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Shelter Director

The Animal Protective Foundation in the Saratoga/Capital Region of New York is seeking a Shelter Director to lead our admissions, animal care and welfare, and adoption programs to new heights. Our 80+ year old shelter and high-volume, low cost spay and neuter clinic holds an important place in our community and we are eager to expand our visibility, scope and influence. Our shelter staff is talented and extremely dedicated to the APF’s mission. The individual we are seeking is a highly experienced manager of people with an ability to develop a well-functioning team, while also advancing our systems and processes. A love for animals and proven management experience in an open or limited admission not-for-profit animal shelter is highly desired.

The Saratoga/Capital Region has reasonable housing costs, great access to cultural activities and great proximity to the Adirondack, Green and Berkshire Mountains. Learn more about Saratoga by clicking here and the Adirondacks by clicking here. The APF offers a competitive salary and benefit package.

Position DescriptionEmployment Application

To apply, please email your cover letter, resume and three professional references to caruso@animalprotective.org on or before May 30, 2017, or mail them to:
 
Animal Protective Foundation
Attn: Collette Caruso
53 Maple Avenue
Scotia, NY 12302
 

Part-Time Community Outreach Coordinator

The APF is seeking a part-time Community Outreach Coordinator. The Community Outreach Coordinator plays an active and visible role in the outreach activities of the Animal Protective Foundation. The Community Outreach Coordinator develops and coordinates humane education and community outreach programs and events to further the mission and goals of the APF. This includes conducting or coordinating through volunteers’ presentations to schools, youth groups and community organizations at their location or ours. The person we are seeking will have exceptional communication, organizational and customer service skills. Prior experience in education, community outreach, public relations and public speaking is desired. Prior experience and the ability to develop and coordinate educational events and informational programs is essential. Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience in education, marketing/public relations. Animal welfare experience helpful. Weekend, evening and holiday hours may be required. This position is part-time and hours will vary seasonally. A background check is required.

Position DescriptionEmployment Application

To apply, please email your cover letter, resume, completed employment application and three professional references to caruso@animalprotective.org, or mail them to:
 
Animal Protective Foundation
Attn: Collette Caruso
53 Maple Avenue
Scotia, NY 12302
 
Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and interviews will begin immediately. Hiring will take place as soon as our ideal candidate has been identified.
 
 

Part-Time Canine Behavior Specialist

The APF is seeking a part-time Canine Behavior Specialist. The Canine Behavior Specialist assists with the overall behavior based assessment of canine animals and maintaining a comprehensive shelter program of behavioral and psychological well-being that begins at intake and continues throughout the animal’s stay. Prior experience with handling canines of all breeds, temperaments, ages and backgrounds, and extensive knowledge of canine body language is desired. Animal welfare experience helpful. Weekend, evening and holiday hours may be required. This position is part-time and hours will vary seasonally. A background check is required.

Position DescriptionEmployment Application

To apply, please email your cover letter, resume, completed employment application and three professional references to caruso@animalprotective.org, or mail them to:
 
Animal Protective Foundation
Attn: Collette Caruso
53 Maple Avenue
Scotia, NY 12302
 
Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and hiring will take place as soon as great candidates have been identified.
 
 

Part-Time Animal Care Technician

The APF is seeking compassionate and energetic individuals to help care for our pet residents! Animal Care Technicians (ACTs) provide care, attention and positive living environments for the dogs, cats and small mammals residing in our shelter. Candidates should be ready to jump right (after training, of course!) in and to help with dog walking, socialization and enrichment of pets, feeding, and cleaning kennels among other duties! We have a great team here and want to be sure that those that join us work well as part of this team as well as have the ability to take initiative when on their own. The APF is very proud of the standards of care upheld by that Animal Welfare Team – this position will be vital in continuing this great work! The animals need care each day of the week, so weekend and holiday hours are required. We hope to hear from you soon!

High School diploma and animal handling experience required. Weekend and holiday hours required. This position is part time. A background check will be required.

Position DescriptionEmployment Application

To apply, please email your cover letter, resume, completed employment application and three professional references to caruso@animalprotective.org, or mail them to:
 
Animal Protective Foundation
Attn: Collette Caruso
53 Maple Avenue
Scotia, NY 12302
 
Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and hiring will take place as soon as great candidates have been identified.