Position:   Shelter Assistant with CAPS (Companion Animal Protection Society) in Annapolis County             240 hours spanning a period of 8-9 weeks, beginning June 25, 2018 Remuneration: minimum wage Applicant will report directly to CAPS Chair.

Applications close: May 18, 2018

Job description Under the supervision of our CAPS Chairperson, the successful applicant will be working directly with the animals at our largest shelter in Margaretsville, Annapolis County. Duties will include, but not be limited to:

 Daily changing/washing of litters

 Daily feeding of animals

 Daily cleaning of shelter facilities

 Laundry as required

 Assist with hands-on animal care and grooming, as required

 Administering medications as required, under supervision

 Documenting all procedures and medications

 Transportation of animals to and from veterinary appointments

 Helping with fund raising events, on and off site

 Office duties (answering phone, filing, charting) as required

 Other duties as required


 Canadian citizen or permanent resident

 Registered as a full time student in preceding academic year

 Is a full time student in secondary, post-secondary, university, vocational or technical program

 Returning to school, full time, in the fall

 Age 19 years or older

 Current driver’s license and access to transportation
 Minimum computer literacy skills

 Passion for animals

 Experience working with companion animals -particularly cats

 Strong self-starter with initiative, able to follow direction

 Trustworthy, able to work alone

 Ability to work in an environment with various scents associated with cleaning solutions, disinfectants and animals.

 Uphold confidentiality standards

 Must be exceedingly well organized, capable, motivated, possess a strong work ethic

 Ability to positively interact with the public, staff and other volunteers

 Experience with CAPS is not required, but would be an asset

Schedule: To be negotiated.

The position entails a very flexible schedule with a combination of weekday and weekend hours. Thank you for your interest in CAPS. However, only those applicants who meet the above minimum requirements will be contacted for an interview.

Please e-mail resume, including three references to

For additional information contact CAPS at 825-2277.