Be a Part of the APA Team
The APA has a work environment where animals and people are treated with respect, understanding, and professionalism. All members of the team embrace and are held accountable to the values of our employee culture which include: compassion, empathy, courtesy, joy, trust, reliability, and support. We place a high priority on customer service excellence and envision a world where every adoptable animal has a safe, loving home.
Job Title: Registered Vet Tech
Position: Full-time or Part-time
Description: Provide care to include medical care and treatments, routine exams, and cleaning. Previous experience in animal welfare organization or veterinary clinic setting is preferred. Requirements include current Missouri Vet Tech license and one year or more animal handling experience. Interested applicants should email their resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Job Title: Adoption Counselor
Description: Adoption counselors facilitate adoptions and assist with the intake of animals. This position works directly with clients and excellent customer service skills are essential. Animal handling is required during intake and adoptions, so experience with animals is preferred. We’re seeking someone passionate about helping animals and people! Qualified candidates must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Must be available to work on weekends.
Interested applicants should email their resume to email@example.com.
Fall internships for 2020 have been filled and we’ll be accepting applications for winter internships in December of 2020.
A limited number of internship opportunities are available at the APA Adoption Center throughout the year. These non-paid internships can be completed for college credit with approval of academic institution. Internship schedules are generally flexible to meet individual needs.
The APA Adoption Center is a nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing people and pets together, advancing humane education and creating programs beneficial to the human/animal bond. Internships are an excellent opportunity to experience various aspects of development, volunteer management, education, community outreach, operations, and marketing while working for a highly respected 100 year organization.
Candidates must be able to commit a minimum of 10 hours per week. The duration of the internship is equivalent to one semester (approximately 12-15 weeks) and are available during the Spring, Summer and Fall.
To apply for internships, please email your resume and a letter of interest outlining your area(s) of focus, how many semesters you will be available, and the days and hours you are available to firstname.lastname@example.org.
You may also mail your materials to:
APA of Missouri
1705 S. Hanley Rd.
St. Louis, MO 63144
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Ability to meet deadlines
- Professional attire
- Proficient with basic software programs (Word, Excel, etc.)
- Positive attitude
- Detail oriented
- Transportation to/from APA Adoption Center, and other off-site locations, as assigned