Veterinarian or Vet Assistant? Help Homeless Pets in San Francisco!
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Vet SOS is looking for veterinarians, veterinary assistants, and veterinary technicians to join our team of volunteers.
For more information, please contact our Vet SOS Coordinator at (415) 355-2237 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
WHO WE ARE
Vet SOS provides free veterinary care to the companion animals of homeless San Franciscans and links their human guardians with health care services. Operating since 2001, Vet SOS is a project of SFCCC's Street Outreach Services (SOS) program.
WHAT WE DO
Vet SOS provides monthly pop-up veterinary clinics throughout San Francisco with the help of our veterinary volunteers.
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HOW WE DO IT
By going directly to homeless people - meeting them on their own turf - the Vet SOS team builds relationships of trust and breaks down the barriers that keep homeless people and their companion animals from the care they need and deserve.
- Improve the health of companion animals of homeless San Franciscans
- Decrease the spread of infectious disease
- Reduce pet overpopulation
- Foster the human-animal bond
- Provide health information and referrals to homeless San Franciscans
- Champion the welfare of homeless pet guardians and their companion animals
- On-site veterinary wellness exams including vaccinations, routine procedures, and laboratory testing
- Rabies certificates
- Microchip implantation and registration
- Distribution of animal food, leashes, collars, and other pet supplies
- Referral and transportation to free spay/neuter surgery and other veterinary care
- Linkage to human health services
Each year over 500 companion animals of homeless San Franciscans receive free veterinary care from us.
No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.
About SAN FRANCISCO COMMUNITY CLINIC CONSORTIUM
2720 TAYLOR ST STE 430, SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94133, US
SFCCC envisions a future in which all persons have access to quality health care in culturally-, linguistically-, and population-sensitive, community-based settings.
SFCCC is a partnership of nonprofit health centers that provides leadership and fosters innovation to improve community health.
We'll work with your schedule.
San FranciscoSan Francisco, CA 94133
- Animal Care / Handling
- Must be at least 18
- Clinics are held monthly. Shifts are from 9:30am to 3:30pm.