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  • Certified Veterinary Technician (Full and Part-Time)

    PAWS Chicago

    The Certified Veterinary Technician 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. Requirements: -Associate degree or Bachelor’s degree from an AVMA accredited Veterinary Technology program or equivalent experience. -2+ years’ work experience in a veterinary practice or shelter preferred.

    Closing Date: October 11, 2014 Posted: September 11, 2014
  • Surgical Prep Tech

    PAWS Chicago

    The PAWS Chicago Lurie Spay/Neuter Clinic, located on the West Side of Chicago, is looking for an experienced part time Surgical Prep Technician. 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. The Surgical Veterinary Technician is responsible preparing dogs/cats for their spay/neuter surgeries. Duties include drawing & administering IV meds, intubating, vaccinating as needed and client interaction. Preference will be given to applicants who are CVT, although a candidate with a minimum of 3 years technician experience will be considered. Ideal four-day work week (including one weekend day) with consistent schedule and competitive hourly compensation. Potential for advancement, full time employment and cross training in other departments. Please submit cover letter and resume to sgillen@pawschicago.org

    Closing Date: October 11, 2014 Posted: September 11, 2014
  • Development Manager

    West Suburban Humane Society

    West Suburban Humane Society, a volunteer-based, animal welfare organization serving the needs of the western suburbs, is currently seeking a strategic and passionate Development Manager to join our team. The Development Manager will play a key leadership role within the organization, reporting directly to the Executive Director and working closely with support from our Board of Directors. The Development Manager will create a strategic development plan to maximize growth potential and oversee development programs including individual gifts, corporate donations, planned giving, donor recognition, donor cultivation, direct appeals, grant writing and all other giving aspects. Requirements: Bright, creative and passionate, professional, strong interpersonal skills, able to work independently, above average organizational and technical skills. 2 to 5 years experience in the Development field is required. Please send resumes to director@wshs-dg.org or fax to 630-960-9604.

    Closing Date: October 20, 2014 Posted: September 9, 2014
  • Night and Weekend Manager

    West Suburban Humane Society

    WSHS is seeking a night and weekend Adoption Desk Manager. Duties include performing adoptions, doing vet checks, answering all calls on the general line and lost and found line, filing and updating available animal lists. Individuals must have above average communication and organizational skills. Must be energetic, have a friendly attitude and be a team player. WSHS offers benefits. Hours are Monday evenings from 6:30 to 9:30 pm, every other Saturday and Sunday from 10:30 am to 3:30 pm and some Fridays from 6:30 to 9:30 pm. Please email a resume to director@wshs-dg.org or fax to 630-960-9604.

    Closing Date: October 10, 2014 Posted: September 9, 2014
  • Animal Care Assistant (Part-Time)

    West Suburban Humane Society

    WSHS is seeking a part-time Animal Care Assistant. Responsibilities include: Assisting with behavior evaluations; assisting with animal intake: assisting with enrichment programs, performing health checks, vaccinating and medicating shelter animals; daily feeding and cleaning of the animals; ordering and maintaining all necessary animal care supplies; and any other duties as requested by a supervisor. Computer skills are necessary to maintain all animal-related records. Individuals must have at least one year of experience working at a shelter or as a veterinary technician/assistant. The position requires strong animal handling skills, a comfort level working with people from diverse backgrounds, and the ability to multi-task even in stressful situations. Must be energetic, have a friendly attitude and be a team player. Candidates must be available to work days/evenings. Some days are 7 am to 2 pm and others are Noon to 7 pm. Please email a resume to animalcare@wshs-dg.org

    Closing Date: October 1, 2014 Posted: September 5, 2014
  • Found Coordinator

    Found Chicago

    We are currently seeking a full-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: November 1, 2014 Posted: August 28, 2014
  • Volunteer Coordinator

    Animal Protective League

    The Animal Protective League is seeking a full-time Volunteer Coordinator. We are looking for an energetic team member who wants to make a difference in the lives of both people and animals while helping to grow and expand our volunteer program. Responsibilities include recruiting, conducting orientations, developing and scheduling volunteers, recognition programs, maintaining handbooks, waivers and forms, writing volunteer procedures as needed, managing junior volunteer program and overseeing all offsite adoption events. Candidates must have excellent organizational and communication skills and be able to work with different personality types in a fast-paced, stressful environment. A minimum of one year volunteer management and a Associates/Bachelor's degree preferred. Must be able to work weekends, have good computer skills, have a clean driving record, be able to lift 40lbs and be on your feet all day. Please send cover letter and resume to: dcorbin@apl-shelter.org.

    Closing Date: October 31, 2014 Posted: August 27, 2014
  • Feline Coordinator (Part-Time)

    Animal Care League

    The Feline Coordinator acts as a support for all functions from Intake to Adoption. Responsibilities include: Assisting with behavior evaluations; assisting with animal intake through animal control partners; assisting with enrichment programs; providing support and input on foster and owner relinquishment programs; assisting with other day to day responsibilities such as administering vaccines, taking photos, creating files, conducting inventory, animal transports, training of kennel staff/volunteers, cleaning/feeding/medicating animals, etc. Candidates should possess a strong understanding of feline behavior, and have a passion for animal welfare. The position requires strong animal handling skills, a comfort level working with people from diverse backgrounds, and the ability to multi-task even in stressful situations. 1 year minimum shelter (or relative) experience working with felines is required. Must be comfortable working with animals of all sizes, breeds and temperaments.

    Closing Date: October 1, 2014 Posted: August 26, 2014
  • Programs Development Manager

    The PDM reports to the Executive Director and is responsible for helping with the development and implementation of key programs, as well as supporting integrated marketing communications initiatives and assisting with other projects as needed. Responsibilities include: Management of the Companion Connections Program (our senior to senior initiative);Conduct research and planning for potential new programs; Provide training/communication to volunteers/staff; Assist with marketing of special events; Communicating with media on special events and campaigns, writing/sending out press releases; Creating content for internet and social media outlets. Requirements: Bright, creative, and passionate, be able to work well independently, possess a clear understanding of animal welfare issues, have strong computer skills including social media and internet functions. BA/BS in Marketing, Graphic Design, or a related major. At least 1 year experience in an animal shelter or related field preferred.

    Closing Date: October 1, 2014 Posted: August 26, 2014
  • Canine Coordinator (Part-Time)

    Animal Care League

    The Canine Coordinator acts as a support for all functions from Intake to Adoption. Responsibilities include: Assisting with behavior evaluations; assisting with animal intake through animal control partners; assisting with enrichment programs; providing support and input on foster and owner relinquishment programs; assisting with other day to day responsibilities such as administering vaccines, taking photos, creating files, conducting inventory, animal transports, training of kennel staff/volunteers, cleaning/feeding/medicating animals, etc. Candidates should possess a strong understanding of canine behavior, and who have a passion for animal welfare. The position requires strong animal handling skills,a comfort level working with people from diverse backgrounds, and the ability to multi-task even in stressful situations. 1 year minimum shelter (or relative) experience working with canines is required. Must be comfortable working with animals of all sizes, breeds and temperaments.

    Closing Date: October 1, 2014 Posted: August 26, 2014
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