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Employees at PetAid Colorado share a passion for helping animals and giving back to the community. Our employees’ efforts make a difference to thousands of animals and people each year.

Eligible employee benefits include medical and dental insurance, flexible spending accounts, retirement program, veterinary care, and paid time off. We also offer an employee assistance program and retirement plan with a company match.

PetAid Colorado has a board-approved inclusiveness policy and prohibits discrimination based on age, race, creed, sex, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender expression, marital status, physical or mental handicap, military status, veteran status, pregnancy or any other status protected by applicable state or local law.

Current Job Openings:

 

Director of Finance

Department: Finance

Office: 191 Yuma Street | Denver, CO

As part of the administrative team this position will serve a member association, the Colorado Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) and a not-for-profit foundation, PetAid Colorado (PAC). The Director of Finance reports to the CEO and will be responsible for an array of tasks across both organizations.

 Specific Skills You Should Have:

  • Fanatical attention to detail, accuracy, and deadlines

  • Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office), including proficiency in QuickBooks and advanced Excel skills

  • Demonstrated management capabilities; ability to be a leader within the organization

  • Talent to present financial issues to a variety of groups, both internally and externally

 
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Director of Finance oversees accounts payable and receivable

  • Reviews cash receipts journal and check register; ensures deposits are made timely

  • Manages and reconciles multiple bank

  • Coordinates check signing and fund transfers

  • Calculates shared expenses and payroll splits

  • Prepares invoices and documentation for shared expenses

  • Prepares/reviews GL transactions

  • Prepares/reviews adjusting journal entries

  • Prepares audits, financial reviews, and creation of annual budgets

  • Prepares sales tax reports and coordinates payments

  • Director of Finance finalizes monthly financial statements

  • Attends bi-monthly board meetings

  • Supervises one staff member

 
What You Can Expect From Us:

We are very focused on our mission and the business. Your primary function is to help maximize our productivity and best use of time, which means we’ll be expecting a lot from you. We expect you to keep an open line of communication during projects if you need help or guidance. We have high expectations of ourselves and our staff, and we’ll place a lot of responsibility in your hands.

Pay for this position will vary depending on education and experience.

 We Are Also Looking For:

  • Bachelor’s degree plus a minimum of four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience required; not-for-profit work experience highly preferred

  • Strong understanding of general accounting concepts and principles, including budgeting experience

  • Ability to handle sensitive or confidential information with discretion

  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously, while working in a fast-paced, high-output environment

  • Exceptional skills in oral and written communication, interpersonal relations, and critical thinking

  • Positive attitude and team player; ability to display enthusiasm, competence and professionalism

 Benefits We Offer:

In addition to a base salary, we offer a generous compensation package including medical and dental insurance, flexible spending accounts, a retirement program, paid time off, paid holidays, discounted veterinary care for personal pets, basic life insurance, and long term disability.

 If You Think This Is You…

Submit a cover letter, resume, and salary expectations to Melissa Angel, Director of Administration and Human Resources at melissaangel@petaidcolorado.org. We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. EOE M/F/D/V/G E-verify Employer

Signing Bonus - Associate Veterinarian

Department: Hospital

Office: Denver, CO

Location: 191 Yuma Street

 

PetAid Animal Hospital, a program of PetAid Colorado, is adding a full-time associate veterinarian. We are an AAHA accredited, not-for-profit, high volume hospital whose mission is to provide high quality, subsidized veterinary care to financially challenged owners.  

 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform thorough physical examinations and develop appropriate diagnostic and treatment plans for healthy, sick, or injured patients using the SOAP protocol

  • Perform spay/neuter surgeries and preventive medicine

  • Perform other surgical procedures as needed, as long as they remain within capabilities

  • Formulate cost-effective diagnostic/therapeutic plans

  • Maintain complete and accurate medical records, per AAHA standards, including all patient updates, colleague notes, and client communications

  • Teach and supervise externs and interns

  • Oversee the monitoring of anesthetic procedures

  • Implement appropriate pain management to ensure patient comfort

  • Advocate for the well-being of animals, reporting abuse/cruelty when suspected

  • Effectively counsel clients concerning: patient status, fees, treatment options and associated risks, home care, and follow-up

  • Appropriately follow up with clients in a timely manner

  • Use all drugs responsibly and accurately, including controlled drugs and associated logs

  • Stay current in the veterinary profession by utilizing professional literature and attending local, state, and/or national continuing education meetings

  • Enter charges into the database and check fees per hospital protocols

  • Follow hospital safety guidelines in compliance with OSHA standards

  • Ensure safety of the medical/surgical team by promoting a high standard of aseptic surgical techniques

  • Use and support safe and appropriate patient restraint, restraint devices, and/or sedation for patient, staff, and client safety

Hospital hours are Monday – Friday (no weekends), 7:00AM–6:00PM, and scheduled hours will be 4 days with rotating day off during the week. PetAid Colorado provides a comprehensive program of benefits including loan forgiveness working for a not-for-profit, medical and dental plans, a retirement plan, uniform allowance, paid time off, up to eight paid holidays, discounted veterinary care for personal pets, basic life insurance, and long term disability. $3000 signing bonus will be paid upon 180 days of employment. Employment must be in good standing

Requirements:

  • D.V.M. degree from an accredited veterinary school and an active Colorado veterinary license

  • Surgical and dental proficiency along with a strong interest to expand these skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, especially to a diverse range of audience and settings

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of pre-employment screening. EOE M/F/D/V/G E-verify employer.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Please email your cover letter and resume, including salary expectations, to: Melissa Angel, Director of Administration and Human Resources, melissaangel@petaidcolorado.org

Certified Veterinary Technician

Department: Hospital

Office: Denver, CO

Location: 191 Yuma Street

 

PetAid Animal Hospital, a program of PetAid Colorado, is looking to add two full-time certified veterinary technicians. We are an AAHA accredited, not-for-profit, high volume hospital whose mission is to provide high quality, subsidized veterinary care to financially challenged owners.  

Hospital hours are Monday – Friday (no weekends), 7:00AM–6:00PM, and scheduled hours will be 4 days with a rotating day off during the week. These hours are subject to change due to the volume of business and therefore some overtime may be required. PetAid Colorado provides a comprehensive program of benefits including medical and dental plans, a retirement plan, and uniform allowance, paid time off, up to eight paid holidays, discounted veterinary care for personal pets, basic life insurance, and long term disability. 

Requirements

  • Combination of education at a two-year College or technical school and 1 to 2 years of experience is preferred. Will consider an exceptional recent graduate with less experience.

  • Bi-lingual a plus (Spanish / English speaking)

  • Certification in Veterinary Technician or pending certification required.

  • Ability to prove that you’re highly motivated; have a positive attitude, compassion, and a commitment to great customer service as well as the ability to carry a high level of responsibility.  

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please no phone calls. Offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of pre-employment screening. EOE M/F/D/V/G  E-verify employer.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
Please email your cover letter, resume, including salary expectations, to the address below
Melissa Angel, Director of Administration and Human Resources / melissaangel@petaidcolorado.org