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  • Care and Enrichment Staff Member

    Animal Farm Foundation

    Animal Farm Foundation is seeking a motivated, detail oriented individual with shelter experience to join our Care and Enrichment Team full time to work on-site at our rural rescue as well as work in a busy county shelter environment. Team members should have hands-on experience in canine sheltering, teaching basic obedience, shaping behaviors and kennel enrichment. The ideal candidate will also have experience with cats and other small animals, and experience running dog play groups. All C&E team members are responsible for the daily tasks necessary to run a safe, clean and healthy shelter for dogs. Daily duties include cleaning and general care for the dogs, among other tasks aimed at providing an enriching and healthy experience for the animals.

    Closing Date: August 31, 2014 Posted: July 14, 2014
  • Care and Enrichment Staff Member (Part-Time)

    Animal Farm Foundation

    Animal Farm Foundation is seeking a motivated, detail oriented individual with shelter experience to join our Care and Enrichment Team as a part-time employee. Hours would be 8am-11am daily. Daily duties include cleaning and general care for the dogs, among other tasks aimed at providing an enriching and healthy experience for the animals. Team members should have hands-on experience in canine sheltering and the ideal candidate will also have experience with cats and other small animals, as well as experience walking dogs and running dog play groups. All C&E team members are responsible for the daily tasks necessary to run a safe, clean and healthy shelter for dogs. Requirements: Experience in a busy shelter or kennel, ability to work independently and as part of a team. Weekend and some evenings required.

    Closing Date: August 31, 2014 Posted: July 14, 2014
  • Dog Programs Manager

    New Mexico Pets Alive

    The position manages the Rescue/Foster/Adoption Programs of NMPA, including staff and volunteers. The ideal candidate has the ability to work within a team environment with direction and guidance as deemed necessary from the NMPA Executive Director and is responsible, professional, reliable, resourceful and flexible. S/he maintains a demonstrated commitment to the NMPA mission and individual program goals and is proficient and comfortable in use of PC computers and software, as well as the internet and social media. The ideal candidate also has the passion and ability to positively engage all community stakeholders, including volunteers and other supporters along with animal control depts., shelters, the local business community and elected officials. The full-time work schedule will vary in terms of scheduling each week and will include some weekends, some evenings, some travel and on-call responsibilities. Read complete description at http://www.newmexicopetsalive.org/employment.php

    Closing Date: August 29, 2014 Posted: July 11, 2014
  • Animal Caregiver – Rescue and Recovery Center

    PAWS Chicago

    Playing one of the most crucial roles in the direct care of all PAWS Chicago internal animals, Animal Caregivers are responsible for the daily care and cleaning of all animals in the adoption program within PAWS Chicago. This includes: daily feeding, medicating and cleaning of all animal areas (both dogs and cats). Also may require walking of dogs if no volunteers available. Animal Caregivers are responsible for closely monitoring and following through with the medication and medical/behavior observation logs to ensure each animal is receiving the PAWS Chicago care standard. They must obey any animal exercise restrictions. In addition to caring for all of the internal animals at PAWS Chicago, Animal Caregivers are also responsible for ensuring that common areas that are a part of the rescue and recovery area are clean and maintained. This includes: vacuuming, mopping and taking out trash for all kennels and common areas (playroom, walkways dog bathing room & laundry areas).

    Closing Date: August 10, 2014 Posted: July 10, 2014
  • Canine Behavior Assessor

    Animal Care & Control of NYC

    Evaluate and assist with the determination of canine behavior while in AC&C’s care through SAFER assessments and other behavioral tools. • Perform SAFER assessments in accordance with SAFER guidelines • Review and evaluate all behavior information available on dogs to accurately determine behavior status in accordance with AC&C’s Placement Policy • Videotape and upload videos of all assessments performed • Accurately and thoroughly enter assessments into Chameleon database • Communicate concerns regarding any animals that may be of danger to staff and the general public • Adhere to all safety guidelines to minimize incidents of aggression. This includes determining if an assessment is not possible due to safety concerns and/or animal stress level • Maintain supply inventory and request additional supplies when needed • Perform follow-up and further investigation of behavior concerns noted during SAFER, including additional dog-to-dog interactions

    Closing Date: November 30, 2014 Posted: July 9, 2014
  • Intake Program Coordinator

    PAWS Chicago

    The role of the Intake Program Coordinator is to admit cats and dogs that are going to become part of the PAWS Chicago Adoption Program. This role is responsible for partnering with the main sources of intake: Chicago’s Animal Care and Control, Owner Relinquishment Partnering Program, and other shelters. This position is also responsible for conducting behavior assessments of animals and interfacing with our key sourcing partners, the public, and volunteers. Requirements •Passion for animals and animal welfare •Some previous animal handling experience required •Knowledge of and practical experience on blood draws for testing •Trained in proper animal restraint •Strong communication and interpersonal skills; ability and desire to interface with the public, volunteers, and key organizational partners •Ability to rationalize when faced with emotional decisions •Weekend and evening availability •Experience with Microsoft Office •Bachelor’s degree preferred

    Closing Date: August 9, 2014 Posted: July 9, 2014
  • Intake & Behavior Manager

    Tony La Russa's Animal Rescue Foundation

    ARF saves dogs and cats who have run out of time at public shelters and brings people and animals together to enrich each others’ lives. The Intake & Behavior Manager works collaboratively with all animal program staff to maximize the number of cats and dogs transferred in from shelter partners, and sees they receive adequate treatment, and are placed into new homes as quickly as possible. Their team is responsible for identification, prevention and handling of behavior issues in shelter guests and will address behavior needs in a timely manner to maximize shelter/adoption center space and meet agency lifesaving and placement goals. They will ensure that internal education and community-directed training classes are held to high professional standards of delivery and content and comply with ARF’s training philosophy, with a focus on enhancing the human/animal bond to keep families together. To apply see: http://www.arf.net/about/jobs.php

    Closing Date: August 1, 2014 Posted: July 7, 2014
  • Animal Care Supervisor

    Humane Society of Chittenden County

    The Humane Society of Chittenden County (HSCC) is seeking a highly-skilled, organized & dynamic individual to join the team and fill the role of Animal Care Supervisor. The ideal candidate will possess extensive professional, management-level experience in a shelter or animal rescue setting, be proficient in animal handling, behavior, training and husbandry, and have demonstrated leadership capabilities. The Animal Care Supervisor is responsible for managing the flow of animals- approximately 950 cats, dogs and small animals such as rabbits, ferrets and rodents each year- from intake to adoption, and for supervising and training animal care staff, interns and volunteers.

    Closing Date: July 31, 2014 Posted: July 7, 2014
  • Animal Care Officer

    Animal Care & Control of NYC

    Provide attentive care for animals by granting the needs of the animals, i.e. food, water, proper bedding, exercise as directed by supervisors. Collaborate with others to properly maintain kennels sanitized according to AC&C policy. Monitor behavior and alert medical staff upon first signs of illness and/or injury of an animal. Provide pre-surgery care to animals as directed by medical staff. Safe and humane animal handling skills is a must. Must be 18 years of age and have one year of animal care experience. H.S Diploma or GED preferred. Please visit www.nycacc.org or smorris@nycacc.org to apply

    Closing Date: December 31, 2014 Posted: July 3, 2014
  • Kennel Technician (Part-Time)

    Atlanta Pet Rescue & Adoption

    Well established non-profit 501c3 dog and cat rescue seeks part time kennel technician. A strong work ethic, positive attitude, and ability to adapt to any situation or job duty is a must. Must be able to stay calm and focused in a fast-paced environment and have a passion for animal welfare. Must be a team player. Must be able to lift 40 pounds and not be afraid to get dirty, move quickly, and work hard. This position has the potential to branch out into other areas of the organization, so we are looking for a person who is flexible and willing to step outside of their job duties. Must be available early mornings, nights, weekends, and holidays. Please email resume and cover letter. Veterinary or rescue experience preferred.

    Closing Date: December 31, 2014 Posted: July 3, 2014
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