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Vet Assistant

Implement and maintain superior animal health standards in accordance with Animal Protective Association of Missouri policies and procedures. This position is responsible for administering medical treatments and vaccinations, assisting veterinarians in the wellness clinic, and assisting in surgery. Requirements include a 2-year degree in veterinary technology or a minimum of 2 years’ experience as a veterinary assistant

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Dog Walker

This position walks dogs for potty breaks and enrichment. This position also assists with cleaning and works closely with team members in multiple departments.

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Volunteer Manager

The Volunteer Manager coordinates all aspects of a comprehensive volunteer program. Volunteers are a critical component of our life-saving work and help further the mission. This position is responsible for recruiting, training, managing, celebrating, and retaining volunteers. The volunteer manager provides leadership, promotes teamwork, and is a valuable member of the management team.

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Animal Care Technician

Join our team and help bring people and pets together! This position performs high quality animal care, daily cleaning, feeding, walking, assisting with medical care, and other related shelter duties. Requirements include high school diploma or equivalent. Previous animal handling experience preferred. This position includes weekend hours and starts at $15/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. 

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Adoption Counselor

Join our adoptions team and help bring people and pets together! This position facilitates adoptions as well as the intake of new animals. Applicants should have friendly and professional customer service skills and be comfortable handling animals. This position shares information with new pet owners, answers phones, takes pet adoption photos and assists with general animal care. Requirements include a high school diploma or equivalent and computer literacy. Previous customer service and animal handling experience preferred.

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