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Location | Birdsboro, Pennsylvania
Position Summary: The Admissions Counselor is a key member of the ARL team, ensuring that animals entering our centers are set up for the best possible outcomes from the very first interaction. By providing safe, supportive environments free of judgement, the Admissions Counselor allows owners and finders of animals to seek assistance without fear or embarrassment.
Location | Tustin, California
OC Animal Care
The RVT will be responsible for providing assistance in the Veterinary Services Unit with restraint for veterinary examinations, assisting in surgery with induction, prep, and recovery of surgical animals, administering medical care and medication prescribed by the Veterinarian, monitoring animals for illnesses and injuries, reporting illnesses and injuries to the Veterinarian, as well as, data entry for impounded animals.
Overall, duties and responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:
Location | San Jose, California
City of San Jose
About the Department
The Department of Public Works is responsible for delivering capital improvement projects for a wide variety of City facilities and infrastructure, maintaining City facilities and fleet assets, facilitating and regulating development activities, and providing animal care and services. The Department is committed to high-quality service, partnering with the community, and providing an excellent environment in which to work.
Position & Duties
Location | Charlotte, North Carolina
Humane Society of Charlotte
The Humane Society of Charlotte is seeking a Part-Time CPDT certified Animal Enrichment Specialist for our main shelter location. The Animal Enrichment Specialist is responsible for assisting the Behavior and Intake Programs Manager with the development, implementation, and monitoring of the public training programs and shelter animal behavior programs.
Location | Dublin, California
East Bay SPCA
The EBSPCA Shelter in Dublin is looking for Animal Care Coordinators. This is a great opportunity to enhance your current animal handling and behavioral assessment expertise.
Location | Kanab, Utah
Best Friends Animal Society
The Sanctuary Groomer supports Best Friends Animal Society’s lifesaving objectives by ensuring animals in our care (primarily dogs, cats, and rabbits) are groomed for health, well-being, and presentation to potential adopters.
Location | New York, New York
Animal Care Centers of NYC
Senior Manager, Foster and Adoption Programs
Animal Care Centers of NYC has a goal that is simple and powerful; we are striving to end animal homelessness in NYC. We’re currently looking for a Senior Manager, Foster and Adoption Programs, to help support ACC’s mission by connecting pets and people through temporary foster homes and shelter/offsite adoptions as well as to provide leadership, oversight and strategic planning to ensure the sustainable and growth for the programs moving forward.
Location | Chestertown, Maryland
The Animal Care Shelter for Kent County
The Animal Care Shelter for Kent County (formerly Humane Society) is an open-admissions shelter that is nearly 60 years old. Our DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS (DOO) is responsible for the health, welfare and placement of all animals in our care. Also as important is providing motivating leadership and supportive supervision to about a dozen staff.
Location | Berkeley, California
Berkeley Humane is seeking a part-time Hospital Adoption Specialist to assist with veterinary procedures, prescription fulfillment, data entry/record management and supporting the Adoption Department by providing exceptional customer service, ensuring that all medical information, prescriptions and waivers are accurate, supporting animal care needs and processing adoptions. 50% paid benefits. Pay $16-17 hr. To apply visit https://berkeleyhumane.org/Employment
Location | NEWTON, Kansas
Caring Hands Humane Society
Caring Hands Humane Society Animal Shelter seeks a part-time Veterinarian for medical care.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Provide vaccines, exams, and basic veterinary care.
Provide direction, guidance, and training for shelter staff and volunteers.
Create accurate medical records in shelter management system for actions performed, medications prescribed, and notes for staff to follow regarding any treatments.
Prescribe medications as needed.
Location | Noble, Oklahoma
Job Title: Wildlife Care Manager
Reports to: Executive Director
Supervises: Team Leaders
Classification: Exempt, full-time, salary
Salary: Competitive and based on experience
Effective Date: 12/2/19
Applications Due: 1/3/20
Location | Hyde Park , New York
Dutchess County SPCA
Position: Veterinary Technician
Exempt/Non-Exempt: Non-Exempt, full time position
Hours and days will vary depending on organizational needs. Includes weekend and holiday work.
Immediate Supervisor: Medical Practice Manager
Availability: Veterinary Technicians must work within the needs of the organization. This may include holiday or weekend work.
Location | Hyde Park, New York
Dutchess County SPCA
Availability: The Medical Practice Manager must work within the needs of the organization. This may include holiday or weekend work.
General Position Summary:
The Medical Practice Manager is responsible for managing the administrative aspects of the medical department. The medical department consists of shelter animals as well as the public health clinic.
Location | Remote, Remote/Telework Position
Dogs Playing for Life
Reporting directly to the Chief Innovation Officer, the Director of Development oversees all activities related to philanthropic giving for operating, capital and planned giving funds. In partnership with the Chief Innovation Officer, Chief Executive Officer and other key volunteers and staff, the Director of Development provides leadership, management and coordination for the fundraising campaigns and outreach efforts.
Location | Greenwwood, South Carolina
Humane Society of Greenwood
The Executive Director of the Humane Society of Greenwood directs programs, operations and policies in addition to managing all department heads and indirectly managing staff. While providing leadership of daily operations of the facility within the Board of Directors’ framework of policies, an understanding of the nationally defined No-Kill movement is imperative.
Key Areas of Responsibility include, but not limited to:
• Strategic Planning
• Fiscal Management
• Fund Development
• Leadership and Management
• Community Relations
Location | Chicago, Illinois
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 residing at the PAWS Chicago Satellite Location. This includes: daily feeding, medicating and cleaning of all animal areas, maintaining accurate records and ensuring adequate enrichment opportunities.
Lead Animal Caregivers be self-motivated and possess excellent communication skills.
Duties and Responsibilities
Location | Columbia, South Carolina
Pawmetto Lifeline is a non-profit rescue organization that strives towards the goal of a no-kill community and state through adoption, pet retention, rescue partnerships, and medical services. The employees are the passion within the organization and work hard to help every animal in the community and believe that no pet should die simply because they are homeless.
Location | Jacksonville, Florida
City of Jacksonville
The City of Jacksonville, Florida, is seeking a Part-Time Animal Behavior Coordinator. This is technical work in the identification of behavior problems, evaluation of concerning behaviors and creation, implementation and execution of behavior modification and training protocol.
Open requirements include:
• Three years of education and/or technical experience in animal husbandry, professional animal handling and care experience and
• A minimum of one-year experience in a shelter or animal welfare environment.
Location | Lakeland, Florida
SPCA Florida is seeking a skilled, positive, and professional, high volume spay/neuter Veterinarian with a depth of shelter medicine knowledge to join our facility in beautiful Lakeland, FL.
Primary responsibilities include high volume spay/neuter surgeries for shelter along with the feral cats. Candidates should skillfully perform surgeries such as amputations, FHOs, dentals and abdominal procedures.
DVM or VMD degree from an accredited university
Licensed in Florida or ability to become licensed prior to employment
Location | Glen Ellyn, Illinois
Forest Preserve District of DuPage County
Answer the wildlife hotline and provide detailed technical information on natural history, humane wildlife deterrent techniques, evaluations and recommendations related to injured, ill and orphaned wildlife
Admitting triaging wildlife patients including providing information, creating charts and wildlife handling
Location | Martinez, California
Contra Costa County
Contra Costa County's Animal Services Department is committed to protecting the health, safety and well-being of all people and animals in our community. Lifesaving is our guiding principal. We will shelter homeless, abandoned and lost animals, work to keep and place animals in safe, caring homes, and provide education and services to enhance the lives of people, their animal companions, and to strengthen the human-animal bond. We are currently looking to add one new Animal Center Operations Coordinator to our dedicated team.
Location | Providence, Rhode Island
Providence Animal Rescue League (PARL)
The Providence Animal Rescue League (PARL), Rhode Island’s oldest animal shelter, is searching for our next Executive Director. PARL is an open admission 10,000 square foot urban animal shelter located in downtown Providence in the heart of the historic and vibrant jewelry district, serving communities throughout Rhode Island and beyond. Our services and programs include: animal sheltering, adoption, low-cost spay and neuter services, and vaccination clinics. PARL served over 2,000 animals in 2018.
Location | Charlotte, North Carolina
Humane Society of Charlotte
The Community Outreach Coordinator is responsible for facilitating Humane Society of Charlotte Outreach programming. This includes the Pet Food Pantry and general Outreach response.
The Community Outreach Coordinator assists citizens by collaborating with social service agencies to find best possible solutions for people and their pet(s) and models a positive impression of HSC through professional and kind interactions with others.
Location | San Diego, California
San Diego Humane Society
San Diego Humane Society is hiring a Full-Time Regular Humane Educator to join our Community Engagement team!