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Train. Enrich.

Make our pets’ lives better.

Kennel Coach

Job Summary: Help enrich our temporary residents’ stay by training them and distributing toys and treats.
Time Commitment: 6 hours a month; 6-month minimum commitment
Supervisor: Animal Behaviorist
Qualifications: Must be 16 years or older and complete an Open House Orientation.
Training: Training 1 – Animal Handling, Training 2 – Interactive Training, and Training 3 for either dogs or cats. Must also complete Kennel Coach Training with a Lead Kennel Coach.
Dress Code: Kennel Coach t-shirt, pants or shorts, sneakers and volunteer name tag


  1. Complete enrichment projects developed by the Animal Behaviorist and distribute them to the animals.
  2. Train the animals one-on-one using positive reinforcement techniques.
  3. Maintain a professional approach to handling the animals and dealing with the public.
  4. Positively represent the Pet Alliance’s policies and philosophies.

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