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Employment Opportunities

Administrative Assistant (Part-Time/20 hrs. per week)

Job Summary:

The Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing diverse administrative support, with a focus on bookkeeping tasks, data entry, and management of a donation tracking system to ensure that the Animal Rescue League of NH adheres to best practices and requirements for non-profit business operations. Confidentiality, efficiency, time management, ability to work independently as well as part of a team, excellent organizational skills, and attention to detail are essential qualifications for this position. This position reports directly to the CEO and includes working closely with our Chief Operations Officer, and Chief Medical Officer.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Accurately record all donations into our donation tracking system, Little Green Light.

  • Generate and send thank you letters/notes promptly.

  • Management of donation tracking system for accuracy and to identify trends

  • Report generation as required

  • Accurately record all day-to-day financial transactions in QuickBooks

  • Accounts payable to include timely processing of invoices while effectively managing cash flow in the various entities.

  • Accounts receivable of funds received via a variety of methods (mail, credit card machine, etc.) including invoicing.

  • Monthly bank statement reconciliation.

  • Bi-weekly payroll processing

  • Provide financial reporting as requested.

  • Assist with an annual financial audit.

  • Prepare annual 1099 tax forms.

  • Maintain an accurate and organized file system.

  • Various accounting duties as requested.

  • Provide administrative support to the CEO as requested.

Please send resume and cover letter to Marianne Jones, CEO at | No phone calls, please.

Animal Care & Surgical Assistant 

Job Summary:

The Animal Care & Surgical Assistant assists the Shelter Veterinarian with surgery; including, but not limited to, pre-op care, post-op care, and intra-op monitoring. Set up of surgery site prior to procedures as well as clean up after surgery. The surgery caseload consists primarily of spay and neuter and dental procedures, though a variety of other procedures are performed as well. Perform required maintenance and upkeep on surgical equipment. Work closely with animal care staff and assist with routine animal care and cleaning when needed. Oversees the veterinary intern and helps teach them (and potentially other staff) medical knowledge.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assists the Shelter Veterinarian throughout admission to discharge from the surgery service.

  • Prepares animals and instruments for surgery using aseptic technique.

  • Sterilizes and maintains all surgical packs.

  • Performs routine cleaning and general maintenance of all surgical instruments, medical equipment and surface areas.

  • Monitors temperature, pulse, and respiration of patients.

  • Monitors anesthesia.

  • Administers pharmaceuticals: via injection (IM, SQ, and IV), topically, and orally.

  • Performs venipuncture and catheter placement.

  • Microchips animals.

  • Monitors animals post-operatively and throughout recovery.

  • Communicates any observations, whether behavioral or medical, of patients in the surgery service to any necessary staff.

  • Oversees organization, cleanliness, and supply needs of the surgical area and surgical clinical area both for safety and sanitation reasons.

  • Demonstrates professional behavior consistent with the mission of the ARLNH.

  • Assists with routine animal care and cleaning as needed.

  • Assists the Shelter Veterinarian with physical exams.

  • Assists with euthanasia of client-owned or shelter animals when necessary.

  • Perform required maintenance on surgical equipment.

  • Oversees veterinary interns as needed and assists in teaching.

  • Completes other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:


  •  High School Graduate or Equivalent.

  •  Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT) desirable but not required.

Skills and Traits
A minimum of two years of experience working with a veterinarian is required. Preference to those who have a familiarity with infectious disease transmission and prevention, knowledge of basic laboratory skills, and understanding of surgical
instruments and equipment (oxygen, gas anesthetic machines, autoclave, etc.) animal restraint experience, and critical care skills (including CPCR).


  •  Ability to lift and move a minimum of 50 lbs.

  •  Requires two years of driving experience and a valid driver’s license.

  •  Ability to stand on feet four to eight hours a day.

  •  Ability to traverse a building of 14,000+ square feet daily quickly, including

  • being able to tolerate and navigate small spaces such as kennels.

  •  Ability to perceive and communicate, both orally and in writing, changes in animal behavior and/or medical symptoms and safety issues.

  •  Special visual abilities required: Close and distance vision, must be able to distinguish colors and judge distances and possess peripheral vision.

  •  Ability to discern odors.

  •  Must be able to stoop, kneel and crouch.

  •  Ability to use hands and arms to hold (restrain) and palpate animals.

Please send resume and cover letter to Marianne Jones, CEO at | No phone calls, please.

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