Animal Protectors of Allegheny Valley

A rewarding job

Work at Animal Protectors and make a difference in the lives of needy animals

Current openings:

Animal CaregiverHiring


Job Summary

Animal caregiver’s primary duties involve direct care of the Animal Protectors animals including feeding, medicating, cleaning of cages, stocking supplies and the general cleaning of the shelter. Caregivers are in direct contact with the public, volunteers and other staff and therefore must be a self-starter, have a positive attitude and work well with others. Animal Protectors is a fast-paced, high stress environment.

All animals are to be treated with respect and handled gently so as to not cause undue stress on the animal.

Ability to understand oral and written directions;
Ability to handle large dogs;
Ability to lift and/or carry up to 50 pounds;
Ability to bend, stoop, push and pull;
Ability to operate equipment to include washer, dryer, wet vac;
Ability to communicate with the public and other staff;
Ability to multitask;

Must have:

At least one year previous work experience

1 year animal handling experience

Flexibility to work holidays and weekends

High school diploma or equivalent

Reliable transportation and PA driver's license

Job Type: Part-time

Please email resume to  No phone calls or walk ins, please.