Vacancy Veterinary Technician - help homeless pets!

Ad type: volunteer opportunities
Company: SAN FRANCISCO COMMUNITY CLINIC CONSORTIUM
City: San Francisco, CA
Workplace street: San Francisco, CA
Category: Animal Care
Posted: 23 Feb 2020
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Description

Vet SOS is looking for vet techs to join our team of volunteers! Volunteer shifts are once a month at our pop-up clinics in San Francisco.

WHO WE ARE

Vet SOS provides free veterinary care to the companion animals of homeless San Franciscans and links their human guardians with health care services. Operating since 2001, Vet SOS is a project of SFCCC's Street Outreach Services (SOS) program.

WHAT WE DO

Vet SOS provides monthly pop-up veterinary clinics throughout San Francisco with the help of our veterinary volunteers.

HOW WE DO IT

By going directly to homeless people - meeting them on their own turf - the Vet SOS team builds relationships of trust and breaks down the barriers that keep homeless people and their companion animals from the care they need and deserve.

OUR GOALS

  • Improve the health of companion animals of homeless San Franciscans
  • Decrease the spread of infectious disease
  • Reduce pet overpopulation
  • Foster the human-animal bond
  • Provide health information and referrals to homeless San Franciscans
  • Champion the welfare of homeless pet guardians and their companion animals
  • OUR SERVICES

  • On-site veterinary wellness exams including vaccinations, routine procedures, and laboratory testing
  • Rabies certificates
  • Microchip implantation and registration
  • Distribution of animal food, leashes, collars, and other pet supplies
  • Referral and transportation to free spay/neuter surgery and other veterinary care
  • Linkage to human health services
  • ABOUT THE POSITION

    Interested candidates must have at least one year of documented experience working as an veterinary assistant or technician in an animal clinic; required to be comfortable serving homeless people and their companion animals in an outdoor, urgent/preventive care setting.

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