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  • Volunteer Program Specialist

    Oakland Animal Services

    The City of Oakland is currently recruiting to fill a Volunteer Program Specialist II vacancy within the Oakland Animal Services Division of the City Administrator's Office. Under general supervision, the incumbent develops and/or promotes volunteer opportunities for the Oakland Animal Shelter; recruits and assigns volunteers to perform a variety of special services for the Animal Shelter; coordinates special events and programs; and implements programs and activities designed to increase awareness of animal issues and develop humane attitudes and responsible behavior. An ideal candidate will have experience working in an animal welfare organization, be extremely knowledgeable in volunteer program planning and administration, possess great interpersonal skills and be savvy in marketing and public relations. Must be able to work flexible hours including weekends and evenings.

    Closing Date: October 9, 2015 Posted: September 28, 2015
  • Behavior Specialist

    Tony LaRussa's Animal Rescue Foundation

    ARF’s rescue efforts are dependent on the intake and adoptions of cats and dogs. The Behavior Specialist assists in reaching department goals by acquiring a supply of highly adoptable rescued dogs and cats, assessing and maintaining their behavioral health while in ARF’s care and supporting adopters in dog training classes, with a focus on enhancing the human/animal bond to keep families together.

    Closing Date: October 26, 2015 Posted: September 21, 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
  • Director, Shelter Operations

    East Bay SPCA

    The East Bay SPCA (EBSPCA) seeks a Director, Shelter Operations to oversee Oakland and Dublin, including animal care, customer care and staff management. Shelter supervisors, and the manager of foster care & medical support, report to this position. Qualifications Bachelor’s degree . Minimum of 5 years management experience, including budgetary and staff supervision, in a nonprofit or municipal animal shelter. Demonstrated organizational, planning, and critical thinking skills Valid CA driver’s license Euthanasia-certified or certification within 6 mos of hire Excellent written and verbal skills. Proficient in Microsoft Office. Familiarity with Shelter Buddy preferred To apply: In the Subject line of the email put your Last name and EBSPCA Email resume and cover letter, in separate word documents to: Include your LinkedIn profile URL Your candidacy will be held in strictest confidence

    Closing Date: October 31, 2015 Posted: September 20, 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
  • Behavior & Training Coordinator

    East Bay SPCA

    The East Bay SPCA is looking for a full-time Behavior & Training Coordinator. This position is responsible for providing excellent service to clients as well as excellent animal care for the felines and canines at our facility at all times. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, teaching public dog training classes, providing information and counseling through our behavior help lines, providing ongoing animal enrichment, assisting in play groups, private consultations for community pet owners and recently adopted animals, training of shelter animals as needed to increase adoptability, and secondary behavior evaluations for cats and dogs in our care. This position would work in Oakland and Dublin campuses.

    Closing Date: October 9, 2015 Posted: September 9, 2015
  • Executive Director

    Mary S. Roberts Pet Adoption Center

    The Mary S. Roberts Pet Adoption Center is seeking candidates for the position of Executive Director. The Executive Director shall ensure that there are appropriate systems and resources in place to manage day-to-day operations that include: • Compliance with animal-welfare standards and local, state and federal laws. • Development and delivery of programs • Administration of animal shelter, spay/neuter clinic, thrift store and any future facilities • Fundraising and money management • Education and outreach The Executive Director will also champion the organization’s mission, assure that the Mary S. Roberts Pet Adoption Center’s mission and philosophies are relevant and practiced throughout the organization. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education/experience. Successful prior experience managing a 501c3 nonprofit, (preferably an animal-welfare organization). Minimum of 5 years. Please send cover letter and resume (no phone calls please).

    Closing Date: October 8, 2015 Posted: September 8, 2015
  • Outreach & Administrative Coordinator

    Project Coyote

    The Outreach & Administrative Coordinator will assist with external outreach/communication efforts for the organization as well as internal operations. In addition, she or he will help to support and coordinate volunteers and liaise with Project Coyote State Representatives and Advisory Board members. This is an exciting opportunity to join an expanding non-profit organization that is at a critical juncture in its growth. This position requires coordinating priorities with senior management for fulfilling organization’s mission and goals. This person will assist with ensuring smooth internal operations and coordinating Project Coyote’s external communications with donors, volunteers, vendors and the general public. Project Coyote’s mission is to promote coexistence between people and wildlife through education, science, and advocacy. (Project Coyote is a fiscally sponsored project of Earth Island Institute.)

    Closing Date: October 15, 2015 Posted: September 8, 2015
  • Shelter Operations Manager

    Placer SPCA

    The Placer SPCA is seeking a dynamic individual to fill the position of Shelter Operations Manager. This person will be responsible for: coordinating, planning, scheduling, and management of the animal care and customer care staff; implementing and maintaining all policies and procedures of the PSPCA while promoting exceptional customer relations; and ensuring the safe and humane treatment of all shelter animals while upholding the highest standards of care. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 4 years of experience working in an animal shelter or similar animal business. Minimum of two years supervisory experience is also a must. This demanding career will provide tremendous opportunities to learn and grow within a reputable animal welfare organization. Please go to our website to view the job description and also to obtain a job application.

    Closing Date: October 31, 2015 Posted: September 3, 2015
  • Volunteer Services Coordinator

    East Bay SPCA

    The East Bay SPCA is looking for a full-time Volunteer Services Coordinator. The Volunteer Services Coordinator is responsible for recruiting, training, and scheduling volunteers for the East Bay SPCA (Oakland and Dublin). He/she is responsible for assisting with all facets of the volunteer program, coordination and planning of multiple events, and any other related duties requested by the supervising manager. You can find more information about EBSPCA on our website at

    Closing Date: October 26, 2015 Posted: August 27, 2015
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