The individual will undergo a 2-year apprenticeship during which they work closely with experienced trainers to learn how to train Service Dogs according to the NEADS curriculum. The Apprentice will also observe prison inmate handlers as they train Service Dogs, and learn how to work with new client teams when they receive their Service Dogs.
Must be comfortable:
– Working in a correctional institution
– Driving to varied work sites weekly
– Instructing people with physical disabilities
Basic computer skills are necessary to maintain training records.
Must be located near central Massachusetts.
Full time – starting salary is $30,000 for this entry level position.
Interested parties should submit a cover letter and resume to be considered using the form below. Cover letter can be addressed to Kathy Foreman, Director of Training.