Thank you for your interest working at Angels of Assisi. We are an equal opportunity employer who seek individuals who enjoy working in a highly dynamic, fast-paced team environment. You have the opportunity to work for an evolving organization that touches the lives of countless people and pets with that has many opportunities for growth and advancement.

Current Job Opportunities:

Adoption Specialist

Join our team and help save lives! The Adoption Specialist works with potential adopters to find available animals a suitable home as well as completing and processing the necessary paperwork for adoptions. The Adoption Counselor will provide prescribed behavioral and medical protocols to assigned animals as well as work collaboratively with other staff to ensure a high quality of care to animals housed at the Adoption Center.

Our adoption center is open 7 days a week, and schedules will vary, with everyone working 10 hour shifts, 4 days a week.

This position entails good communication and documentation skills, and a love for animals. Responsibilities include:

  • Provide information to general public and counseling adopters regarding available animals
  • Process adoption paperwork
  • Maintain a working knowledge of all animals in the Adoption Center
  • Demonstrate proper animal handling and care
  • Carry out various aspects of animal care including cleaning, feeding, watering and walking as needed
  • Report and document animal temperament and medical/health concerns
  • Administer medications to animals in adoption center
  • Carry out all behavior protocols as assigned by the Kennel Supervisor
  • Responsible for ensuring that the Adoption Center is presentable, tidy, and organized in both public and staff areas
  • Perform other duties as assigned

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Angels of Assisi is a well-established non-profit organization located in downtown Roanoke, VA. We are seeking a Veterinarian to bring compassion and expertise to our community pet clinic, with services including a spay/neuter program, soft tissue surgery, wellness and sick animal clinic, dental program, heartworm treatments, shelter animal care, and mobile clinics/community outreach. In the last 2 years, we have transformed from a spay/neuter/wellness clinic to a full-service veterinary hospital, with an increase in emergency visits from animal control and the general public. Forensic veterinary services are also a big part of our outreach.

Our belief is that the future of animal shelters is not one of housing the most number of animals, but a place of resources and programs to help people keep their pets. Partnerships include the HSUS, ASPCA, Bissell Pet Foundation, and statewide animal control agencies, and we average 1900 adoptions per year.

A family-oriented work culture and mentorship for new staff are top priorities, and each Veterinarian has a team of assistants. Our clinic has state-of-the-art equipment including dental station, digital x-ray, ultrasound, and in-house lab. We are in the process of building a new facility to accommodate the needs of our community and outreach efforts. Competitive salary and benefits package included.

Job Type: Full-time, Part-time

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Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT) 

4 ten hour shifts or 5 eight hour shift LVT positions available- competitive salary! Angels of Assisi in Roanoke, VA is seeking a full time Licensed Veterinary Technician to join our surgical team. This position focuses on patient care and assistance during surgeries and providing exceptional medical care and communication with our clients.

Responsibilities and Duties

Join our growing team! Angels of Assisi is seeking a motivated Licensed Veterinary Technician to help maintain the daily flow of our surgical area from check-in to patient discharge. The LVT is responsible for assisting the veterinarian with surgeries, pre-op meds, monitoring anesthesia, prepping animals for surgery, and post-surgical monitoring. Under the direction of the Veterinarian, administers medical treatment and runs diagnostic tests including digital x-ray. Candidates should have the ability to perform dental cleanings and extractions under the direction of the Veterinarian.

Job Type: Full-time

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Veterinary Assistant

10 hour shifts, 4 work days per week. Health insurance, paid holidays, vacation time offered. Our growing Community Pet Clinic is seeking an experienced Veterinary Assistant to join our animal-loving staff. Our ideal candidate will be experienced and comfortable working with all animals and with communicating with owners.

Responsibilities and Duties

Responsibilities include collecting patient information, communicating with the owner and relaying information to the veterinarian. The assistant is expected to give license appropriate vaccines, collect blood and urine samples, and provide the veterinarian with the supplies needed for each appointment. Veterinary assistants rotate in each position- clinic, surgery, and mobile clinics.

Job Type: Full-time

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