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What can I do by completing the Animal Welfare Assistant Program?

By completing the program, you can find paid or volunteer work as:

  • Animal Shelter Adoption Counselor
  • Animal Shelter Intake employee
  • Pet Shop Employee
  • Animal Rights Activist
  • Animal Shelter Customer Service Representative
  • Search and Rescue Worker
  • Kennel worker
  • Petsitter

By adding additional specialized education or experience, the program provides entry level training for those seeking careers or volunteer opportunities in the following occupations:

  • Humane Officer/Cruelty Investigator
  • Veterinary Assistant
  • Veterinary Technician
  • Humane educator
  • Pet Groomer
  • Wildlife Rehabilitation worker
  • Animal Control Officer
  • Behavior Trainer

Start on the pathway to becoming an Animal Welfare care provider today. New classes begin each semester.


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