Careers at Detroit Dog Rescue

Kennel Attendant

Part-Time & Full-Time Positions
Two or more years of experience in a veterinary, shelter, doggy daycare or training facility are preferred, but we are willing to train the right candidate
Must be available weekends and rotating holidays

Based in Detroit, MI
Our kennel attendants are the heart of our shelter operations. You must have a strong passion for dogs and cats and a strong work ethic. The ideal kennel attendant will be able to relocate 40lbs or more, be willing to clean including mopping, laundry, food prep and bathing animals. Kennel attendants must also be able to walk dogs in all weather climates.
Candidates must have:

  • 2 Years experience handling dogs in a professional setting is preferred
  • Ability to relocate 40lbs or more
  • Available weekends and rotating holidays
  • Willing to work outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Willing to clean, including, but not limited to: kennels, laundry, food prep, bathing animals and more
  • Can work in a fast-paced setting
  • Works well in teams
Apply for Kennel Attendant

Event Crew Leader

Part-Time Position
Two years of experience in a team leadership role
Must be available weekends and evenings

Based in Warren, MI and rotating locations

Our adoption and fundraising events need a leader. We are eagerly looking for the right “street team” representative. What does that mean? Good question!

Our event leader must be an energetic, enthusiastic, leader who can coordinate volunteers, lead the set up and tear down of our event operation which includes: set up and tear down of tent and event spaces, delegating tasks to volunteers, and welcoming guests to our events and adoption events.

A great crew leader sets the tone for a successful event and helps us retain the best volunteers. All candidates must have a positive attitude that works well in a team setting.

Candidates must have:

  • 2 Years experience in a team leadership role
  • Previous event planning experience a plus
  • Expert communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Available weekends
  • Able to lift 40lbs
  • Extremely organized
  • Clean driving record
  • Microsoft Office/G-Suite experience
  • Knowledge of social media and event promotion
  • Can work in a fast-paced setting
  • Works well in teams
  • Self motivated
Apply for Event Crew Leader