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Young at Heart is a nonprofit organization based in Woodstock, IL. We operate a cageless adoption center for senior dogs and cats, as well as a foster home program. We are an organization that embraces teamwork and a positive attitude toward rescuing and rehoming senior dogs and cats in our community. In addition to our wonderful staff, Young at Heart has a network of over 150 volunteers who cheerfully contribute in every area of Young at Heart's work.

As an employee of Young at Heart, you’ll enjoy engaging and rewarding work, and a friendly, fun-loving atmosphere. Our commitment to giving homeless senior pets the opportunity to enjoy their golden years guides us as a team.

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PT Animal Care Team

Young at Heart is seeking a part-time Animal Care Team person to join our team for the following shifts ONLY:
BREAKFAST SHIFT: Saturday AND Sunday AND Monday morning, 8am - 11am
DINNER /BEDTIME SHIFT: Saturday AND Sunday AND Monday evening 4pm - 9pm

The Animal Care Team provides safe and compassionate care for the senior dogs and cats at Young at Heart’s adoption center. The Animal Care Team is responsible for breakfast or dinner shifts, feeding and medicating the animals, letting dogs outside to go potty, cleaning litter boxes, and cleaning and maintaining the facility.

The preferred applicant is skilled at working with both dogs and cats of varying temperaments and sizes, has a positive attitude, is dedicated to providing excellent customer service, and is highly committed to keeping our adoption center clean and organized. The ideal candidate is a team player who is adaptable, reliable, people-oriented, and has excellent communication and organizational skills. High school diploma or equivalent is required. Must pass criminal background check and have a valid drivers license and a reliable vehicle. Previous experience working in a vet office, boarding facility (pets or horses), or animal shelter preferred.

Part-time Animal Care Team position available for the following shifts only:
BREAKFAST SHIFT: Saturday AND Sunday AND Monday morning, 8am - 11am
DINNER /BEDTIME SHIFT: Saturday AND Sunday AND Monday evening 4pm - 9pm
Holidays required.
$13.50 per hour to start.

If interested, please email your cover letter and resume to jobs@adoptaseniorpet.com. No phone calls or in-person drop offs please.

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