Boarding Kennels and Cattery Manager
Coldstream Location

Looking for an opportunity with a difference; a role with strong emotional reward and a sense of purpose?

Located in Coldstream, only 50 minutes from the city, we are at the gateway of the picturesque Yarra Valley. The Victorian Animal Aid Trust (Animal Aid) has been serving the local community since 1935, caring for and re-homing countless lost, abused and unwanted companion animals.

The Animal Aid boarding business is mission critical as the profits generated from boarding activities fund our welfare mission. The successful candidate will be a valued member of the executive team, reporting directly to the CEO. They will be results driven and have the ability to increase profitability via supreme customer focus, thorough animal management practices, positive staff influencing skills and judicious financial management. As the manager you will be responsible for a team of 17 staff and a volunteer team of 60+.

Animal Aids boarding facilities consist of 134 outdoor kennels, 52 indoor kennels and 60 cattery pens. During peak periods we accommodate 300+ animals.

The successful candidate will have the following attributes:

·         Be highly organised and systems driven

·         Have an understanding of animal health and behavioural management

·         Proven customer service skills

·         Proven leadership, communication and relationship management skills.

Candidates with a comprehensive background in shelter, boarding or veterinary nursing are encouraged to apply.

Please submit all applications including a cover letter via email to Ariel Jennings – HR Manager This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.