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Dec 18, 2023 | Events

Join Our Pack! Kennel Attendant – Shift Leader at Greyhound Rescue

Are you a passionate dog lover looking for a fulfilling part-time role? Greyhound Rescue, an ethical rescue charity just an hour south of Sydney’s CBD, is seeking a dedicated individual to become our Kennel Attendant – Shift Leader. This exciting opportunity involves working 24 hours per week with a dynamic and diverse team, making a real impact on the lives of greyhounds.


As a Shift Leader, you’ll play a crucial role in overseeing the day-to-day operations of our Rehoming Centre. This includes managing kennel volunteers, handling intake processes for incoming dogs, and overseeing the medical status of our furry friends. Join us in creating a positive environment for greyhounds and be part of an amazing team dedicated to their welfare.


To excel in this role, you’ll need to lead a team with varying levels of experience and thrive under pressure in our busy Rehoming Centre. Your passion for excellent standards of care, rehabilitation, and rehoming is essential, as is your commitment to ethical animal rescue practices and positive reinforcement techniques.

Skills and qualifications required:

  • Qualifications in canine behavior/assessments/training/rehabilitation or equivalent experience
  • Qualifications in animal care such as Cert 3 in Companion Animal Services or equivalent experience
  • Ability to work independently and cooperatively within the team
  • Strong leadership and excellent people skills
  • Basic computer literacy and effective communication skills
  • Current driver’s license (manual driver advantageous)
  • Experience and confidence working with large-breed dogs
  • Knowledge of animal first-aid and basic medical care
  • Ability to lift 20kg
  • Willingness to work weekends and flexibility to fit within a changing roster of shifts


This is not just a job; it’s a truly rewarding role in a growing and thriving, award-winning charity rescue with a strong ethical base. Greyhound Rescue provides a positive and inclusive working environment with a close-knit, supportive, and dedicated team of staff and volunteers.

As a Shift Leader, you’ll enjoy:

  • Opportunities for ongoing professional development and training
  • The chance to make a real difference in the lives of greyhounds
  • A positive and inclusive working environment
  • A close-knit, supportive, and dedicated team of staff and volunteers

If you’re ready to embark on a rewarding journey with Greyhound Rescue and be part of a team that truly cares, apply now! Help us continue to make a difference in the lives of greyhounds.

Apply here by Dec 31st

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Rehoming organisation number: R251000042


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