Careers

Front Desk Associate *new*

The Front Desk Associate is responsible for the front-desk customer service experience at the Animal Welfare League of Arlington. The Front Desk Associate handles front-desk related matters including adoptions, owner surrenders, return to owners, wildlife issues, and questions from the public. We currently have a full-time and a part-time position available! This position is based in Arlington, Virginia. See the full job description and instructions on how to apply. If you’ve always wanted to use your customer service experience to make a huge positive impact – this is it!

Animal Care Technician

Animal Care Technicians keep our shelter animals clean, well-fed, and healthy. They make sure the animal environment is clean and comfortable and administer vaccines and medications to promote good health. They also provide essential socialization and interaction for our animals’ mental and emotional health. This position must have availability to work weekends, evenings, holidays and overtime if needed and must be available for both opening (7:00 am – 3:30 pm) and closing shifts (2:00 pm – 10:30 pm) on weekdays and weekends. Join our dedicated team. See the full job description and instructions on how to apply. Hurry while we still have an opening!!

Licensed Veterinary Technician

The Licensed Veterinary Technician works closely with the Animal Welfare League of Arlington’s Veterinary Director and will assist with all duties relating to the medical care of the animals in the shelter. This position is based in Arlington, Virginia. See the full job description and instructions on how to apply. This is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for!

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 full time (40 hours per week) position including day, evening, and holiday hours. This position is based in Arlington, Virginia. See the full job description and instructions on how to apply. Come help unite pets and people!

Deputy Animal Control Officer

The Deputy Animal Control Officer enforces animal control ordinances and related laws, rules and regulations within Arlington County. This is a front facing position, which requires exceptional customer service skills and a genuine desire to make a positive impact in the community. In addition the Animal Control Officer conducts investigations and inspections, issues citations and warnings, and reports daily activities while also informing the public about relevant animal regulations and humane animal care. This position is based in Arlington (County), Virginia. See the full job description and instructions on how to apply. Our animal control team is friendly, kind, and helpful – if that’s you too – join the team!