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Accepting Applications for Animal Care & Medical Care Staff

Animal Care Staff

The Champaign County Humane Society seeks an energetic and self-motivated individual to join our animal care staff.  This is a full time position, $11.00 per hour with benefits.  Primary responsibilities include sanitization and maintenance of animal kennels and facilities, daily feeding, animal intakes, and data entry.  Other responsibilities include kennel enrichment and socialization of our animal residents.  This is a physically demanding position that may require heavy lifting, exposure to high noise levels, and exposure to cleaning chemicals.  Those interested in applying must have animal handling experience and be knowledgeable in animal behavior.

To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to Karen Simmons, Shelter Manager, via email to shelter.manager@cuhumane.org.

No phone calls, please.


Medical Care Staff

CCHS is now accepting applications for both a full-time and part-time position on our Medical Care staff. Qualified candidates will have experience handling dogs and cats in a veterinary setting. (Experience with other small animals, a plus, but not required)

This position involves examination and monitoring of animals for health and wellness; administering treatments and medications to shelter animals; animal restraint; and accurate data entry/computer skills.

Applicants should be personable and possess good communication skills (in person and in writing), as this position requires effective communication about animal health with the Shelter Veterinarian, other staff members, volunteers, interns, and members of the public. Reliability, punctuality, and attention to detail are also essential qualities for success on the Medical Staff.

Hours:  Full time:  40 hours per week; Part time: 20 – 24 per week.  Starting pay:  $11.50/hour

Full time employee benefits include: Paid vacation, holiday comp time, a Simple IRA plan, and an employee health insurance benefit. 

Some weekend, evening, and holiday hours will be required.

Send resume and letter-of-interest to Karen Simmons, Shelter Manager, at karen@cuhumane.org.


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