Employment

JOB TITLE: Kennel Staff

CATEGORY: Animal Care

ORGANIZATION SUMMARY:

Can Do Canines is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for people with disabilities by creating mutually beneficial partnerships with specially trained dogs.

LOCATION: New Hope

SALARY: $10/hour

TYPE: Part Time / Approximately 10 hours/week with the possible opportunity for more hours in the future as we expand and grow.

DEADLINE: 3/1/17

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Do you love animals? Do you like helping people? Join us in our mission, by providing excellent care to our program dogs and their feline co-workers! Feed and care for our program dogs at our facility. The job requires some heavy lifting, heavy-duty cleaning of kennels, managing groups of dogs for exercise time, bathing and grooming of dogs, ability to assist with & perform nail trims on dogs and administer various medications etc. Feed, clean-up after, and care for two facility cats. Cleaning the kennel is an essential function of this position!

Shift hours are approximately 2.5 – 6 hours in length and will vary depending upon whether morning, mid-day or evening shift.

THIS POSITION IS WEEKENDS and EVENINGS. Average 2 shifts per week and 3 of 4 weekends per month on a rotating schedule are required as well as availability to work some holidays. The ideal candidate will live close to our facility – the health of our dogs (and cats) is our first priority, so your reliability and perfect attendance are crucial to the position. Occasional weekday availability a plus. You must also be able to work in inclement weather as the dogs need to go out regardless of weather conditions.

EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Some experience working with animals is required, volunteer/intern/unpaid experience is valid and should be included in your resume. Kennel experience is preferred. Understanding of (and ability to perform) safe methods of lifting up to 60 pounds is required. Must have a willingness to be flexible enough to perform various tasks as requested. The ideal candidate will possess a positive attitude and a love for dogs! We are a non-smoking facility.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please e-mail your cover letter and resume no later than Wednesday, March 1st, 2017 to hr@can-do-canines.org

In the subject line, put: Your Last Name, Your First Name – Kennel Staff

Phone calls and video resumes will not be accepted.

Applicants should be able to begin as soon as Wednesday, March 1st 2017 if hired.

Tell us why you think you should be the person we hire!

• Location: New Hope

• Compensation: $10/hour

• This is a part-time job.

• This is at a non-profit organization.

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• Please, no phone calls about this job!

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