Animal Care Coordinator

Work Days: Part time, work days negotiable. Weekend work required. Number of hours negotiable.
Salary: $18/hour
Start Date: August 2022

Animal Care Coordinators care for dogs at our onsite locations. Locations include Logan Square, Bucktown, and Irving Park. Shift times are 8am-10am, 1:30pm-3:30pm, and 6pm-8pm. Shift times and days will vary and a successful candidate will be open to on call hours.

 

Duties:

  • Clean kennels
  • Feed and medicate dogs
  • Walk and socialize with dogs on site
  • Manage volunteers during shift times
  • Ensure a clean and orderly environment
  • Follow established OTAT policies and protocols
  • Monitor medical and behavioral health with adoptable animals
  • Communicate and coordinate with other OTAT staff members as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Job Requirements:

  • Experience working with dogs using positive reinforcement techniques preferred
  • Comfort and ability to handle a variety of sizes and temperaments required
  • Shelter or rescue experience preferred
  • A love for working with both people and dogs
  • Excellent email communication skills
  • An attention to detail and willingness to commit to excellency in administrative tasks
  • A positive outlook and a sense of humor
  • Ability to work independently, balanced with an ability to work within a team and ensure a collaborative approach
  • Ability to manage emotional aspects of rescue work in a professional manner

 

Email resume and brief cover letter to [email protected]