Town Cats is a network of truly dedicated people who are deeply committed to helping cats and people. We work to alleviate the suffering of stray, abandoned, orphaned, unwanted, and free-roaming, community cats. We sponsor innovative programs and find loving, lifetime homes for homeless cats. We maintain a large network of foster homes and a no-kill shelter in Morgan Hill. If you have any questions regarding the listed positions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Part-Time Cat Care Associate
Cat Care Associates are responsible for maintaining a safe and sanitary facility for the cats; providing humane handling, proper nutrition, exercise, and care; assisting the public in admitting cats into our care; promoting responsible pet ownership; and meeting and greeting customers.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential responsibilities.
This is a non-exempt part-time entry-level position. Town Cats is open 7 days a week; availability on weekends and some holidays is required. A willingness to work a flexible schedule is a plus. On average, the hours will be 18-25 hrs a week depending on shelter needs. Starting Wage for this role is $16.00 per hour.
- Clean and disinfect assigned kennels, playrooms, toys, dishes, bedding, and laundry in a timely manner.
- Conduct daily kennel and group housing inspections to make sure conditions are kept up to standard.
- Ensure that all cats receive proper food and water, grooming, and medical treatments with humane handling.
- Properly document medical tasks and concerns by accurately entering in the Shelter Luv program.
- Reporting to the supervisor when supply inventory is running low as well as stocking supplies and deliveries that come in right away.
- Greet visitors and potential adopters; respond to questions about the adoption process and specific animals; provide accurate information and friendly service to the public; direct interested parties to the appropriate staff to facilitate an adoption.
- Assist with the intake of new animals as needed. Assist with wellness exams, behavior assessments, or prepping for outside vet visits.
- Maintain cleanliness of the facility including emptying garbage, sweeping/mopping, folding laundry, cleaning litter boxes and yard work when necessary, etc.