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The Animal Welfare League of Arlington offers affordable premium health care benefits, paid time off and more:
- Life and AD&D
- 50% coverage for dependents
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
- 403b Retirement Savings Plan (with 7% employer salary match after 2 years of employment)
- Public Service Loan Forgiveness qualified employer (learn more about the program here)
- Paid Time Off
- Paid Holidays
- 3 Floating days annually
- Salary bonus for language ability in Arabic, Mandarin, Sign Language, Spanish or Vietnamese
- Employee Referral Program
- Pet Care benefits
- Sign on bonus for eligible positions
In order to uphold our commitment to provide and maintain a safe and healthy work environment, we require all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. We believe that requiring this vaccination for our employees is a responsible step toward ensuring the safety of our team.
Volunteers and foster families represent the backbone of the organization and as such the Foster Program Coordinator plays an essential role within the organization. This position is responsible for fostering policies and procedures, recruitment, coordination, training ,retention and expansion of the foster family core. This position collaborates with colleagues to ensure each foster family experience within AWLA is rewarding and that they have the information and tools they need to perform the job they have volunteered for. This position is responsible for all AWLA foster animals except for animals in the AWLA Kitten College. Click here to view the full job description and then apply below.
The Volunteer Coordinator ensures that the day-to-day operations of AWLA’s Volunteer Program run smoothly and that volunteers and the staff whom they assist are supported in their needs. This position is responsible for all aspects of volunteer engagement, including recruitment, orientation, scheduling, appreciation, evaluation, and retention. The Volunteer Coordinator works with colleagues on the Development team to ensure that volunteers feel informed, supported, and appreciated for their contributions. This position is based in Arlington, Virginia. Click here to view the full job description and then apply below!
The Animal Care Technician plays an essential role within the Animal Welfare League of Arlington and works one-on-one with animals. The Animal Care Technician performs routine animal care, facility cleaning, customer service, updating and maintaining animal records, administering injections/medications, sterilizing equipment, and performing euthanasia when necessary. This position is based in Arlington, Virginia. Click here to see a full job description and then apply below.
The Animal Services Representative (Team Lead) is a full-time position with regular weekend, holiday, and evening shifts. The Animal Services Representative (Team Lead) handles Animal Services desk related matters including intaking surrendered or stray animals, stray reclaims, lost and found reporting, wildlife issues, Pet Pantry distribution, and pet support questions from the public. This position requires applicants to be fluent in written and verbal English and Spanish. This position is based in Arlington, Virginia. Click here to see a full job description and then apply below.
The Animal Services Representative 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 the occasional weekend, holiday, and evening shifts. The Animal Services Representative is a resource at the front desk, providing assistance and information regarding owner surrenders, return to owners, wildlife issues, and questions from the public. Click here to see a full job description and then apply below.
The Adoptions & Matchmaking Counselor assists with all aspects of the adoption program for the League focusing on counseling the public on pet ownership to inspire a more humane community. The ideal candidate enjoys working in a fast-paced, busy environment and finds working with people as enjoyable as with animals. Bilingual English/Spanish is required. This is a full-time position based in Arlington, Virginia. Click here to see a full job description and then apply below.