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Veterinary Medical Assistant

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ORGANIZATION: FRIENDS OF THE ALAMEDA ANIMAL SHELTER

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The position will work directly with our medical staff and assist with intake, including vaccinations, nail trims, ear and eye cleaning, bathing, microchipping and helping to hold/restrain animals.

Volunteers will receive "on the volunteer job" training where you will learn how to safely and humanely handle animals while getting them ready for adoption.

Benefits include -

  • Letter of Recommendation upon request (after three months of satisfactory service)
  • Excellent opportunity to learn about all facets of animal care and gain transferrable employment skills.
  • 10% Discount at "The Thrifty Kitty, our thrift store in Alameda
  • The unconditional love of shelter animals who will benefit from your time and commitment!

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About FRIENDS OF THE ALAMEDA ANIMAL SHELTER

Location:

1590 FORTMANN WAY, ALAMEDA, CA 94501, US

Mission Statement

FAAS’s mission is to shelter and care for abandoned companion animals, find them new homes, and prevent animal cruelty through education and outreach

Description

Through a unique public-private partnership, FAAS has managed the open-intake City of Alameda Animal Shelter since 2012. With innovative programs, community partnerships, and a passionate base of volunteers and donors, each year FAAS saves on average 97% of the nearly 1,000 lost, abandoned, and homeless animals who enter the city’s shelter. Readers of Alameda Magazine have recognized FAAS as the community’s Best Nonprofit Group for eight consecutive years.

CAUSE AREAS

Animals
Community
Animals, Community

WHEN

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WHERE

1590 Fortmann WayAlameda, CA 94501

(37.7775,-122.25391)
 

SKILLS

  • Veterinary
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Customer Service

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-4 hours/week, Minimum 3-month commitment
  • • Prior experience working with animals in a medical or shelter setting highly desirable. • Comfortable working with animals, including cats, dogs, and rabbits. • Ability to follow instructions and communicate clearly.

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