Animal Assistance Project Coordinator

  • Makati, NCR, Philippines
  • Full-time

Company Description

PETA Asia is dedicated to establishing and protecting the rights of all animals. We operate under the simple principle that animals are not ours to eat, wear, experiment on, or use for entertainment. PETA focuses its attention on the four areas in which the largest numbers of animals suffer the most intensely for the longest periods of time: in factory farms, laboratories, the clothing trade, and the entertainment industry.

PETA Asia works through public education, cruelty investigations, research, animal rescue, legislation, special events, celebrity involvement, and protest campaigns.

Job Description

  • Verify reports of animals in distress or danger by traveling to locations and, if needed, arrange for and coordinate response, rescue, and/or medical care
  • Provide animals in the organization’s custody with daily care, including walking dogs, feeding animals, cleaning up after them, providing medication, and giving medicated baths
  • Photograph animals for adoption and assess their personalities
  • Assist in transporting animals for adoption and foster care in the company vehicle and provide new adopters and foster parents with advice on helping their companion animals adjust
  • Interview adoption and foster applicants and assess their suitability for caring for a companion animal
  • Record and log reports and photos, including expenses, and submit them in a timely manner
  • Organize, clean, and maintain transport carriers and other supplies, including leashes and harnesses, humane cat traps, towels, and food and water bowls, as needed
  • Order animal supplies and prepare supplies for animals being transferred to adoptive or foster homes
  • Help with the Kapon/Ligation Immediately, Please (aka “KLIP”) program, disaster response, and other field projects
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor 

Qualifications

  • Resident of Makati or has access to own transport (car, motorcycle, or bicycle)
  • Experience in handling animals
  • Physically fit and able to lift and carry at least 15 kilograms unaided (The role involves outdoor work in all weather conditions.)
  • Outgoing and personable manner with exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent time-management skills and ability to multitask
  • Fluency in both English and Tagalog
  • Demonstrated ability to handle stress, including in crisis situations
  • Highly responsible, punctual, and reliable
  • Ability and willingness to follow instructions carefully
  • Proven ability to maintain confidentiality and use discretion at all times
  • Support for PETA Asia’s philosophy
  • Adherence to a vegan or vegetarian lifestyle preferred
  • Commitment to the objectives of the organization
  • Ability and willingness to respond to emergencies outside office hours and on weekends​​​​​​

Additional Information

Note: Applications from people living outside Makati will be considered only if the person has their own transport (car, motorcycle, or bicycle) and is able to travel to Makati regardless of the community quarantine status. Applications from those residing outside Makati who don’t have their own transport will not be considered.