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  • Foster Coordinator

    Ruff Start Rescue

    The foster coordinators are responsible for approving and setting up new foster homes throughout central MN. They will process incoming foster applications in a timely manner and hand the approved foster applications off to a placement coordinator once the foster is completely set up and has been trained in and gone through orientation. The foster coordinators will assist with special projects as needed such as posting for new foster homes and contacting old fosters who currently do not have a PC and need to go through orientation again as a lot has changed within the rescue. The FC will also ensure that the new foster has all of their new placement coordinators information and knows who to go to with questions. The FC will also work with the other FCs to decide who is going to process which applications and work together as a team. Each FC will be supplied with general business cards, brochures, and foster and adoption folders.

    Closing Date: November 25, 2015 Posted: October 25, 2015
  • Placement Coordinator

    Ruff Start Rescue

    As a placement coordinator you are given the responsibility of overseeing the placement of animals from the minute they get off transport to when they arrive to your foster homes to the final step of being adopted. You will also assist your foster home through the entire adoption process of their foster animal. This may include but is not limited to; daily phone calls, daily emails, potential home visits, dealing with urgent situations, posting on FB, transporting, sending out contracts and paypal information. There is potential for uncomfortable situations with denying applications but those can be handled by way of educating the public about rescue, animals and why we do what we do. We ask that you have at least 5 foster homes under your care. You are welcome to have more. If you are more familiar with one breed over another, please say so and we will try to place you with familiar breeds. Please submit a volunteer application on our website to get started!

    Closing Date: November 25, 2015 Posted: October 25, 2015
  • Vetting Coordinator

    Ruff Start Rescue

    As a vetting coordinator, you will be responsible to oversee a group of foster homes and their animals to ensure they get the proper vetting required by the rescue prior to adoption. You will also be responsible to make sure they are up to date on their vetting (vaccines, tests, etc). The vetting coordinator would help in the day-to-day conversations (phone & email) between foster families and the vetting needs of their animals. You will be responsible for a certain number of animals to oversee. This will include; tracking vetting due on animals such as vaccines, alterations, HWT, Frontline, Heartgard, microchip, etc. (see vaccination/vetting schedule document). You will also be responsible to answer vetting related questions from the placement coordinators and schedule surgeries with our affiliated clinics and send vet records to the correct clinics before the upcoming appointment. Please submit a volunteer application on our website to help out

    Closing Date: November 25, 2015 Posted: October 25, 2015
  • Executive Director

    Dakin Humane Society

    In the past decade, the Dakin Humane Society has changed from a small, limited admission shelter with ten employees to New England’s second largest animal sheltering facility. With 60 employees, we annually shelter 6,000 animals, perform 10,000 spay/neuter surgeries, and provide many other programs serving the people and animals of our community. Dakin's work has eliminated the problem of pet overpopulation of both dogs and cats in our community. What's next in helping animals and the people who love them? Dakin is seeking an Executive Director to continue our positive movement. We are especially interested in moving the organization from one whose annual budget relies primarily on fee for service and annual donations to one with a broader budgeting/financial plan. Learn more and application information at

    Closing Date: November 30, 2015 Posted: October 23, 2015
  • Kennel Attendant

    LifeLine Animal Project

    Lifeline Animal Project is looking for a compassionate and committed Dog House care attendants for full time employment. In addition to providing daily care, rehabilitation and socialization, Dog House attendants are responsible for the health and well being of the 70-90 canine residents. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: feeding, cleaning, rotating and supervising play groups, administering medications, working respectfully with volunteers, potential adopters and other staff and engaging in community outreach. An inventive and positive attitude is necessary. Employees must be able to lift 50+ lbs., and be physically and emotionally capable of 8-10 hour shifts on their feet while engaging with dogs of a variety of sizes, breeds and temperaments. Employees must also be willing and prepared to work compassionately with animal victims of abuse, cruelty, and neglect and understand that the needs of our dogs always come first. Animal handling experience preferred.

    Closing Date: November 30, 2015 Posted: October 23, 2015
  • Animal Care Assistant - Winter Relief


    Be a hero for animals this winter—work for PETA's Community Animal Project! PETA is now hiring for two seasonal positions helping dogs and cats this winter in Hampton Roads and beyond. These positions will have you directly improving the lives of animals. We deliver doghouses and straw to dogs who are forced to live outdoors, provide spay-and-neuter services, transport animals for veterinary care, and more. As a Community Animal Project team member, you will help make all this possible. The ideal candidate will have a few years of animal handling experience and be committed to the objectives of the organization. Frequent weekend work is required. If you have the experience and a desire to help animals in Virginia and North Carolina, please apply today! 

    Closing Date: December 22, 2015 Posted: October 23, 2015
  • Director of Operations

    Greater Huntsville Humane Society

    Bachelors degree preferred in business, science or related field; minimum of five years management experience in animal shelter care; experience in operations of facility and customer service; supervision of staff; team player; ability to work weekends and nights. Great place to work; Potential to expand role. Benefits included, Salary based on experience. Send resume to: GHHS Job Opening, 2812 Johnson Rd SW, Huntsville, AL 35805 or email to

    Closing Date: November 30, 2015 Posted: October 23, 2015
  • Staff Veterinarian

    Washington Animal Rescue League

    The Washington Animal Rescue League is seeking a Staff Veterinarian to practice the highest standard of veterinary medicine possible. The Staff Veterinarian will assume full time patient medical and surgical care. The Staff Veterinarian will provide medical and surgical care to both shelter animals and medical center outpatients. It is the responsibility of the Staff Veterinarian to ensure that patients are treated humanely and compassionately and that the care of animals in the hospital complies with the policies and mission of the League. Qualified applicant must be licensed to practice veterinary medicine in Washington, DC. Please visit our website at for a full job description.

    Closing Date: December 21, 2015 Posted: October 21, 2015
  • Manager, Animal Care Operations

    Humane Society for Southwest Washington

    The Humane Society for Southwest Washington is seeking an experienced animal welfare professional for the position of Manager, Animal Care Operations. This is a key member of our Leadership team, and ensures that our animals and people are well cared for both physically and emotionally. HSSW is a progressive, non-profit, open-admission shelter in Vancouver, WA, with an annual intake of nearly 7,000. Located in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, HSSW is dedicated to completing families through adoption, lost and found services, and community programs. As a founding member of the Animal Shelter Alliance of Portland (ASAP), we work in partnership with our member shelters to achieve one of the highest live release rates in the country. We value collaboration and communication, and continually seek out progressive and innovative ways to improve our programs. This position has an estimated hire date of January 2016. Send resume and cover letter to:

    Closing Date: November 30, 2015 Posted: October 21, 2015
  • Canine Adoption Coordinator

    The Pet Animal Welfare Society

    Job Description- Paws, a limited kill shelter in Norwalk, Ct is seeking an individual with a high level of comfort working with dogs of all sizes and temperament. This position requires, but is not limited to strong organizational skills, excellent customer service skills and effective interpersonal relationship skills. This is a full time ,salaried position which requires evening and weekend hours along with some holidays. College degree preferred, but at least two years experience with dog handling and dog adoptions will be considered. If you identify with our mission Paws invites you to submit a cover letter, resume and three references to Michele Rinaldi, Shelter Director. No phone calls, please.: REQUIRED. 1000 character limit. No bulleted lists. Posting will be displayed in one paragraph without line breaks.

    Closing Date: December 4, 2015 Posted: October 21, 2015
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