Veterinarian: May 28 - 31 and Vet Tech: June 25 - 29, 2018
Maddie's® Clinic Apprenticeship at Austin Pets Alive!
Do you want to learn ways to ensure that each animal at your shelter or rescue receives the medical care, kindness, and solicitude that we would give our own pets? Then the Austin Pets Alive! Clinic Apprenticeship is for you!
Who Should Apply?
There are three different apprenticeship opportunities for shelter/rescue organizations:
- APA! Clinic Apprenticeship for Clinic Managers
- APA! Clinic Apprenticeship for Veterinary Technicians
- APA! Clinic Apprenticeship for Veterinarians
Please specify in your application which opportunity you are interested in. These opportunities are for clinic managers, veterinary technicians and veterinarians who are interested in learning how to be most effective at implementing this type of program in their organization.
How Does it Work?
Maddie's® Apprenticeship for Technicians will focus on following protocols, triaging patients, working with other staff and teams, and time management.
Maddie's® Apprenticeship for Managers will focus on use of donations and inventory, re-routing funds, staff maintenance, staff scheduling, working with the vets, and the importance of customer service in the shelter.
Maddie's® Apprenticeship for Vets will focus on systemizing treatments, triaging sick and injured patients, and treating illnesses/injuries in the shelter.
A $1,000 stipend to cover travel and lodging will be awarded to the organization of each student chosen.
Applications February 27 - March 16, 2018 - Application Closed
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