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  • 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
  • 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
  • Volunteer and Offsite Coordinator

    Animal Care League

    The Volunteer & Offsite Coordinator works to support ACL’s growing volunteer program. Responsibilities include: Conducting new volunteer orientations; recruiting, training, developing and scheduling volunteers for all areas of ACL programs and services; Transporting animals to/from offsite events and acting as a lead at those events to ensure adoption goals are being met; maintaining spreadsheets and reports. This position requires a true passion for people in combination with a love for animals, exceptional inter-personal and organizational skills, as well as a high-comfort level speaking to groups and engaging people in conversation. The ability to multi-task, deal with stress and different personality types is a must. 1 year minimum of animal shelter experience preferred. Associates/Bachelor’s degree preferred. Must be skilled in Microsoft Office, have a clean driving record, be able to life 50lbs, and be comfortable driving the animal transport vehicle.

    Closing Date: October 1, 2014 Posted: August 26, 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
  • Customer Service Associate

    PAWS Chicago

    The Customer Service Associate serves as the “front face” of PAWS Chicago, ensuring a high standard of customer service as a primary contact for all customers, staff, volunteers and board members that enter the Adoption Center. He/she is responsible for a variety of administrative functions including leading animal adoptions, managing numerous programs and contributing to the team’s overall success. This position works closely with volunteers, donors, supporters, board and other staff members, and is passionate about PAWS Chicago’s purpose and mission. Requirements: -Ability to work with both dogs and cats; must be able to handle larger dogs -Excellent customer service and organizational skills -Keen attention to detail -Knowledge of Microsoft Office including Excel, Word, and Outlook -Strong communication skills (both written and verbal) -Superior teamwork skills -Be part of a dynamic, energetic team and continue to cultivate a pro-active positive work environment.

    Closing Date: September 25, 2014 Posted: August 25, 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
  • 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
  • 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
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