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Job Number:  30283
Dog Health & Kennel Coordinator
Job Posted: Thursday, 13 October 2016
Closing Date: Friday, 4 November 2016
(in 12 days)
Dogs with Wings Assistance Dog Society
Region: Edmonton area Type: Full time
Location: Edmonton Salary: (not entered)

Since 1996, Dogs with Wings has been providing highly-skilled assistance dogs to Albertans living with disabilities. With over 250 volunteers active across the province, we are known for innovative programming that is responsive to our clients’ needs.


Term:              Full Time Permanent, 40 hours per week

Location:        Edmonton, Alberta

Reporting to:  Director of Client Services


The Health & Kennel Coordinator position will appeal to someone who is in good physical health and has the stamina to juggle various duties in a busy environment. The successful candidate must be able to accept direction from other members of staff and to collaborate with other staff as a team member. The successful candidate will also be expected to be cheerful, friendly, and respectful with our various volunteers. A positive attitude and flexibility is a must! This position requires that you have your Class 5 Alberta Operators License with a clean abstract.




  • Basic canine health care of dogs on site and off site including grooming, nails, bathing, weights, basic health checks, health records maintenance.
  • Arranging and liaising with veterinary services as required on an on-call basis.
  • Scheduling and supervising volunteers to maintain healthy, safe and sanitary conditions in kennel and training areas.
  • Placing and receiving orders for dog food and other related supplies
  • Providing handling sessions to new volunteers and assisting other members of training staff in assigned duties.
  • Representing DWW in a positive manner in their dealings with members of the public, volunteers and other members of staff.



  • Preferred education in an animal related field such as animal science, veterinary health, or
  • Minimum two years’ experience in veterinary services, or training and raising dogs
  • Clean drivers abstract and criminal record check
  • Current First Aid Certification
  • AHT Certification is desired


Closing Date:  November 4, 2016

Salary:             based on experience/education

Interested candidates are invited to submit their cover letter and resume to:


Cathy Cross

Interim Executive Director

Dogs with Wings Assistance Dog Society

11343 174 St. NW

Edmonton  AB  T5S 0B7


We thank all applicants for their interest; however only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.


How to Apply:
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Fax: 780-944-9571
Contact Details:
Cathy Cross
Dogs with Wings Assistance Dog Society
11343 174 St NW
Edmonton, AB, T5S 0B7

Tel: 780-944-8011
www:   www.dogswithwings.ca

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