Open Positions

Open Staff Position – Registered Veterinary Technician

CHA Animal Shelter seeks to fill the position of Registered Veterinary Technician to join our team of 13 staff members and over 400 volunteers. Our ideal candidate is hardworking, motivated, and can match the work ethic of our current staff members and volunteers.

The RVT will be responsible for providing excellent medical care to our more than 1,300 animals per year. Our sheltered pets need preventative care, acute and chronic case management, and surgeries. The RVT must be able to manage twice weekly high volume surgery days.

This position is approximately 34 hours per week within the M-F workweek and within the hours of 9:00 am-3:30 pm. CHA offers generous vacation and personal time as well as veterinary benefits. We are unable to offer in house health insurance at this time. The pay for this position is between $15-17 per hour based on experience. Current volunteers strongly encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to Kelsey Smucker at Kesley@chaanimalshelter.org.


Open Volunteer Position – Graphic Designer

Position Summary: Will work with the communications committee and staff members to develop publications promoting the shelter’s events, programs, and animals.

Duties & Responsibilities:
– Completion of design requests in a timely manner
– Conceptualize and design a variety of promotional materials including flyers, brochures, social media content, etc.
– Participate in committee meetings being mindful of quarterly meeting attendance and product deadlines
– Design graphics for the shelter’s website

Requirements:
– Have access to InDesign, Photoshop, Canva, and other design programs
– Able to check and respond to group email on a timely basis Have a love for animals and a passion for helping them find homes


VOLUNTEER POSITIONS
We are always looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help care for our animals! Please see the volunteer descriptions below. If there is something you are interested in helping with, email Community Engagement Manager, Marissa Friel.

Cat Caretaker

Care and feeding of CHA Animal Shelter cats, as well as interaction with the public in the cat rooms if the shift is during adoption hours. Duration of the shift is approximately two hours on weekdays and approximately three hours on weekends. A shift is scheduled every other week.

Dog Caretaker

Care and feeding of CHA Animal Shelter dogs, as well as interaction with the public on the adoption floor if the shift is during adoption hours. Duration of the shift is approximately two hours on weekdays and approximately three hours on weekends. A shift is scheduled every other week.

Cat Isolation Caretaker

Providing care and feeding of CHA isolation cats. Administering medication may be required. Duration of the shift varies proportionately to the number of isolated cats; no longer than two hours. A shift is scheduled every other week. While this position operates within the time frame of a regularly scheduled shift, the Cat Isolation Care Worker cannot intermingle in any other area of the shelter and must leave the shelter immediately when Isolation tasks are completed.

Dog Isolation Caretaker

Providing care and feeding of CHA isolation dogs. Administering oral medication may be required. Duration of the shift varies proportionately to the number of isolated dogs; no longer than two hours. A shift is scheduled every other week. While this position operates within the time frame of a regularly scheduled shift, once the Dog Isolation Care Worker enters Isolation area, the worker cannot intermingle in any other area of the shelter and must leave the shelter immediately when Isolation tasks are completed.