This is a Non-exempt position with a salary range of $65 to $75 per hour.
The primary responsibility of the DVM holding this position is to provide surgical services for the patrons of our high-quality high-volume (HQHV) spay and neuter clinic. The DVM is responsible for ensuring the health, safety and appropriate medical and surgical treatment of patients in our clinic. Some support for the health management of our shelter population may also be required.
Ability to lift and carry fifty pounds for 100 feet; withstand long periods on your feet; bend, reach, stoop, lift and other moderately strenuous activities; control dogs on a leash; appropriately and humanely restrain cats and dogs; work with a variety of animals and cleaning agents
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Humane Education Coordinator
This is a part-time, non-exempt position approximately 25-29 hours per week, including weekend availability.
The salary range is $19.00 - $21.00 per hour, dependent upon experience.
Under the supervision of the Community Engagement Manager, the Humane Education Coordinator is responsible for coordinating and executing WHS Humane Education programs, which encompass youth programs as well as community outreach and engagement efforts, both on and off-site. This position involves travel throughout the SLO County area.
Woods’ Humane Education programs aim to: build public awareness of the organization’s mission, brand, and services by increasing visibility and engaging with the community; provide educational resources and pet care support to help pets remain in safe, loving homes; foster empathy for animals and celebrate the human-animal bond; and encourage community support, adoptions, and participation in Woods services and programs.
The Humane Education Coordinator plans and executes on-site programs in SLO and North County (such as youth camps, youth and adult volunteer programs, youth birthday parties, public seminars and workshops, and public tours), as well as off-site programs throughout the county (such as presentations to schools and other community organizations, and participation in key community events). Additionally, the Humane Education Coordinator assists the Community Engagement Manager with third-party fundraising programs and events, community partnerships, in-kind donations, and volunteer groups and events.
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This is a full-time, non-exempt position approximately 30-40 hours per week, including weekend and holiday availability.
The Adoption Specialist is responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of the shelter and a safe and disease-free environment for all animals, providing exceptional customer service to all potential adopters. Adoption Specialists assess and communicate animal behavior as well as provide basic medical care when needed.
The Salary Range for this position is $17.00 - $19.00 per hour with the expected hiring rate to be $17.00 - $17.50 per hour, dependent upon experience.
High school diploma or equivalent;
Animal handling and/or customer service experience (any field) preferred;
Possession of a valid California driver’s license may be required.
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Work is performed in an animal shelter. Potential for exposure to environmental factors such as temperature variations, high noise levels, zoonotic diseases, animal waste, hazardous chemicals or chemical materials requiring OSHA Safety Data Sheets, anesthetics, sharp objects and potential hostile persons and/or dangerous and fractious animals.
Background checks are required for all positions.