Summer Student - Animal Care Worker (except farm)
(Anticipated) Start Date: Monday, June 5, 2023; End Date: Monday, July 31, 2023
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 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:
Education and Requirements
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: $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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