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  • Clinic Assistant

    Tree House Humane Society

    The Clinic Assistant position consists of performing the routine maintenance and monitoring of our cat population. Primary responsibilities include handling and medicating cats with contagious, curable illnesses as well as cats with chronic, long-term conditions. Some prior experience (professional or personal) with medicating cats is required. This position also requires a very positive attitude and exceptional people skills. Candidates need 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 seeking a full-time staff member who is planning to stay with us long-term. A combination of morning (7am-3pm) and evening shifts (12pm-8pm), including weekends and holidays, is required. Scheduling flexibility is a must! To be considered, please send a resume and cover letter detailing your interest. Applications submitted without a cover letter will not be reviewed. No phone calls.

    Closing Date: August 31, 2015 Posted: July 21, 2015
  • Supportive Staff (Part-Time)

    Assisi Animal Foundation

    No-Kill Animal Shelter seeking hard working individual to provide quality daily care for animals. If you love animals this is the job for you. Responsibilities include cleaning of kennels and cages, sweeping, mopping, laundry, and feeding of animals. We need people that have the ability to multi-task, work in a fast paced and ever changing environment –(able to lift 50#) while enjoy being part of a team. High school graduate or higher. This is a part time a.m. position and includes 1 weekend day and holidays.

    Closing Date: August 31, 2015 Posted: July 20, 2015
  • Adoption Counselor

    Animal Care League

    Animal Care League is looking for enthusiastic candidates for the position of Adoption Counselor to promote and facilitate successful matches for our animals. Key responsibilities include review of adoption applications, counseling patrons about responsible pet care, introducing the public to our animals, and making sound decisions for both animals and adopters. Candidates enjoy working with people and have the ability to engage clients and provide excellent customer service. Additional responsibilities include responding to emails, answering phones, scheduling appointments, entering adoption data and promoting obedience training and other shelter programs. Candidates must be knowledgeable about animal breeds, behavior and health. Previous employment in the animal sheltering field is a plus. High School diploma and valid driver license required. Schedule includes afternoons, early evenings and weekends. Send resume to sheltermanager@animalcareleague.org

    Closing Date: September 1, 2015 Posted: July 13, 2015
  • Vet Assistant

    PAWS Chicago

    The Vet Assistant will assist in all areas of animal care including but not limited to routine health checks and pre and post-surgical care. They will assist veterinarian with surgical check-in. Restrain animal and assist veterinarian while administering pet health check. Must be able to administer fecal test.They are also responsible for maintaining a clean and sanitized work area. Sanitize surgical equipment and animal holding areas as needed. May include preparing surgical packs, cleaning recovery area and laundry. Vet Assistants will help in front office duties including but not limited to answering the telephone, scheduling appointments and other duties as assigned. Requirements: Passion for animals and animal welfare. 2 – 3 years previous experience. Certified veterinarian assistant certification is preferred. Compassionate, understanding, works well under pressure, ability to multi-task and take direction well.

    Closing Date: August 13, 2015 Posted: July 13, 2015
  • Animal Care Technician

    Animal Care League

    Animal Shelter seeking enthusiastic, hard working individuals to provide quality daily care for animals. Responsibilities include cleaning and disinfecting of kennels and cages, sweeping, mopping, laundry, dish washing, feeding of animals, administering medications,and monitoring sick, quarantined and injured animals. Candidates must possess an ability to multi-task, good time management and organization skills and enjoy being part of a team. This is a rewarding yet physically demanding job. Candidates possess a strong work ethic, an ability to work in a fast paced and ever changing environment and be able to lift 50#. One year animal experience preferred. High school graduate or higher. This is a part time a.m. position and may include weekends and holidays.

    Closing Date: September 1, 2015 Posted: July 13, 2015
  • Relief Veterinarian

    South Suburban Humane Society Spay/Neuter Clinic

    The South Suburban Humane Society Spay/Neuter Clinic is looking for a relief veterinarian to fill in if our full time veterinarian is on leave. Our ideal candidate is experienced and has interest in shelter work. Responsibilities include performing High Volume Spay/Neuter Surgeries if subbing Mondays-Thursdays or fill in for Friday walk-in vaccine clinics as needed. Expect to complete 25-35 surgeries per day on surgery days and see 70+ animals on a Friday vaccine clinic. Must have a minimum of 3 years surgical experience post grad and currently hold an Illinois Veterinary license. Email resume to clinicinfo@southsuburbanhumane.org.

    Closing Date: October 31, 2015 Posted: July 8, 2015
  • Animal Care/Adoption Counselor

    Hinsdale Humane Society

    Hinsdale Humane Society, a well-respected, progressive 62 year old non-profit animal shelter, is seeking a dependable, energetic, dedicated, and hard-working individual to join our staff as a permanent part-time Animal Care/Adoption Counselor. Strong work ethics, love of animals, and excellent interpersonal skills are essential. Weekends and occasional weekdays and holidays required. Experience preferred, but not required. Salary dependent upon experience; minimum starting salary $9.00 an hour. To obtain an Employment Application email info@hinsdalehumanesociety.org. or apply in person at Hinsdale Humane Society, 22 N. Elm Street, Hinsdale, IL. For shelter hours and directions call 630-323-5630.

    Closing Date: August 15, 2015 Posted: July 1, 2015
  • Surgical Prep Tech

    PAWS Chicago

    The Surgical Prep Tech assists the Veterinarian during medical and surgical procedures, monitors anesthesia, administers doses of medications and prepares samples to be sent to outside laboratories.Your responsibilities include and are not limited to, preparing animals for surgical suite. Monitoring animal, draw medications, administer medications, shave, intubate and generally prepare animal for surgery as required by veterinarian including blood draws, IV and performs blood, fecal and urinalysis. Move animal into and out of surgical suite. Maintain visual check on animals throughout the anesthesia process and post-recovery holding area. Preference will be given to applicants who are CVT, although a candidate with a minimum of 3 years technician experience will be considered. Please Apply Here: http://app.hireology.com/s/33338

    Closing Date: September 1, 2015 Posted: June 25, 2015
  • Certified Veterinary Technician

    PAWS Chicago

    The CVT provides 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. The candidate must be credential-eligible in Illinois. Please apply here: http://app.hireology.com/s/33345

    Closing Date: September 1, 2015 Posted: June 25, 2015
  • Relief Veterinarian

    PAWS Chicago

    The Veterinarian is a very key role at PAWS Chicago Lurie Family / Spay Neuter Clinic. This person is responsible for ensuring the highest quality of care for customer-owned and in-house animals present in the facility. Their ability to commit to covering at least 1 surgical shift per month is critical to the success of spay / neuter clinic. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, performing High Volume Spay / Neuter Surgeries – expected to complete 35+ surgeries per day based on mix and ensuring the Clinic stays at a 99% save rate from Surgery.Must have a minimum of 2 years surgical experience post grad and currently holds an IL Veterinary license.

    Closing Date: September 1, 2015 Posted: June 25, 2015
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