Who we are:
Animal Friends of the Valleys (AFV) is the leading animal shelter for the cities of Temecula, Murrieta, Lake Elsinore, Menifee, Canyon Lake and Wildomar, and small parts of Riverside County. We provide top-quality animal welfare and animal control services for our client cities. We were selected as a 2021 California Non-Profit of the Year for our continuing efforts to prevent the suffering of animals and ending pet overpopulation in the cities we serve. If you are looking for a way to make a difference and not just a job, AFV is exactly what you’re looking for!
Who we’re looking for:
What you will be doing:
- Lots of interaction with dogs, cats, some bunnies and the occasional exotic pet
- Assisting with initial health exam of all incoming animals
- Providing continuing high quality care for shelter animals
What you’ll need:
- Animal handling and care experience definitely needed; particularly with dogs and cats…some bunnies…occasional exotic pet…some wildlife…
- Professional veterinary technician and/or assistant experience, particularly with small animals.
- Ability to clean, lift, bend, walk and handle animals, supplies and equipment
- A keen eye for detail, and drive to provide the best care possible for shelter animals!
What can we offer you?
- Looking for those ready to provide full-time care for shelter pets!
- Be part of an amazing team that loves and cares for the animals that need them.
- Opportunities for additional training
- Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life insurance benefits available.
- Aflac Voluntary Insurance (Yes, the one with the Aflac Duck.)
- 403B Retirement Savings (Think 401K for non-profits.)
- Uniform Allowance
- Extensive Employee Discount Program to help you save money on a wide variety of products and services.
- Employee Assistance Program to help you through life’s challenges, including counseling and coaching services; assistance with legal, financial and career questions; and so much more!