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Two Positions Currently Available

Homeward Animal Shelter is seeking two outgoing, compassionate individuals that enjoy working with both people and animals for the following open positions: a Volunteer Coordinator and an Animal Care Technician. If you think you would be a great addition to our team, we’d love to have you!

Volunteer Coordinator: The Volunteer Coordinator position is part-time, with an average of 20-25 hours per week. Hours can be flexible, however, candidate must be available for at least a few hours a day, 4-5 days a week, during business hours (11am-7pm Monday through Friday, 10am-6pm Saturday, and 12pm-4pm Sunday). Duties include scheduling and coordinating volunteer shifts, monitoring our volunteer Facebook group page, training new volunteers in, supervising volunteers and ensuring that animals are getting as much socialization from volunteers as possible each day. Must have good customer service skills, enjoy working with people, and have basic computer skills.

Animal Care Technician: The Animal Care Technician position is part-time, with an average of 25-30 hours per week. Hours vary, but preferred candidates will be available between the hours of 7am-11am and/or 4pm-7pm Monday-Friday and at least two weekends a month. Duties include feeding and medicating animals, cleaning kennels, laundry, general cleaning of the shelter prior to opening, and transporting animals in the company van. A valid driver’s license with a clean driving record is required. Must have excellent customer service skills, enjoy working with people and animals, and feel comfortable handling animals of all temperaments, sizes, and breeds.

Both positions to be filled no later than the second week of May.

To apply for either position, please send a resume or completed employment application to Anna at aschaumburg@homewardonline.org or drop off at the shelter, located at 1201 28th Ave N in Fargo.

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Homeward Merchandise Available

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Homeward merchandise now available at the shelter!  Stop by the front desk to purchase.  Limited sizes and quantity available in stock.  Additional orders will be placed once a month.  Start sporting your Homeward gear today!

Guardian Angel Kennel Sponsorships

Give the gift of love this holiday season with a Guardian Angel Kennel Sponsorship.  Gifts can be made in honor or in memory of a special person or pet.

Cat Kennel Sponsorships are $25 per month and Dog Kennel Sponsorships are $35 per month.  It’s the gift that keeps on giving!  Click here to purchase your Guardian Angel Kennel Sponsorship.

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Adoption Discounts for Seniors and Military

S to SSenior-to-Senior Program: We are now offering a discounted adoption fee to all senior citizens (65 years and older). Our Senior-to-Senior program allows animals that are 6 years of age, or older, to be adopted to senior citizens with no adoption fee. Pets younger than 6 years of age can be adopted by a senior citizen for 50% off the regular adoption fee. We believe that animals provide therapy for persons of all age and would like to give senior citizens the ability to adopt a pet at a reduced cost.

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Military Discount: All current military members and veterans are eligible for a 25% discount on the adoption fee of any pet. As a special “thank you” to those who are defending or have defended our country, we can’t think of a better way to honor members of the military than giving them a discounted adoption fee.

If you have questions about either of these discounts, feel free to contact us at info@homewardonline.org.

Donate ~ In Memory or Honor of Someone

Donating to the Homeward Animal Shelter can be a wonderful way to honor or memorialize a cherished loved one.

Click here to make a donation.