Vet Staff Assistant

position location

3741 Lake Shore Road, Blasdell, NY 14219

Role description

Ten Lives Club boasts an on-site medical facility which allows us to process and care for all of the cats and kittens in our care. Vet Tech Assistants would work alongside and in conjunction with our Veterinary Technician and our Veterinarian. Daily duties would include medical processing under the supervision of our medical staff, completing medical paperwork for adoption files, basic cat care, cleaning and sanitation, and restraint for blood draws and vaccinations. Medical processing includes (but may not be limited to) assisting with administration of vaccines, flea treatment, dewormer, obtaining blood samples, microchipping, etc.

Role Requirements

  • Animal Medicine background is strongly preferred (or currently attending a Vet Tech Program)

  • Experience caring for/handling cats is preferred but not required

  • Must have reliable transportation & means of communication

  • A consistent schedule is preferred but not required. Restrictions can be discussed once you are approved to be a TLC Volunteer

  • Must be able to bend and lift up to 30 pounds

  • Compassion towards animals

  • Must be able to work along side medical staff, other volunteers, staff, and guests at our shelter