Animal Protection Center of Southeastern Massachusetts

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EMPLOyment with the APCSM

Job Title:

Shelter Manager

The Animal Protection Center of Southeastern MA is seeking a shelter manager. Responsibilities would include overseeing the daily operations of the shelter, animal care, adoptions, supervising staff and volunteers and working with the community. A minimum of 5 yrs animal handling and welfare experience is required. BA/BS degree preferred. Management or supervisory experience is a must as well. Must have strong communication skills, mentoring and leadership capabilities.

Job duties of the Shelter Manager include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist with hiring and training of new employees
  • Create and manage staff schedule
  • Identify and resolve conflicts with clients to find a mutually satisfactory outcome
  • Oversee maintenance of cleanliness of shelter, including animal enclosures as well as lobby space and all other areas of shelter
  • Ensure that prescribed treatments to animals are administered properly
  • Identify and address changes in animal health or behavior
  • Maintain social media profiles for organization
  • Place orders for supplies; ensure that items are well stocked
  • Serve as a resource for addressing concerns from staff and volunteers
  • Assist with planning and coordinating fundraising efforts and events
  • Support the Shelter Director with any additional necessary tasks
  • Must be able to work weekends and holidays

Interested, qualified candidates, send resume, cover letter and 3 references to

The Animal Protection Center of Southeastern Massachusetts (APCSM) is an open admission animal care & adoption facility, focus on prevention of cruelty to animals, education & helping the community. The Animal Protection Center of Southeastern Massachusetts is a registered 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization.

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