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We appreciate your interest in working with us at The Pixie Project! As a shelter, we strive to place pets in their forever homes, and we’re always on the lookout for empathetic and hardworking individuals who would like to join our team. If you’d be a good fit for one of our open positions, please send your resume and cover letter to pixiehiring@gmail.com. We only consider applications submitted with a cover letter; you must be 18 or over to apply. 

Open Positions


Relief Certified Veterinary Technician

About the Role

The Pixie Project is seeking a professional and enthusiastic Certified Veterinary Technician to join our diverse team. The Pixie Project is a Non-Profit Animal Rescue that operates a Low-Cost Veterinary Clinic. Our team of certified professionals perform affordable spay/neuter surgeries and provides other miscellaneous veterinary services to assist pet owners with maintaining the health and happiness of their animals.

We are looking for an individual who is focused and detail-oriented, that can thrive as part of a high-volume, fast-paced surgery team. Ideal candidates for this position will be passionate about our spay/neuter program, and have a proven understanding of safe/humane animal handling and veterinary technical skills. 

This is a Part-Time“At-Will” position, and the rate of pay is $35 hourly; and will be dependent on surgey days with 15-20 hours weekly.

Qualified applicants must be comfortable working in an office, shelter, and clinic environment with animals of varying ages, health statuses, and temperaments. Applicants should have proficiencies in using computers, telephones/smartphones, and email. We will provide the necessary training applicable to your position, but exceptional customer service and communication skills are essential.

How to Apply

Please email your resume and a cover letter that tells us why you are interested in this position, and why you are a good fit for our team, and three references to pixiehiring@gmail.com. Thank you and we look forward to hearing from you soon!

The Pixie Project is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation or belief, citizenship, marital status, or sexual preference. 


Clinic Tech Assistant: Part Time and Full Time available

About The Pixie Project

The Pixie Project is seeking a professional and enthusiastic Clinic Tech Assistant to join our diverse team. The Pixie Project is a Non-Profit Animal Rescue that operates a Low-Cost Veterinary Clinic. Our team of certified professionals perform affordable spay/neuter surgeries and provides other miscellaneous veterinary services to assist pet owners with maintaining the health and happiness of their animals.

About the Role

The Pixie Project is seeking a hard-working and positive person to join our team as a Clinic Tech Assistant. Our Clinic Tech Assistant will support our Clinic Director to:

  • Make surgical packs
  • Cleaning of clinic and ISO room
  • Holding cats and dogs for intake
  • Filing documents
  • Additional tasks as needed

Desired Skills + Experience

Prior experience working with animals can be helpful but is not required. More important to us is finding someone with a positive attitude, strong work ethic, attention to detail, and willingness to learn. Other key skills/qualities for Clinic Tech Assistant include:

  • Comfortable and confident working with cats and dogs of varying ages, health statuses, and temperaments.
  • Ability to stay focused amidst chaos and noise.
  • Strong attention to detail: You’re able to identify what needs to be done without always being told.
  • Cleanliness
  • Age: 18+


Schedule + Pay Rate

Our Clinic is open Tuesday – Friday 10am-6pm and Saturday 10am-4pm.

This role is available Part Time and the pay rate is DOE, starting at $16/hour.

How to Apply

Please email your resume and a cover letter that tells us why you are interested in this position, and why you are a good fit for our team, and three references to pixiehiring@gmail.com. Thank you and we look forward to hearing from you soon!

The Pixie Project is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation or belief, citizenship, marital status, or sexual preference. 


Kennel Technician: Part-Time

About the Role

The Pixie Project, a growing non-profit animal rescue, is looking to hire a skilled and organized Kennel Technician. Pay rate begins at $17 per hour, depending on experience. Up to 38 hours per week with AM and PM shifts. (This is not a remote position.)

The ideal candidate will have experience and understanding of kennel maintenance and familiarity with animal behavior. We’re looking for someone with great communication and problem-solving skills, who can work well with a team in a busy environment.

Responsibilities will Include

  • Sanitation duties: kennel disinfecting, laundry, dishes, general cleaning
  • Animal Care related duties: feeding, exercise/engagement/enrichment, medication administration
  • Organization of supplies/donations
  • Following established safety protocols

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Driver’s License required
  • Experience in a kennel environment
  • Experience with hands-on animal care

Schedule and Pay Rate

This position has a starting pay rate of $17/hour, depending on experience. This is not a remote position. The Pixie Project is a fast-paced animal rescue and applicants must be comfortable working in an office environment with animals.

The Part-Time position will work between 20-25 hours/week.

The Full-Time position will work no more than 38 hours/week and comes with dental, life, and health insurance as well as paid time off.

How to Apply

Please send a resume and a cover letter to pixiehiring@gmail.com. In your cover letter, please tell us why you are interested in this position and why you think you’d be a good fit.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so apply soon for best consideration. We look forward to hearing from you!




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    510 N.E. MLK Blvd.
    Portland, OR 97232

    Phone: (503) 542-3432
    Fax: (503) 542-3437

    Hours:
    Tuesday-Friday 11:00 - 6:00
    Saturday 11:00 to 4:00