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Regional Director Texas

K9s For Warriors is the nation’s largest provider of service dogs to veterans suffering from the invisible wounds of war, such as Post-Traumatic Stress. Our unique, in-house program helps change the lives of American heroes by pairing them with a battle buddy, who was likely a rescue dog, and then teaching him or her to utilize that dog to mitigate the symptoms of their wounds. In order to continue the great work, we are doing, we are in need of an experienced Regional Director-Texas to join our amazing team.

The Regional Director-Texas will coordinate and oversee the K9 intake system (Dog Depot), evaluate potential service animals and identify potential new funding sources. This position provides support to the development office in all areas relating to the research, preparation, and submission of grant proposals to local, state, and federal entities as well as private foundations and corporate organizations.

This is a hybrid position and requires a very unique skill set. Candidates must currently reside in San Antonio, Texas and have strong networking connections with the local community.

Essential Functions:

  • Schedule all full and part time kennel staff
  • Communicate with procurement coordinator/kennel manager to resolve issues that occur after main operating hours (evening and weekends)
  • Liaise with procurement coordinator/kennel manager set up new dog intakes
  • Communicate dog numbers, medical issues, process changes, kennel issues to all kennel staff via daily recap
  • Liaise with kennel manager to ensure kennels and yards are functioning properly
  • Maintain kennel supply, food and treat inventories and place orders when needed 
  • Oversee kennel staff (including hiring full and part time kennel assistants)
  • Liaise with procurement coordinator when dogs are washed from the program
  • Oversee kennel enrichment volunteers (schedule orientations, print daily sign in sheets, maintain volunteer schedule)

 

Preferred Skills:

  • One year’s experience in non-profit fundraising/community engagement capacity or database management
  • Experience using Raiser’s Edge or similar donor database--preferred
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Acute attention to detail and strong organizational and problem-solving skills

 

Other Duties:

  • Performing any other duties as assigned by supervisor or management
  • Maintain good communication with kennel staff and management
  • Maintain good working relationships with all kennel and organization employees
  • Plans and coordinates all development and community engagement activities
  • Develops and grows community relationships with donors, volunteers, community organizations or representatives
  • Coordinates with the Development team by; researching funding opportunities, compiling donor information and assisting with grant writing and applications to gain sponsorship and donations and managing volunteers

 

Qualifications

  • Preferred skills are project management, supervisory and business planning

K9s For Warriors provides competitive compensation, and a full benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, a flexible spending account, PTO, 401k, and supplemental benefits for self and dependents.

K9s For Warriors is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of K9s For Warriors that there will be no discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, veteran status, disability, or other legally protected status. All external applicants must be legally eligible to immediately work in the country of hire without current or future sponsorship.

Job Type: Full-time, exempt

Please click here to apply: 

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Full time, 40 hours per week

Please submit resume and cover letter here

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Kennel Assistant

Helping our veterans and rescuing dogs is our priority at K9s For Warriors, it has led to our success. As a result, we continue to grow, and we are searching for a Kennel Assistant.  K9s For Warriors is one of the largest veteran’s service dog organizations in the United States.

Basic Function

The Kennel Assistant supports the proper operation of the canine kennels, which includes the cleaning and maintenance of the kennel facilities, feeding and caring for the kenneled dogs and ensuring the overall safety of the kennel facilities and the dogs.

** Shifts may vary based on needs of the kennel, to include weekends, evenings and rotating days off.

 

Essential Functions and Duties

  • Cleaning the individual dog kennels and surrounding kennel facilities, to include pressure washing, scrubbing and disinfecting
  • Cleaning the dog bowls and toys
  • Bathing dogs
  • Laundering towels
  • Providing food and fresh water for the dogs
  • Walking the dogs between kennels and other areas of the organization’s facilities, while strictly adhering to all policies and procedures for handling the dogs
  • Lifting and stocking dog food and kennel supplies
  • Assisting the veterinary technician with securing the dogs during veterinary treatment
  • Removing and disposing of waste from dog waste stations and cleaning the stations
  • Monitoring medical and behavioral condition of dogs, notating the kennel cards/logs and notifying appropriate staff of concerns
  • Monitoring kennel facility for any hazards or safety concerns

 

Other Duties

  • Performing any other duties as assigned by supervisor or management
  • Maintaining good communication with kennel staff and management
  • Maintaining good working relationships with all kennel and organization employees

Qualifications

  • Minimum eighteen (18) years of age
  • Ability to lift fifty (50) pounds individually
  • Ability to work rotating shifts and weekends
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Physical Demands

Ability to exert a moderate to extensive amount of physical effort, including stooping, crouching, walking stairs, climbing and lifting fifty (50) pounds individually.

 

To succeed in this position, you should possess a strong work ethic, integrity and the ability to work in a goal-oriented team environment.

K9’s For Warriors provides competitive compensation, a full benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, FSA, supplemental benefits for yourself and your dependents. K9’s For Warriors pays in full; Life, STD, LTD for all employees, and a company match to our 401K plan. We offer PTO and Sick days as part of our total compensation package. We are an EEO employer. M/F/V/D

Job Type: Full-time and part-time positions available. Please specify which you are interested in. Part-time employees are not entitled to company benefits, PTO or Sick days.

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Full time, 40 hours per week. Part time, 20 hours per week

Please submit resume and cover letter here

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K9 Trainer

Making a difference in mind, body, and spirit

Helping our veterans and rescuing dogs is our priority at K9s For Warriors, it has led to our success. As a result, we continue to grow, and we are searching for K9 Trainers with at least 1 years of dog training experience. If your experience and background consists of service dog training and maintenance, we especially want to hear from you. K9s For Warriors is one of the largest veteran’s service dog organizations in the United States.

We have immediate openings for K9 Trainers who will be responsible for maintaining the canines that are assigned to them for their training. Our candidates will be detail oriented and will need to be able to maintain each canine’s medical, training and evaluation records as per our policies and procedures. You will also be responsible for training dogs through several different phases which will include, obedience and public access to more advanced tasks based on our protocols and standard operating procedures.

Our candidate will also need excellent communication skills to answer training questions and resolve issues with our veterans and their service dogs. A common knowledge of Microsoft Office Excel and Word is required as is good written and oral communication skills. Our trainers are also responsible for assisting in the care and health of our dogs which consists of feeding, breaking, and or providing medications when needed.

To succeed in this position, you should possess a strong work ethic, integrity and the ability to work in a goal oriented team environment.

K9’s For Warriors provides competitive compensation, a full benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, FSA, supplemental benefits for yourself and your dependents. K9’s For Warriors pays in full; Life, STD, LTD for all employees, and a company match to our 401K plan. We offer PTO and Holiday pay as part of our total compensation package. We are an EEO employer. M/F/V/D

Job Type: Full-time

 

Full time, 40 hours per week

Please submit resume and cover letter here

View full job description here.