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Shelter Operations


Opportunities in Shelter Operations

Challenging and rewarding opportunities to provide a higher quality of life for homeless pets through adoption. Helping NSALA fulfill its mission and make a difference in a unique and powerful way.

Adoption Services Associate

We are currently seeking a mature & reliable individual, with a security background and a great love for animals. The perfect candidate must have excellent customer service and communication skills to perform general security duties. Duties include but are not limited to informing potential adopters that they have been denied adoption, crowd control, setting alarms, survey grounds, and securing all League buildings.

Requirements:
Must have excellent interpersonal, communication and customer relation skills, and the ability to deal with the public. Security certificate a plus!

Hours: Full-time, includes one weekend shift & Part-time over-night weekend shift

Benefits include a 100% company paid benefits package.

Please send resume with a cover letter by e-mail to HR@animalleague.org.  All resumes submitted MUST include salary requirements for consideration.

Rescue Associate

We are currently seeking a full-time Rescue Associate to travel to various shelters for adoptable animals both in and out of state for North Shore Animal League America (including reclaims). Schedule NYS rescue groups on a daily basis and assist with home admits when needed. Develop new relationships with shelters and rescue groups.  Evaluate all animals that are being taken from other shelters to make sure they are adoptable. Monitor the daily inventory and communicate daily with your supervisor to determine available space for incoming animals (rescue and animal inventory).Complete all rescue paperwork, license paperwork, monthly reports and projections. Assist with overall admittance process (exams, restraint and vaccinations) as needed. Maintain rescue vehicle (sanitize and clean after each use).

Requirements:

  • Must have a valid NYS driver’s license and clean driving record for the prior 3 years and must remain insurable during length of employment with the Animal League.
  • Ideal candidates must exhibit the ability to remain professional, courteous and objective in all situations, with a strong desire to make a positive difference in the lives of animals.

Qualifications: 

  • Qualified candidates must possess a minimum of 1 year’s proven experience with knowledge of animal welfare: including care, handling, health, behavior, training and sheltering issues
  • Candidates must have proven customer service skills and the ability to work independently.
  • Candidates must have the ability to maintain good working relationships with the public, employees and various rescue and shelter groups.

Please send resume with a cover letter by e-mail to HR@animalleague.org.

All resumes submitted MUST meet the minimum requirements and qualifications and include salary requirements for consideration

Shelter Kennel Manager

The Shelter Kennel Manager’s role is to maximize adoptions through successful supervision and training of staff. Ensure the general health and well being of the animals. Promote a friendly and professional environment where emphasis is placed on quality care and teamwork. The perfect candidate must have the ability to work in a fast paced environment, work well with staff members, be detail oriented and have excellent communication skills. Must be flexible to work additional hours when workload requires. Previous experience working in a shelter or veterinary practice is required to be considered for this position. Supervisory experience needed.

The qualified candidate must have the ability to perform the following duties:

  • Supervise kennel associates (i.e., approaching adopters, cleaning cages, etc.)
  • Interview, hire, train, counsel, and evaluate kennel staff associates.
  • Monitor associates performance-ensuring adherence to proper kennel procedures and policies.
  • Monitor adoption flow and main adoptions and take corrective steps to ensure smooth/timely processing of adoptions. Approve adoption forms.
  • Supervise animal inventory to ensure adequate number of animals.
  • Conduct daily setup meetings with the kennel associates.
  • Communicate effectively with adopters (i.e., review adoption forms, explain medical conditions, promote adoptions).
  • Process opening and closing procedures of the shelter.

We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package, including 100% company paid medical and dental insurance for you and your family. Please send your resume and cover letter to HR@animalleague.org . EOE

Kennel Associates Needed!

We are currently looking for enthusiastic Full Time and Part Time Kennel Associates to join our team. As a Kennel Associate you will ensure the general health and wellness of the animals as you assist them in finding quality homes.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to assisting the public during the adoption process, feeding the animals, cleaning and disinfecting animal cages.

Qualifications:

  • The ability to effectively work individually or in a team environment
  • Strong communication and customer relation skills are a must
  • The ability to multitask

Job Requirement:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of 1 year related experience; previous experience working with animals strongly preferred

Full-time benefits include a 100% company paid benefits package and much more. Please send resume with a cover letter by e-mail to HR@animalleague.org.

All cover letters MUST include salary requirements for consideration.

Rescue & Adoption Transport Associate

We are currently seeking a full-time Rescue & Adoption Transport Associate to assist customers and promote North Shore Animal League America’s mission through prompt, professional, and courteous service.

Ideal candidates must exhibit the ability to remain professional, courteous and objective in all situations, with a strong desire to make a positive difference in the lives of animals. The driver will transport The Animal Leagues staff and animals in a safe and timely manner to off-site locations and transport trips. Supervise staff and oversee entire adoption process and event at the location. Maintain mobile adoption units (i.e. clean, stock with supplies etc.). Select and load animals for the offsite event. Care for all animals while in their custody. Gather medical records and medications for selected offsite animals. Screen potential adopters for adoption approval, fill out adoption paperwork, perform computer and reference checks and enter pet insurance. Process approved applications and payments. Must be available, if selected, to go on cross country or interstate trips. Transport events include emergency rescue efforts, Tour for Life (which is a multi-week event) and transport initiatives.

Requirements:

  • Must be at least 25 years of age with 5+ years driving experience
  • Must have a clean driving record for the prior 3 years and must remain insurable
  • Position is Full-Time (Thursday-Sunday - 10 Hour Shifts)

Qualifications:

  • Qualified candidates must possess a minimum of 1 year’s proven experience with knowledge of animal welfare: including care, handling, health, behavior, training and sheltering issues
  • Candidates must have proven customer service skills and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Candidates must have the ability to maintain good working relationships with the public, employees and various vendors
  • Candidates must be able to travel with minimal notice

Please send resume with a cover letter by e-mail to HR@animalleague.org.

All resumes submitted MUST meet the minimum requirements and qualifications and include salary requirements for consideration.

Opportunities in Clerical/Administrative Support

Dedicated to supporting NSALA's mission our staff is committed to providing the best service to our adopters and clients.

Sorry, there are no listings in this department at this time.

Opportunities in Corporate Services

Whether you have years of experience or your career is just getting started, our corporate offices offer a great range of positions and professional careers.

Social Media Coordinator

We are currently seeking a self- driven Social Media Coordinator to assist in the creation of a comprehensive social media strategy to increase visibility, membership and traffic. This position will plan, manage and launch social media campaigns, including online advocacy, writing editorial, community-outreach efforts, promotions, etc. Manage presence in social networking sites including Facebook, Twitter, and other similar community sites, Develop contact strategies to generate site resulting in membership growth. Be an advocate of the League in social media spaces, engaging in dialogues and answering questions where appropriate. Represent brand voice in blog posts, articles, podcasts, videos and other creative digital marketing materials. Create /update copy and assist in the management of video projects. Monitor effective benchmarks for measuring the impact of social media programs, and analyze, review, and report on effectiveness of campaigns in an effort to maximize results.

Requirements:
The ideal candidate will have excellent computer skills and a comprehensive understanding of and skill in navigating social media outlets, including Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, YouTube, etc. With excellent written communication skills, strong organizational skills and effective time management the successful candidate will be self-motivated and stay on task while carrying out routine tasks individually and as part of a team. Must have a working knowledge of common interactive tools such as HTML, Photoshop, etc. BA required in related field. Public relations, Marketing, Sales, Community Management experience preferred. Photography and Video skills a plus! Must have a desire to make a positive difference in the lives of animals.

For consideration, please email your resume and cover letter with salary requirements to HR@animalleague.org.

Staff Writer

We are currently seeking a Staff Writer to actively source content for key Animal League marketing including social media.  This includes creating original content for all communication channels. Write compelling new content for the Animal League’s Website, brochures, magazine articles and other informational/promotional materials. Effectively translate news across all social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. Monitor online social media posts regarding the Animal League and provide frequent reporting to management team. Keep up-to-date with best practices in writing for the web and social media trends.

Requirements:
With exceptional writing and editing skills the successful candidate will have demonstrated and significant experience in writing for various external audiences and social media platforms. Must be proficient in writing in styles that engage and motivate and possess strong conceptual abilities. Must have in-depth knowledge and understanding of social media platforms, their respective audiences (Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, etc.) and content and ensure that stories are most effectively deployed for each platform.  The ideal candidate must be highly organized with the ability to manage and complete multiple tasks within designated timeframes and be able to work independently, yet collaboratively, within a fast-paced environment. A desire to make a positive difference in the lives of animals is essential.

For consideration, please email your resume and cover letter with salary requirements to HR@animalleague.org.

Director of Interactive Web Marketing

We are currently seeking a resourceful and dynamic individual as a Director-Interactive Web Marketing to execute tactical interactive fundraising plans that will build new relationships with individuals interested in our mission with the goal of acquiring new donors and providing giving opportunities for these new donors through digital related channels.

Key description of this role will include:
Utilizing the current infrastructure, this position will need to enhance the current on-line communications strategy by facilitating the development and delivery of required fundraising elements (email appeals, donation forms & tracking) to support donor acquisition, retention and loyalty campaigns across website properties. Review all emails including links, copy, layout and test transactions prior to launch. Integrate external channels such as Google, Facebook, and Partner Ad Networks into the campaign strategy which includes but is not limited to paid search.
Working in conjunction with the internal teams for all assets, schedule of appeals, fundraising stories in e-newsletters, resending of appeals, updating of homepage banners, and website content. 
Accurately summarizing and communicating the status of all campaigns, initiatives, results, and trends with internal teams is essential.

Ideal candidates will possess:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, or related field, or equivalent experience.
  • 3-5 years integrated direct marketing experience.
  • Solid foundation of basic fundraising principles and proven experience developing successful fundraising marketing campaigns.
  • Experience executing successful lead and donor conversion tactics.
  • Experience in executing online, digital, SEO/SEM marketing campaigns.
  • Demonstrated experience in facilitating creative development process.
  • Strong project management skills with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously while adhering to timelines.
  • Ability to perform detailed work with meticulous accuracy.
  • Highly effective oral and written communications skills and ability to collaborate effectively on a dynamic team.
  • Strong experience with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Power Point) and Internet usage.
  • Strong experience using Blackbaud Luminate or other similar application

Requirements :
The successful candidate will be a business strategist who has 3-5 years of professional experience managing on-line/digital fundraising initiatives. Must possess accomplished verbal and written communication skills along with meticulous attention to detail. Experience with Blackbaud Luminate strongly required. For consideration, all submitted resumes MUST include salary requirements.

Benefits include a 100% company paid benefits package.

For consideration, please email your resume and cover letter with salary requirements to HR@animalleague.org.

Opportunities in Medical Services

Our Medical Staff bring care, compassion, and empathy to their job every day of the year, enriching the lives of the countless animals they serve.

Veterinary Assistant

If you have a love for animals and a passion to start a career in the veterinary field, this is the place for you! At NSALA Veterinary Assistants play a crucial role in our everyday mission to provide quality care to our patients. We provide ongoing training that enhances your professional growth and a learning environment with state of the art medical equipment. The perfect candidate for this position must be detailed oriented with the ability to work in a fast pace environment and provide exceptional customer service to our clients and medical staff, must be able to lift 40-50lbs, maintain the cleanliness of the exam rooms and assist the Veterinarians and Veterinary Technicians when needed.

Requirements:
• High School Diploma / GED
• Previous veterinary office and/or shelter experience a plus, but will train the right person.
• Must have flexibility to work weekend, day & night shifts.
• Basic computer skills a must
• Excellent communication skills both written & verbal/ Bi-lingual a plus
• Must have a love for animals

Staff Veterinarian

We are currently seeking a full time Staff Veterinarian to join our team of professionals.

NSALA provides high quality medicine in a shelter environment, managing a large and challenging medical and surgical caseload.  This includes general practice, pediatrics, surgeries, hospital rounds and spay/neuter procedures. Our state-of-the-art Medical Center is fully equipped with x-ray, pulse ox, tonopen, 4 oxygen cages, ultra sound machines, IV fluid pumps and full dental & some in-house orthopedic capabilities.

A New York State DVM license with at least 3+ years of experience required. Candidates must have dental experience, good interpersonal skills, be team-oriented and committed to promoting animal welfare.

We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package, including 100% company paid medical and dental insurance for you and your family. Please send your resume and cover letter to  hr@animalleague.org. EOE

Licensed Veterinary Dental Technician

We are seeking a Licensed Veterinary Dental Technician. The ideal candidate should be proficient in all general technical duties (venopuncture, IV catheter placement, thorough anesthetic monitoring, preparing and administrating medications and prepping surgical room and patients for surgery.

Licensed and Licensed-Eligible Veterinary Technicians

The licensed veterinary technician is instrumental in providing support to clients, patients and other staff members. The perfect candidate must have the ability to work in a fast paced environment, work well with staff members, be detail oriented and have excellent communication skills. Must be flexible to work additional hours when workload requires. Some positions will require evening, weekend and overnight shifts. Experience a plus, but will train new graduates.