Animal Care Associate

Website Potter League for Animals

Enriching Lives

DEPARTMENT: Animal Care Operations

CLASSIFICATION: Part-time, hourly, non-exempt

REPORTS TO: Animal Care Center Manager

SUPERVISES: No direct reports for this position


Animal Care Associates are responsible for maintaining a safe and sanitary facility for animals and people and providing humane handling and care for all shelter animals. Assures all animals’ nutrition, housing and basic medical needs are met on a daily basis.


  • Responsible for care of shelter animals to include cleaning, feeding, bathing, grooming, and handling. Follows disease control protocols to ensure a safe, healthy environment.
  • Observes and evaluates animals for signs of illness and reports symptoms to appropriate personnel. Assists with veterinary care as directed. Assists with transportation of shelter animals to/from veterinary hospitals.
  • Observes, assesses, monitors, and reports animal behavior.
  • Performs continual maintenance and upkeep duties. Cleans vehicles and equipment used in transporting animals. Assists with inventory and restocking supplies. Runs errands and performs other duties as necessary.
  • Maintains accurate information, completes forms, ensures good record keeping and communication.
  • Works with all staff and volunteers for the advancement of the Potter League’s goals and mission. Represents the Potter League in a professional and courteous manner at all times.
  • Follows all safety guidelines to ensure a safe work environment.
  • Demonstrates initiative and a flexible work schedule while working enthusiastically and cooperatively with all departments.
  • Adheres to all Code of Conduct standards
  • Other duties as requested.


  • Dental Insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan


  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • No nights
  • Weekends as needed


People from all walks of life and professional backgrounds work in animal care. If you want an inclusive environment where your individuality is encouraged, the Potter League might be the place for you.

How to apply: Please send your resume, employment application, or cover letter to: Rachel Davison, Animal Care Center Manager, at

EMPLOYMENT DISCLAIMER: This job description is not a contract – management reserves the right to change its contents at any time. This organization complies with the guidelines set forth in the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, disability, or status as a disabled veteran or veteran of the Vietnam era. This organization is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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