Employment Opportunities

Animal Haven is always looking for talented individuals to join our team. While we generally look to our volunteers to join our staff, we always welcome talented and capable individuals who are passionate about animal welfare to inquire about potential opportunities. Here is what we’re looking for:

 

Kennel Technician (P/T and F/T available)

We’re hiring!

Work for one of the more dynamic, spunky, and feisty shelters in NYC. Aside from being your traditional shelter, we provide support and services to NYC. We are looking for people to join our team of kennel technicians, who provide care for the shelter’s dogs. This includes walks, proper nutrition, proper disinfection protocols, provide medication when deemed necessary, and being able to identify and report medical and behavioral issues. They must make sure kennels or crates are thoroughly cleaned and disinfected on a daily basis throughout the day in a timely manner. Kennel technicians must work with other staff members, oversee interns, and volunteers. Kennel technicians must also help with laundry, and putting away donations, deliveries, incoming animals to the shelter, etc.
They should also be capable of helping our client services department in showing dogs to potential adopters.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide care for the shelter’s dogs, which includes feeding, cleaning and disinfecting, walking.
  • Assess the shelter’s dogs and report any health or behavioral issues.
  • Utilize volunteers and interns to help meet the needs of the shelter.
  • Provide helpful information to potential adopters.
  • Evaluate facility space for dog intakes.
  • Conduct frequent rounds to ensure a quality environment for shelter’s dogs.
  • Perform relevant duties as assigned.

Skill Requirements

  • Experience in handling dogs preferred.
  • Ability to work independently and cohesively with staff, volunteers, and interns.
  • Great communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must be prepared to work in a physically demanding environment.
  • Must be able to lift 40 lbs.
  • Must love dogs!

 

P/T Cattery Technician

Cattery technicians provide care for the shelter’s cats. This includes proper nutrition, proper disinfection protocols, provide medication when deemed necessary, and be able to identify and report medical and behavioral issues. They must make sure the cattery areas are thoroughly cleaned and disinfected on a daily basis throughout the day in a timely manner. Cattery technicians must work with other staff members and volunteers. They must also help with laundry, accepting donations, deliveries, incoming animals to the shelter, etc. They should also be ready to help our adoptions team showing cats to potential adopters. Petting cats is mandatory, but not the primary duty for this position.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide care for the shelter’s cats, which includes feeding, cleaning and disinfecting the cattery.
  • Assess the shelter’s cats and report any health or behavioral issues.
  • Utilize volunteers and interns to help meet the needs of the shelter.
  • Provide helpful information to potential adopters.
  • Evaluate facility space for cat intakes.
  • Conduct frequent rounds to ensure a quality environment for shelter’s cats.
  • Perform relevant duties as assigned.
  • Light computer work.

Skill Requirements

  • Ability to work independently and cohesively with staff, volunteers, and interns.
  • Great communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must be able to lift 40 lbs.
  • Must love cats!

 

If you are interested, please email mantatw@animalhaven.org with a copy of your resume.

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