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  • Experienced Spay/Neuter Surgeon (Part-Time)

    PAWS Chicago

    Put your unique skills to great use in a rewarding and challenging position. Come join the No-Kill movement and help save lives! The PAWS Chicago Lurie Spay/Neuter Clinic, located on the West Side of Chicago, is looking for an experienced part time Spay/Neuter Surgeon. We are the Midwest’s largest low-cost, high volume spay/neuter and vaccine clinic, averaging 85 spay/neuters and 26 vaccine clients per day. To date, PAWS has performed 140,000 spay/neuter surgeries and counting! Enjoy the benefits of experienced support staff in both prep and recovery, opportunity for additional “special op” procedures with occasional emergency surgeries. Potential for interdepartmental work in the Shelter Medicine program. Flexible schedule to include one weekend day. Requirements include a minimum of 2 years surgical experience required, with emphasis on spay/neuter surgery on cats and dogs, and must hold a current IL vet license.

    Closing Date: September 12, 2014 Posted: August 12, 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 -Ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced environment -Strong problem solving skills and the ability to implement proactive solutions

    Closing Date: September 12, 2014 Posted: August 12, 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 must be willing to work closely with volunteers/staff. 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.

    Closing Date: September 12, 2014 Posted: August 12, 2014
  • Front Desk Coordinator (Part-Time)

    Found Chicago

    We are currently seeking a part-time Found Coordinator to join our team. The preferred applicant has experience in customer service, is comfortable working with dogs, and has a flexible schedule. This person must be outgoing and upbeat with a positive attitude, and is good at multi-tasking. Duties include but are not limited to: greeting clients, answering phones, and emails, scheduling, taking reservations, as well as other miscellaneous administrative duties.

    Closing Date: September 1, 2014 Posted: August 10, 2014
  • Certified Veterinary Technician

    Animal Care League

    Animal Care League is seeking a CVT to assist our veterinarians with duties in the Chatka Ruggerio Spay/Neuter Clinic as well as in the shelter. Responsibilities would include: assisting in diagnostic, medical and surgical procedures, administering vaccines, providing medical treatment to animals in our care, creating and maintaining computerized medical records, anesthetic induction, intubation, and assisting with high-volume surgeries and recovery, providing client education, cleaning of surgical instruments, equipment, and kennels. The ideal candidate would have experience and a comfort level working in a fast-paced environment in combination with exceptional organizational and inter-personal skills.

    Closing Date: September 30, 2014 Posted: July 15, 2014
  • Clinic Supervisor

    Animal Care League

    Animal Care League is seeking an upbeat, motivated self-starter with a passion for animals to lead its Spay/Neuter Clinic and associated programs and services. Responsibilities would include: scheduling clinic staff, ordering supplies/maintaining inventory, managing volunteers and externs, working with staff and clients to ensure sales goals are being met, preparing deposits and monthly reports, booking clinic appointments, conducting follow up calls, and ensuring cleanliness of surgical suite, tools, and holding areas. This role would also be expected to assist the DVM with animal restraint, diagnostics and ideally sx prep/recovery. The ideal candidate would possess extraordinary customer service skills and have a passion for putting an end to pet overpopulation. At least 1 year experience working in a spay/neuter clinic or fast-paced veterinary practice required. 1 year experience in a supervisory role required.Vet Tech experience strongly preferred.Spanish speaking a plus.

    Closing Date: August 31, 2014 Posted: July 15, 2014
  • Shelter Veterinarian (Part-Time)

    Animal Care League

    Animal Care League is looking for an experienced part-time shelter medicine veterinarian to provide care to animals coming through our program. The Shelter Medicine Veterinarian would be responsible for both adoption program animals and stray animals being housed in our facility. Responsibilities would include: physical exams, diagnosis, treatment of basic and critical care cases, developing medical plans, conducting follow ups, on-call emergency care, consulting with animal managers on protocols, processes and housing and performing euthanasia as needed. The ideal candidate would be a motivated, positive, compassionate, team player who is detail oriented and willing to play a role in the development and growth of our organization. Minimum of 1 year of Shelter experience required. Experience with small animals preferred.

    Closing Date: August 31, 2014 Posted: July 15, 2014
  • Veterinarian/Surgeon

    Animal Care League

    Animal Care League is seeking an experienced full-time veterinarian and surgeon for the Chatka Ruggiero Spay/Neuter Clinic. The Full-Time Veterinarian would conduct spay/neuter surgery on cats, dogs and small animals for both clinic clients, as well as our internal animals. Responsibilities would also include providing basic and critical care for animals in our adoption program and stray animals being housed in our facility, on-call emergency care, perform necropsies as needed, perform euthanasia as needed, providing training/mentorship to vet techs in the externship program, and assisting with vaccine clinics and other community outreach initiatives. The ideal candidate would be a motivated, organized, positive, compassionate, team player with the ability to conduct 20 surgeries per day. Minimum of 1 year experience working in a Spay/Neuter Clinic required. 1 year of shelter medicine experience preferred. Experience with small animals preferred.

    Closing Date: August 31, 2014 Posted: July 15, 2014
  • Certified Veterinary Technician (Part-Time)

    PAWS Chicago

    The Certified Veterinary Technician will work at PAWS Chicago Rescue & Recovery Center (3516 West 26th Street, Chicago). The individual will work closely with veterinarians providing daily care, treatment, and support of the shelter animals. Education: Associate degree or Bachelor’s degree from an AVMA accredited Veterinary Technology program or equivalent experience. Experience: 2+ years’ work experience in a veterinary practice or shelter preferred. The candidate must be credential-eligible in Illinois. Ability to be flexible, work independently, demonstrate sound judgment, understand the importance of deadlines and work in a dynamic collaborative team environment necessary. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential. Please forward resume and interest to kjahnke@pawschicago.org or fax to 773 521-1142.

    Closing Date: September 8, 2014 Posted: July 9, 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
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