Volunteer Pet Sitter
December 30, 2019
Alaska Dog Care in Palmer, AK is looking for a volunteer to join our team. Our ideal candidate is a self-starter, motivated, and reliable.
Do you love animals? You may be perfect for our current pet sitter job opening. We are looking for someone who wants to help owners provide the highest level of care for their pets when they can’t do it themselves. You should have experience working with animals and knowledgeable about the general needs of dogs, cats and small rodents. You will be responsible for offering general care for a range of animals, along with walking and cleaning up after dogs of every breed and size. You should love the outdoors and enjoy playing with pets who are energetic.
This Is A Non Paid Position Its A Volunteer Position
- Clean up after, groom, exercise and provide care for cats, dogs and small rodents, includes dog walking services and litter box and cage cleaning
- Observe outdoor and indoor play to ensure safety of the pet
- Feed and provide water based upon client instructions, which may be very detailed and must be followed exactly as given
- Meet with potential clients to secure business, advertise services provided and explain the details of how pet sitting works
- Report any injuries or illnesses to manager as soon as possible, along with completing an injury/illness form to turn in as soon as manager is on-site
- Respect clients’ homes and personal property when on-site offering pet sitting services, includes cleaning up any pet messes
- Provide additional customer service as requested by clients, which may include picking up mail, watering plants and opening and closing blinds or curtains
- Check and follow schedule provided by the main office and report any conflicts or issues to manager as soon as possible but at least 24 hours in advance of scheduled sitting appointment
Job Skills & Qualifications
- Must love animals
- Be at least 18 years old
- Have a reliable vehicle and valid driver’s license
- Pass criminal background check
- Ability to work varying schedules
- Previous experience working with animals, especially large dog breeds
- Ability to work overnight hours, weekends and holidays
We are looking forward to receiving your application. Thank you.
Location: Palmer, AK, USA
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