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 Join us in our mission of providing homeless animals with shelter and food while attempting to place them in permanent loving homes.! The work we do is vital, meaningful and rewarding!


The Northern Lights Regional Humane Society is accepting resumes for the following positions. Individuals will participate in the day to day animal care and operational practices of an Animal Shelter.


As an employee of NLRHS, the Lead Shelter Attendant is committed to ensuring the humane treatment of companion animals in the shelter, while complying with policies and procedures. This role is responsible for ensuring high standards of animal care are maintained while providing information to volunteers, customers and members of the public about our services.

● High School diploma or equivalent
● Comfortable and experienced handling animals
● Previous experience in an animal care environment is considered an asset
● Excellent communication and customer service skills
● Adaptable to a changing environment and ability to multi-task
● Highly motivated self-starter who takes the initiative with minimal supervision
● Experience in Microsoft Office and Excel
● Valid Class 5 Driver’s License and own transportation is required
● Position is physically demanding and includes heavy lifting, pushing, and pulling, which requires an individual with the ability to lift sixty (60) lbs. comfortably.
● Must be able to restrain animals up to one hundred and twenty (120) lbs.
● Possess a love of animals, an enthusiastic personality, and a strong sense of professionalism.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
● Wash dishes/litter pans and replenish pet supplies, food & litter
● Maintain the animal food preparation and kitchen area including restocking & cleaning
● Follow cleaning procedures including processing laundry
● Ensure kennels, runs, and cages (indoor and outdoor) are kept clean and free of debris and excrement
● Carry out scheduled animal feeding, watering, bathing and grooming
● Watch animals and report unusual behaviour and health concerns
● Support volunteers that work with animals and provide training where necessary
● Complete all required forms & reports as necessary
● Maintains professional and courteous relationships with volunteers and public
● Maintains safe working practices at all times
● Perform other duties as required.

Hours: Full-time, 30-35 hours a week. Must be available to work some weekends and some evenings

Application Deadline: Open until suitable candidate found.

Please apply with a cover letter and resume to

NLRHS appreciates and considers all resumes received, but will only be contacting those applicants who have been selected for an interview.

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