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!

Hospital Manager

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.

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 “Hospital Manager” in the subject line. Resumes without cover letters will not be reviewed. No phone calls, please.

Certified Veterinary Technician

Are you a cat lover with an interest in shelter medicine? 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.

Part-Time Seasonal Exam Assistant

Are you a quick study with an interest or experience in shelter/veterinary medicine? CAT is looking for a part-time seasonal exam assistant to join our hospital team. The schedule for this position is 4 afternoon hours per day, Tuesday through Friday, from July through December 2016.

The Exam Assistant will work provide assistance to veterinary assistants, CVTs, veterinarians, shelter staff, and volunteers in order to improve the productivity of the veterinary team at CAT. Duties include safely removing cats from kennels and restraining for exams and other procedures; preparing prescriptions and laboratory samples; and providing medical treatment, including medication administration, SQ fluids, vaccinating, and checking temperatures. Other duties as assigned.1 year professional experience required. Prior shelter, veterinary, or animal control 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 “Exam Assistant” 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.

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