St. Louis Business Journal Names APA a Finalist of the 2024 Best Places to Work

At the APA, our commitment to creating a positive and fulfilling work environment has been recognized by the St. Louis Business Journal, which has named us as a 2024 finalist for Best Places to Work in the large business category. This prestigious accolade is a testament to our dedicated staff and volunteers who embody our values daily.

Nurturing a Culture of Inclusivity and Equity

At APA, we believe in fostering a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace where everyone feels valued and respected. Our culture is built on pillars of trust, compassion, accountability, joy, support, and respect. We continually invest in our team members’ personal and professional growth, encouraging innovation and new ideas to serve our community better.

Employee Benefits that Reflect our Values

We are proud to offer a competitive compensation package that includes mission-based work, sign-on and retention bonuses, mental health hours, wellness reimbursement, flexible schedules, pet bereavement support, and discounted veterinary services. Additionally, we provide a sabbatical policy for employees with ten or more years of service, demonstrating our commitment to their well-being and work-life balance.

Empowering Employees to Make a Difference

For over a century, APA has been dedicated to bringing people and pets together, advancing humane education, and creating programs that strengthen the human-animal bond. We help over 6,000 pets find loving homes each year, with thousands more benefiting from our wellness, outreach, and supportive programs. This success is made possible by the dedication and passion of our incredible staff and volunteers, who work tirelessly to provide a haven for animals in need.

Looking Towards the Future

As we celebrate this recognition, we remain committed to our mission of uniting people and pets and creating a more compassionate world for all. By attracting and retaining the best talent and fostering a culture where they can thrive, we can make an even greater impact on the pets who rely on us.

We are honored to be recognized as the Best Places to Work, and we look forward to continuing our work to make a difference in the lives of pets and people in our community.

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