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Part-Time Animal Behavior Assistant

The Animal Behavior Assistant, a part-time, non-exempt position, is responsible for providing excellent behavioral care for the dogs and cats at our facility as well as provide exceptional service to our clients. The Animal Behavior Assistant will maintain a comprehensive shelter program of behavioral and psychological well-being that begins at intake and continues throughout the animal’s stay. The ABA will work to develop and implement behavior modification and enrichment plans to create a stress-controlled environment. The Animal Behavior Assistant will need to communicate in a way that demonstrates and promotes collaboration, cooperation, problem solving and interpersonal skills to foster a positive work environment, teamwork and productivity. Good organizational and computer skills necessary.

High School diploma and animal handling experience required. Weekend and holiday hours required. This position is part time, non-exempt. 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.
 

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 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.