Summer Student, Veterinary Attendant
(Anticipated) Start Date: Monday, May 7, 2023; End Date: Sunday July 2, 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 Health Summer Student will contribute to departmental organization by assisting with administrative related duties. They will contribute to shelter animal wellbeing by assisting the medical team members with animal restraint, handling, VMA surgery duties, and other 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:
General Shelter Tasks (assisting VMA, RVT and Vets)
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:
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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