Help Cats! Jobs and Internships at Cat Beach
Cat Beach Sanctuary offers a number of job opportunities. Here at Cat Beach, we’re keen to support you in your career development and dedicated to having a positive impact on the community. You’ll have a variety of opportunities to contribute your skills and knowledge, and to practice and learn while making a difference for cats who truly deserve our help.
To apply, write to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please send information about yourself and why you are interested in working at Cat Beach.
Cat Beach is growing step-by-step and new cats arrive almost every day! We’re looking for enthusiastic, self-motivated, hard-working individuals to join our great team and help us give excellent care to the cats.
If you have a background in cat or human healthcare or administration, and can join our team long-term, we may be able to offer job benefits which can include pay, housing, meals, etc.
But if you have less experience and a positive, determined attitude, you are very welcome to apply for a job or shorter term stay at Cat Beach. Some benefits including housing may be available by arrangement. Volunteers are always welcome!
Internships in Shelter Administration, Cat Care, and other programs can be arranged with your sponsoring university or other organization.
JOBS AT CAT BEACH SANCTUARY
GENERAL TASKS – CAT CARER
Work ‘hands on’ with Cat Beach cats to keep them clean, safe and comfortable. Grooming, deflea, deworm and other tasks assigned each day and can include cleaning cages, workrooms and the Sanctuary. Help socializing with the healthy adoptable cats, and assist as needed with the care of the sick and injured. Welcome and document new cats coming in, as well help introduce visitors and volunteers to the cats in tours. Help keep the Sanctuary running smoothly by ‘pitching in’ on the many daily and project tasks.
SANCTUARY SUPERVISOR – TEAM MEMBER – VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR
Can you commit long-term (2 months or mo) to helping at Cat Beach? Join our Supervisors Team to plan, assign tasks, monitor, and keep records. “Pitch in” where needed to ensure that the Sanctuary is clean, safe and comfortable for both the cats and for the humans who visit. An important part of the job is to welcome, train, and support volunteers and visitors.
CAT CARE: CAT NURSE OR NURSING ASSISTANT
This involves focused work on distributing the daily medications and carrying out the instructions of veterinarians. Monitoring the cats’ health, records keeping, and ensuring that all sick and injured cats receive special care will be the main tasks.
CAT CARE: KITTEN CARER
Kittens and the Momcats can have many serious health issues and need special care. You will receive specialized training to give correct bottlefeeding, medications, cleaning and more. You will need to be very conscious of germ transmission (fomites) to keep the Kitten Nursery as safe and clean as possible.
ADMINISTRATION: DATA ENTRY
Good with a computer? We’ve got sit-down tasks with data entry, social media posting, sorting and organizing files, and much more. At present, we must enter and maintain several growing databases including: Supplies Inventory; Financials: General Ledger of Income/Expenses; Contacts – Visitors, Donors, Members; and the Cat-alog of Cats including a huge collection of Photographs and Videos, as well as records of Vet Visits and Daily Medications for I/O.
ADMINISTRATION: PROMOTION & SOCIAL MEDIA OUTREACH
Many opportunities exist for outreach worldwide through the internet. Currently Cat Beach has several Facebook Pages, Instagram, and a website. You can help to expand readership and the support base through posts, research, and communications.
Locally, almost every day in Penang, there is some kind of event — a festival, conference, meeting, street fair, etc. where Cat Beach could be represented with a table, flyers, and a warm smile. You can help build local engagement by researching, scheduling, and organizing attendance at events.
ACTIVITIES MANAGERS / ENTREPRENEURS:
Management, Advertising & Sales Projects including The Beachside Cat Cafe, 2nd Chances Charity Store and online Sales, Travelers’ Bookshop, the Seacats Art Gallery and other income-producing projects.
Have you ever dreamed of running a small business? Cat Beach Sanctuary will provide financing and support for entrepreneurs willing to join our team, build the customer base, and manage one or several of our income-producing projects.
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