MEOW Foundation (“Make Each One Wanted”) is a Calgary based no-kill registered charity and humane society that rescues abandoned cats and matches them to adopters and foster homes. We advocate for responsible, compassionate animal care through our programs, education and community outreach. Since 2000 MEOW has found permanent homes for over 5000 abandoned cats. MEOW provides Spay Neuter services to more than 100 low income families per month. Through our Trap Neuter Return program we contribute to a decline in the growth of feral cat colonies in Calgary.
MEOW Foundation (MEOW) is seeking one (1) part-time Intake & Health Coordinator. The successful candidate will care deeply about cats, have relevant feline health and behaviour experience, demonstrates excellent communication skills, problem solving capability and ability to work well with people in a team setting. The candidate will be organized, consistently delivers on their commitments and responsibilities and can demonstrate above average initiative. Reporting directly to the Intake & Adoption Manager, responsibilities are focused on optimal physical and medical care for all cats and kittens in the Adoption Centre and foster homes based on MEOW admission policies and the provision of rescue and intake services to stray and abandoned cats.
Provide a full range of care for all cats and kittens including medical, physical and socialization. Facilitate all Adoption Centre care and maintenance, both inside and out.
Other duties will include:
- Travelling off site to assist in rescue situations, picking up and/or trapping of mothers/kittens and abandoned cats.
- Taking photos, assisting in morning cleaning or supervising if short staffed and participation in Operation events such as Adoptathons.
This is a part-time position offering 29 hours of employment, Wednesday through Saturday and located at our Adoption Center. The hours of employment are: Wednesday: 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. and Thursday, Friday and Saturday: 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
There will be a substantial and frequent amount of driving in this position. Access to a vehicle and a valid driver’s license is a necessity for veterinary appointments and rescue work in the communities of Calgary. This position also requires physical fitness and the ability to lift at least 40 pounds.
The successful candidate(s) will have experience in animal health care and rescue in combination with experience working with and interacting with people in a professional manner. Compensation is commensurate with experience.
To apply, please email your cover letter and resume in confidence. Only applications submitted through the respective email address will be acknowledged.