Development Associate

The Animal Protective Foundation (APF) has an exciting full time opening for a Development Associate to assist with events, direct mail, on-line giving, communications, social media, volunteer coordination and database management and reporting. The position reports to the Senior Director of Development.

Requirements for the position include a minimum of three years of work experience in not for profit development department or equivalent and a Bachelor’s Degree in a preferred field. The individual must have strong written and verbal communication skills, experience planning events and with relationship management software and proficiency with Adobe Photoshop. Experience with social media and WordPress preferred. A NYS Driver’s License is required.

Pay is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Position to start immediately.


Community Engagement Coordinator

Does working with people energize you? Do you enjoy building relationships with others through discovering common connections? Love designing and implementing programs? The APF wants you for our Full-Time Community Engagement Coordinator (CEC) to focus on some of our most important relationships: our volunteers, fosters, and community partners.

We’re searching for an individual with experience coordinating people and programs, who exhibits enthusiasm and energy for working with others. Being extremely organized, detail-driven, and able to multi-task will also help the CEC succeed in this role.

The Community Engagement Coordinator (CEC) plans, develops and oversees the APF volunteer and foster program as well as community outreach events. This includes the recruitment, training and supervision of volunteers. The recruitment of foster care providers, and coordination of off-site tabling and outreach events. A commitment to good customer service and the ability to develop and nurture relationships with contacts at all levels is essential.

Position to start January 2020.

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Community Engagement Coordinator

Animal and 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.

High School diploma and animal handling experience required. Customer service experience preferred. Weekend and holiday hours required. This position is part time (approximately 36-hours a week). A background check is required following a conditional offer.

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Animal and Client Care Specialist


To apply for any of our open positions: email your cover letter, resume, and telephone or email contact information for three professional references to, or mail them to:

Animal Protective Foundation

Attn: Gina LaViolette

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 shall be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, familial status, genetic information, citizenship, domestic violence victim status, prior arrest record, or prior criminal conviction.