Animal Caregiver Position Opportunity

Do you enjoy working with cats an dogs?  Have you ever thought about working for an animal rescue organization?  Positions very rarely open up in our facility but our senior caregiver is moving to Maine!  More information on this position is listed below:

This is a full-time animal caregiver position available for small animal shelter in New Fairfield CT.  The requirements and position description is below:

This person is responsible for cleaning of animal areas, including inside/outside kennels, cat cages, facility area, dishes and doing laundry. Additional responsibilities may include animal socialization, restocking kennel supplies, feeding animals, grooming, and administering medication.


Must be able to handle animals safely and effectively, communicate skillfully with other staff, volunteers, and the public in a courteous and tactful manner at all times.

Training program is provided.

NFSAW does offer paid time off after 6 months on the job.


  • Must have a driver's license, reliable transportation and live in local area.  

  • Applicants must be age 18 or older.

  • Starting pay is based on experience working with cats and dogs.

  • Must be able to work weekends. 

  • We may require a background check.

  • We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please email us with resume and past work experience details.  Our email address is