Date Posted: November 4, 2020

Deadline: February 8, 2019

Organization: Palmetto Animal Assisted Life Services (PAALS)

Location: Columbia Area

City: Columbia

Website: View Website

Job Type: Part Time

Wages/Salary: Salary: $10-12/hour


Qualifications: • Three months related experience, prefer experience in a similar assistance dog organization • Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal • Ability to multi-task • Clean driving record • Background check

Job Location: Columbia, SC 

Job Description:

Overview of Responsibilities and Duties: Provides husbandry duties and coordinates behavioral management of assistance puppies and dogs in training. Assists Assistance Dog Instructors with medical and grooming care, training, enrichment, and administrative support related to assistance puppies and dogs. Primary Responsibilities: • Coordinate care of assistance puppies and dogs in training at PAALS, at volunteer homes, and in prison environments • Coordinate general dog health care, grooming, nutrition and veterinary visits to ensure correct and consistent care for husbandry and handling of the assistance pups and dogs in training • Assist with inventory tracking and data entry for animals in training Secondary Responsibilities: • Assists volunteers who work with animal care and training • Assists with transport of puppies and dogs as needed in personal vehicle and/or in PAALS vehicle • Timely computer record maintenance, phone correspondence, and email communication, and administrative task completion as requested • Assist in special events, programs and presentations as requested

Hours: 20 hours/week primarily 2-6pm, with flexibility to include some nights and holidays
Contact Name:
Jennifer Rogers
Contact Phone Number: 803-820-0741
Contact Email:
Application Process:
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