College of Veterinary Medicine

Veterinary Medical Center

Dog Rehabilitation

VOLUNTEER POSITION DESCRIPTION

Dog Rehabilitation Volunteer

 

RESPONSIBILITIES
Dog Rehab Volunteers play an important role in assisting the rehabilitation technicians with tasks involving dogs going through therapy. This is a hands-on position, with volunteers handling dogs before and after treatment in various ways, freeing up the rehab techs to provide the direct therapy.

HOURS
Volunteers provide coverage Monday through Thursday 8:00 am to 1:00 pm (AM shift) and 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm (PM shift); Friday 10:00 am to 2:00 pm (AM shift) and 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm (PM shift); Saturday 9:00 am to 1:00 pm.

QUALIFICATIONS
Must be 18 years of age, up-to-date with tetanus and rabies series shots.
Must complete orientation; willing to commit to one shift a week for six months (includes a one-month probation period).

VMC TRAINING
Initial training and ongoing in-service training is provided by staff supervisor, volunteer manager, and other staff.

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