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.
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