Position: Full-time

Location: The APA’s second location on Baur Blvd (coming soon)

Anticipated start date Nov or Dec 2022

Description:
This position coordinates all aspects of the foster program. Fosters are a critical component of our life-saving work and help further capacity for care. This position is the primary contact for foster volunteers and supports and recruits fosters. The foster coordinator works collaboratively with staff in multiple departments for animals needing foster care and to support medical and behavioral needs. The foster coordinator also administers vaccinations, preventatives, and other medical care in accordance with APA policies and procedures.  One year experience in animal health or welfare required and the ability to speak to medical and behavioral characteristics of dogs and cats. Veterinary technician certification preferred. Friendly customer service skills and computer literacy are also required. Must be able to lift 50lbs and stand for periods of five hours. This position starts at $18/hour, commensurate with experience. 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, with one weekend day required
  • Fulfilling, mission-based work
  • No on-call required

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 nearly 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.

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