Pawde Squade

Published

10/23/2018

Times of day

Weekday Mornings

Time Commitment

A few hours per week

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)

Address

1661 Nicholas Road
Dayton
Ohio
45417
United States

Description

Job Description/Purpose: To clean cat cages and dog kennels on an on-going or on-call basis. Provide fresh bedding, toys, water and food to the animals. Observe behavior and health and alerts the staff to any issues which may affect the animal’s adoptability.

Essential Duties:

  • Clean assigned area including removal of fecal matter and debris and wiping, hosing and disinfecting animal enclosures
  • Handle animals in assigned cleaning areas · Follow cleaning protocol and disease control and isolation procedures for sick and healthy animals · Work with animal care staff to ensure healthy and safety of the animals
  • Observe behavior and physical attributes or problems, if any and alert staff to any problems or concerns.

Qualifications: Training is required prior to volunteering.


Commitment: Variable. Some may help regularly and others may only be available on an on-call basis. Volunteers must complete a shift at least 4 hours a month to remain on team.


Skills:

  • Ability and desire to represent the Humane Society of Greater Dayton
  • Positive and friendly attitude
  • Some dog or cat knowledge and experience ·
  • Ability and desire to work hands on with dogs or cats.
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions
  • Must be aware of potentially dangerous situations when working with the animals and people.
  • Ability to deal with strong chemicals, including disinfectants used for cleaning

Requirements:

  • Must be at least 16 years of age
  • Must be able to lift at least 15lbs
  • Must be available in the mornings starting at 9:00am

Benefits

  • Training Provided

Benefits

  • Groups
  • Families
  • International Volunteers

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