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
ContactDenise Harkins, CEO, Action Volunteers for Animals; Email:
DutiesClean 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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BenefitsSocial interaction with animals * help animals find permanent homes
ClientsVolunteer animal rescue for stray, feral and homeless animals
Ages18 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDNo
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Post-secondary students ; Persons with a hearing impairment ; Men ; Women ; Couples
Areas of InterestAnimal Services
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & 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 LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year)
Interaction LevelOne-on-one ; Small Group
Minimum Hours2 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday: 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
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityFully Accessible
LocationPet Smart, 891 Taunton Rd E, Oshawa, ON L1H 7K5
Number of PositionsOshawa 
12 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training on the job ; Training on-going ; Provided with orientation, and shadow shift, and volunteer manual * help is always a phone call away
TransportationNear public transit
Police CheckNot Required
Agency Details
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Organization NameAction Volunteers for Animals
Address & Map
Durham region, ON
Mailing AddressPO Box 18233 
RPO Steeple Hill 
Pickering, ON L1V 0B8

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