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Listed below are current employment opportunities at the ARLGP.

Please read full job descriptions for qualifications and responsibilities.

To apply for open positions, please email a resume and cover letter to jobs@arlgp.org with the position as the subject line in either a .pdf or Word document format.

The ARLGP will review applications and resumes solely for posted positions and, due to the significant interest in our job openings, follow-up communication is limited to candidates who meet the posted qualifications. Due to the volume of interest in our positions, no calls or walk-ins, please.

Please note: we do not have a veterinary intern program at this time


CURRENT JOB OPPORTUNITIES:

Humane Education Manager

Under the general supervision of the Director of Community Engagement at the Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland (ARLGP), the Humane Education Manager will utilize and create opportunities to engage with youth, schools, organizations, families and community members to promote responsible pet care, compassion, kindness and humane behavior to further our life-saving mission.

Qualifications:

  • Mandatory:
    • College degree
    • Experience working with youth in a teaching/administrative role
    • Experience managing, mentoring and cultivating team members
    • Demonstrated ability in oral communication, public speaking and leadership skills
    • General knowledge of computers, strong organizational skills
    • Possess a valid State of Maine driver’s license
    • Ability to perform well under pressure with the ability to organize, supervise and motivate participants
    • Experience and comfort delivering presentations to a variety of different age groups
    • Good interpersonal skills required for working with a variety of individuals and groups
    • Ability to effectively communicate the rationale of ARLGP policies and procedures
    • Ability to respond to difficult questions and situations in a professional manner
    • Willingness to use personal vehicle as transportation when needed
    • Ability to work with and handle animals safely
    • Ability to work early mornings, late nights, and weekends as needed
  • Strongly desired:
    • College degree, education-based
    • State of Maine teaching certification or education technician certification
    • Extensive knowledge and understanding of sheltering practices, prior shelter/nonprofit organization experience, experience with animal behavior and handling

For a full job description, please click here. To apply, please submit a resume and a cover letter outlining why you are interested in this position, and salary requirements to: jobs@arlgp.org

The ARLGP will review applications and resumes solely for posted positions and, due to the significant interest in our job openings, follow-up communication is limited to candidates. Submissions without the above-requested materials will not be reviewed. Due to the volume of interest in our positions, no calls or walk-ins, please.

If you have not been contacted within a month of application, you may assume that you have not been selected as a candidate. The ARLGP is an equal opportunity employer. It is our intention that all qualified applicants are given equal opportunity and that selection decisions are based on job-related factors. Thank you for your interest in our organization.


Full-Time Veterinarian

The ARLGP is looking for a full-time Staff Veterinarian to join the veterinary team to provide medical care for the over 4,000 pets who come through the ARLGP annually by doing spay/neuter surgeries, medical examinations, diagnostics and treatments. This role is central to the workings of the shelter and crosses over into all departments, working with all species of domestic pets.

Qualifications:

  • Current, valid Maine State veterinary license required
  • At least 2 years of experience as a veterinarian, preferably at least 1 year in a high-volume spay/neuter clinic setting
  • Knowledge of and ability to do high volume spay/neuter surgeries
  • Ability to work effectively, both independently and in a team environment, in an atmosphere of multiple projects, shifting priorities, and deadline pressures. Ability to be flexible, detail-oriented and able to prioritize.
  • Ability to supervise, delegate, train, and evaluate staff in department

For a full job description, please click here. To apply, please submit a resume and a cover letter outlining why you are interested in shelter medicine and salary requirements to: jobs@arlgp.org

The ARLGP will review applications and resumes solely for posted positions and, due to the significant interest in our job openings, follow-up communication is limited to candidates. Submissions without the above-requested materials will not be reviewed. Due to the volume of interest in our positions, no calls or walk-ins, please.

If you have not been contacted within a month of application, you may assume that you have not been selected as a candidate. The ARLGP is an equal opportunity employer. It is our intention that all qualified applicants are given equal opportunity and that selection decisions are based on job-related factors. Thank you for your interest in our organization.

 

 


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