We would like to Thank the Drumheller Institution, the staff and inmates for donating this beautiful box of flowers! There are so many buds yet to blossom, its Awesome! Thank you sooo much!

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Adoption Centre Assistant - CLOSED
Part-time, Permanent

To all those who applied for the Adoption Center Assistant at Drumheller & District Humane Society the position has now been filled. There was an abundance of applications of which we were humbled, many of you having such wonderful talents making our decision a very difficult one. We appreciate the time and effort that you all invested for this position. We wish you all the best in your future endeavor's. We will be keeping your resumes on file should a position come up again. Thank you!
We are always looking for volunteers who have a passion for the animals to help in many of the aspects of the shelter as well as events throughout the year. Thank you.

Join our team! We are excited to announce that we are now accepting resumes for an opening for a permanent part-time position at our shelter! Please review the following job description and if interested send your resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Resumes are now being accepted.

Assistant Job Description – Permanent Part-Time

This position requires the successful employee to work Tuesdays to Saturdays, 11am to 4pm. It is suitable for someone who would like to work on a part time basis. It is a permanent position. Summer hours are subject to change to extend hours for adoptions.

Qualifications: ● Responsible individual, committed to the mission of the Drumheller & District Humane Society. ● Must be physically capable and able to carry out job duties in an efficient and thorough manner. ● Education and/or extensive experience in animal care and handling a definite asset. ● Good observation and reporting skills ● Ability to work with others as part of a team. ● Own transportation is an asset.

Before applying please take into consideration these aspects of the position:

  • Please apply only if you are looking for part-time employment.
  • Constant physical contact with cats and dogs (occasionally) of different sizes, breeds, and temperaments.
  • Shelter needs to be constantly maintained.
  • Experience with word, excel, basic computer skills.
  • To be flexible in a busy environment and experience handling cash.

Reports directly to the Shelter Coordinator & DDHS board.

Courteous Interactions with the public.

Priority in the supervision of cats, observing and reporting wellness of every animal.

Feeding/Administering Medications – and getting felines to vet appointments.

Ensure the safety and security of animals within the shelter at all times.

All aspects of paperwork involving, surrender, transfer, foster, adoptions, activities and events.

Finding loving, forever homes for our furry friends.

Data entry.

Seeking out and applying for grants and funding.

To help with Cleaning/Disinfecting of indoor shelter area and keeping front reception area clean and organized.

Successful and thorough completion of assigned job duties within reasonable time limits. Reliability and diligence in position.

Successful applicant will be asked to provide a criminal record and child welfare check.

Please contact us directly with questions 403-823-8999 or 403 820 0886. Thank you!

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DDHS AGM 2017

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