Thrift Store Associate

Scope of Position: This position supports Happy Tails Thrifty Outlets mission and core values by managing the inventory of thrift store donations and assisting customers and donors. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

*Assist donors with incoming donations 
*Clean, sort and price donations 
*Greet and assist customers
*Stock merchandise, set up product displays and clean retail area
*Pull out-of-date merchandise  


*Minimum age 18 years
*Reliable attendance and ability to work independently required 
*Have a high-level of reading, writing, spelling and communication skills 
*Have the ability to understand, remember and follow instructions and procedures; and the ability to ask questions when appropriate 
*Friendly and positive attitude 
*Ability to squat, bend, twist, lift or stand for up to two hours 
*Reliable transportation

 Schedule, Training and Commitment: 

*Training is hands on during your assigned shift
*Shifts: Tuesday-Saturday Noon-5pm Total 15 hours three days a week. 
*Consistent attendance required.

No phone calls please.
Apply in person at:
Happy Tails Humane Society 1408 McNeil Road Rock Falls IL or
Happy Tails Thrifty Outlet 206 Dixon Ave Rock Falls IL







Animal Care Tech

We are seeking an energetic, dedicated individual to join our team as a kennel attendant/adoption counselor. Hours are 8am-Noon with rotating weekends. 50 hours a pay period.   This position is responsible for providing quality care and sanitary housing for all the shelter animals and also providing excellent customer service to the public. Duties include cleaning, feeding, medicating, enrichment, training, behavior modification, prepping animals for adoption, computer work and other tasks as needed. High School Diploma (GED equivalent) or College background preferred. 

Must be able to lift 50 lbs. The ideal candidate must possess a strong work ethic, good communication skills, the ability to multi-task, good animal handling skills and a dedication to Happy Tails Humane Society’s mission.

Apply by emailing resume to 

Certified Veterinary Technician*  

*Happy Tails Wellness Clinic is offering a $500 sign on bonus to the successful candidate. 

 Happy Tails aspires to be a practice where as a team, we make a positive impact on pet health care in our communities. We believe hiring people with diverse perspectives, ideas, and cultures, permits us to deliver to the highest quality of preventive care. As a Happy Tails Certified Veterinary Technician, you will work alongside pet health care industry experts to make a difference in the lives of pets and clients we serve. With the chance to utilize your veterinary knowledge, communication skills, and love for pets, this role will afford you the opportunity to define a clear career path for continued growth and learning. 

 Responsibilities • Support veterinarians to ensure quality veterinary care, advocate for pets, and educate clients. • With each Clinic function, assist veterinarians and the medical team to maximize productivity and maintain positive patient flow. • Assist with surgeries and procedures in accordance with your state's Veterinary Practice Act outlined for credentialed veterinary technicians. • Communicate with clients about individualized pet health concerns and offer guidance on Wellness options, medications, and additional treatments. • Assist in maintaining relevant, comprehensive medical records with the support of practice systems, including Happy Tails Web database. . • Obtain relevant health history and information from clients and maintain medical charts. • Use safe restraining techniques, follow standard protocols, and sustain clean, sterile, organized treatment areas, exam rooms, and labs. • Be willing to guide, mentor, and support fellow team members.  

Requirements Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) or two years' experience in a Clinic practice. Bring your talents, skills, dedication, and a desire for developing alongside your peers. But, most importantly, it means showing up each day with a passion for pets and working with others who believe preventive care is the key to helping pets achieve long and healthy lives. As we do with all our Staff, we look to our Veterinarian Technicians to adopt our Five Principles — Quality, Responsibility, Mutuality, Efficiency and Freedom. And, while your on-paper qualifications are of course important, we actively seek out Veterinarian Technicians who thrive on delivering outstanding client and pet experiences. Your well-being matters. We know that your real passion for pet well-being is why you chose this profession.  • Competitive salary •  

Apply by emailing resume to 

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