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.
Part-time Vet Tech (Temporary)
AWA is seeking to fill a temporary part-time veterinary technician position. This position entails working with a team of shelter technicians and the shelter veterinarian, to provide medical care to all of the adoptable animals. Tasks include wellness procedures, cleaning the isolation area, working with the shelter veterinarian to diagnose and treat ill animals, and providing anesthetic/surgical support for sterilization procedures. Previous technician experience is a must; previous experience in a shelter environment is preferred. Working knowledge of shelter software, or the ability to learn its usage is necessary.
To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org AND email@example.com
Animal Care Attendant
AWA is seeking a dedicated and responsible individual with knowledge of animal health, behavior, handling and husbandry. Must be willing to work as part of a collaborative team to properly maintain kennels with thorough cleaning and sanitation protocols. Monitor animals daily and alert medical staff upon signs of illness or injury. Update animal records with accurate information. Provide environmental enrichment for animals as needed. Participate in pet adoption meets. Ability to provide exemplary customer service to adopters and visitors. Must be 18 years of age and able to work weekends.
To apply, please send resumes to Nancik@awanj.org or fill out an application at the shelter.