Sanctuary Veterinary Technician / Veterinary Nurse (Large Animal)
This is your chance to work for one of less than a handful of globally accredited sanctuaries for farmed animals in the world. Our mission is to provide heaven on earth for farm animals with nowhere else to turn. We inform, inspire, and empower the community, especially children, on ways in which we can better care for ourselves and the environment while helping animals in need. We advocate for a kind and compassionate lifestyle that protects animals, the earth, and our own health. Indraloka is looking for a Veterinary Technician/Veterinary Nurse who is experienced, knowledgeable, and passionate about the care of rescued farm animals. This person will be essential to our growing animal care team.
The incumbent will lead Indraloka's transition to an integrative medical approach to animal care, with an emphasis on prevention and well-being. She/he will work closely with Veterinarians, the Animal Care Manager, and the caregiving team to provide medical care to all animals under the care of Indraloka Animal Sanctuary. Duties encompass a wide array of tasks including but not limited to medical record management, communication, and all aspects of veterinary nursing care. They must be able to work independently and perform a majority of tasks with minimal or no guidance.
Skills And Experience
This is a dirty job involving heavy physical labor. It is also intense, emotionally challenging work. The Veterinary Technician / Nurse will work weekends and some holidays, and s/he may be asked to work overnight to care for the animals.
If you are the right person for the job and give it your all, you will have limitless potential. You will only love this job if you truly love other animals and are committed wholeheartedly to their liberation.
Competitive compensation package includes paid time off, 401K plan, health, vision, dental and life insurance. The incumbent will begin work in our Mehoopany, PA location, transitioning to our Dalton, PA location over the next two years. To apply, submit a resume and cover letter.
Indraloka provides “heaven on earth” for farm animals that have nowhere else to turn. We inform, inspire, and empower the community, especially children, on ways in which we can better care for ourselves and the environment while helping animals in need. We advocate for a kind and compassionate diet that protects animals, the earth, and our own health.