POSITION TITLE: Animal Care and Adoptions Associate

JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for daily cleaning, feeding, and provision of any medical treatments to the animals in our care. Employees will also be expected to perform euthanasia, assist staff and the public with handling animals, and keep the non-administrative areas of the shelter clean. Employees will also be trained in the adoptions functions of the shelter, and will be expected to assist at the front desk if the need arises. Weekend work will be required; Saturday availability needed.

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POSITION TITLE: Communications and Administrative Specialist

JOB SUMMARY: This position is responsible for assisting the Senior Manager of Public Relations with the AWLA’s communications plan, via digital, direct mail and in-person media. The specialist will ensure that the AWLA website and social media outlets are updated regularly with interesting and appropriate content. The specialist will be in regular contact with all AWLA Departments to gather content for all AWLA communications. This position is also responsible for working closely with the City to ensure all tools necessary for performing communications at AWLA are functioning effectively, including hardware, software and telecommunications systems.  The Specialist will also assist the Executive Director with responding to phone, mail and email communications.

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POSITION TITLE: Community Programs Coordinator

JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for coordination of AWLA fundraising and community events; support the management of the volunteer program; handle logistics for the successful running of AWLA’s Youth and Humane Education Programs. Employee will provide support in adoptions/customer service as the need arises.

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