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Location | Columbus, Ohio
Franklin County Animal Care & Control
The primary purpose of the Behavior Coordinator classification is to assess dogs for foster, rescue or adoption placement and to enhance and assess the lives of the canine population ensuring the ‘Five Freedoms’ are met. Develop, manage and perform ongoing enrichment exercises.
Location | Evans, Colorado
Humane Society of Weld County
Location | Naples, Florida
Humane Society Naples
Do you have experience and education in socialization and training of shelter dogs?
Do you have experience leading, teaching, and guiding a team of employees and volunteers?
Are you passionate about helping dogs with behavioral challenges get ready for life in a home?
Location | Gainesville, Florida
Alachua County Board of County Commissioners
NOTE: TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS VACANCY, ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE AT: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/alachua
SALARY: $16.39 Hourly
Location | Colorado Springs, Colorado
Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region
This position focuses on assisting customers and the HSPPR Customer Service Department with intake decisions related to behavior concerns. Veterinary medical issues may also be present, but the focus is behavior. It requires decision making based on experience, education, research and analysis for a variety of species, but most of the cases will be dogs.
This position serves as a backup to the Behavior and Placement Coordinator and supports the Behavior Program.
The position also assists the Feline Program and the Transfer Program.
Location | Kanab, Utah
Best Friends Animal Society
Location: Kanab, Utah - Best Friends Animal Sanctuary
Summary: This role oversees the development of Best Friends Animal Society's behavior and training programs in support of Best Friends no kill mission. This position is the Sanctuary based training and behavior resource for Best Friends' regional centers, national programs, and Network Partners relating to dogs.
Location | New Hope, Pennsylvania
Bucks County SPCA
Bucks County SPCA is hiring for a full-time team member on our Animal Behavior team. This person will split their time between our shelters in Lahaska and Quakertown. The essential functions of this job will require the applicant to be comfortable with shelter animals with an unknown history, including some who may be aggressive. Animal evaluations, training to help with adoption placement, behavior modification and environmental enrichment are all crucial functions. The applicant should have a minimum of 2 years’ experience working with cats and dogs in a shelter environment.
Location | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
FSLA Status: Exempt
Understanding an animal’s behavioral needs is one of the best ways we can support them - whether
providing resources to keep them in their homes, ensuring staff and volunteers are well trained and able
to meet their needs, or helping create and facilitate placement plans based on their unique
circumstances. Drawing on industry best practice, emerging research and trends, and endeavors in
which we can engage public and volunteer support, the Behavior Manager creates an overall plan for
Location | Peoa , Utah
Nuzzles & Co - Pet Rescue and Adoption
It will be the responsibility of the Cat Coordinator, to maintain a high quality of care for all cats in the Nuzzles and Co. Program regarding training and daily enrichment. To observe and report on any behavior, training and medical needs as soon as abnormal signs are noticed to the Cat Manager. To assist in training staff and volunteers on kennel care and daily enrichment activities. It is also the responsibility of the Cat Coordinator to move available cats to the Adoption Center or Petco location dependent on the cats needs. To assist in TNR efforts within the community.
Location | Birdsboro, Pennsylvania
Animal Rescue League of Berks County
If you are someone that likes to help dogs figure out how to be successful companions through patience, discipline and positive reinforcement then this may be a great fit for you. We are looking for experienced dog handlers that have a passion to work with dogs that are stressed and need a little TLC before they can go to their new homes. Shelter life comes with a difference set of challenges for the most well adjusted animals and sometimes the animals that come into a shelter already have challenges that are heightened due to shelter stress.
Location | Arlington, Virginia
Animal Welfare League of Arlington
The Animal Training and Behavior Associate will assist with all aspects of the training and behavior program for the League. If you are looking for a position that has a direct impact on the lives of animals and people, come work with us! This is a part time position based in Arlington, Virginia.
Location | Oakland, California
East Bay SPCA
The Manager of Behavior and Training is responsible for operating all aspects of the behavior and training department. The East Bay SPCA Behavior and Training department is a flagship shelter behavior program that works to keep animals in homes and to foster the human-animal bond by providing high-quality behavior assistance and educational resources both externally to the community and internally to shelter staff and volunteers. The department oversees administration of public-facing group classes, seminars, webinars, handouts, a behavior helpline and private consultations.
Location | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Humane Animal Rescue
The Behavior and Training Manager administers animal behavior and enrichment programs, training's, and assessments. Work includes conducting animal training and activities to include positive reinforcement; developing animal training techniques; determining canine play groups; performing canine temperament testing; assessing and evaluating new animal training methods and equipment; teaching proper methods to others; developing curriculum; and, designing training aids.
Location | Boston, Massachusetts
Animal Rescue League of Boston
The Animal Care Manager will serve as a critical resource to facilitate the development and achievement of ARL’s strategic plans and goals as it relates to the Brewster Animal Care and Adoption Facility. Supporting this responsibility, the Manager will manage and provide direct supervision to the Brewster Animal Care Assistant Manager, Admission Supervisor, and Animal Care and Adoption Agents.
The position will report to the Director of Animal Care Operations and have a role in the Animal Welfare Management Group.