Would you like to work for an organization that helps rescue, adopt and love the most vulnerable animals in our county? Are you passionate about animal welfare and want to make a difference in the community and the lives of animals? If so, come join our team at Berkeley Humane!
Berkeley Humane is looking for a temporary, part-time Adoption Animal Care Specialist to perform cleaning, feeding, and basic medical and behavioral care duties for dogs and cats to ensure that animals housed at Berkeley Humane maintain high quality of life and health. Exceptional customer service, strong organization, attention to detail, and the ability to flourish in a fast-paced environment are very important. Dependability, follow through, time management, efficient communication, and flexibility are key.
Berkeley Humane is a local, independent, nonprofit organization that provides complete care for homeless animals, from rescue to rehabilitation to placement. We match animals with loving and committed adopters, strengthen the human-animal bond, and promote the humane treatment of animals. For more information about Berkeley Humane, please visit www.berkeleyhumane.org.
*Provide outstanding customer service in-person, via email, and by telephone, to staff, volunteers, donors, partners, and all members of the public.
*Ensure all daily animal care duties, including cleaning, feeding, medicating, and enrichment, are completed according to Berkeley Humane guidelines.
*Provide adoption counseling and animal selection assistance, enter computer data, complete necessary paperwork, and perform follow-up services.
*Train, coordinate, and support volunteers; provide direction, and explain protocols and policies.
*Walk dogs of all sizes, and a variety of temperaments.
*Give belly rubs and receive slobbery kisses.
*Give kitten love and receive purrs and kitty head bunts.
*Serve as resource to the community by effectively imparting knowledge of animal welfare.
*Actively promote Berkeley Humane programs and events to adopters, volunteers, staff, and public.
1. High School diploma or equivalent;
2. One to two years of verifiable hands-on professional or volunteer experience in the care, feeding, and handing of animals in a facility that cares for and/or houses animals (e.g. animal care/control agency, humane society, veterinary hospital, boarding or pet day care facility, or shelter) working principally with cats and dogs.
3. Demonstrated experience in dealing and communicating effectively and tactfully with the public.
4. Proven ability to take initiative and be a team player; ability to multi-task and handle fast-paced, demanding initiatives while maintaining a positive demeanor.
Submit a resume and cover letter to email@example.com with "Temp AACS" on the subject line. In your email, you must list your experience in animal care. Your documents must be in Word or PDF format to be considered. For a detailed job description, please visit our website at: https://berkeleyhumane.org/Employment
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