Regional Animal Protection Society

Animal Care Attendant

We are looking for an Animal Care Attendant for our new RAPS Adoption Centre. The ideal candidate is passionate about caring for animals in a shelter environment and also be an ambassador for our organization to the public. RAPS is a registered charity that also operates the RAPS Cat Sanctuary and the RAPS Animal Hospital. We are a no-kill, animal serving agency. Hours of work are Sunday through Wednesday, 11:30am to 7pm.

Duties include:

  • Feed and provide fresh water to all animals
  • Check all bedding and change as necessary
  • Collect and wash dishes
  • Do laundry throughout the shift
  • Empty garbage cans, and remove recyclables
  • Sweep and mop all floor surfaces, cages and walkways
  • Clean and disinfect cages, adhering to cleaning protocols
  • Wash dirty litter boxes
  • Clean up feces or vomit as required
  • Take note of any health of behaviour concerns and share with the Manager
  • Assist with large cleaning projects as assigned by the Manager
  • Complete tasks of volunteers who are unable to come in
  • Greet and assist the public with questions regarding animal adoptions

Other Duties & Expectations

  • Remain focused (complete one task before attending to another task)
  • Seek clarification when unclear about daily tasks or special assignments
  • Maintain confidentiality regarding staff concerns/issues, sanctuary cat details (do not share confidential details with volunteers or visitors)
  • Follow all isolation protocols and handling techniques with sick animals to ensure no spread of illness

Part-time hours: 26 per week, Sunday through Wednesday, 11:30am to 7:00pm

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

Salary: $16.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:

  • All staff members wear masks.
  • Frequent sanitizing is enforced.
  • Limited staffing on at any given time to allow for physical distancing.

Email your resume and cover letter to:

Interested in working for the Regional Animal Protection Society?

If you feel that you have something special to offer our organization and don’t see a position posted that meets your qualifications, drop us a line or consider volunteering.

Please send your resume and cover letter to