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Current Openings

Updated April 13, 2022

Adoption Counselor/animal caretaker:

This opening is for an Adoptions counselor/Animal care provider to serve as a part of our team at our no-kill organization. This position is based at our West Des Moines location and is a fast paced environment and will include hours in the afternoons and evenings with one weekend day required. This position is part-time for 3 days a week, shifts typically range from 8-10 hours. Position will focus on counseling adopters, processing adoptions, providing advice and assistance in matching people with pets, and assisting pet owners and animal control officers with animal intakes. Will also include helping volunteers providing care and cleaning for the animals at the shelter and evening care duties including medications and letting dogs out at the end of the evening. Will also include other duties as assigned. Attention to detail, a positive can-do attitude, ability to excel in a fast paced environment, strong multitasking skills, excellent interpersonal and customer service skills are required. The ideal candidate will be comfortable with technology, able to stand and walk for long periods of time and be able to lift at least 50lbs. All team members must be passionate about our no-kill community building mission, love animals, and have internal drive to learn and communicate with team members for the benefit of the animals depending on us. Please email resume and cover letter or why you are applying for the position to adoptions@furryfriendsrefuge.org