The Medical Coordinator will work in The Little Barn and at foster homes to perform basic medical care, including:

  • Vaccinating and microchipping all animals.
  • Drawing blood from cats and dogs to test for FeLv, FIV, heartworms, and more.
  • Giving SubQ fluids to cats and dogs when needed.
  • Processing fecal samples and call them into Idexx for pick-up.
  • Updating physical medical records and communicate medical information to ALIVE staff as needed.
  • Advising foster homes and volunteers on proper care of animals.


  • A working knowledge of vet care, prevention protocol, and vaccinations is a plus, but not required.
  • An animal lover that is excited about the rescue mission.
  • Must attend a volunteer orientation session at the Little Barn.


The Medical Coordinator will report to ALIVE Rescue’s Director of Operations. This position will require...

  • Approximately 5-15 hours per week, depending on animal intake.
  • A willingness to learn how to perform medical techniques, such as inserting microchips, drawing blood, etc.
  • Regular communication with ALIVE staff, fosters, and volunteers.


This is a flexible activity that can be completed whenever you have enough free time.


  various, Chicago, Illinois, 60618, USA

Skills & Requirements
Good with Animals
Age 21+
Orientation or Training

Alive Rescue

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