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Bring your skills to work for an organization recently ranked among the 100 Best Nonprofits to Work For in Oregon. We are looking for people with the right talents and passion to help further our mission of adopting healthy, happy cats and kittens into new homes!
CAT is looking for a hospital manager to join our team! Our onsite, full-service veterinary hospital is part of a positive, team-oriented workplace focused on providing individualized care to the 3,000 cats and kittens who come to us for rehabilitation and rehoming, as well as the 1,500 pets of low-income owners who come to us for spay/neuter services each year. The ideal candidate for this position will be energetic, organized, experienced with feline handling and medicine, and a skilled leader with a positive attitude and great problem-solving skills. You should be willing to challenge yourself and have the desire to be part of an organization that is always working to be the best it can be. And you must love cats and people! At least 5 years of previous experience required. Prior shelter medicine, veterinary hospital, or animal shelter experience also required; CVT preferred.
CAT is looking for a part-time CVT to join our hospital team. We are a full-service veterinary hospital that offers quality, compassionate care to our feline friends. Duties include providing medical treatment to cats in our care; creating and maintaining computerized medical records; anesthetic induction, intubation, and assisting with high-volume surgeries and recovery; providing client education; performing physical exams; venipuncture; IV catheter placement; cleaning of surgical instruments, equipment, and kennels; and other duties as assigned.
Applicants must have current Oregon veterinary technician certification. Previous shelter or veterinary clinic experience is strongly preferred. This is a fast-paced environment, so good time management skills are essential!
Do you enjoy nonprofit work and making a difference in the lives of people and cats? Are you looking for an administrative role that is rewarding and fulfilling? We just might be the right fit!
We are currently seeking a Development Assistant to join our team. This full-time (30-35 hours/week) position plays an important role by providing administrative support to the communications and development office. Duties and responsibilities include daily data entry, gift processing and receipting, and maintaining and updating the donor database. You will support the Communications and Development Manager with a variety of tasks related to donor stewardship and cultivation, which includes communicating with supporters via phone and email. Excellent customer service, data entry, and technology skills are a must. Previous administrative experience preferred.
Are you great with people and cats? Do you have excellent customer service skills? This might be the job for you!
The Shelter Associate is both an animal care and retail position. This position is responsible for caring for our cats and interacting professionally with the public. Depending on the assigned shift, the shelter associate may work as a cat caregiver/adoption counselor or staff the reception/retail desk. Tasks include maintaining cleanliness of animal cages and free roam rooms, feeding cats and kittens, assisting the public, answering phones, scheduling hospital appointments, and working the register. The person in this position also will perform janitorial duties and maintain general shelter cleanliness. This position works with all staff members and volunteers to help CAT succeed in its mission of adopting out healthy cats and kittens to loving homes.
If you are interested in joining CAT as a volunteer, please visit our Volunteer page.
Our mission is to save the lives of homeless, unwanted, sick, and injured cats and to work with our community to provide feline expertise and quality programs and services for people and cats.
Currently we achieve this mission by
• Providing shelter, medical care, evaluation, and treatment to cats who have become homeless
• Finding homes for the cats and kittens in our care
• Providing people who care for cats with resources, education, and support to help keep human-animal bonds strong and prevent cats from becoming homeless
• Offering low-cost spay/ neuter services to cat owners in need to prevent the births of unwanted litters
• Working closely with other animal organizations to implement projects and programs that positively impact cats at a community and regional level
Our Guiding Values
• Compassion for cats: We focus on the individual welfare and future of each cat in need
• Expertise: We strive to be experts in cat welfare, health, behavior, sheltering, and related programs
• Respect for people: We treat our employees, volunteers, donors, clients, and community with respect
• Impact: We have a significant and measurable positive impact on the cats in our community
• Collaboration: We work with other individuals and organizations to save more lives
• Integrity: We act with integrity and value transparency
• Excellence: We strive for excellence in every aspect of our work
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CAT experienced some dips during the recession. As we began to emerge on the other side, we had some great successes. A huge thank you to CAT’s donors, volunteers, and adopters for their continued support.
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To ensure optimal health of the cats in the shelter, CAT cannot accept any used cat items. Our Thrift Store does not accept those items either.