We are an established animal rescue & protection nonprofit looking for a dedicated and caring person to help us with daily operations.
This is an entry-level position. You will be very hands-on in helping us take care of the animals at our facility, as well as doing administrative tasks to help our organization run smoothly.
On the rescue side, you will be feeding & socializing our cats, participating in adoption events, taking animals to the vet, and running errands. Administratively, you will be doing filing and organization, updating Petfinder listings, managing all pre-adopt/foster/adoption paperwork, data entry of contacts, keeping track of order receipts, maintaining informational and medical files on animals, and any other tasks needed to assist in our many programs for animals.
This is a very rewarding job for the right person. There is DEFINITELY room for growth within the organization.
Must LOVE all animals — especially cats!
Exceptional organizational skills
Great writing/communication skills
Must have a car & live within 10 miles of Mar Vista
Please include resume and cover letter.
About Voice For The Animals Foundation
Voice For The Animals Foundation is 501c3, non-profit charitable foundation devoted to creating respect and empathy for animals through education, rescue, legislation, and advocacy.
Voice For The Animals was founded by Melya Kaplan in 1999. Melya was inspired to start Voice For The Animals when she realized that, although there were many great rescuers, there was a dire need for a new type of animal protection organization with programs to empower people to help more animals. Programs like the Hotline where the public can call, talk to a live person and receive help; like the Humane Education Program which educates students on compassion; like the Helping Friends Program which provides food and vet care to people so they can keep their animals; like the Abuse Prevention Program which partners with city agencies to stop animal abuse; like the Animal Film Program which makes films about animal issues; and like the VFTA Worldwide Program which has begun in Greece to train the Hellenic police to investigate animal abuse; like our "Captivity Is Not Conservation" campaign which is devoted to educating people about the plight of zoo animals.
VFTA prides itself on our excellence, significance and leadership in the community. We are founded on a belief in the sacredness of all life and seek to eliminate situations where animals are neglected or destroyed. The Commendation of Excellence we received from the City of Los Angeles in 2010 stated, "Through its steadfast ways and caring deeds VFTA has helped make our world a better home for all living things." We also have received a Certificate of Appreciation from the City Council (1996) for VFTA's "tireless work on behalf of the animals in the city of Los Angeles."