Animal Care Coordinator

Department: Animal Care
Reports to: Shelter Director
Salary: $18/hourly
Direct Reports: None
Key Work Partners: Dog foster coordinators, facility staff members, volunteers

Tentative schedule includes: Mornings Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday. Afternoons Sunday, and Evenings Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.

Overview: The Animal Care Coordinator is a part time, onsite role. The ACC is responsible for running animal care shifts across all OTAT facilities, including directing volunteers, ensuring animals receive meals, medications, exercise/enrichment, and cleaning as directed, facility cleanliness, and other tasks as indicated by facility managers and Shelter Director.

Job duties:

Animal Care

  • Feeding animals according to guidelines
  • Administering medications according to guidelines
  • Cleaning enclosures/kennels according to guidelines
  • Providing adequate exercise, enrichment and elimination relief according to guidelines
  • Documenting and communicating all medical and behavioral concerns in accordance with OTAT policy.

Volunteer Engagement

  • Engaging with volunteers on shifts to direct, educate, and encourage participation
  • Ensure all tasks are completed during volunteer shifts
  • Record all feedback on animal health and behavior as reported by volunteers

Facility Cleaning

  • Completing all cleaning tasks according to facility checklist
  • Ensuring facility supplies are stocked and ready for the next shift.
  • Notifying facility manager or Shelter Director of any maintenance issues or needs.

Email resume or experience list to [email protected]. Dog handling experience is required.