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Animal Care Technician/Kennel Staff


The ARLGP is looking to add a staff member to our kennel team. This position cleans and maintains the animal shelter in a cost effective, sanitary and humane manner.  Provides dogs with an enriched environment while they await adoption. Assists adopters in the selection and adoption counseling of animals. 

Preferred experience: General knowledge and understanding of sheltering and safe animal handling practices with demonstrated strong and humane dog handling skills preferred, prior shelter or veterinary experience preferred; demonstrated ability in oral communication skills; ability to type and work without error in a database; demonstrated ability for challenging, physically demanding work; ability to lift 50 pounds.

Read a full job description here.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to jobs@arlgp.org with the subject line “Kennel Position.”




The ARLGP is interested in working with area college students for unpaid internships.  Duties include administrative tasks working with the Business Manager, Development Director, Volunteer Coordinator, Community Relations Manager and various projects throughout the shelter.  Specific tasks range from updating the website, to attending events and performing data entry.  If you are interested in an internship with the ARLGP, please complete our internship application and return to Sophia Bahlkow, Volunteer Coordinator, at sbahlkow@arlgp.org.