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Pet Store Volunteer

Toronto Cat Rescue


   About the Position

Impact Statement
Toronto Cat Rescue has a Kitchener-Waterloo chapter that extends to Guelph, Cambridge and the surrounding areas. We have an array of position specific to the area as well as virtual positions for the entire organization.

Work with cats in one of our partnered pet stores! Ensuring the cats in our retail adoption centres are always receiving adequate care at all times by providing a clean cage, food, water, exercise and play time.

Goal
Ensuring the cats in our retail adoption centres are receiving adequate care at all times by providing a clean cage, food, water, exercise and play time.

Description
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
- Setting up and cleaning cat cages
- Feeding and handling cats
- Provide cats with appropriate exercise, mental stimulation, play and positive physical contact.
- Provide affection with petting and grooming
- Communicate with Store Coordinator in case a cat needs medical, or behavioural help

Qualifications & Expectations
- Must be 16 years or older
- Comfortable with handling cats
- Access to a car is an asset
- Ability to lift, transport and setup cages when necessary (up to 20 lbs)
- Basic knowledge of cat care
- Dependable and committed
- Willing to clean up after a cat
- Able to work independently

Training new volunteers takes time. As such, we ask that applicants be available to commit to at least 6 months of their time.


Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual
Age: 16+


Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: Training will be provided online
Working Conditions: We have cats at 3 locations:
PetSmart Kitchener
PetSmart Cambridge
PetSmart Waterloo
Accessibility:


Time Commitment

Duration: 7 - 12 months
Weekday - Daytime, Weekend - Daytime
You will need to commit to at least one shift per week.
We are in need of volunteers for the day shifts. It is typically from 10am-11:30am, but the shifts can be flexible.



Other Information
Area(s) of Interest: Animals/Pets, Caring Support, Retail Sales/Donations
Skill(s): Customer Service, Time Management, Accountability, Maintaining Equipment
Transportation: On a bus route

   Contact Information
https://www.torontocatrescue.ca/kw-chapter
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Suzanne Vokey
416-233-0207
Toronto, M8X 1Y3
Kitchener,Waterloo,Cambridge
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