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Kennel Staff

Can Do Canines is seeking an individual to serve as a Kennel Staff to work in the kennel, providing care and feeding of our dogs.

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 kennel 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!

EXPERIENCE, QUALIFICATION, AND AVAILABILITY 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 (and ability) of safe methods of lifting up to 60 pounds is required. 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.

Part Time / Approximately 10-15 hours/week with the possible opportunity for more hours in the future as we expand and grow. Average 3-4 shifts per week and 3 of 4 weekends per month on a rotating schedule are required as well as availability to work some holidays. Shift hours are approximately 2 1/2- 4 1/2 hours in length and will vary depending upon whether morning, mid-day or evening shift.

THIS POSITION IS WEEKENDS and EVENINGS. Wage is $10/hour.

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. You must also be able to work in inclement weather as the dogs need to go out regardless of weather conditions.

Applicants should be able to begin as soon as Friday, July 3, 2015, if hired.

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Please e-mail your cover letter and resume no later than Friday, July 3, 2015, to hr@can-do-canines.org.

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

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

Phone calls and video resumes will not be accepted.

Can Do Canines is an Equal Opportunity Employer.