Assistant Dog Trainer - Veterans Moving Forward

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Veterans Moving Forward, Inc.

Service Dog Buckles with his Veteran
“With many service dog organizations, you get the dog, and that is the whole deal. It’s a great deal, but it’s the whole deal. With VMF, the veteran gets VMF. ”

Veterans Moving Forward is a nonprofit organization based in Sterling, Virginia, dedicated to the raising, training, and placement of service dogs with eligible disabled veterans. We are looking for an Assistant Dog Trainer.

Competencies :

- Has a strong sense of purpose and high standards.

- Is patient, enthusiastic and has fun while training.

- Good communicator.

- Able to recruit and train volunteer puppy raisers and sitters, ensuring the well being of canines, help facilitate service dogs and maintain contact with Veterans and conduct home visits.

Preferred :

- Connected to the mission and vision of Veterans Moving Forward .

- A person that understands each dog is unique.

- Understands the principles of operant and classical conditioning and reward based training.

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We'll work with your schedule.


44225 Mercure CircleSuite 130Sterling, VA 20166



  • People Skills
  • Animal Therapy
  • Verbal / Written Communication




  • Ideally 10-15 hours a week

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