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Want to work with animals? Veterinary Assistant Apprentice - PAWS Chicago

Job Opportunity - Have you always wanted to work with animals? Are you a resident of Englewood, West Englewood, or Back of the Yards? PAWS Chicago has a unique learning opportunity that may be for you!

Job Summary

Our Community Medicine program has an open position for a motivated individual to gain on-the-job skills as a Veterinary Assistant, while helping neighborhood pets. This is paid part-time, 12-week position. Start date is April 9, 2020.  No prior experience in animal welfare necessary.

Apprenticeship objectives:

Participants will learn the following skills during the apprenticeship. Mastery of objectives will be determined by observation of attending veterinarian. By the end of the apprenticeship, the individual will have mastered the skills applicable to a new veterinary technician/nurse and basic transferable skills so as to be hirable at any small animal practice or shelter.


Applicant requirements:


Apply three ways: 1) or 2) email your resume to or 3) drop it off to the Englewood Outreach Center (910 W 65th St) on Thursdays or Saturdays.