Licensed Veterinary Technician
The Seattle Animal Shelter is hiring a Licensed Veterinary Technician
Manager, Community Programs
The role of the Community Programs Manager is someone who is passionate about helping both people and animals, as well as someone who can effectively organize people towards a common goal: stabilizing and reducing the community cat population.
The Veterinary Technician is a trained veterinary professional who will work closely with the Veterinarians, Associate Director, Veterinary Operations and other colleagues providing top-notch veterinary care.
Passionate, dependable animal professionals wanted immediately! Are you an animal whisperer? Are some of your best friends of the four-legged variety? Is an animal finding their forever home a cause for celebration for you? If you answered "yes" to these questions, come talk to us! We are seeking an Shelter Manager who has experience in, and a dedication to, animal welfare and care. You would be Monitoring the activities of the animal care staff and providing direction and feedback. Assisting in the training of animal care staff. Feeding and providing medications for animals in our care. Documenting illnesses and injuries in a computer system. Monitoring animals after surgery. Making decisions about care, especially for animals in distress. Supporting the veterinarians with exams, vaccinations, and treatments. Enjoying the company of like-minded team members. Ready to take the leap? You should be: A great animal handler An individual with previous experience in animal shelters, rescues, or veterinary practices. It's a plus if you're a veterinary assistant or technician! Your skills are really valuable to us! Comfortable with giving vaccinations, understanding medication dosages, and providing treatments such as subQ fluids. This is a position that requires weekend and holiday availability. Because the animals rely on you, and because we rely on you too, you may need to work a flexible schedule. Animal care is not just Mon-Fri! It's a different schedule, but animals cannot take care of themselves and they love the company! Typical hours are 8 to 5.
Events and Community Outreach Coordinator
The Events and Community Outreach Coordinator will plan, coordinate and execute both small- and large-scale events, oversee fundraising activities for the organization and promote the organization within the community to ensure a broad base of funding resources. Responsibilities will include all aspects of events, from coordinating event opportunities, overseeing onsite setup and breakdown, evaluation of potential animals to take to events, securing volunteer and staff attendance, to measurement and evaluating success following each event. This position offers flexible hours and the ability to work remotely at times.