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Animal Care Associate (Seasonal)

at Denver Dumb Friends League Jobs

Posted: 9/2/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 375f530f-8396-4ed7-8e89-dde168e367d5

Job Description

Are you compassionate about animals and have a desire to speak for those who cannot?  For over 100 years, the Dumb Friends League has been working to end pet homelessness and animal suffering by providing a strong and steadfast voice for those who cannot speak for themselves. As the largest community-based animal welfare organization in the region, we care for more than 20,000 homeless pets and horses each year at our four facilities and are a national model in animal welfare. If you work well with people too, join our team and help us provide that voice. As an Animal Care Associate, you will be responsible for providing humane care for sheltered animals and maintain kennel facilities.

Responsibilities 

•Provide care, health, and handling of the animals. 

•Assist with coordination of kenneling and movement of animals. 

•Direct and provide guidance for animal care volunteers. 

•Interact with other departments and assist with additional animal care services such as delivery of medication and treatment. 

•Monitor and maintain food and supplies. 

•Perform or assist with maintenance of equipment. 

•Contribute to and lead initiatives to improve processes and procedures.

•Perform euthanasia and related tasks. 

•Perform data entry and documentation to update animal records.

•Act as a resource for volunteers by answering questions, providing training and coaching in the moment, and addressing concerns.