For more than 90 years, the Animal Protective Foundation’s success can be attributed to our dedicated team’s passion for helping the community’s most vulnerable animals.


To attract the best team members, we believe in paying a living wage, providing generous benefits, and maintaining a culture that nurtures and rewards high performance. Working at the Animal Protective Foundation is rewarding work that makes a difference for all of the animals we care for.

Lead Licensed Veterinary Technician

The Lead Licensed Veterinary Technician is responsible for daily care of all surgical patients at the spay and neuter clinic, assisting doctors and veterinary assistants with pre-, peri- and post-operative care of patients, general cleaning and training others to utilize our patient care protocols. This position would also be responsible for leadership responsibilities such as managing surgical flow, leading team meetings, inventory and ordering, etc.

Applicants must be a current registered veterinary technician, with a license to practice in New York. All New York State required continuing education credits must be completed. The ideal candidate should have two or more years of experience as a leader in a veterinary clinic, veterinary hospital, and/or shelter or control facility.

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Lead Licensed Veterinary Technician

Veterinarian – PT

The Animal Protective Foundation (APF) is looking for a Part-Time Licensed Veterinarian to join our low-cost HQHVSN (high-quality, high-volume, spay and neuter) clinic. We strive to provide exceptional veterinary care to our community partners, shelter animals and the public. Our vision is a community where all companion animals are loved, respected and receive exceptional care. We value respect in the workplace for all employees and clients. We also place an importance on making sure to respect working hours as we all know that everyone deserves a life outside of their work.

The APF places a high importance on collaborative team work, open communication, flexibility and a positive attitude in the work place. We strive to improve both the lives of the animals and our community members through a healthy, positive, and upbeat work environment. Most of us joined this field because of our passion to help animals in need. At the APF we give you the opportunity to fill that spot in your heart as a medical professional.

This position will work in coordination with our veterinary team to complete spay/neuter surgeries for shelter and publicly owned pets through our low-cost HQHVSN clinic, as well as contributing to the exceptional veterinary care our shelter pets receive. The APF provides a full-spectrum of diagnostics and treatments for in-shelter pets to ensure they are happy and healthy prior to going home with their adoptive families. The clinic follows veterinary guidelines set out by ASPCA in order to practice the most efficient and high quality medicine for a high volume spay and neuter clinics. HQHVSN training will be made available to the successful candidate. Opportunities for additional general surgical procedures and dental surgery is available for interested candidates. The hours for this position can range anywhere from 8-25 hours per week. The APF offers 401K with match, vacation and sick time. Will also pay for License and/or DEA fees while employed. Pay will range from $55-$60 an hour based on previous experience.

Please feel free to reach out to weiner@animalprotective.org for any further information or even if you just want to come and shadow for a day to see what the environment and team is like. We hope to hear from you soon!

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Veterinarian – PT

Animal & Client Care Specialist

The APF is seeking a compassionate and energetic individual for our part-time Animal and Client Care Specialist (ACCS) position! The ACCS provides care, attention and positive living environments for the dogs, cats and small animals residing in our shelter and assist in vital operations such as client communications, completing intakes and adoptions and other client services. The successful candidate will be ready to jump in to help with morning animal care, dog walking, socialization and enrichment of pets, greeting and counseling clients among other duties! Individuals must be able to work well as part of a team and have the ability to take initiative to complete tasks independently. The APF is very proud of the standards of care and excellent customer service upheld by the 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. Customer service experience preferred. Weekend and holiday hours required. This position is part time (approximately 32-hours a week), with the possibility of full-time in the future.

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Animal & Client Care Specialist

TO APPLY

To apply, please email your cover letter, resume, and telephone or email contact information for three professional references to lamagna@animalprotective.org, or mail them to:

Animal Protective Foundation

Attn: Gina Lamagna

53 Maple Avenue

Glenville, NY 12302

Application materials will be reviewed upon receipt and hiring will take place as soon as great candidates have been identified.

The Animal Protective Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, familial status, genetic information, citizenship, domestic violence victim status, prior arrest record, or prior criminal conviction.