Current Job Openings

 

While we do have paid positions open at Wright-Way Rescue, we are always looking for volunteers for the following roles:

  • Volunteer Caregiver
  • Volunteer Office/Customer Services Specialist
  • Volunteer Retail Associate
  • Volunteer Adoption Counselor
  • Volunteer Adoption Meet and Greet Helper
  • Volunteer Coordinator Assistant

Client Services Specialist - Full Time - Morton Grove, IL

At Wright-Way Rescue, a nonprofit and no-kill animal rescue, our Client Services Specialists assist with the scheduling and recording of all adoption related administrative duties.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities include:

  • Screen incoming applications within the allotted time and respond promptly to those interested in adoption.
  • Help match adopters with the correct pet for their home.
  • Assist with scheduling adoption appointments.
  • Answer incoming calls and respond to phone message, while always providing friendly and positive customer service.
  • Clean and provide basic care for ConnectUS animals as instructed.
  • Be responsible for all paperwork related to adoption records - prepare records for adoption floor.
  • Assist with regular inventory of office supplies.
  • Assist with programs as assigned IE Birthday parties, special events, etc.
  • Perform landlord authorization calls and record results.
  • Clean and maintain front lobby and main office.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Skills and Experience:

  • Must have excellent customer service skills.
  • Experience with: Microsoft Office (required), PetPoint (preferred), and Google Apps.
  • Be capable of working independently, with no direct supervision at times.
  • Must be able to work with all dogs (all breeds) and cats, including those with health concerns/conditions and all sizes and energy levels.
  • Resourceful, roll up the sleeves attitude. The successful candidate must have the initiative to resolve problems and seek answers independently and enthusiastically demonstrate flexibility to persist until goals are achieved.
  • Knowledgeable of breeds, care giving, and characteristics of animals.
  • Weekend availability is necessary for this position.
  • Ability to perform basic calculations and effective communicator/writer.
  • Must have a strong understanding of dog body language or ability to learn.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to routinely lift 30 pounds.
  • Long exposure on a daily basis to dogs of all temperaments, sizes and medical conditions.
  • Ability to effectively interact with and handle all animals including cats and dogs.
  • Manual dexterity for keyboarding and computer work.

To apply for this position, please email cynthia.ritter@wright-wayrescue.org


Animal Caregiver - Part Time/Full Time - Morton Grove, IL

Caregivers have a hands-on role in the caring and cleaning of the animal enclosures at Wright-Way Rescue. Sanitation, cleanliness, and the ability to handle a physically demanding job are a key factor in this position. We are looking for workers with flexible scheduling.

Essential Duties:

  • Maintaining the cleanliness of the animal enclosures
  • Providing food, water, clean bedding and litter boxes to canines and felines
  • Giving medications as needed
  • Ensuring sanitation protocols are being followed to maintain the health and wellness of the animals
  • Following the guidelines taught during training regarding safe animal interaction
  • Providing excellent customer service for potential adopters

Requirements:

  • Ability to stand for long periods of time while performing work
  • Ability to handle physically demanding situations
  • Be able to handle various sizes of dogs and cats
  • Ability to maintain composure in stressful situations

To apply for this position, please email jason.abbas@wright-wayrescue.org


Animal Operations Assistant - Part Time - Murphysboro, IL

Our Animal Operations Assistant will have a hands-on role in the operations at Wright-Way Rescue. 

  • General cleaning and upkeep of the shelter
  • General office work
  • Answer incoming calls and respond to phone message, while always providing friendly and positive customer service
  • Giving tours of the facility to prospective adopters, donors, volunteers, etc.
  • Providing excellent customer service for potential adopters
  • Assist with regular inventory of office supplies.
  • Assist with laundry for the facility
  • Following the guidelines taught during training regarding safe animal interaction
  • Ensuring sanitation protocols are being followed to maintain the health and wellness of the animals
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Ability to stand for long periods of time while performing work
  • Flexible schedule
  • Ability to handle physically demanding situations
  • A positive attitude with customer service experienceBe able to handle various sizes of dogs and cats

To apply for this position, please email peggy.nott@wright-wayrescue.org


Animal Caregiver - Part Time/Full Time - Murphysboro, IL

Caretakers have a hands-on role in the caring and cleaning of the animals at Wright-Way Rescue. Sanitation, cleanliness, and the ability to handle a physically demanding job are a key factor in this position. We are looking for workers with flexible scheduling.

Must be willing to work a weekend day.

Essential Duties:

  • Maintaining the cleanliness of the animal enclosures
  • Providing food, water, clean bedding and toys to canines and felines
  • Giving baths as needed
  • Ensuring sanitation protocols are being followed to maintain the health and wellness of the animals
  • Following the guidelines taught during training regarding safe animal interaction

Requirements:

  • Ability to stand for long periods of time while performing work
  • Ability to handle physically demanding situations
  • Be able to handle various sizes of dogs and cats

To apply for this position, please email peggy.nott@wright-wayrescue.org