NOW HIRING: PACK LEADeRS
Careers with Oregon Tails
Oregon Tails is an organization that combines the freedom of a natural environment with carefully constructed skill-building, guidance and attention to help dogs reach their full potential. Our methodology is founded on the idea that humans can use energy, touch, sound and play to help dogs build confidence and stronger bonds.
For a visual idea of what working for us looks like, connect with us on Instagram.
WHAT YOU'LL LEARN
Oregon Tail Pack Leaders have a unique opportunity to learn about themselves through working with emotionally intelligent animals. How do you express yourself under pressure? What are your leadership strengths? What kind of energy are you putting out in the world?
We think working with a pack of dogs is a good way to find out.
HOURS & WAGES
Pack leaders work between 16-40 hrs per week, with Monday’s, Wednesday’s & Friday’s reserved solely for work with our Pack members.
Hours, level of responsibility and wage will be dependent upon experience, fit and skill level. Rates vary between $15-$30 hourly.
We prefer applicants who
Have experience handling dogs or horses, or other relevant handling experience
Are interested in a long-term position
Show up on-time, prepared to work in a dynamic environment
Don't mind working outside and getting dirty or wet
Has a clean driving record
Turns challenges into learning opportunities
Aren't afraid to call themselves a beginner and ask questions
Can maintain a calm demeanor through chaotic moments
Will communicate professionally with clients and team members
Have a strong desire to grow both personally as a human companion and professionally as a dog handler