Shelter Jobs

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WSHS is seeking a part-time Animal Care Assistant. Animal Care Assistants act as 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, performing health checks, vaccinating and medicating shelter animals; daily feeding and cleaning of the animals; maintaining all necessary animal care supplies; transporting animals to vet appointments 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. Candidates should possess a strong understanding of feline/canine 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.  Must be energetic, have a friendly attitude and be a team player.  WSHS offers benefits.  Candidates must be available to work From 7 am to 2 pm, Monday through Friday. Please email a resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or fax to 630-960-9604.



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