Summer Student, Veterinary Attendant (PALS Mobile Unit)
(Anticipated) Start Date: Wednesday, June 6, 2022; End Date: Monday, July 25, 2022
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 PALS Mobile (PALS - MVU) Animal Health Summer Student will contribute to departmental organization by supporting the on-board functioning of the outreach arm of the low-cost spay- neuter initiative. This role will provide support with on-boarding and off-boarding of the Mobile Unit, processing of surgical patients records and surgical equipment sterilization. This position will have the opportunity to assist the medical team members with animal restraint, handling, and various duties as described. This position will ensure the medical department maintains a high level of care, organization, and humane treatment of all animals.
Key Roles & Responsibilities
This position is responsible for a variety of functions as follows:
Off and On-Boarding Mobile PALS unit
General shelter tasks (assisting VMA, RVT, and Vets)
On-board assistance as needed
Education and Requirements
Skills and Abilities
As the ideal candidate, you will have a passion for people, performance and diversity (within lens of animal welfare. You have excellent communications skills (both verbal and written), ability to work independently and in fast paced environment.
You are comfortable dealing with animals of all species and temperaments.
Compensation: $15.00 an hour.
Hours: 40 hours a week.
How to Apply:
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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