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Careers in Animal Welfare

The Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals currently has no positions available, but if you're interested in pursuing a career or internship in animal welfare in the New York City area, there are numerous avenues you can explore. Some of the local animal shelters that routinely post available positions in New York City and Long Island are:

Animal Care Centers of NYC (ACC)



North Shore Animal League America

Other Animal Shelters & Rescue Groups in the NYC Area

These local animal shelters and rescue groups may be seeking volunteers or employees. Please visit their websites to inquire about possible positions.

Train to Become a Veterinary Technician

Vet Techs are in high demand today. Becoming a licensed veterinary technician can offer many career opportunities working with animals.

Veterinary Technician Programs

Other Employment Search Resources

Interested in working on behalf of animals? Already in the field, but want to learn something new? Discover new career opportunities in animal welfare across the United States by searching job listings by location or category.


Use your location and preferred search terms to find potential jobs in animal shelters, veterinary clinics, and other organizations across the United States.


Use your location and preferred search terms to find potential jobs at non-profit animal organizations across the United States.