Valley River Humane Society is hiring! We welcome anyone who wants to dedicate their time to making a difference in the lives of our shelter pets. Consider applying for our open positions and come be a part of our growing team of committed animal lovers who believe in the mission of saving the lives of abandoned and neglected pets.
The VRHS is located in Marble, NC, and serves Cherokee, Clay, and Graham counties in Western NC. We offer a comparable salary for full and part-time employment.
Reports to Kennel Manager. Must be a dog lover!
Maintain the facility and kennels in a clean and sanitary condition including complete
disinfection of every kennel daily following proper protocols for disease/infection
Spot clean indoor and outdoor kennels throughout the day.
Provide the dogs with food and water following approved feeding protocols, making special note of dogs on specialized diets.
Maintain a daily check on the health and behavior of each dog and report any issues immediately to the Kennel Manager or if Kennel Manager is unavailable to the Clinic Manager.
Groom dogs, to include bathing, trimming, cutting nails, and removing mats/burrs from coat.
Socialize dogs in a manner consistent with their temperament and ability. Strive to build confidence, social skills, and friendly demeanor in all dogs both with other dogs and people.
Assess the temperament of each dog to facilitate finding the best possible placement for each dog.
Provide a safe, healthy, clean, and pleasant environment and facility for both the dogs and the public.