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  • Director of Medicine-Adoptions


    The Director of Medicine will ensure that the ASPCA’s Adoption Center medical staff is delivering exceptional care to over 4,000 dogs and cats annually. Medical Care (70%): Ensure excellent medical care for all shelter animals we serve, which includes animals in our Adoption Center, Kitten Nursery, and CARE (facility for dogs taken in as part of our anti-cruelty program) Operations & Communications (20%): Establish and maintain strong operations and communications, both within the department and with other departments Special Projects (10%): Supervise Veterinary Interns, contribute to community outreach and health projects as needed. Qualifications • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine required • Current Licensure in NY State required • Minimum of 3 years of practice experience • Strong critical thinking, problem solving, and decision-making skills

    Closing Date: December 29, 2015 Posted: September 29, 2015
  • Animal Care/Adoption Counselor

    Hinsdale Humane Society

    Hinsdale Humane Society, a well-respected, progressive 62 year old non-profit animal shelter, is seeking a dependable, energetic, dedicated, and hard-working individual to join our staff as an Animal Care/Adoption Counselor. Strong work ethics, love of animals, and excellent interpersonal skills are essential. Career motivated applicants only, please. Full time - includes weekends & some holidays. Experience preferred, but not required. Salary dependent upon experience; includes benefits. To obtain an Employment Application email or apply in person at Hinsdale Humane Society, 22 N. Elm Street, Hinsdale, IL. For shelter hours and directions call 630-323-5630.

    Closing Date: November 30, 2015 Posted: September 25, 2015
  • Adoption Specialist

    Atlanta Pet Rescue & Adoption

    The Adoption Specialist will ensure our pets for adoption are marketed well and placed in appropriate homes, while also providing a positive experience for our patrons. This position will also assist with the daily enrichment of the dogs and cats. MINIMUM EDUCATION: High School Diploma MINIMUM EXPERIENCE: Minimum 1 year of experience in animal welfare or veterinary clinic KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Maintain the website to ensure accuracy; Find creative avenues to promote pets for adoption to ultimately increase the adoption numbers; Dog and cat adoption counseling; Respond to online adoption applications; Provide daily enrichment for the pets. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES Ability to communicate both verbally and written; Ability to handle multiple priorities; Ability to work as a member of a team; Microsoft Office experience; Ability to lift 40 pounds; Flexibility to step outside of normal responsibilities, duties or skills required is a must. Email resume and cover letter.

    Closing Date: October 31, 2015 Posted: September 24, 2015
  • Veterinary Assistant (Temporary - Part-Time)

    Helen Woodward Animal Center

    DESCRIPTION Weekend, evening and day availability desirable. This is a temporary part-time assignment lasting 3 or more months. This position will average about 24 hours per week. DUTIES Assist Veterinarian in surgery, including prepping of animals, assisting with surgery and after care. Assist in examining animals. Provide all medical hold animals with exercise, attention, love, feeding, hygiene, and grooming requirements. Perform routine medical procedures (vaccines, fecal exams, medication administration, etc.) in a timely fashion. Ensure proper cleaning, wrapping and autoclaving of surgical packs. Maintain accurate medical paperwork and follow up as required. Perform weekly inventory of supplies and medication and prepare and submit purchase orders in time to ensure that we do not run of any supplies in the absence of the Animal Health Manager. Do weekly health checks of all available and unavailable animals and record on their kennel log.

    Closing Date: October 21, 2015 Posted: September 21, 2015
  • Rescue Coordinator

    LifeLine Animal Project -- DeKalb Shelter

    The Rescue Coordinator is responsible for all rescue procedures including recruiting new rescue organizations, verifying references, notifying rescues of available animals, organizing transportation and following up on Spay/Neuter of rescued animals. The Rescue Coordinator works closely with animal care staff and medical staff to evaluate animals to determine their eligibility for rescue.

    Closing Date: October 16, 2015 Posted: September 18, 2015
  • Program Manager, Kitten Foster Project

    Found Animals Foundation

    Found Animals and Adopt & Shop seeks a skilled and motivated individual to join our team as a Program Manager, Kitten Foster Project (KFP). This position is responsible for supporting the culture of Found Animals within a program called Kitten Foster Project (KFP). The Program Manager has oversight of all day-to-day operations of KFP, including staff and volunteer management, foster coordination and program logistics. This position reports to the Chief Program Officer. This is a full-time position and is based in Culver City, California. This position requires working evening, weekend and holiday hours.

    Closing Date: October 16, 2015 Posted: September 17, 2015
  • Equine & Livestock Rescue Program Coordinator (Part-Time)

    Middleburg Humane Foundation

    P/T position (18-25 hours) Program Coordinator oversees the care and placement of all rescued equines as well as various livestock (chickens, goats, sheep, cows, pigs, etc). Must have equine experience, be compassionate, hard working and able to drive a truck and gooseneck 4 horse stock trailer. Potential for F/T hours. Pay scale dependent upon experience.

    Closing Date: October 10, 2015 Posted: September 10, 2015
  • Adoption Counselor

    Animal Care Centers of NYC

    Promote public adoption of animals at all AC&C adoption locations or events. Provide excellent and enthusiastic customer service to potential customers through adoption counseling, answering questions, and assisting with animal interactions and paperwork. Provide with enthusiasm and based on knowledge of AC&C’s policies and adoption process.

    Closing Date: December 31, 2015 Posted: August 28, 2015
  • Rescue Coordinator

    Baltimore Animal Shelter

    The Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter (BARCS) is searching for a full time Rescue Coordinator. The Rescue Coordinator is responsible for all rescue procedures including recruiting new rescue organizations, verifying references, notifying rescues of available animals, organizing transportation and following up on Spay/Neuter of rescued animals. The Rescue Coordinator works closely with animal care staff and medical staff to evaluate animals to determine their eligibility for rescue. The Rescue Coordinator may be exposed to such conditions as dust, wetness, odors, high noise levels, chemical cleaning agents, animals with behavior issues, and sick animals. The person in this position will be constantly moving about the shelter, handling animals of all sizes in a variety of areas and positions (low cages, high cages, on tables, on the floor, in vehicles, etc.). Pushing, pulling, lifting, and moving of at least 50lbs is required.

    Closing Date: November 4, 2015 Posted: August 4, 2015
  • Placement Manager (Part-Tme)

    Ruff Start Rescue

    The Placement Manager oversees, directs, and evaluates the work of our Placement Team, which consists of PCs (placement coordinators) and FCs (foster coordinators). Our Placement Team acts as liaisons between potential adopters and the fosters caring for our animals. This position helps employees and volunteers work as a team and ensures foster families as well as potential fosters and adopters are well taken care of. Through process and relationship management, the Placement Manager helps ensures pet adoptions move quickly and smoothly, so that we can save as many animals as possible. This is a crucial role with a lot of moving parts and a large team to support and manage.

    Closing Date: December 31, 2015 Posted: June 25, 2015

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