Carestaff assistants work side-by-side with shelter staff providing overall care of shelter animals by providing a clean, healthy, and nutritive environment for them during their stay at Dane County Humane Society.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Care for almost all species of shelter animals by working directly with Carestaff on their daily tasks, including occupied cage cleaning, dog potty breaks, diet preparation, exotic animal care, and animal enrichment. Miscellaneous tasks may also be required, such as but not limited to dishes, laundry, cleaning and organizing the kitchen area, setting up animal cages for new residence, yard and barn cleanup.
Qualifications and Requirements:
Minimum age of 18 years old
Ability to take direction and follow implemented guidelines
Ability to squat, bend, twist, lift or stand for long periods
Ability to maintain designated safety precautions when dealing with all types of animals
Position is shift based with one (1) two-hour shift worked per week for a minimum of six (6) month