Animal Care Specialist
Whispering Willows Senior Dog Sanctuary is hiring! Come join our team and be part of a rewarding, compassionate mission. You will help provide a safe, happy place to play and work! Applicants must be 18 years of age to apply.
- Monitor dogs at play
- Observe/recognize body language/behavior
- Develop connections with each dog by staying hands on and engaged with the pack.
- Comfort the anxious
- Calm the excitable
- Reassure the hesitant
- Redirect the inappropriate
- Be prepared to immediately intervene as a pack leader to avoid personality conflict
- Cleaning and sanitizing throughout the day
- Able to stand on your feet throughout your shift
-Must have personal, reliable transportation
-Experience with animal care is a plus
-Not afraid of POOOOO (really)
-Excellent cleaning skills (lives truly depend on this)
-Ability to lift at least 50 pounds (there are chonky dogs here!)
-Willing to be a team player and a part of the Woof-Pack family!
-Be rewarded with un-ending kisses, hugs, and love from all the senior dogs! The love from all of the Woof-Pack is truly amazing!
Animal Care Specialists are responsible for the daily care of the senior dogs at Whispering Willows. They will ensure proper care and treatment of all seniors in accordance with the organization’s mission and vision. You have to be kind, compassionate, but having a sense of humor definitely is a bonus!
Hiring for full-time and part-time positions. Shifts are 6 am to 1:30 pm or 1:30 pm to 9 pm. All shifts include weekends and holidays.
⭐ Training is hands-on with fast paced learning.⭐ Extremely fast paced environment with constant change. Must be able to adapt quickly and have a compassionate heart!