Careers

Veterinary Care Assistant

The Veterinary Care Assistant is responsible for being an important liaison between the medical team, the animal care and adoptions teams, and our volunteer and foster community.  The Veterinary Care Assistant is an active participant in the day-to-day functions of the League which includes: aiding in surgery and recovery; having a strong grasp on shelter-acquired diseases and treatments; understanding, improving and creating protocols; dispensing and administering medications; answering questions about treatment from the animal care team as well as foster program volunteers.  As part of our adaptation to changes in the world around us, providing increasing telemedicine and community services will also be a part of this role.  The Veterinary Care Assistant works under the leadership of the Veterinary Director and within the policies and guidelines of the Animal Welfare League of Arlington. This position is based in Arlington, Virginia. See the full job description and instructions on how to apply.

Adoption & Matchmaking Counselor

The Adoptions & Matchmaking Counselor is a member of the Adoptions Team at the Animal Welfare League of Arlington. This position assists with all aspects of the adoption and training programs at the League. This is a perfect job for anyone interested in creating a positive experience for potential adopters while also finding good homes for our shelter animals. This part time 20 hour per week position is based in Arlington, Virginia. See the full job description and instructions on how to apply.

Community Support Assistant (part-time)

The Community Support Assistant is responsible for the front-desk customer service experience at the Animal Welfare League of Arlington. This is a part time position between 20-30 hours per week with occasional weekend, holiday and evening shifts. The Community Support Assistant is a resource at the front-desk providing assistance and information regarding owner surrenders, return to owners, wildlife issues, and questions from the public. This position is based in Arlington, Virginia. Join our amazing team to support people, support animals, and help strengthen the human animal bond. See the full job description and instruction on how to apply.