Location: The APA’s second location on Baur Blvd (coming soon)
Anticipated start date Dec 2022
The Behavior and Enrichment Coordinator promotes an enriching environment to provide outlets for natural behavior and reduce stress. This position helps with evaluations, pathway planning, meet and greets, and provides fear free care and handling. This position also creates and conducts playgroup enrichment for dogs. At least 2 years’ experience in animal handling and training/behavior. Certification from IAABC, CCPDT, KPA, or other relevant animal behavior certifying organization or degree in animal training/behavior field preferred. Must be able to lift 50lbs and stand for periods of five hours. This position starts at $18/hour. The APA also offers a comprehensive benefits package to full time employees to support the health and wellbeing of our team and their families.
-Flexible schedule options
-Fulfilling, mission-based work
The Animal Protective Association of Missouri (APA) is an innovative and progressive leader in animal welfare, dedicated to bringing people and pets together, advancing humane education, and creating programs beneficial to the human-animal bond. With a 100-year history in the St. Louis region, the APA helps over 4,000 pets find safe loving homes each year. Thousands more are helped through wellness, outreach, and supportive programs that keep pets healthy and with the people who love them.
The APA is committed to being a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace where all employees and volunteers feel valued and respected. We are committed to a nondiscriminatory approach and provide equal opportunities for employment, growth, and advancement in all areas of the organization.
The culture of the APA is built on trust, compassion, accountability, joy, support, and respect. We continually invest in the personal and professional growth of our team members and value innovation and new ideas that make it possible for us to meet the needs of the community we serve.
Interested applicants should complete the application form below.