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Food Empowerment Project Petaluma, CA, USA
Jun 19, 2018
Full time
Job Summary: Food Empowerment Project is seeking an experienced nonprofit Operations and Development Manager to join our small but immensely passionate team in the Petaluma area of California. We work to create a more just and sustainable world by recognizing the power of one’s food choices. We encourage choices that reflect a more compassionate society by spotlighting the abuse of animals on farms, the depletion of natural resources, unfair working conditions for produce workers, the unavailability of healthy foods in communities of color and low-income areas, and the importance of not purchasing chocolate that comes from the worst forms of child labor. With more than ten years of vegan food justice advocacy, we proudly define justice in a way that doesn't leave anyone behind. If you are passionate about veganism, farm worker justice, food access, and other justice issues, please read on.   Reporting to the Executive Director (ED) and working closely with staff and volunteers, the Operations & Development Manager of Food Empowerment Project (F.E.P.) will work to enhance the strategic organizational processes and infrastructure that will allow F.E.P. to continue to grow and fulfill its mission. At the macro level of the organization, this includes annual budget building, helping set annual objectives and aligning resources to objectives. At micro levels, this includes staff leadership (hiring, training, and performance management), overseeing volunteers and committees, documenting project plans and briefs, and overseeing fundraising efforts and more.   Responsibilities & Duties: Providing operational support across all 4 core programs (farm worker rights, veganism, food access, and labor in the global chocolate industry) Developing and executing on long-term fundraising goals and plans, including strategy for donor relations to ensure long term financial health of the org Working with ED on operational strategy, priorities, objective planning, and human resource planning as needed Directing and coordinating annual budget planning process and financial plan; and providing oversight of accounting practices and volunteers Supporting the ED to develop and monitor project and campaign budgets to assure organizational efficiency and appropriate resource allocation Overseeing hiring and performance management of future full time staff, vendors, and pro bono teams Working with ED to oversee operational plans, including plans for local chapter expansion to scale F.E.P.’s work Managing the purchase, deployment, training, and effective use of organizational tools and databases (such as donor database, email platform, project management tool, productivity tools, etc.) Creating and coordinating fundraising communications (emails, newsletters, letters, events, and donor campaigns) Managing donor database, doing all data entry, and donor reporting Conducting all work within the values framework set out by the founder to empower those with the fewest resources and not replicate oppressive hierarchies, patriarchy, racism, and classism in our work   Required Qualifications: Deep and clear passion for the specific work that F.E.P. does, and our values, mission, and approach to food justice 5 Years of nonprofit operations experience 3 Years of fundraising and development experience Personal understanding of food justice issues, labor rights, global human rights, and the impact of colonization Understanding of the vegan, animal rights, and animal liberation movement Experience managing annual budgets Demonstrable leadership, planning, and operations skills   Additional “Nice-to-Haves”: Bilingual in Spanish or Tagalog Experience with PR, communications and/or social media Degree in nonprofit management, business management, human resources, sociology, or any liberal arts or science degree where the focus was related to food justice Quickbooks experience   Food Empowerment Project is a vegan   food justice organization and a registered non-profit 501(c)(3) based in Petaluma, CA. Salary: Maximum: $43,680.00    People of color, women and non-binary folks, immigrants, LGBTQ, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply!   Please review our website, www.foodispower.org, prior to applying. Food Empowerment Project (F.E.P.) is an ethics-based organization and we are searching for individuals whose ethics and values are similar to our organization's mission. Please be sure to include in your cover letter how your personal values and practices are parallel with F.E.P.'s overall mission and goals.   To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter detailing why this role is an ideal fit for your experience and passions.
Young Vegans London, UK
Jun 19, 2018
Full time
We’re looking for a kitchen assistant to work in our prep kitchen and be part of our kitchen team, supporting the kitchen manager and producing food for distribution at our sales locations across London and online.   General duties will include: Making pastries, sauces and fillings. Prepping high volumes of the above Working to kitchen schedules, recipes and instructions Packaging prepped food items ready for delivery to sites Accepting and checking deliveries from suppliers when necessary Taking temperatures of food and equipment throughout the day Maintaining a high level of cleanliness in the kitchen Helping to support the chefs and kitchen manager on a day to day basis Working to an extremely high level of food hygiene standards (Level 1 necessary, Level 2 preferred   Key skills: Confidence in the kitchen/with food and with commercial kitchen equipment Experience and skill in preparing food in high volume Excellent written and verbal communication skills Hard worker and team player Diligent, with a high level of attention to detail Ability to drive preferred but not essential   Full Time : Monday – Friday- 9am -4pm Pay: Starting at £8 an hour FULL TIME
Kindvertising, LLC San Diego, CA, USA
Jun 19, 2018
Intern
Kindvertising, LLC works exclusively with compassionate companies and organizations. Based in San Diego, we provide creative services to clients throughout the world, from The Humane Society of the United States to UNICEF. We specialize in creative strategy, growing social media fanbases, increasing website traffic, and devising stellar video content for any platform. You can view some of our work and services here . As an intern, you would learn the ropes of the advertising and marketing world in today’s digital era. Tasks may include: Assisting with social media/digital marketing & research Attending client meetings Aiding in day-to-day project management Attending photoshoots Running errands (inventory for shoots, etc.) Assisting with internal marketing/agency promotion Attending creative brainstorms Providing representation at events The qualified applicant will: Possess a background in marketing/advertising; design/creative skills a plus Have social media savvy (posting, policies, advertising, etc.); copywriting skills a plus Be a quick learner, versatile, and show initiative Demonstrate exemplary professional communication skills, with attention to detail Exemplify superior organizational skills Be currently enrolled in a two or four year college and 18 years old or older Have availability 2-3 days/week (flexible schedule tbd) Be passionate about animal protection/sustainability/social justice issues Be based in San Diego Why work with us: Gain unique experience working with clients who are ethical and awesome Learn marketing from talented, dedicated, and caring team members Flexible hours and location Friendly atmosphere Perks: free plant-based food provided; one team-building event Timeframe: Immediate (2 months) Job Type: Internship Location: San Diego, CA Apply: submit resume and cover letter.
Great Sage Clarksville, MD, USA
Jun 19, 2018
Full time
Great Sage, the region’s premier vegan restaurant is currently seeking a full or part-time, experienced and energetic line cook who is available to work both day and evening shifts. Experience preparing a vast array of culinary styles is required. The ideal candidate would possess strong knife skills as well as knowledge and experience with cooking and preparing nourishing dishes with organic ingredients in a restaurant setting. Excellent communication skills and willingness to learn new things and work as part of a team, as well as having outstanding organizational abilities are required for this position in our fast-paced and extremely creative kitchen. This is a rare opportunity to work in a healthy, fun environment, cooking and eating a plant-based menu that has no equal in the current, local culinary landscape. Benefits Include: An employee discount at all companies within the Conscious Corner (Roots Market, Nest and Great Sage). Full-time benefits also include paid vacation and sick leave, group medical/dental and 401K
Sweet Veggie Los Angeles, CA, USA
Jun 15, 2018
Full time
Preparing and/or cooking vegan food under supervision of the head chef. Desire to grow with the company as we continue our rapid expansion. When we open our first restaurant two years ago, our food was comprised of 60% vegan and 40% vegetarian food. Recently, our food is comprised of approximately 95% vegan and 5% vegetarian food. We would like to strive to become a vegan restaurant in the near future if we can recruit more vegan cooks. Have a positive can-do attitude. Friendly and compassion personality. Ability to stand for extended periods of time. Knowledge of Vegan foods a plus. Member of Vegan society is welcome. In your application please tell us about your experience in preparing or cooking vegan food and why you are the right person to join our team.
Mercy For Animals Los Angeles, CA, USA
Jun 15, 2018
Full time
Philanthropy Officer Terms of Employment:   Full Time, At Will, Exempt Reports to:  Associate Director of Major Gifts  Position Location:   Los Angeles or Southern California  Position Objective: To advance the impact of Mercy For Animals by cultivating and stewarding a sustainable portfolio of high-value major-donor partners; meet or exceed revenue targets through solicitation of major gifts; and manage a portfolio of major-gift donors located in a defined territory primarily encompassing Southern California, with additional territory responsibilities across the southern United States Primary Responsibilities and Duties: Manage a portfolio of 120-150 major gift donors Execute annual strategies based on varied priorities within the assigned portfolio of donors Meet or exceed monthly metrics for visits, solicitations, proposals, and gifts Work with team supervisor to routinely review donor portfolio and qualify or cultivate new prospects Coordinate inclusion of executive and programmatic leaders in the cultivation and solicitation process whenever appropriate Implement core components of donor cultivation and fundraising events and collaborate with events team and other departments as necessary Assist with securing corporate sponsors and leadership gifts in advance of annual gala Maintain meticulous records of all donor contacts and related action items Frequently travel within defined territory, including trips up to two weeks in duration Accurately track individual receipts and business expenses required for accounting purposes Serve as member of the development project team to assist with fundraising appeal planning and execution, donor relations, database conversion, and other joint projects within the department Collaborate with other major gift team members effectively and with a focus on shared goals and priorities Adhere to all human resource and administrative policies and procedures Position Requirements:          Bachelor’s degree Minimum of five years’ previous development experience, including working in a major gifts officer capacity Excellent written and verbal communication skills Outgoing and friendly personality Adeptness at building strong rapport with donors, volunteers, and colleagues Collaborative, team-playing spirit Transparent and reliable work style (experience with a remote organizational structure a plus) Experience writing fundraising proposals Strong time management skills, organizational ability, and attention to detail Enthusiasm for frequent travel (25 percent of work time), including some evening and weekend work Commitment to the mission and values of the organization Mercy For Animals offers competitive salaries, benefits including medical, dental, and vision insurance, a 401k retirement plan, and a pleasant vegan work environment. Equal Employment Opportunity Statement Mercy For Animals provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran. MFA complies with applicable federal, state, and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the organization operates. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
Vegan Food Tours Barcelona, Spain
Jun 11, 2018
Intern
We are looking for a part time intern that will both handle our social media accounts and brainstorm marketing ideas with the rest of the team. This position is exclusive for internships only.  We have an office in Barcelona however it is possible to work from home due to the nature of the position. Therefore we are also accepting international students for the position.
Vervet Monkey Foundation Tzaneen, South Africa
Jun 07, 2018
Full time
This position will fulfill the needs of the Vervet Monkey Foundation by ensuring our ever increasing numbers of volunteers, interns and staff are provided with nutritionally complete, varied and tasty vegan meals throughout their stay and by participating in our vegan outreach initiatives.   Reporting directly to – Sanctuary Manager & Josie Du Toit Full time voluntary position with occasional on call duties Length of period: Long term, min 6 months (preferably longer) Working hours – anytime between 6am - 7pm (some overnight baby shifts possible in babyseason Nov – Feb). The co-ordinator will be responsible for their own working hours with a 7am start depending on what tasks need completing.   Visa requirements – 1-3 year volunteer visa, please check with your local embassy for updated information. You will usually need to apply within your home country.   Responsibilities: Providing (with the help of volunteers and potential intern) 2 vegan meals per day (lunch and dinner) for our volunteers, interns and staff members Ensuring that all allergies and food sensitivities are taken into account and alternative meals are provided when necessary (including, gluten free, nut free, soya free, etc) Driving and participating in vegan outreach inititiatives Encouraging civil, non-judgemental discussions about veganism and conservation amongst volunteers and staff Assisting with vegan workshops onsite to educate and encourage volunteers to adopt plant-based when they return home Attending volunteer meetings on Wednesday evenings at 6.30pm and participate where necessary. Attending staff meetings and participate where necessary. There will be the opportunity to become involved with fundraising, promotion projects and other.   This list is not exhausted and may vary depending on season or changes to the foundation.   Attributes required for the position: Excellent organization skills, particularly related to kitchen items Reliable, flexible, patient and responsible Vegan advocacy and outreach experience Basic computer skills – word and excel Able to create a daily ever changing work schedule Manual driving license (preferred) Able to speak to volunteers in groups between 1-40 Work on own initiative Perform all tasks in the best interest of the foundation, monkeys and the volunteers. Certificate in First Aid (not essential) Strong interest in wildlife conservation Able to work in a hot climate at times Able to work as a team leader with people of different personalities and backgrounds Able to live and volunteer in the same community of people with changeable dynamics Positivity & enthusiasm   Qualifications / Experience: Min 4 GCSE’s with further education or equivalent Experience in supervising / managing people (preferred but not essential) Previous volunteer experience / experience with animals Min of 2 years in the working environment   Accommodation provided & living conditions: Basic accommodation includes - staying in a wooden cabin which includes 1 pillow, 1 bed & mattress, 1 sheet, 1 pillowcase, shelves. There is no electricity at the village but a few solar lights. Electricity is provided at the main cottage to recharge items such as cell phones etc. Eco-toilets and bush showers with hot and cold water Main meals are eaten at the cottage & are all vegan, no meat, fish, cheese, dairy or eggs to be brought on to the premises. We ask you to adopt a vegan diet whilst here. Cottage area comprises of – kitchen area with fridge, dining tables, internet computer, electricity. Patio area.   Location – Tzaneen: Climate is tropical being hot and humid in the rainy season, summer Nov – Feb and dry and cooler in winter May – October. Tzaneen is not a malaria area but Kruger park and other local attractions are, prophylactics can be used and obtained via the doctor in Tzaneen if necessary Tzaneen town is 25km from the centre with a shopping mall. Approx situated 1 hour from Kruger National Park   Working environment: The foundation is 25 hectares in size with over 570 vervet monkeys. Working partly outdoors, supervising and introducing volunteers to some areas involves walking up a slight hill. Applicants must be physically fit. Carry a radio to communicate with others on site, carry a cellphone at all times. Please note there will be times when volunteers will ask questions outside of working hours, this is part of communal living and so we ask people to see it as enjoyable getting to know people rather than a hindrance. Admin – using a computer   Holiday: You are entitled to one and a half days off per week and 15 days holiday per year to go touring at quiet times and providing we have enough cover. The number of days will increase by one per year until you reach max of 20 days per year. Please note it’s not always possible to have days off, it’s essential to ensure that everything is looked after before having a day off. Longer working hours are also possible for this position. Public holidays – you will normally be asked to work whole days on public holidays unless there is sufficient cover whereby it may be possible on occasions to have a half day.
PETA Washington, DC, USA
Jun 06, 2018
Full time
Position Objective: To obtain free and paid placement of PETA public service announcements (PSAs) and advertisements for billboards, print media, TV, radio, and online media   Primary Responsibilities and Duties: • Develop new pitch ideas and revamp pitches in order to increase free or reduced-rate placement of PSAs and ads • Develop and implement strategies for generating PSA and ad placement • Develop and maintain relationships with sales representatives and PSA directors to negotiate free or reduced-rate placements • Determine the effectiveness of PSA pitches and make recommendations based on these determinations • Ensure proper timing of PSA pitches in order to avoid conflicts with other media calendar items • Develop and maintain all records of PSA and ad placements • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor   Qualifications: • Degree in a related field or equivalent experience • Three years of marketing or advertising experience • Demonstrated knowledge of the advertising industry • Demonstrated knowledge of animal rights issues and PETA campaigns • Proven ability to negotiate pricing with advertising representatives • Proven excellent project-management, strategic-thinking, and analytical skills • Proven exceptional verbal communication skills and exceptional writing and editing abilities • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and follow through • Proven ability to make sound judgments and work both independently and as part of a team • Proven excellent organizational skills and attention to detail • Proven ability to work well under pressure, meet deadlines, and keep track of numerous projects simultaneously • Demonstrated problem-solving skills, with a consistent pattern of proactively suggesting solutions • Support for PETA's philosophy and the ability to professionally advocate PETA's positions on issues • Commitment to the objectives of the organization
PETA
Jun 05, 2018
Full time
Position Objective: To promote animal-free science with major corporations Location: Telecommuting opportunities available on the East Coast. Primary Responsibilities and Duties: Maintain expertise in non-animal test methods and international regulatory requirements for testing Independently research and interpret a variety of issues related to replacing animal testing required by regulatory agencies Make and maintain contacts with major corporations in order to further PETA's work Identify and collaborate with scientists and corporate representative on projects to promote the implementation of non-animal methods Secure and lead formal meetings with companies and government agencies to discuss the implementation of in vitro and in silico test methods as well as other non-animal strategies Ensure timely and appropriate follow-up with companies Monitor the progress of departmental communications with corporations in order to ensure that short- and long-term goals are achieved Identify, review, and develop recommendations for non-animal test methods through analysis of scientific literature and data sources Attend and present at scientific conferences and communicate with scientists on specific issues relating to animal and non-animal test methods Plan and execute workshops, webinars, and other educational opportunities for scientists Obtain the necessary data for writing factsheets, reports, comments, correspondence, and other documentation Represent the organization in dealings with media Translate scientific terminology into lay terms for use in research projects Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor   Position Requirements: Masters or PhD degree in toxicology or closely related field Knowledge of animal-testing issues and scientific terminology Familiarity with federal and international regulatory requirements as they relate to animal testing Support for PETA's philosophy, commitment to the objectives of the organization, and the ability to professionally advocate PETA's positions Ability to interact effectively with diverse groups of scientists and media representatives Ability to analyze and interpret complex technical documents Proven attention to detail, exceptional organizational skills, and ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously Exceptional public-speaking skills Exceptional writing and research skills Ability to maintain strict confidentiality at all times Ability to work well under pressure and within tight deadlines Ability to make sound, independent judgements. Ability and willingness to travel Must be at least 21 years of age and have a valid U.S. driver's license, a minimum of three years of driving experience, and a satisfactory driving record Professional appearance
PETA Los Angeles, CA, USA
Jun 05, 2018
Full time
Asian-Americans make up a significant percentage of college students in the U.S., but they are woefully underrepresented in the animal rights movement. We want to help change that by writing Asian-focused online content and speaking directly to students on campuses nationwide. The objective of this role is to reach college students of Asian descent with PETA's message and inspire them to get active for animals.   Primary Responsibilities and Duties: • Reach out to and form alliances with Asian-American student organizations to arrange speaking events and other educational opportunities that promote a cruelty-free vegan lifestyle • Develop compelling presentations and outreach materials for scheduled events • Cultivate relationships with Asian-American students by answering questions about animal rights issues and providing literature and other resources • Write and analyze blogs and other online content specific to the Asian community for peta2.com • Represent peta2 to the media and the general public • Travel regularly to perform job duties • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor   Qualifications: • Excellent working knowledge of a variety of Asian cultures and traditions • College degree or equivalent experience • Minimum of one year of outreach or activism experience • Writing experience, which can include writing for blogs or publications such as college newspapers • Public speaking experience • Excellent working knowledge of college-aged youth culture • Demonstrated thorough knowledge of all animal rights issues and PETA campaigns • Proven excellent project management, strategic thinking, and analytical skills • Proven ability to communicate with a variety of people in a professional and personable manner • Professional appearance and adherence to a healthy vegan lifestyle • Willingness and ability to travel extensively • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. • Must be at least 21 years of age and have a valid U.S. driver's license, a minimum of three years of driving experience, and a satisfactory driving record • Support for PETA's philosophy and the ability to advocate professionally for PETA's positions on issues • Commitment to the objectives of the organization
PETA Los Angeles, CA, USA
Jun 05, 2018
Full time
Position Objective: To provide administrative oversight of the Audio/Visual (A/V) Department.   Primary Responsibilities and Duties: • Manage A/V Department staff members, including: o Recruitment, training, and mentoring of staff members o Review timecards o Evaluate time-off requests o Oversee staff evaluations o Strategize performance goals o Address employee issues, concerns, conflicts • Oversee daily administrative operations of the A/V Department, including but not limited to: o Manage staff scheduling o Maintain department calendar o Ensure that equipment is properly conserved o Monitor uses of department server and equipment o Oversee weekly department meetings o Approve expense reports and check requests o Review and make adjustments to operating budget • Evaluate and make updates to the department's standard operating procedures to ensure efficiency and technical accuracy • Collaborate with PETA’s Information Technology Department to ensure that internal server and paid platforms are used effectively • Work with A/V Project Manager, Managing Editor, and Archives Manager to ensure optimal department operation • Maintain records of equipment, software, and warranties • Serve as point of contact for department requests for new equipment • Build and maintain relationships with third party vendors • Keep on top of audio/visual equipment, software, and hardware trends • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor   Qualifications: • Minimum of four years of management experience, including hiring and staff development • Minimum of four years in a production office environment • Strong working knowledge of A/V equipment and software • Experience developing and administering departmental procedures • Proven ability to use discretion when working with confidential material • Proven strong leadership skills and long-term vision • Proven exceptional analytical, organizational, and research skills • Proven ability to deal professionally with staff members and the public • Proven ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and work under tight deadlines in a professional manner • Commitment to the objectives of the organization
PETA Norfolk, VA, USA
Jun 05, 2018
Full time
Position Objective: To work on specific projects, as assigned by the president, to help promote the goals of the organization Primary Responsibilities and Duties: Conduct research, prepare analyses, and suggest strategies Maintain accurate and up-to-date files and briefing papers Draft correspondence and respond to inquiries and requests, utilizing discretion and independent judgment Oversee Web content related to assigned projects Travel within and outside the U.S. on assignments Write speeches, give talks, and attend functions Perform any other duties, as assigned by the supervisor Qualifications: Degree in a related field or equivalent experience Minimum of two years of research experience Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills Demonstrated ability to organize and manage multiple projects Proven ability to exercise independent judgment Strong working knowledge of animal rights issues and PETA campaigns Proven ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines Professional appearance and adherence to a vegan lifestyle Previous public-speaking experience and the ability to comfortably create and deliver presentations Ability and willingness to travel Must be at least 21 years of age and have a valid U.S. drivers' license, a minimum of three years of driving experience, and a satisfactory driving record Ability to lift and carry 20 lbs. Support for PETA’s philosophy and the ability to professionally advocate PETA’s positions on issues Commitment to the objectives of the organization
Cafe Thrive Southampton, UK
Jun 05, 2018
Full time
We are looking for a professional and hard working person to join our happy team- predominantly based in the kitchen, but front of house training could also be a option for the right person. Job role would entail prepping, cooking meals to order which includes some very busy periods. Cleaning, washing up, light ordering etc. Candidate must have experience of working in a busy kitchen environment; experience in other areas such as retail, barista advantageous! Shifts would include some evenings and weekend work but otherwise could be flexible in terms of hours and days. Rate of pay negotiable.
Indraloka Animal Sanctuary Mehoopany, PA, USA
Jun 04, 2018
Full time
Sanctuary Veterinary Technician / Veterinary Nurse (Large Animal)   This is your chance to work for one of less than a handful of globally accredited sanctuaries for farmed animals in the world. Our mission is to provide heaven on earth for farm animals with nowhere else to turn.  We inform, inspire, and empower the community, especially children, on ways in which we can better care for ourselves and the environment while helping animals in need. We advocate for a kind and compassionate lifestyle that protects animals, the earth, and our own health.  Indraloka is looking for a Veterinary Technician/Veterinary Nurse who is experienced, knowledgeable, and passionate about the care of rescued farm animals. This person will be essential to our growing animal care team.   The incumbent will lead Indraloka's transition to an integrative medical approach to animal care, with an emphasis on prevention and well-being.  She/he will work closely with Veterinarians, the Animal Care Manager, and the caregiving team to provide medical care to all animals under the care of Indraloka Animal Sanctuary. Duties encompass a wide array of tasks including but not limited to medical record management, communication, and all aspects of veterinary nursing care. They must be able to work independently and perform a majority of tasks with minimal or no guidance. Responsibilities Communicate professionally with veterinarians and their staff as well as with sanctuary management and team members Follow policies and procedures set by the Founder and Animal Care Manager, recommend revisions or additions to policies and procedures as needed Act as liaison between Veterinarians (internal and external), Sanctuary Management, and Caregivers regarding the health, status, and welfare of all sanctuary residents Apply medical skills associated with all aspects of farm animal well-being, such as: following treatment sheets, recognizing and communicating changes in patient status, common and specialized diagnostic procedures, and alternative medicine Lead Indraloka's transition to an integrative medical approach to animal care, with an emphasis on prevention and well-being. Identify opportunities to transition from allopathic medicine to holistic treatments, and identify when such transitions are not feasible or appropriate Develop Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and train staff on integrative veterinary medicine Assist veterinarians with more advanced procedures Work with caregiving team to maintain general health or emergency situations regarding the sanctuary animals Develop, implement, and teach SOPs related to general health and potential emergencies that may be experienced by rescued farm animals Participate in rescues, rehabilitation, and behavior modification of aggressive or fearful animals as needed, in order to ensure that the team is safely able to provide them with optimal care Perform necropsies to establish causes of death, develop and implement SOPs / systems to address all preventable causes, teach the team to follow these systems Correctly calculate and administer fluid therapy and pain medication, clean and dress wounds, and stabilize injuries until the animal can be assessed by the veterinarian Provide surgical support, for example: using sterile technique, assisting intra-operatively, performing surgical induction, giving postoperative care, recognizing anesthetic complications, perioperative monitoring, and operating specialized equipment Perform nursing care, triage, phlebotomy, lab work, IV catheter placement, radiology, ultrasound, wound management/bandaging, fluid maintenance, injectable and oral medication administration, laser treatment, intubation/extubation, monitoring and maintenance of anesthesia, basic suturing, etc. Perform, solely or in conjunction with a Veterinarian, special procedures including: chemotherapy, blood transfusions, maintaining feeding tubes/chest tubes/urinary catheters, dentals, critical care of medical and surgical patients, physical therapy, and in some medically necessary cases, euthanasia Perform above medical skills while following strict quarantine/isolation protocols Perform laboratory testing and basic interpretation: cbc, chemistry panels, T4, urinalysis/fecal analysis (multiple species), ear cytology, PT/PTT, blood smears, facilitate outside lab work, etc Have a working knowledge of medical conditions, terminology, and treatments for common conditions faced by farm animals in sanctuary settings, develop SOPs and train staff on implementation Have sound mathematical knowledge of Veterinary medicine in order to properly dose medications and fluids Triage and provide follow through care (including ongoing treatments, medications, and follow-up) for routine and specialized medical and surgical patients Provide medical care for animals that have significant behavioral issues, which can include but is not limited to shyness, fearfulness and aggression Independently perform proper and humane medical restraint techniques for multiple species Write and deliver customized continuing education classes for co-workers supporting job related responsibilities Act as an animal caregiver when veterinary medical skills are not called upon Remain on call for emergencies after shifts and on weekends Other duties as assigned   Skills And Experience Passionate commitment to Indraloka’s mission, and vision 5+ years experience working in a Veterinary clinic or sanctuary hospital, or prior experience as a Veterinary Technician, Veterinary Nurse, and relevant education Knowledgeable in integrative veterinary medicine Able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle multiple competing tasks and demands Demonstrates personal accountability to ensure that all responsibilities are completed effectively and in a timely manner Demonstrates approachability when dealing with the general public Experience interacting with the general public (customer service) preferred Demonstrates ability to create and encourage a positive work environment Strong interpersonal skills, i.e., ability to develop positive relationships with others and demonstrate sensitivity to the thoughts, feelings and perspectives of others Accurate, appropriate, clear and concise written and verbal communication skills Strong listening skills Experience with or ability to learn Microsoft Word and Excel, google calendar, docs and email Able and willing to professionally advocate Indraloka position on issues Willing to work on weekends/holidays/varying shift times and on-call shifts as required Must want to work to further your own learning by asking questions and doing research Able to effectively advocate for a vegan lifestyle Experienced in caring for rescued farmed animals Happy working in solitude, but also comfortable working with others Disciplined Cooperative Gentle Compassionate Kind Reliable Consistent Able to work independently Extremely observant and able to notice and communicate subtle changes in animals’ appearance and behavior Terrific with humans, and will enjoy giving tours, training/coaching others, and helping out with events Open-minded and willing to learn (even when new information contradicts previously held beliefs) Organized Motivated Calm under pressure Committed to environmental responsibility   Physical Requirements Ability to lift and handle animals of varying sizes and species, bending, stooping, and walking on a daily basis Must be able to perform strenuous manual labor. Ability to stand for long periods of time while performing work requiring concentration and manual dexterity Must be able to work outdoors in all weather conditions, with temperatures ranging from below freezing to above 100 degrees Must be able to bend, stoop, hike, walk, kneel, and lift Able to come into regular contact with common allergens including soy, nuts, seeds, peanuts, and bees   This is a dirty job involving heavy physical labor. It is also intense, emotionally challenging work. The Veterinary Technician / Nurse will work weekends and some holidays, and s/he may be asked to work overnight to care for the animals. If you are the right person for the job and give it your all, you will have limitless potential. You will only love this job if you truly love other animals and are committed wholeheartedly to their liberation. Competitive compensation package includes paid time off, 401K plan, health, vision, dental and life insurance. The incumbent will begin work in our Mehoopany, PA location, transitioning to our Dalton, PA location over the next two years. To apply, submit a resume and cover letter.  
PETA Norfolk, VA, USA
Jun 02, 2018
Full time
PETA is looking for an analytically minded researcher who has a passion for animal rights. This position involves conducting research on a wide variety of animal rights topics, applying critical thinking skills, and preparing analyses for review by departments within PETA. The ideal candidate will have at least two years of research experience and a thorough knowledge of animal rights issues. If you have a firm grasp on the scientific method and a desire to help further the animal rights movement, apply today!  Position Objective: To conduct research projects in order to help promote the goals of the organization Primary Responsibilities and Duties: • Ensure factual accuracy and sourcing for a variety of projects related to PETA's campaign work • Consult with the information officer and others regarding research needs •Prepare analyses for review • Maintain accurate and up-to-date files for PETA projects • Draft correspondence and respond to inquiries and requests • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor   Requirements: • Degree in a related field or equivalent experience • Minimum of two years of research experience • Thorough knowledge of animal rights issues and PETA campaigns • Demonstrated exceptional written and verbal communication skills • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment • Proven ability to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines • Adherence to a vegan lifestyle • Demonstrated support for PETA's philosophy and the ability to professionally advocate PETA's positions on issues • Commitment to the objectives of the organization
PETA
Jun 02, 2018
Full time
Companies that exploit animals don't want consumers to see what they're doing or how they're doing it, so PETA sends people to work in their facilities and observe their treatment of animals. In just the past 10 years , PETA's investigations have resulted in the following:   Millions of eyes opened More than 1,000 criminal charges More than 350 U.S. Department of Agriculture citations 15 facilities shut down Position Objective: To use a variety of undercover investigative methods to conduct field investigations in PETA's focus areas, including the use of animals for food, clothing, experimentation, and entertainment   Location: Varies based on assignment   Primary Responsibilities and Duties: • Travel to different states and temporarily stay on location for various assignments for as long as necessary, sometimes several months at a time • Conduct assigned short- and long-term field observations from beginning to end, including the following duties: o Prepare for and research assignments, as directed by the vice president o Visit and/or obtain employment in various industries that use animals            o Submit daily log notes in a detailed and orderly fashion            o Use photography and videography to document conditions and use of animals as well as illegal, cruel, and/or improper conduct            o Behave legally and professionally and bring issues to the superiors' attention            o Work closely with office-based staff to develop documented cases            o Cooperate fully in criminal, civil, and/or regulatory/administrative proceedings that result from field observations • Maintain strict confidentiality at all times     Requirements: • Appropriate experience in a related field or relevant experience, depending on the organization's needs • Willingness and ability to travel and be away from home for months at a time • Experience with audio-visual equipment • Diligent attention to detail and ability to handle extreme stress • Willingness and ability to follow instructions carefully • Ability to make sound judgments • Proven ability to maintain confidentiality and use discretion at all times • Must be at least 21 years of age and have a valid U.S. driver's license, a minimum of three years of driving experience, and a satisfactory driving record • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. on a regular basis • Commitment to the objectives of the organization
PETA Norfolk, VA, USA
Jun 02, 2018
Full time
Modern mobile clinic seeking veterinarian: With over 150,000 surgeries performed since 2001, we help reduce the dog and cat overpopulation crisis in and around the pleasant river town of Norfolk in south eastern Virginia.  Benefits include competitive salary, flexible hours, vacation and sick time and limited weekends!  Experience in high volume surgery preferred, caring about animal welfare a must.     Primary Responsibilities and Duties: Perform surgical sterilizations and other surgeries as required Oversee and perform surgical monitoring, the administration of pre-anesthetic and anesthetic drugs, and post-surgical monitoring through discharge Promote the humane care and treatment of animals Administer vaccines to clinic patients Comply with the applicable state and federal laws established by the Virginia Board of Veterinary Medicine and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA)   Qualifications: Degree in veterinary medicine from an accredited university of veterinary medicine Current Virginia veterinary license or ability to obtain one One year of experience practicing veterinary medicine preferred Experience with high-volume spay-and-neuter surgeries desired Possession of or ability to obtain a DEA controlled-substance registration Proven effective organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail Willingness and ability to travel to various clinic stops throughout Hampton Roads A valid U.S. driver's license, a minimum of three years of driving experience, and a satisfactory driving record Commitment to the objectives of the mobile clinic division and its mission
PETA Norfolk, VA, USA
Jun 02, 2018
Full time
Position Objectives: To assist the Intake & Assessment Division in assessing and handling inquiries from the general public relating to domestic-animal and wildlife-cruelty issues   Primary Responsibilities and Duties: • Assist with evaluating incoming telephone calls and e-mails and provide the required responses or refer callers to the appropriate staff members • Provide research support on miscellaneous cruelty-to-animals and animal-neglect issues • Handle cruelty-to-animals and animal-neglect cases • Maintain confidential files, correspondence files, case reports, and other departmental reports • Handle Community Animal Project calls and check in surrendered animals • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor   Qualifications: • Degree in a related field or equivalent experience in a related field • Thorough knowledge of animal rights issues and PETA campaigns • Ability to handle calls from the public in a calm and professional manner • Ability to work independently and make sound judgments • Demonstrated ability to maintain strict confidentiality • Adherence to a healthy vegan lifestyle • Proven excellent writing and research skills • Support for PETA's philosophy and the ability to advocate professionally for PETA's positions on issues • Commitment to the objectives of the organization

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