Jobs Roundup: Jobs in Animal Advocacy

If you’re an animal lover who is looking to put your professional skills to work for the sake of our furry, scaled and feathered friends, here are some great jobs available on Idealist right now!

  • The Providence Animal Center in Media, PA is looking for a Grant Writer to join their team. The center is an animal rescue that emphasizes treatment, care, and placement. Applicants should have 1 – 2 years of experience, preferably in animal welfare.
  • If you’re interested in animal rights, consider applying to this open Executive Assistant position at Animal Place in Grass Valley, CA. Animal Place is a farm animal sanctuary with a brick and mortar vegan cafe.
  • Kindness Ranch Animal Sanctuary in Hartville WY provides rehabilitation for animals who have been used in laboratory testing, and they need an Executive Director. The position will require some travel, and applicants should have proven leadership experience.
  • New York City’s Best Friends Animal Society is looking for a Manager of Partnership Development. This is a position that deals largely with social media partnerships as part of the cause marketing team. The organization itself is concerned with putting a stop to the killing of cats and dogs in the American animal shelter system, and was featured in the PBS series Visionaries this past year.
  •  The Humane Society of the United States, located in in Gaithersburg, MD, is the country’s largest animal advocacy organization and they’re looking for a Program Manager for Student Outreach. The program manager will be involved in outreach, volunteer management, and recruiting for and overseeing interns.


These are just some of the animal advocacy jobs on the site right now. Make sure to do a search for the positions in your city!

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When Caroline Contillo is not supporting Idealists as part of the Community Engagement team, she teaches mindfulness meditation at non-profits and community centers in NYC. Previously, she worked at Businessweek Online and The Interdependence Project, a secular Buddhist meditation center.
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