Part-time Animal Behavior and Enrichment Coordinator
Performs specialized work assisting the Enrichment section of the Animal Care and Control Division. Manages dog playgroups; conducts training; handles animals; assesses animal behavior after intake; assists in developing animal training and enrichment programs to increase animal adoptions and live release rate, and reduce euthanasia of animals. Work is performed under the Shelter Operations Manager.
Animal Care Specialist
Cares for and feeds impounded animals. Maintains animal housing according to sanitary standards; aids in the euthanasia of impounded animals; maintains animal inventory. Assists the public with animal adoptions and with the redemption of their lost animals.
Veterinary Technician - San Luis Valley
Are you compassionate about animals and have a desire to speak for those who cannot? For over 100 years, the Dumb Friends League has been working to end pet homelessness and animal suffering by providing a strong and steadfast voice for those who cannot speak for themselves. As the largest community-based animal welfare organization in the region, we care for more than 20,000 homeless pets and horses each year at our four facilities and are a national model in animal welfare. If you work well with people too, join our team and help us provide that voice. The Veterinary Technician position has a high level of responsibility and impact on the Dumb Friends League. This individual will utilize their technical abilities to create and assist in outcomes for animals at the shelter and beyond. Veterinary technicians collaborate with all other departments within the League to provide animal handling and treatment, along with training and leadership. The candidate selected for this role will be a certified veterinary technician or have relevant proven experience in surgery and emergency medicine. The ideal candidate will have exceptional customer service experience, proven ability to be a team player and ability to independently problem solve. Purpose of Position: Provide medical care and treatment for shelter animals. Provide medical care and treatment of both shelter and owned animals during all parts of surgery.
Overnight Veterinary Technician - Shelter
Are you a skilled veterinary technician with the experience needed to work independently? The League is looking for an Overnight Veterinary Technician. This key role within our Shelter Veterinary Services team, works with our Overnight Veterinary Assistants to manage critical care cases, patient diagnostics, vaccinations, and other responsibilities during an overnight shift. This is a critical position, directly supporting the League’s mission to end animal homelessness and animal suffering. This position is located at the League’s Leslie A. Malone Center at 2080 S. Quebec Street in Denver, Colorado. Purpose of Position: Provide overnight medical care and treatment for animals.