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*On Call Float 

Position Details 

Level: Entry 

Job Location: Wisconsin Rapids, WI 

Position Type: Float 

Education Level: High School 

Job Shift: Flexible 

Job Category: Other 

Position Description 

Are you a passionate animal lover looking for a rewarding career? The South Wood County Humane Society has an opportunity for a reliable, professional, compassionate, and well-organized individual to join our family as an On Call Float, working some weekdays, every other weekend, and some holidays. 

Position Summary 

Job Responsibilities 

  • Safely transport stray animals to and from the South Wood County Humane Society 
  • Ensure excellent customer service focused on maintaining and improving relationships in all aspects of our client-related work.
  • Keep detailed logs of lost or found animals 
  • Maintain a positive and healthy work relationship with the Executive Director, Animal Behaviorist, Office Manager, Animal Care Director, and other On Call staff. 
  • Maintain a positive and healthy work relationship with the Humane Officer and Police Departments. 
  • Demonstrate safe and appropriate animal handling at all times. 
  • Minimize disease transmission by staying current on and adhering to animal care cleaning guidelines. 
  • Demonstrate a sound understanding and abide by the township contracts the SWCHS must follow in regards to lost or found animals. 
  • Promote and model positive interpersonal communication and relationship building internal and externally. 
  • Ensure health of animals by performing intake procedures and following established procedures for follow-up care needed. 
  • All other duties assigned. 

Qualifications & Requirements 

  • Formal animal care experience a plus 
  • Strong attention to detail in all aspects of work 
  • Flexible, positive approach to challenges 
  • Availability to work some weekdays, every other weekend, and some holidays. 
  • Ability to prioritize tasks in a fast paced environment 
  • Candidates must be able to work both independently and collaboratively 
  • Strong oral and written communications skills 
  • Candidates must be committed to treating animals and humans with kindness and respect
  • Must be at least 18 years or older 
  • Must have a clean driving record and be able to pass a standard background check.

Immediate Volunteers Needed:

* Maintenance – We are looking for someone that could fix/maintain minor things at the shelter – possibly a few hours a month and can work around your schedule.

* Cat Room -Volunteers need to be at least 18 years old (per insurance company policies), can commit to at least 4 hours per month – for 6 months (hours can be flexible), able to attend a short informational orientation and provide proof of tetanus shot.

* Fundraising Events – We are updating our list of volunteers that are able to help out a few times a year with our fundraisers.

*Grant Writer – Looking for someone willing to search for and write grants that could be beneficial for the Humane Society.

For more information contact the shelter during their regular business hours.