Morning Cat Cleaner

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ORGANIZATION: UPPER PENINSULA ANIMAL WELFARE SHELTER INC

Kitty Care Cleaner Volunteer:

Kitty Care Cleaner Volunteers help UPAWS Staff maintain sanitary and tidy cat kennels and colony rooms for
resident cats and help with primary care such as feeding. This volunteer position helps the cats remain
friendly, sociable, healthy, and less stressed so they can get adopted quickly!

RESPONSIBILITIES:
* Spot clean and sanitize setup cat kennels and colony rooms before open hours in the
mornings.
* Feeding and watering the resident cats. Cleaning litter boxes and cat's living area.
* Preparing kennels for new cats.

Other duties as requested.

COMMITMENT:
Ideally, we would like a weekly or bi-weekly commitment to a day and time.
Kitty Care Cleaner Volunteer shifts:
* Daily 9:00 am to 11:30am

PREREQUISITES: Completed orientation. Minimum of 18 years old

ESSENTIAL CAPABILITIES:
* Ability, once trained, to work independently with minimal supervision while recognizing
limitations in knowledge and abilities, knowing when to ask for help if needed.
* Ability to handle redirection and constructive criticism without responding with negativity.
* Possess a basic range of motion and energy to complete simple tasks such as sweeping,
mopping, bending, scooping litter boxes, lifting, and carrying small items.
* Ability to recognize potentially hazardous situations
* Ability to travel unaided on unpaved, uneven, rugged, slippery, and sometimes muddy terrain
(indoors and outdoors) and maneuver cramped spaces.

TRAINING:
* On-the-job training one-on-one with a staff member or veteran volunteer

1 Shift

  • morning / 09:00 AM to 11:30 AM
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About UPPER PENINSULA ANIMAL WELFARE SHELTER INC

Location:

815 S. State Highway M553, Gwinn, MI 49841, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to improve the quality of life and welfare for domestic animals and to provide a safe haven while finding lifelong homes for the animals in our care. We embrace the No Kill* philosophy, seeking to end the euthanasia of healthy and treatable animals.

Description

We are a local non-profit organization run and staffed by your neighbors. We make decisions on caring for homeless, unwanted, abandoned and abused domestic animals based on what we believe is best for them. We have no affiliation with any larger group and we receive no funding from any larger group that might influence our decisions or actions.We advocate only for the animals in our care to help them find their forever home with you. UPAWS does not receive operating funds from any governmental agency. We rely on donations from our neighbors and friends to make our efforts possible. We save consistently 98% of the animals who come to us - which is an award-winning success story.

CAUSE AREAS

Animals
Animals

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 1 shift

WHERE

815 S. State Hwy M553Gwinn, MI, MI 49841

(46.44068,-87.42167)
 

SKILLS

  • Animal Care / Handling

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • One volunteer is needed each of these times/days: Days needing help are Tuesdays (every other), Thursdays, and Fridays. Thursdays or Fridays can be weekly or bi-weekly
  • See the above opportunity description.

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