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Kennel Assistants Part-Time

Be a part of the Sioux Falls Area Humane Society.
We are looking for a team player to grow with our team and be flexible when needed. Must have excellent work history and attendance. Excellent customer service and computer skills. Should not be afraid to get messy as this job includes working directly with animals and washing and scrubbing kennels daily. The primary responsibility will be cleaning. Our Kennel Staff are a very important part of our shelter team.

Job PurposeResponsible for assisting in the health and care of our animals and the cleanliness of the shelter following established procedures. This position works directly with animals and will contribute to their care, feeding, and handling.

Schedule: The shift for the Kennel Assistant opportunity is 12-30 hours. If you are looking for a part-time position two days a week or want to work more than that, this position is for you.  Must be able to work one weekend day a week. The hours are 7 am to 1 pm. The pay rate is $14.75/hour. Candidate availability is a consideration in hiring.

What you will be doing: 
Animal Care — Perform daily cleaning of animal areas and feeding of animals following established procedures. Monitor appetite, hydration, stools, and vomit of all shelter animals. Other duties as assigned
Communication — Listen, pay attention, and be a responsible steward of information.
Support — Assist with animal restraint for transportation and medical procedures as required. Provide animal enrichment and complete fecal/urine collection when required. Move animals throughout the shelter as needed. 
Culture — Foster an open and inclusive work environment by modeling SFAHS's behaviors and values consistent with the vision and mission of the organization. Champion a culture of safety and promote meaningful engagement. 

What we are looking for:
Schedule — Regular, predictable attendance, punctuality, and availability to work during operational hours as defined by leadership with the expectation to work varied hours, including evening and weekend shifts
Experience — Customer service experience preferred.
Computer Skills — Comfortable with computers
Adaptability — Ability to work professionally and positively with high attention to detail in various situations and the willingness to assist at other sites.
Communication — Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, must have the ability to work as a team member and partner collaboratively with external and internal customers and departments.
Physical & Emotional Capabilities—   The position entails: lifting, twisting, bending, and kneeling repetitively. Occasionally, you may have to lift and carry up to 40 lbs. Must be able to handle the physical and emotional aspects of work in an animal shelter environment.
This position description is intended to describe the general content of, and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.

Why Work Here

  • Make a difference in the lives of animals and people
  • Join a team of coworkers who love animals as much as you do
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EOE/Must be 18 or older to apply

Veterinary Technician or Veterinary Assistant

Job Details

Full-time
 

Job Description

Join Our Team of Animal Lovers! The Sioux Falls Area Humane Society (SFAHS), located on Benson Road in Eastern Sioux Falls, is seeking a self-motivated, caring, and reliable full-time or part-time Veterinarian Assistant or Veterinarian Technician to join our medical team! In the role of a shelter Vet Assistant or Vet Technician, you will be responsible for overseeing the well-being of hundreds of animals on a daily basis. Early detection and communication to establish effective treatment is critical. Must be able to communicate well, and work closely with all members of staff. In addition to providing a safe haven for all animals that come through our doors, the goal of the SFAHS is to address overpopulation by spaying and neutering, along with educating the public. It is vital to our cause that our staff members are dependable and exhibit a professional demeanor at all times.

Full-time position includes rotating weekends and holidays. Part time position is primarily weekends. Work hours range from 8 am-7 pm. Full time employees qualify for a variety of benefits including vacation and sick time, PT position qualifies for some benefits too.  Salary dependent upon experience.  Join our amazing team and make a difference that fills your heart and others!  Send resume to andreak@sfhumanesociety.com
Shelter Veterinarian

The Sioux Falls Area Humane Society has a new opportunity on our team for a Veterinarian (FT or PT) due to our growth in volume and the services we offer. Hours could vary and could include some weekend work. Our medical team is a busy one. You will be part of a rotating schedule to help our animals to maintain health until they find their forever homes. We would also consider flexible arrangements that meet our needs for the right candidate.

 

The Veterinarian will be responsible for the medical health and well-being of sheltered animals and ensure a high level of professional ethics of shelter medicine practice. The Veterinarian performs medical care related to shelter animals, performs spay/neuter surgeries, and implements practices and protocols necessary in collaboration with Veterinary Technicians and Kennel staff. Will work with adopters as needed to discuss any medical issues before pets leave the shelter. May work with the foster care team foster parents, and other program personnel. Could be involved in vaccination and microchip clinics, and mobile services.

 

Qualifications & Requirements

Education and Work Experience

· Must have a doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from an accredited university with transcripts.

· Must have South Dakota Veterinary license.

· Must have a current and valid DEA license.

· Must have a minimum of three years practice experience in a small animal clinic/shelter.

· Malpractice insurance (PLIT) (

*The shelter does reimburse for some of the license requirements.

 

The Sioux Falls Area Humane Society offers compensation and benefits based on PT/FT status. If you want to be part of helping to make lives better for shelter pets, send your resume, transcripts, and (3) references to: ARieckMcFarland@sfhumanesociety.com

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Part time Maintenance Worker
Will mow lawns, shovel walks, grounds care, and transport donations and supplies.

General upkeep as needed around shelter including small repairs, light bulbs, minor cleaning and other duties as assigned. Must have good driving record, SD Drivers License, and able to be insured under company auto plan.

Work hours may be flexible. Some benefits available. $13.00 per hour

Please complete application online, or send resume to:
frontoffice@sfhumanesociety.com
Medical Operations Coordinator
Job Description

Join Our Team of Animal Lovers! The Sioux Falls Area Humane Society (SFAHS), located on Benson Road in Eastern Sioux Falls, is seeking a self-motivated, caring, and reliable full-time or part-time Medical Operations Coordinator to join our medical team! In the role of a shelter Medical Operations Coordinator, you will be responsible for supporting Veterinary and Medical staff by coordinating detailed activities of the office. Must be able to communicate well, and work closely with all members of staff. In addition to providing a safe haven for all animals that come through our doors, the goal of the SFAHS is to address overpopulation by spaying and neutering, along with educating the public. It is vital to our cause that our staff members are dependable and exhibit a professional demeanor at all times. 

Full-time position includes rotating weekends and holidays. Part time position is primarily weekends. Work hours range from 8 am-7 pm. Full time employees qualify for a variety of benefits including vacation and sick time, PT position qualifies for some benefits too.  Salary dependent upon experience.  Join our amazing team and make a difference that fills your heart and others!  Send resume to andreak@sfhumanesociety.com


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