GREAT SUMMER JOB FOR THE RIGHT ANIMAL LOVER
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
For additional information contact CAPS at 825-2277.