Animal Welfare Association is a great place to work! AWA employees become part of a greater mission to make a difference in the lives of thousands of animals. 

benefits for full time employees

  • Healthcare Insurance
  • Vacation and Holidays
  • Discounts on Pet Vaccinations and Medications
  • The Joy of Helping Homeless Animals Find Homes!

*AWA offers internships to students in the Hopeworks 'N Camden program. These interns help in the adoption center with customer and computer services.

*AWA is a host site for the Community Work Experience Program. CWEP participants both perform community service and learn valuable work skills to increase their employment opportunities.  

Open Positions

Adoption & Intake Counselor

Animal Welfare Association is now hiring for the position of Adoption & Intake Counselor. Interested candidates must have effective communication skills, ability to multi-task, and excellent customer service skills. Cash handling experience preferred. Adoption & Intake Counselors are responsible for counseling adopters and processing adoptions, collecting and processing payments and donations, promptly answering phone calls and emails, answering questions regarding pet surrenders and maintaining the front office. This is a full time position, weekends are required. Please email resume to christiec@awanj.org or apply in person at the shelter.