ANIMAL CARE LEAGUE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES:
ACL is looking for a part-time employee to act as a site manager for offsite and special adoption events. Responsibilities would include: transporting animals to/from events, managing volunteers, ensuring safety of animals and public, enthusiastically promoting animals available and engaging visitors, conducting adoption counseling and completion of adoption paperwork. Candidates must have strong animal handling skills, extraordinary people skills, and a passion for match-making. Candidates must also possess a strong understanding of animal behavior and best practices for care and be able to articulate that to potential adopters.
Minimum 1 yr of animal handling experience required. Previous shelter experience with adoption counseling preferred. Must have a clean driving record, be able to life 50lbs, and be comfortable driving the animal transport vehicle.
Please send resume and cover letter to: Hannah Voss at email@example.com
Animal Care Technician - Part-Time
· Seeking enthusiastic, hard working individuals to provide quality daily care for animals. Responsibilities include cleaning and disinfecting of kennels and cages, sweeping, mopping, laundry, dish washing, feeding of animals, administering medications,and monitoring sick, quarantined and injured animals. Candidates must possess an ability to multi-task, good time management and organization skills and enjoy being part of a team. This is a rewarding yet physically demanding job. Candidates possess a strong work ethic, an ability to work in a fast paced and ever changing environment and be able to lift 50#. One year animal experience preferred. High school graduate or higher. This is a part time a.m. position and may include weekends and holidays. This is not a seasonal position.
Required experience: Animal sheltering or similar preferred: 1 year
To apply, please forward cover letter and resume to Marci Watt, Shelter Manager, 1011 Garfield, Oak Park, IL 60304 or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Animal Care League is currently hiring match-makers to work with potential adopters and help them find their best fit! Adoption Counselors are responsible for engaging visitors, conveying information about animals available for adoption, conducting adoption counseling including completing paperwork and contracts as well as facilitating dog-to-dog introductions. Adoption Counselors also staff our front office during open hours so are responsible for answering phones, answering e-mails, sorting donations, etc.
The ideal candidate would be a customer service driven individual with a passion for shelter animals. Candidates must possess strong computer skills, be able to multi-task, prioritize, and have a strong understanding of animal behavior and best practices for care and be able to articulate that to potential adopters.
Minimum 1 yr of animal handling experience required. Previous shelter experience with adoption counseling preferred.
Please send resume and cover letter to: Marci Watt at email@example.com
Intake & Enrichment Coordinator-Part Time
The Intake & Enrichment Coordinator acts as a support for animal managers and assists with all functions from Intake to Adoption. Responsibilities include: Assisting with behavior evaluations; assisting with animal intake through inside and outside animal control partners; assisting with animal enrichment programs; providing support and input on foster and owner relinquishment programs; assisting with other day to day responsibilities such as administering vaccines, taking photos, creating files, doing rounds/conducting inventory, animal transports, training of kennel staff/volunteers, cleaning/feeding/medicating animals, etc.
The ideal candidate would be a creative, solutions-minded individual who possesses a strong understanding of animal behavior, and who has 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.
Minimum 1 year minimum shelter (or relative) experience working with dogs and cats is required. Experience with small animals preferred. Experience working with shelter programs (foster, adoptions, owner surrender, community outreach, etc.) preferred. Must be comfortable working with animals of all sizes, breeds and temperaments. Must have a clean driving record, be able to life 50lbs, and be comfortable driving the animal transport vehicle.
Please send resume and cover letter to Gabrielle Zenoni at firstname.lastname@example.org
Animal Care League is seeking a veterinary technician to assist our veterinarians with duties in the Chatka Ruggerio Spay/Neuter Clinic as well as in the shelter. Responsibilities would include: assisting in diagnostic, medical and surgical procedures, administering vaccines, providing medical treatment to animals in our care, creating and maintaining computerized medical records, anesthetic induction, intubation, and assisting with high-volume surgeries and recovery, providing client education, cleaning of surgical instruments, equipment, and kennels.
The ideal candidate would have experience and a comfort level working in a fast-paced environment in combination with exceptional organizational and inter-personal skills.
Minimum of 1 year experience in a shelter, spay/neuter clinic, or fast paced veterinary office required. Experience with exotics preferred.
Please send resume to Kira Robson at email@example.com
Animal Care League is seeking an experienced part-time/relief veterinarian for the Chatka Ruggiero Spay/Neuter Clinic to conduct spay/neuter surgery on cat and dogs for both clinic clients, as well as our internal animals. Responsibilities would also include providing basic and critical care for animals in our adoption program and stray animals being housed in our facility, perform necropsies as needed, perform euthanasia as needed, provide training/mentoring to other vets, as well as vet techs in the internship program, and assisting with vaccine clinics and other community outreach initiatives.
The ideal candidate would be a motivated, organized, positive, compassionate, team player.
Must have experience with shelter medicine and high volume spay/neuter with the ability to perform 20 surgeries per day. Experience with exotics preferred.
Please send resume and salary history to Kira Robson at firstname.lastname@example.org