Opportunity Details

Animals
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Age Minimum (with Adult): 18+, Minimum Age:18+

Spay/Neuter Clinic Volunteer

AnimalSave Spay/Neuter Clinic520 East Main Street, Grass Valley, CA  95945

Tuesday, Thursday and/or Friday 8:00am – 12:00pm and 2:00pm - 5:00pm.  Volunteers may work one or more shifts. We will work out your specific schedule together.

Position Summary: The position assists in the spay/neuter clinic on surgery days.  This is a critical volunteer position that ensures the health and well-being of privately owned dogs and cats receiving services from AnimalSave’s Low-Cost Spay/Neuter Clinic.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Is reliable and dedicated to AnimalSave’s mission
  • Depending on experience:
    • Assists with paperwork, in-take, weighing, taking temperatures
    • Restrains dogs and cats for pre-surgery injections
    • Draws vaccines
    • Cleans and sanitizes prep table between patients
    • Monitors animals during post-op
  • Following surgery, cleans surgical instruments, does laundry, cleans kennels when animals are released, cleans and sanitizes clinic, sweeps, mops and performs other housekeeping duties
  • Follows established procedures for sanitizing and disinfecting
  • Follows established procedures for safely handling animals
  • Listens well and follows directions
  • Works well with others and is a team player

Qualifications:

  • Veterinary clinic experience a plus, but not required
  • Animal handling experience a plus, but not required
  • Ability to follow established policy and procedures
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds
  • Must be able to stand, bend and lift
  • Must be able to tolerate anesthesia materials and cleaning and disinfecting products

Other Considerations:

  • Training will be provided
  • Minimum of 6-month commitment expected
  • No drugs, alcohol or use of tobacco/vaping products allowed on premises
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