We are seeking a trained part-time Veterinary Technician (VT) to assists in providing spay/neuter surgery and preventive and basic medical care to animals entering our shelter. This position is also responsible for cleaning the surgery and prep rooms and preparing surgical packs. The schedule is 6-8 hours per day/ 3 days per week. 2 days are working with the vet in surgery and on exams, and the third day is for preparing surgical packs, cleaning and inventory management. Morris is a small, open-admission shelter with old facilities but we make the most of all we have!
Morris Animal Refuge, the first in the United States to care for cats, was founded by Elizabeth Morris, one of our nation's pioneers in animal welfare, in 1874. In more than 135 years, no animal has ever been turned away from our door. The Refuge continues to operate today in Center City Philadelphia at its home at 1242 Lombard Street. We are open-admission, but haven’t euthanized an animal for space in over 3 years! The Refuge is run by a small and dedicated staff whose primary responsibilities include animal care, adoptions and humane education.