The role of Kennel Assistant is an independent contractor position. Kennel Assistants are not required to complete a specific quantity of hours or committed to a set schedule. Hours are offered as needed by Beyond and are awarded on a first come basis when requested. Independent contractor positions do not include paid vacation, sick, or maternity time or healthcare. No commitment is made by Beyond to offer any minimum quantity of hours available to any or all independent contractors until the independent contractor (applicant) commits to a scheduled shift then all hours committed, even if actual time worked is less, will be paid at the agreed upon rate per hours scheduled. If an independent contractor is unable to commit to any offered work dates/times for 30 days, Beyond the Walk reserves the right to terminate any and all independent contractor contracts.