Animal Shelter Volunteer Resume Examples

animal shelter volunteer

  • Provided support and companionship to animals in need of assistance.
  • Mixed and administered special food formulas to individual animals based on unique dietary needs.
  • Watched animal behaviors and completed examinations to identify illnesses, injuries or potential diseases.
  • Swabbed ears to remove wax and dirt, removing extra hair to allow air to circulate freely and avoid infection.
  • Restocked supplies and rotated items to keep teams efficient and prevent expiration of perishable goods.
  • Maintained clean and organized boarding areas to promote animal wellbeing.
  • Followed effective process for bathing and grooming dogs to remove dirt, loose hair, parasites and hair mats.

animal shelter volunteer

  • Assist in preparing paperwork and record keeping and pulling up records from database when requested.
  • Maintained a positive, energetic, and uplifting personality during any situation
  • Cleaned and sanitized cages, play areas and other common areas to prevent the spread of disease.
  • Communicated with coworkers and clients in regard to animal health so it would receive the proper care.
  • Performed other duties as assigned

animal shelter volunteer

  • Assisted in administering medicine to dogs.
  • Fed all dogs proper amounts and make sure they constantly have full, fresh water.
  • Walk dogs and give them enough exercise for the day.
  • Clean inside and outside of kennel.
  • Assist in showing the dogs to the public for adoption.

animal shelter volunteer

  • Check for microchips or other forms of identification of possible owner.
  • Provide proper grooming for animals, such as; washing, brushing, cutting nails.      
  • See if animal is suitable for a home with kids or other animals. 
  • Get animals use to kids and other animals. 
  • Provide temporary care for injured animals. 
  • Clean dishes.
  • Clean facilities and equipment such as dog pens and cat pens.

animal shelter volunteer

  • Clean cat cages, food bowls, and water bowls
  • Ensure that all animals are fed and have clean water 
  • Help socialize the animals to prepare for adoption
  • Performed basic wound care and other medical aid, working with veterinarians to handle advanced cases.

animal shelter volunteer

  • Maintained and updated daily log of time spent with dogs for calculating payments, itemizing activities and services provided.
  • Worked with more than 6+ animals each day to provide skilled bathing and grooming services.
  • Collected animal waste produced on walks and discarded in trash or approved receptacles.
  • Kept cages, kennels, play yards and grooming areas neat and clean.

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