Employment Opportunities at New England Wildlife Centers

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Learn more about current openings at our Centers in Weymouth and Barnstable below.


Front Desk Administrator, New England Wildlife Centers – Weymouth

Job Description

We seek a part-time (approximately 24 hours per week) front desk administrator responsible for:

  • Answering phones and clearing messages in a busy veterinary practice.
  • Scheduling appointments for veterinary team in Microsoft Excel.
  • Data entry of fees from appointments, retail store, tours, birthday parties and/or donations made at the front desk using Quick Books (includes cashing out).
  • Greeting clients and members of the public.
  • Some word processing.
  • Fielding or directing questions about sick and injured wildlife, retail store and educational programs to the appropriate person.
  • Filing.
  • Working with volunteers.
  • Coordinating key organizational functions such as checking clients in and out of appointments, checking animals in and out of hospital or boarding.
  • Ability to liaison with all staff and volunteers including veterinarians, wildlife care personnel, and teams from accounting, development and education.
  • Support the Center’s “brand” by creating friendly atmosphere, which includes ensuring music is playing, baking cookies during Odd Pet Vet hours and other tasks to be determined.
  • Assist in other projects as designated by Assistant Director, CEO, or Chairman.
  • Other related (and sometimes unrelated) administrative tasks.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • Upbeat, positive attitude.
  • Ability to multi-task and attention to detail.
  • Ability to liaison with many different types of people.
  • Self-starter who is able to anticipate problems and suggest solutions to supervisor.
  • Proficiency in Quickbooks and/or Microsoft Excel preferred.

Please send resume electronically to: Heather Byrnes at heather.byrnes@newildlife.org

If mail is preferred, please send resume to: Nina Flaherty, New England Wildlife Center, 500 Columbian Street, South Weymouth, MA 02190

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