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  • Canine Operations Manager

    Animal Care League

    Animal Care League is looking for an upbeat, motivated self-starter with a passion for animals to manage the Canine Program. This role is responsible for the dogs coming in to ACL from intake to adoption. Responsibilities include: intake/conducting SAFER evaluations, working with local police/animal control officers to ensure dogs coming in are processed and handled properly; developing enrichment, behavior modification, and adoption plans for canines in the program; overseeing kennel staff; managing the foster and canine volunteer programs; working with the vet to determine proper medical care of animals; assisting with kennel duties as necessary. The ideal candidate would possess a strong understanding of canine behavior-specific to a shelter environment, a good understanding of shelter medicine and strong communication, customer service and computer skills. At least 1 year of supervisory experience and 1 year of shelter experience or equivalent dog handling experience is required.

    Closing Date: December 20, 2014 Posted: November 20, 2014
  • Experienced Dog Handler

    Found Chicago

    Found Chicago Found Chicago is seeking an experienced dog handler to join our team! The preferred applicant has experience working with dogs in a kennel setting, is comfortable working with dogs of all temperaments, and has a flexible schedule. Duties include but are not limited to: exercising dogs one-on-one and assisting in playgroups as necessary, cleaning and facility maintenance, checking dogs in and out of boarding/daycare, feeding and administering medication, as well as overseeing the well being of all animals while they are in Found Chicago’s care.

    Closing Date: February 1, 2015 Posted: November 17, 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 (e.g. cleaning supplies, cat/dog supplies, etc.), reporting daily animal inventory, dog pairing, and training and directing volunteers. Requirements: Bachelors 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: December 14, 2014 Posted: November 14, 2014
  • Shelter Tech

    Chicago Canine Rescue Foundation

    Chicago Canine Rescue is hiring for the shelter tech position. Job duties include the care and feeding of the dogs in our shelter, maintaining the cleanliness of the facility and grounds, and providing tours and information to the public. Flexible availability is a plus - current position is part time with potential for full time. Reliable transportation and a cell phone are required. Must be comfortable lifting up to 50#, bending, and kneeling. Kennel experience preferred but not required. Must love dogs! *No phone calls please - if you are interested in the position, please submit a resume and cover letter to info@chicagocaninerescue.com

    Closing Date: January 1, 2015 Posted: November 12, 2014
  • Experienced Dog Handler

    Found Chicago

    Found Chicago is seeking an experienced dog handler to join our team! The preferred applicant has experience working with dogs in a kennel setting, is comfortable working with dogs of all temperaments, and has a flexible schedule. Duties include but are not limited to: exercising dogs one-on-one and assisting in playgroups as necessary, cleaning and facility maintenance, checking dogs in and out of boarding/daycare, feeding and administering medication, as well as overseeing the well being of all animals while they are in Found Chicago’s care.

    Closing Date: December 1, 2014 Posted: October 30, 2014
  • Animal Caregiver (Part-Time)

    PAWS Chicago

    North Shore Adoption Center. This position is part-time (with a potential for full-time in the future). 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 adoption center are clean and maintained.

    Closing Date: December 1, 2014 Posted: October 27, 2014
  • Certified Veterinary Technician

    PAWS Chicago

    The CVT will provide technical assistance to shelter veterinarians and communicate regarding changes in patient condition, results of diagnostic tests and procedures and treatment questions. Position responsibilities include shelter animal intake and evaluation procedures; diagnostics; health assessment of shelter animals; care of shelter animals including emergency and intensive care as required; restraint; patient and equipment preparation for diagnostic procedures, monitoring, and evaluating shelter animals; administration of medication; catheter placement; maintenance of IV’s. Perform quality control of shelter technical services such as disinfection procedures, in-house diagnostic services and animal selection and intake. This is a position at the PAWS Chicago Rescue and Recovery Center, 3516 W. 26th Street in Chicago. Please forward resume and interest to kjahnke@pawschicago.org or fax to 773 521-1142.

    Closing Date: December 1, 2014 Posted: October 27, 2014
  • Shelter Medicine Veterinarian

    PAWS Chicago

    PAWS Chicago Rescue and Recovery Center seeks an experienced part-time Shelter Medicine Veterinarian. This person is responsible for ensuring the highest quality of care for in-house animals; including but not limited to physical exams, diagnosis, treatment and management of animals for routine or critical care. We are looking for a detail oriented, dependable, committed person that wants to make a difference in animal’s lives. Shelter experienced preferred, please forward CV to kjahnke@pawschicago.org

    Closing Date: December 1, 2014 Posted: October 27, 2014
  • Clinic Assistant

    Tree House Humane Society

    Tree House Humane Society, a cageless, no-kill cat shelter, is looking for a clinic assistant! The clinic assistant position consists primarily of performing the daily maintenance and monitoring of our cat population. Some experience medicating cats is required and from there, we are willing to further train the right candidate. This position also requires a very positive attitude and a strong sense of team work. Being great with people is a must! The ideal candidate also needs to be open to learning massive amounts of new information and be capable of functioning in a fast-paced and high-stress environment. We are currently looking for a full-time staff member with a flexible schedule who is planning to stay with us long-term. A combination of morning and evening shifts, including weekends and holidays, is required. To be considered, please send a resume and cover letter detailing your interest. Applications submitted without a cover letter will not be considered.

    Closing Date: December 31, 2014 Posted: October 12, 2014
  • Animal Steward/Caretaker

    Red Door Animal Shelter

    We are looking for a full time steward who can meet these requirements: -Insured car and a valid driver's license -Prior experience working with animals in a professional setting -Ability to lift 50 lbs -Live within reasonable driving distance -Clean animal areas – including bedding, food/water bowls, and litterboxes -Feed animals -Administer medications -Drive animals to and from vet appointments -Unload and organize food and supply deliveries -Laundry -Keep the shelter clean and organized -Clearly communicate questions and concerns to shelter management -Past experience with rabbits or other small, exotic mammals a plus -Start @ approx. $8.75 an hour-more for experience/health insurance coverage after 90 days

    Closing Date: December 1, 2014 Posted: October 4, 2014
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