and take pictures of their pictures to keep the pet’s bios updated



Foster experience preferred but not necessary

Must be computer literate and know  social media platforms

Possess excellent interpersonal skills

Ability to work well independently, and within a team

Commitment to the continuous improvement of service quality and Spark Rescues mission

Have a reliable vehicle with room for a crate, current car insurance and a valid driver’s license. 

You also need to have an understanding of responsible and secure animal transport. 


5 - 10 hours/ week

Thank you for visiting Spark Rescue. We are a non-profit 501c (3) charity rescue organization in Santa Barbara, CA. Our focus is finding permanent homes for at-risk animals in high-kill shelters in California.


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