Job Opportunities at Riverview

This is a list of current job opportunities at Riverview.

Kennel Staff

Yankee Golden Retriever Rescue has an opening for a part-time kennel worker to join our kennel team. Our Kennel workers are responsible for ensuring the health, comfort and safety of all of our rescue dogs. We are seeking a compassionate person who enjoys working with both people and animals alike. This position requires flexible day time and evening hours including weekends and holidays.

Duties:

  • Cleaning kennels
  • Housekeeping duties – kitchen, dishwashing, trash, recyclables, disposing of animal waste, laundry, sweeping, vacuuming, and yard clean up.
  • Taking care of dogs – feeding, exercising, and provide enrichment
  • Transporting dogs locally.
  • Assist fellow employees and other departments as needed.
  • Follow safety and sanitation protocol.
  • Uphold YGRR policies and procedures.

Experience:

  • Must be able to multi-task and handle a high stress work environment
  • Must have a positive attitude
  • Having at least one year of dog care experience (more than just ownership) is preferred.
  • Positive reinforcement training experience preferred.
  • Be willing to work hard and get dirty – this job is physically demanding.
  • People skills/dealing with customers as well as dog skills.
  • Flexible work schedule.
  • Have a basic understanding of dog language, handling, health, etc.
  • Be able to dispense medications and treatments to dogs with health issues.
  • Be able to handle dogs of all sizes, breeds, temperament, etc.
  • Must be able to safely lift 50 lbs.
  • Must be a team player.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

If you are interested, please send a resume to: lucille@ygrr.org