Greyhound Adoption Coordinator

Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV) is the statutory authority responsible for regulating, conducting and promoting greyhound racing in Victoria, a sport that annually generates around $400 million in economic activity and over $3 billion in wagering and directly involves over 15,000 people. Our vision is “Victorian Greyhound Racing is a vibrant, entertaining and thriving sport with animal welfare at its heart The Greyhound Adoption Program (GAP) is a key component of GRV’s animal welfare strategies, providing retired greyhounds the opportunity to become a valued family pet.
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Department: Greyhound Racing Victoria
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Other
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Melbourne - Northern Metro
Reference: VG/GRV/AW/1586220
Closing Date: 05-Dec-2021
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD Adoption Coordinator Dec 2021.pdf (PDF, 219KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Larissa Hubbard, GAP Adoption Manager

Position Details

About the Opportunity

We are seeking a motivated person to join the GAP Adoption team working Tuesday to Saturday at Tullamarine, with the ability to work at GAP Seymour occasionally. Initial training will be at Seymour.

You will be:

  • taking adoption enquiries and preparing adoption packs
  • updating and maintaining greyhound information and adoption paperwork
  • interacting with the public in completing the adoption and in follow up calls post adoption
  • sharing responsibilities with the team to provide administrative and procurement support to GAP.

About You

We are seeking candidates who have:

  • 2+ years great office admin experience
  • demonstrated effective interpersonal and customer service skills, at times in challenging situations
  • confidence in handling larger breed dogs safely and humanely
  • practical experience in an animal shelter or equivalent (desirable)
  • sound MS Office (Word, Excel, email) skills
  • strong records maintenance skills with attention to detail
  • a Victorian driver's licence.


GRV is committed to continuing to find new ways to contribute to our people's employment life cycle. Benefits provided include:

  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Comprehensive Wellbeing Program
  • Discounted Health Insurance and access to other corporate discounts.

To apply, go to the website, search Greyhound Racing Victoria, select the position and click ‘apply now'. Your application must include a cover letter addressing the selection criteria (skills, knowledge, experience) and a copy of your resume, by close of business Sunday 5 December 2021.

For more information, contact Larissa Hubbard, GAP Adoption Manager at

Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV) is committed to building a workplace that not only respects but embraces difference and sees diversity as an essential part of our success. GRV is an organisation that is driven by values and strives for a culture of inclusion where all people feel respected, valued, listened to, inspired and that they belong.

All offers of Employment will be subject to a satisfactory police check

All employees must reside in Australia and have the right to work in Australia

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