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Position: Full-time


Join a caring team and work with animals every day!  This position supports members of the public who find stray animals or need help rehoming their own pet. Applicants should have friendly and professional customer service skills and be comfortable handling animals. This position shares resources with people inquiring about surrendering, answers phone, responds to emails, coordinates intakes, and at times provides assistance to the adoptions team. Requirements include a high school diploma or equivalent and computer literacy. Previous customer service and animal handling experience preferred. This position starts at $16/hour. The APA also offers a comprehensive benefits package for full-time employees to support the health and wellbeing of our team and their families. 

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.