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

Adoption & Intake Counselor

Animal Welfare Association is now hiring for the position of Adoption & Intake Counselor. Interested candidates must have effective communication skills, ability to multi-task, and excellent customer service skills. Cash handling experience preferred. Adoption & Intake Counselors are responsible for counseling adopters and processing adoptions, collecting and processing payments and donations, promptly answering phone calls and emails, answering questions regarding pet surrenders and maintaining the front office. This is a full time position, weekends are required. Please email resume to christiec@awanj.org or apply in person at the shelter.

 

Animal Care Attendant

Animal Welfare Association is seeking a dedicated and responsible individual with knowledge of animal health, behavior, handling and husbandry. Must be willing to work as part of a collaborative team to properly maintain kennels with thorough cleaning and sanitization protocols. Monitor animals daily and alert medical staff upon signs of illness or injury. Update animal records with accurate information. Provide environmental enrichment for animals as needed. Participate in pet adoption meets. Ability to provide exemplary customer service to adopters and visitors. Must be 18 years of age and able to work weekends. Please send resumes to nancik@awanj.org.