Job Posting 101200

Summer Student Animal Care Worker (except farm)
Edmonton Humane Society
Edmonton area
closed 14 days ago (Thu, 16 May)
canada summer jobs / summer students  •  15.00

Summer Student - Animal Care Worker (except farm)


(Anticipated) Start Date:  Monday, June 24, 2024; End Date:  Friday, August 16, 2024



The Edmonton Humane Society (EHS) has been an animal welfare leader in the Edmonton community since 1907. We strive to be a model of excellence in the advancement of animal welfare and to lead the movement in creating a more humane world. EHS is a safe haven for thousands of homeless animals each year, providing veterinary treatment, behavioral rehabilitation, care, enrichment, and rehoming. Beyond animal sheltering, we engage with the community through various programs and services to support happy, lifelong bonds between people and pets.


The Role

The Animal Care Worker is responsible for providing daily care, feeding cats, and walking dogs for enrichment purposes This position is also responsible for ensuring a high level of care and humane treatment of animals while adhering to shelter policies and procedures.


Key Roles & Responsibilities

This position is responsible for a variety of functions as follows:

  • Daily feeding and cleaning of regular cat wards
  • Socializing with cats and walking dogs in regular wards for enrichment purposes as required
  • Completing feeding/cleaning record sheets for each animal
  • Professionally communicating with staff and volunteers regarding the needs of animals
  • Assist with laundry and washing dishes

Education and Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • General knowledge or past work experience with animals is an asset

Skills and Abilities

As the ideal candidate, you will have a passion for people, performance, and diversity within the lens of animal welfare. You have strong communication skills (both verbal and written) with the ability to work independently and are comfortable dealing with animals of all species and temperaments.



Compensation: $15.00 per hour

Hours: 40 hours a week


How to Apply:

If you are looking for a rewarding career in an exciting fast-paced environment, then we invite you to forward your resume and salary expectations, in confidence, by email to


The Edmonton Humane Society is an equal-opportunity employer and we thank all applicants for submitting their resume. However, only those candidates considered for employment will be contacted.

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