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

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.

Outreach Assistant

Do you have a positive attitude? Interest in animal sheltering? Enjoy working with people and cats? If so, we just might be the right match! CAT is hiring a part-time Outreach Assistant who will assist with volunteer, outreach (including offsite adoption), and communications projects in support of the Cat Adoption Team.

This position will work with the volunteer manager and outreach coordinators/volunteers to ensure smooth and timely movement of cats and kittens to/from offsite adoption locations; support and represent CAT at adoption, outreach, fundraising, and community events; perform adoption counseling; and assist with communications/marketing tasks such as posting advertisements, updating web content, and monitoring social media. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills. Part-time schedule includes 15 hrs/wk with the potential for an additional 12 hrs/wk as a front desk staff member if interested.

Prior nonprofit experience and/or experience working with volunteers is 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 “Outreach Assistant” 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.