Job Description

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. If you work well with people too, join our team and help us provide that voice.

Purpose of Position: Provide assistance to patrons relinquishing animals to the League.


Deliver high-level customer service to the League’s patrons
Provide daily animal relinquishment, stray, and evaluation services
Provide end-of-life care for animals at their owner’s request
Interview patrons to gather information to create animal records in Chameleon database
Manage emotionally difficult situations with strong communication skills
Provide information about League resources and programs
Prepare and reconcile statements of daily financial transactions
Safely handle, restrain, and move animals. This includes coordination and movement to address contagion concerns
Perform basic behavior and health evaluation to determine path of animal
Administer vaccinations and preventative medications
Administer medications as directed to shelter animals
Communicate with other departments to coordinate and assist with care of shelter animals
Contribute to and lead initiatives to improve processes and procedures
Clean and sanitize evaluation and intake areas
Adhere to all League safety, training, and handling and transportation protocols to ensure that the Shelter environment is safe for animals, the public, volunteers and other employees.
Wear required identification and use personal protective clothing and safety equipment as defined by League policies and procedures
Perform euthanasia and related tasks.
Compensation: $20.00 - $20.90 per hour (starting pay commensurate with market, experience, and equity)

This is a full time job

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Closing Date: Monday, June 10, 2024

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