Vetting Assistant

Organization Details
Organization Name: Manitoba Mutts Dog Rescue
Address: Winnipeg MB
Website: http://www.manitobamutts.org/
Organizational Description: We are a 100% volunteer run dog rescue based in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. We take in dogs from all over Manitoba who have been abandoned, abused or surrendered at no fault of their own. At Manitoba Mutts Dog Rescue (MMDR), we believe every dog deserves to be treated as a cherished member of the family, and we do our best to provide as many dogs from our province with this experience. MMDR strives to be a leader in Manitoba's dog rescue network. We work hand in hand with Manitoba communities, local organizations and the general public to improve animal welfare in Manitoba.

Our focus is to give dogs in need a second chance for a happily ever after. We aim to show Manitobans the lighter side of dog rescue and to do away with the sadness often associated with it. We want to create a sense of community among our supporters and for people to realize that fostering is a fun, rewarding experience and adopting a rescue dog is something to be proud of.

Manitoba Mutts Dog rescue is a registered charity and non-profit.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: ~Assist Vetting Manager: setting up Manitoba Mutts to work with new vet clinics e.g call XX vet, speak with office manager and/or clinic owner, discuss what services we would require, discuss pricing and potential discounts offered.
~Stock meds and dispense them under Vetting Managers instructions
~Other various tasks related to vetting may also be required - researching medical conditions, getting estimates on surgeries/procedures from a variety of veterinarians
Skills Required: ~Education: vet tech, any type of animal related experience, vet assistant diploma
~technical: database, email, facebook, spreadsheets/google docs
~organized
~record detailed information accurately
~interact in a professional manner
~genuine concern for animals in care
Skills Gained/Related Careers: communication
knowledge on vet services
animal care
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime, Evening, Weekend
approximately 15-20 hours/week
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: General Populace
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Email: recruit@manitobamutts.org
Closing Date: Dec 31, 2020
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