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Position: Full-time at APA Brentwood and APA Olivette


Join our team and help bring people and pets together! This position will help implement and maintain superior animal health standards in accordance with Animal Protective Association of Missouri policies and procedures. The Vet Assistant is responsible for administering medical treatments and vaccinations, assisting a veterinarian in the clinic and surgery, and providing care to animals at the adoption center. Requirements include a 2 year degree in veterinary technology or a minimum of 3 years’ experience as a veterinary assistant. This position starts at $17/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 102-year history in the St. Louis region, the APA helps over 6,000 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 use the form below to upload their resume for review.