Animal Welfare Association is a great place to work! AWA employees become part of a greater mission to make a difference in the lives of thousands of animals. 

benefits for full time employees

  • Healthcare Insurance
  • Vacation and Holidays
  • Discounts on Pet Vaccinations and Medications
  • The Joy of Helping Homeless Animals Find Homes!

*AWA offers internships to students in the Hopeworks 'N Camden program. These interns help in the adoption center with customer and computer services.

*AWA is a host site for the Community Work Experience Program. CWEP participants both perform community service and learn valuable work skills to increase their employment opportunities.  

Open Positions

Unpaid/Volunteer Summer "Intern"- Development Department

Interns work in AWA’s Development Department supporting the Executive Director as well as members of the development team. There are a total of 4 summer internships available. There are two internships available each session, and two 6-week sessions this summer. The sessions are approximately:

Session #1           June 1 to July 1
Session #2           July 22  to August 25

During the internship, you will help AWA build relationships with donors, identify philanthropic opportunities, help write grant/donor appeals, and undertake a variety of leadership projects.  This internship position will provide someone with substantial experience in nonprofit development and management, practical administrative experience. Each internship will also have its share of “busy” work including administrative duties and grassroots marketing.

Duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Help research, write and edit proposals
  • Develop and launch special donor appeals (CPA, estate, LSC)
  • Evaluate survey results and draft reports
  • Use online giving platforms for special appeals  (GoFundMe)
  • Plan donor meetings and socializers

Read the full job description here

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to director@awanj.org by April 20thNo phone calls please.