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Employment Opportunities

PAWS has opportunities for animal lovers seeking to make a difference in the lives of homeless animals.

Canine Department

Canine Adoption Coordinator

Paws is seeking an individual with a high level of comfort working with dogs of all sizes and temperament. In addition, the individual should be knowledgeable concerning traits and attributes specific to certain breeds, along with confident handling. This position requires, but is not limited to strong organizational and time management skills, excellent customer service skills and effective interpersonal relationship skills with employees and volunteers. You will work closely with the kennel manager and be expected to demonstrate the utmost professionalism and team mentality.This is a full time,salaried position which requires evening and weekend hours along with some holidays.

Paws is committed to finding an individual who is forward thinking, dynamic and innovative in exploring both traditional and unique avenues in placing our dogs in appropriate settings.If you identify with our mission and are eager to utilize unlimited energy in finding forever homes, particularly for our long tenured dogs, then Paws invites you to highlight your abilities and dedication. Please submit a cover letter, resume and three references to Michele Rinaldi, Shelter Director. No phone calls, please.

Feline Department

Position Title: Feline Shelter Associate

8 am to 11 am, three to five mornings per week
Fridays 6 to 8, Saturdays 5 to 7, and Sundays 5 to 7


  • Feeding cats and kittens
  • Cleaning and disinfecting cages, rooms, floors and equipment

    Qualified applicants will be:
  • Passionate about helping homeless cats.
  • Able to work independently at a rapid, steady pace.
  • Able to perform duties that require that you be continuously on your feet for the duration of the shift. The work is very physically demanding and requires bending, reaching and carrying heavy bags of litter.
  • Willing and able to work with cleaning agents and chemical disinfectants.
  • Comfortable handling and caring for cats with a wide-range of temperaments, including some cats that are extremely fearful.
  • Comfortable caring for cats that are ill or recovering from illness or injury.
  • Punctual and reliable

    Training will be provided. Applications are available at PAWS during the week between the hours of Noon and 6 pm, and on weekends from Noon to 3 pm.

    To apply for this position, please contact Michele Rinaldi, Shelter Director. No phone calls, please.

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