We are currently seeking a dedicated and passionate Cat Care Specialist to join our team. If you have a deep love for felines and enjoy providing exceptional care for them, this is the perfect opportunity for you. As a Cat Care Specialist, you will play a vital role in ensuring the well-being and happiness of our resident cats.
- Provide daily care and maintenance for all cats in our facility, including feeding, grooming, and cleaning litter boxes.
- Monitor and assess the health and behavior of cats, and promptly report any concerns to the management.
- Administer medications, vaccinations, and treatments as instructed by management.
- Conduct regular play and exercise sessions to ensure cats receive mental stimulation and physical activity.
- Assist with socializing and integrating new cats into the facility.
- Maintain accurate records of each cat’s behavior, medical history, and any observed changes using shelter management software.
- Ensure a clean and hygienic environment by regularly sanitizing cat enclosures, bedding, and common areas.
- Educate and provide guidance to visitors regarding cat care, behavior, and adoption processes.
- Collaborate with the adoption team to facilitate successful cat adoptions, including conducting adoption interviews and screening potential adopters.
- Previous experience working with cats in a shelter, veterinary clinic, or similar environment is a plus but not required.
- decent proficiency with a computer/phone/etc to enter information into our shelter management system.
- Must be over 18 years old.
- Ability to handle cats of all temperaments, including those that may be fearful or aggressive.
- Strong observational skills and the ability to recognize signs of distress or illness in cats.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to interact with colleagues, volunteers, and visitors.
- Physical fitness and ability to lift heavy objects (e.g., cat carriers) and perform tasks that involve bending, kneeling, and standing for extended periods.
- Flexibility to work weekends, evenings, and holidays as required.
- Compensation of $10.25/hr with room for increase with review.
- Opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the lives of cats and contribute to their welfare.
- Collaborative and supportive work environment.
- Ongoing training and professional development opportunities.
- Chance to work with a diverse team of animal lovers.
How to Apply: Please submit your resume and a cover letter highlighting your relevant experience and passion for cat care. We will review applications on an ongoing basis until the position is filled.
Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Thank you for your understanding.
The Bridge Home No Kill Animal Rescue is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.