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GDMI - Anywhere in the USA

Are you a qualified GDMI and currently looking for work on a part time basis? Are you able to

work autonomously and maintain a solid work ethic with a high degree of responsibility? Are

you interested in training guide dogs to a finished standard while making your own schedule

and training program? If you just answered YES three times we want to speak with you.


OccuPaws Guide Dog Association is an IGDF accredited Guide Dog School based in Madison

Wisconsin. We are a small scale ‘boutique’ guide dog organization that offers a unique guide

dog experience for qualified blind guide dog users that reside in or near beautiful Wisconsin.

We are currently seeking trainers that live anywhere in the USA that have a mild climate where

you can live and train dogs year round (west coast is an ideal location).


This is a part-time, as needed position and you will be compensated as an independent

contractor for the work you do with no benefits provided. Compensation to be negotiated.


Applicants must be:


*Qualified from an IGDF accredited School

*Have a high degree of independence and responsibility.

*Have the ability to think ‘out of the box’ and problem solve.

*Have good communication skills

*Be flexible.

*Be positive, yet realistic.


If interested please go to occupaws.org to learn more about our organization. We have been in

existence for more than a decade, offer ONLY in-home training to our clients, and the dogs are

typically trained from family homes, not kennels. We take pride in our unique program and are

looking for the right unique person to join our growing team.  Please contact us today.  barb@occupaws.org


Closing date: 1st April 2018