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Animal Wellness Coordinator, (part-time position)

Animal Wellness | Leander, TX | Part Time

Job Description

Title: Animal Wellness Coordinator, (part-time)

If you're looking for an opportunity to do work that really matters, where your personal drive and passion result in better lives for countless dogs and cats, then Texas Humane Heroes wants to hear from you! In this role, you'll safely work with dogs and cats and pull animals into our Hero Adoption Program from overcrowded municipal shelters. Communication is key with our partners as well as customers, adopters, donors, volunteers and team members.

This position is physical and requires light to medium lifting, so if you want to knock out your workout on the job, this may be the position for you. You'll need to be able to work on the weekends when we have the most guests visiting our adoption center and animals coming into our program. Resumes with animal medical experience will be moved to the top of the list!

Key Responsibilities:

Animal Intake

  • Prepare kennel space for new arrivals
  • Ability to evaluate animal behavior and medical issues
  • Administer preventative medications, vaccinations and heartworm tests as needed
  • Enter animal information in data management system (PetPoint)
  • Assist the Intake Ambassador on municipal shelter visits to pull animals

Animal Welfare

  • Ensure animals are warm, clean, watered, and fed
  • Coordinate with the Adoption Center Manager to have ready to go animals moved to adoption floor
  • Coordinate with Animal Wellness Manager for any illnesses or injuries
  • Train/enrichment activities for VIP dogs
  • Make observations of all the animals in your care and document
  • Shadow and train with Animal Wellness Manager

Customer Service

  • Welcome, assist and engage each customer at Texas Humane Heroes
  • Respond to customer inquiries (phone and in-person) and emails regarding returns, intake, fosters in a timely and professional manner