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  • Horse Caregiver and Volunteer Coordinator

    Best Friends Animal Society

    Best Friends Animal Society is seeking a Horse Caregiver and Volunteer Coordinator to oversee the health and well being of the animals at the sanctuary and to coordinate volunteers visiting Horse Haven while working in a team setting. Join Best Friends and turn your career into a labor of love. Our benefits package is one of the best! Medical, Dental, Vision, Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability, Child Care and Pet Sitting reimbursement, Flexible Spending Account, Health Savings Account, PTO, Paid Holidays, Employee Assistance Program, 401K, Staff Discounts and Flex Work Policy. For a complete job description and online application visit http://www.bestfriends.org/Careers.

    Closing Date: September 2, 2014 Posted: July 2, 2014
  • Dog Handler

    Found Chicago

    We are seeking a full time dog handler to join our team. The ideal candidate will enjoy working with dogs, is able to take direction, possesses a strong work ethic and must have a flexible schedule. Duties include but are not limited to: exercising & feeding dogs, cleaning and maintenance, dog socialization & plenty of participation and training exercises. Potential room for growth with company for the right candidate.

    Closing Date: October 2, 2014 Posted: July 2, 2014
  • Animal Care Technician

    Animal Care League

    Animal Care Technician to provide quality daily care for animals. Responsibilities include cleaning and disinfecting of kennels and cages, sweeping, mopping, laundry, dish washing, feeding of animals, administering medications, assisting with vaccinations, and monitoring sick, quarantined and injured animals. Candidates must possess a strong work ethic, ability to multi-task, and work with a team. Exceptional time management and organizational skills are required. Desired candidates have the capacity to handle physically and emotionally stressful situations. Compassion for people is essential. Must be available to work weekends, holidays and able to lift 50 pounds. One year animal experience required. Submit cover letter and resume to sheltermanager@animalcareleague.org.

    Closing Date: August 9, 2014 Posted: July 2, 2014
  • Animal Shelter Attendant

    Ellen M. Gifford Sheltering Home

    Performs animal care, manages kennel operations required to maintain and operate the shelter in a sanitary, humane, and efficient manner in accordance with industry standards, policies/procedures. Perform spot inspections. Maintains safe, sanitary, and pleasant working conditions for employees, volunteers, and animals at the shelter. Assist public with adoption choices, and interacts with volunteers regularly. Oversees transport of animals to vets. Provide information to the public; promote good animal care and responsible pet ownership. Identifies problems with animals and notifies shelter director. Performs record keeping, administers vaccines, intake exam and adoption paperwork. Maintains proper inventory levels of various supplies. Oversees the shelter’s volunteer program. Knowledge of basic animal care, identification and handles animals safely and effectively. Communicate effectively with staff, and volunteers in a professional,pleasant, respectful, and tactful manner.

    Closing Date: August 9, 2014 Posted: July 2, 2014
  • Vice President of Operations

    Atlanta Humane Society

    The Atlanta Humane Society prevents neglect, abuse, cruelty, and exploitation of animals and assures that their interests and well-being are fully, effectively and humanely protected by an aware and caring society. The VP of Operations is responsible for the oversight of the two shelters, the shelter medicine clinic and the SUV program. He/she is responsible for the strategic direction of the shelters, clinic and SUV program, managing and developing a staff of 64, partnering with other directors and overseeing a budget of approximately $4.47 million. Strategic insight and planning will be two of the most important responsibilities. A strong and demonstrated background in animal shelter and clinic operations, accomplishments in strategic planning, shelter operations, personnel management, and financial oversight. A B.A. degree is necessary; or up to 5-7 years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. CAWA designation is helpful.

    Closing Date: August 15, 2014 Posted: June 27, 2014
  • Dog Trainer (contract position)

    Humane Society Silicon Valley

    Humane Society Silicon Valley seeks enthusiastic, reliable, experienced animal behavior and training professionals to instruct classes, seminars and workshops under our Training Curriculum. Our Training Programs focus on newly acquired pets and reward those who have chosen the adoption option. We support the human-animal bond by teaching pet parents about animal care and behavior in a manner that effectively translates from the classroom to the real world. Our trainers are committed to: Scientifically sound, force-free methods; delivering top-notch customer service in a friendly, informative, and non-judgmental manner; and our mission to Save and Enhance Lives. Qualifications: CPDT preferred. Minimum 1-3 years teaching classes in a lead role. Availability on weekends and weeknights a must. To inquire further about our dog trainer position, please submit resume and cover letter with your application at www.hssv.org, select CAREERS under ABOUT US on the top navigation bar.

    Closing Date: August 30, 2014 Posted: June 27, 2014
  • Field Worker

    PETA

    PETA seeks a field worker to respond to calls from Virginia and North Carolina residents seeking assistance with various animal issues. Field workers are responsible for providing assistance with companion animal care, picking up injured or unwanted animals (including wildlife), trapping feral animals, providing owner-requested euthanasia, and conducting investigations involving neglected or abused animals. The ideal candidate will have basic animal-handling skills and euthanasia certification (on-the-job training will be provided). The successful candidate will also have good problem-solving and crisis-management skills and the ability to work efficiently with limited supervision. To view the complete job description and apply online, please visit: https://www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=859562

    Closing Date: August 26, 2014 Posted: June 27, 2014
  • Animal Shelter Manager

    City of Fort Worth

    The City of Fort Worth, Texas is seeking a new Animal Shelter Manager. Fort Worth has a population of over 750,000. The Animal Shelter Manager is responsible for 23 employees and a $2.3 million budget. Bachelor’s degree and five or more years experience required. Formal education in large shelter medicine may be considered as a substitute for actual experience. Bilingual ability in Spanish is a plus. Licensed Veterinarian preferred, but not required. The salary range for this position is $62,712-$100,318, DOQ. View complete position profile and apply online: http://bit.ly/SGRCurrentSearches For more information: Bill Peterson, Senior VP Strategic Government Resources Bill@GovernmentResource.com

    Closing Date: July 14, 2014 Posted: June 12, 2014
  • Farm Sanctuary Internship

    Farm Sanctuary

    Looking for an unforgettable experience? The Volunteer Internship Programs at Farm Sanctuary's New York and California Shelters provide individuals with unique opportunities to advocate for and connect with farm animals, establish community with like-minded people, and acquire valuable knowledge of the various facets of animal protection. Since Farm Sanctuary was founded in 1986, interns have played a vital role in our efforts by enabling us to operate our shelters, conduct educational programs, and initiate campaigns to end the suffering of farm animals. Apply today and you too can contribute to Farm Sanctuary's life-saving work. Farm Sanctuary Internships are available at all of our shelters, as well as in various departments within our organization. Housing is provided for all interns who work at our California and New York Shelters. Occasionally, off-site internship opportunities may be available; in these special cases, housing is not provided.

    Closing Date: June 12, 2015 Posted: June 12, 2014
  • Assistant Animal Care Manager

    PAWS Chicago

    The Assistant Animal Care Manager serves as the Animal Care Manager on Duty during the Animal Care Manager’s days off by overseeing the overall health and welfare of the all the animals at the Rescue and Recovery Center and the successful transport of animals from the Rescue and Recovery Center to the Adoption Center in order to maximize capacity and Intake. The rest of the week, the Assistant Animal Care Manager owns several core responsibilities including managing inventory/ordering for all critical supplies in Animal Care, reporting daily animal inventory, dog pairing, and training and directing volunteers. Requirements: •Bachelor’s Degree or Associates Degree •At least 5 years’ experience in animal care, ideally in a shelter setting •At least 5 years’ experience managing people •Strong knowledge and experience with dog behavior •Vet Tech/Assistant experience, a big plus •Past experience managing volunteers, a big plus

    Closing Date: August 10, 2014 Posted: June 10, 2014
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