Friends of Oakland Animal Services (FOAS) seeks a strong fundraiser with a commitment to progressive animal welfare. This position is ideal for someone who thrives in a small but growing organization and is able to help move the organization to its next level of excellence.
Friends of OAS
The Friends of Oakland Animal Services is hiring! The position combines two half-time roles: the Transfer Coordinator and the Return to Home Coordinator.
The 2021 Friends of Oakland Animal Services Year in Review is now available!
Friends of Oakland Animal Services wants to send Oakland’s homeless animals Home for the Holidays! All year long, FOAS donors help to make homeless animals’ dreams come true. Now, an anonymous donor has challenged us to raise $25,000 before the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Eve–and we’ll get an additional $25,000 for Oakland’s animals! It’s our largest matching gift challenge to date–and it means that the value of your year-end gift made by 11:59 pm on December 31st will be doubled.
Purchase your 2022 Happy Tails Calendar and help support the Friends of Oakland Animal Services!
Friends of Oakland Animal Services will be doing a very special Giving Tuesday campaign, for one of the highest impact programs we’ve ever funded. Your gift can help create happier, healthier lives for Oakland’s animals. Join FOAS on Giving Tuesday!
Calling all pet owners of really, really ridiculously good looking animals!
Today marks the first day of the annual Friends of Oakland Animal Shelter Photo Contest! This year’s theme is “No Place Like Home” and the FOAS team is looking for folks to upload a photo that shows why there is no place better than being at home with their pet.
Vote online for your favorite photo submission(s) at $1 per vote (multiple votes are highly encouraged!) and at the end the animals with the most votes will be featured in the the 2022 FOAS calendar for the entire world to enjoy! 🤩 Vote dollars will be donated to FOAS to continue all the amazing work they do for our animal community. Voting ends Sept 14 and the calendar will be available for purchase mid-November.
The Board of Directors of Friends of Oakland Animal Services (FOAS) seeks a leader with a demonstrated commitment to progressive animal welfare. This position is ideal for someone who thrives in a small organization experiencing a period of new growth and is able to guide the organization to its next level of excellence. The executive director will work closely with the director of Oakland Animal Services (OAS) to raise essential funding to support existing programs at the shelter and in the community, grow our financial resources, and increase our visibility to the public.
The Friends of Oakland Animal Services (FOAS) is hiring for a position that combines two half-time roles. The Transfer Coordinator facilitates transfers from Oakland Animal Services (OAS), the city’s only open-admission shelter, to nonprofit adoption partners and other outside agencies. This person will oversee the OAS transfer program to include cultivating relations with partner shelters, selecting appropriate animals for transfer and maintaining communication internally and externally about animals being transferred.
The Dog Foster Coordinator is one of two employees responsible to place dogs in foster homes and provide necessary support to foster volunteers. Both roles focus primarily on large dogs who aren’t doing well in a stressful shelter environment, requiring experience working with dogs with behavioral challenges.