Employment Opportunities

Part-time Animal Caregiver

As a WCHS animal care tech, you will work alongside other animal care staff, surgical assistants, veterinarian, and administration staff striving to make a difference in the lives of the pets and community we serve. With the chance to utilize your experience with knowledge, communication skills, and love for animals, this role will afford you the opportunity to define a clear career path for continued growth and learning.

  • Must be over 16 years of age
  • Able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs repeatedly throughout the day
  • Excellent communication skills, be team oriented, and enjoy fast paced environment
  • Candidates must be committed to treating animals with kindness and respect
  • Monday- 5:00pm-7:30PM
  • Wednesday- 5:00-8:30PM
  • Saturday- 8:00AM-5:30PM
  • Sunday- 8:00AM~12:00PM & 4:00PM~5:30PM
  • Part-time animal care staff will rotate off one weekend a month.
  • Sunday’s hours are approximate as it depends on the number of animals in our care
  • Daily care and cleaning of animal housing and supplies
  • Administering medication, including orally, topically, and subcutaneously
  • Monitor daily health of animals in care
  • Performing animal intake exams, including vaccinations
  • Assisting the community with incoming stray animals
  • Assisting with adoption counseling and adoption paperwork
  • Assist with potty breaking dogs 3 times daily
  • Additional duties as assigned
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • Employer provided uniform
  • Employee discounts on goods & services

About WCHS:

The Washington County Humane Society is an independent 501 c(3) non-profit shelter, where as a team, we make a positive impact on animals care and livelihood, assist the community, and continue to further our mission in accordance with the changing environment of animal welfare. We believe in hiring people with diverse backgrounds, ideas, and cultures, which permits us to deliver to the highest quality of preventive care. WCHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.