Veterinary Clinic Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: Flatbush Cats

Part time: Varies. Shifts that fit your availability.

In-person: Flatbush Vet


Flatbush Cats is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit working to end the cat overpopulation crisis in Brooklyn.


Are you looking for a volunteer opportunity that provides you hands-on experience in a veterinary clinic supporting a mission driven team?


We are seeking a support volunteer for our surgery team at Flatbush Veterinary Clinic.

In this position, you will play a critical role in helping us with laundry and other general tasks throughout the shift needed to support the daily operations of our veterinary clinic. This role requires approximately 3-4 hours per shift, usually from 1-4pm on Monday - Thursday. You can work one or several shifts per week.

This is a perfect opportunity for aspiring vet / tech students or those who are simply passionate about helping people and their pets.


PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE

  • Instrument Washing: Wash and clean all used surgical instruments, per instructions of vet team. Wipe down and sanitize the surgery area as needed.
  • Laundry: Wash, dry, fold, and organize all clinic laundry per shift (2 loads), ensuring a clean and organized environment.
  • Clinic Support: Support the clinic by assisting with any as needed various general tasks, as directed by the Clinic Manager or surgery team.


BENEFITS TO BEING A FLATBUSH VET VOLUNTEER

Volunteers enjoy the satisfaction of helping a good cause by supporting an organization that increases affordable access to veterinary care. Additionally, you will meet like-minded people and develop new skills.


SKILLS/EXPERIENCE PREFERRED

We are looking for people who are passionate about our mission, meet our needs and possess an ability to treat all people with respect, compassion, and empathy. Must be detail-oriented and have the ability to maintain organized records, manage time effectively, and be self-directed. Training provided.

If this sounds like you, please apply to join our growing, passionate team dedicated to saving the lives of animals in need. Thank you for considering joining Flatbush Cats in our mission to end the cat overpopulation crisis!

Flatbush Cats believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates are critical to our success in achieving our Mission and Vision. Our goal is to be a diverse organization that is representative, at all levels, of the community we serve. We are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy and postpartum, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


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Fee Amount: None

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About Idealist.org

Location:

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Mission Statement

To bridge the gap between intention and action in order to bring about social impact.

Description

Idealist is a leading online global resource for finding jobs in the nonprofit sector, as well as volunteer opportunities and graduate school programs for social impact.

CAUSE AREAS

Animals
Animals

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1460 Flatbush AvenueKings County, NY 11210

(40.63504,-73.95036)
 

SKILLS

  • Public Advocacy

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • WEEKDAYS, FEW_HOURS_WEEK

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