Withover 300 employees and around 6,000 volunteers the Blind Foundation is NewZealand’s leading provider of services and support to people who are blind orhave low vision.
One of New Zealand’s most trusted and iconic Not for Profitorganisations, we need Dog Care Specialists to join us. You willhelp the organisation achieve our vision of a life without limits for New Zealanders who areblind or who have low vision.
We are currently seeking two outstanding individuals tojoin our team of Dog Care Specialists to work 30 hours per week based on ashift roster system including weekends.
We have both a permanent and a 12 monthfixed-term opportunity. This role will entail ensuring the physical andtemperamental well-
being and security of all assigned dogs is maintained alongwith a maximum hygienic environment.
Based at Guide Dog Services in Manurewa, Auckland, you willbe ensuring all puppies and dogs are prepared to their full guide dog potentialwith a key focus on the areas of general development, training, health welfareand temperament.
The successful candidate will be able to relate well to adiverse group of dogs, colleagues, volunteers, consumers and the public ingeneral.
We are looking for :
Experienceworking with dogs in a similar work environment
Theability to work weekends
Theability to work autonomously and as part of a team.
The abilityto report fluently via written communication and have basic computer skills
Excellentinterpersonal and communication skills
Become an ambassador for the Blind Foundation! Our staff take an active interest andparticipate in fundraising and volunteer opportunities.
If you believe you have what we are looking for, we wouldlove to hear from you! Please submit a formal application below through ourCareers Portal, where you can also view the position description.
If you haveany questions please contact our Recruitment Team on 09 355 6872.
Applicationsclose Monday 17 September 2018.
The Blind Foundation welcomes diversity in the workplaceand encourages suitably qualified people who are blind or who have low visionto apply for roles within the organization.
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