Job Posting 83753

Animal Care Worker (except farm)
Edmonton Humane Society
Edmonton area
Edmonton Humane Society , 13620 – 163 Street NW, Edmonton, AB
closes in 9 days (Sun, 5 Jun)
canada summer jobs / summer students  •  $ 15:00 an hour

Summer Student - Animal Care Worker (except farm)

Two Positions Available

(Anticipated) Start Date:  Wednesday, June 6, 2022; End Date:  Monday, July 25, 2022

 

ABOUT EHS

The Edmonton Humane Society has been an animal welfare leader in the Edmonton community since 1907. We are more than a shelter and a safe haven for the thousands of animals in our care each year. We play a key role in the Edmonton region by enriching the lives of people and their companion animals not only through our sheltering, but through our programs, services, and community engagement.

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 to 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
  • Communicating with staff and volunteers in a respectful and professional manner regarding the needs of animals
  • Provide assistance 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 communications skills (both verbal and written) with the ability to work independently and are comfortable dealing with animals of all species and temperaments .

Compensation/Hours

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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