Adoption Centre Assistant

(Action Volunteers for Animals)

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Position ID: V-OSH0683
Last Modified: 27 Jan 2020
Last Full Update: 27 Jan 2020

Opportunity Details: Adoption Centre Assistant

Contact Denise Harkins, CEO, Action Volunteers for Animals; Email:
Duties Clean water and food dishes, cages * ensure animals have fresh food, water * socialize with cats and kittens * talk to potential adopters and others about cats, cat issues, adoption
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Benefits Social interaction with animals * help animals find permanent homes
Clients Volunteer animal rescue for stray, feral and homeless animals
Ages 18 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours No
Suitable For Adults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with a hearing impairment ; Men ; Women ; Couples
Areas of Interest Animal Services
Skills/Experience Communication & Interpersonal Skills - Ability to converse well with people * communication with prospective adopters to get cats into good homes ; Dependability & Trustworthiness - Show up for shift as arranged, be responsible ; Friendly & Outgoing - Comfortable talking to public about cats and cat adoption ; Listening Skills ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Enjoy working with animals
Commitment Length Medium Term (4 months to 1 year)
Interaction Level One-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours 2 / Week
Dates and Times Monday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Thursday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Friday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Saturday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Sunday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening 
Shifts available morning, afternoon or evening, 7 days per week
Seasons Year Round
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Location Pet Smart, 891 Taunton Rd E, Oshawa, ON L1H 7K5
Number of Positions Oshawa 
12 individual(s) needed in total.
Training Orientation ; Training on the job ; Training on-going ; Provided with orientation, and shadow shift, and volunteer manual * help is always a phone call away
Transportation Near public transit
Police Check Not Required

Agency Details: Action Volunteers for Animals

Address & Map
Durham region, ON
Mailing Address PO Box 18233 
RPO Steeple Hill 
Pickering, ON L1V 0B8

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