The Southwest Region of Canine Companions was founded in 1986. We serve Arizona, Utah, Colorado, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Southern California, Southern Nevada and Hawaii. The Southwest Regional Training Center is named the Dean, Gerda and Trixie Koontz Campus after our campus benefactors: bestselling author Dean Koontz, his wife and their late Golden Retriever adopted from Canine Companions after being retired from service.
Typical schedule: M-F, 8-5.
This position supports the applicant, candidate, Team Training and graduate programs. It is focused on developing personal relationships with all applicants and graduates in the region in order for them to be optimally supported and actively involved throughout their time in the Canine Companions Program. It requires the ability to effectively interview people with disabilities, manage a large volume of paperwork, create detailed records, promote and explain the Canine Companions program, understand graduates’ needs and provide quality customer service.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned as needed:
EXPERIENCE: 2 years project management experience and strong customer service skills. Robust computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) Experience working with people with disabilities preferred
EDUCATION: High School diploma or equivalent; some college coursework preferred.
This position is currently accepting applications.