Cat Adoption Team

Sherwood Shelter Hours
Tues-Fri 12 - 7 pm
Sat-Sun 12 - 6 pm
Closed Monday
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Current job openings


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!

Certified Veterinary Technician

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!

Please review the full job description (PDF) before applying. Send a resume and cover letter with three professional references to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) with “CVT Position” in the subject line. Resumes without cover letters will not be reviewed. No phone calls, please.

Development Assistant

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.

Please review the full job description (PDF) before applying. Send a resume and cover letter with three professional references to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) with “Development Assistant Position” in the subject line. Resumes without cover letters will not be reviewed. No phone calls, please.

Shelter Associate - Part-time

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.

Please review the full job description (PDF) before applying. Send a resume and cover letter with three professional references to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) with “Shelter Associate” in the subject line. Resumes without cover letters will not be reviewed. No phone calls, please.

If you are interested in joining CAT as a volunteer, please visit our Volunteer page.