Employment

CAP is always looking for dedicated individuals who are interested in making a difference in the lives of homeless animals.

If you are interested in working for Citizens for Animals Protection, please download and complete the employment application, a fill-in PDF form, and mail to CAP along with your resume and cover letter indicating the position(s) of interest.

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 Posted on 08/24/2015

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Citizens for Animal Protection Inc., (CAP) was founded in 1972 in Houston, Texas and is a nationally acclaimed shelter for dogs, cats and small mammals. CAP is a 501c-3 organization and is a "Managed Intake" Shelter. After 41 years, CAP's Executive Director is retiring and on January 1, 2016, will transition into position of Executive Director Emeritus. CAP is seeking an innovative and experienced individual with exceptional leadership qualities to be the next Executive Director. The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors and is responsible for managing all aspects of the organization.

The candidate must have a minimum of three years experience in a similar position and has overseen the management of daily operations in an animal protection or animal control organization. An additional two years experience in an administrative/managerial position is preferred. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills and a successful track record in the vital areas of budgeting, financial integrity, fundraising, encouraging community involvement, and advocacy at the city, state and national levels. Responsibilities also include leading an directing the Senior Management Team in the Pet Adoption Center & Shelter, the Spay/Neuter Clinic, Low Cost Vaccination Clinic, Community Outreach and Humane Education Programs, Volunteer Program, Foster Care Program, Feral Cat Assistance Program, the Pet Supply Shop and the Thrift Store. The individual must support the mission and philosophy of CAP, which is to shelter, provide care for and place homeless animals, provide humane education to the community and advocate respect and compassion for all animal life. 

Please send a cover letter and resume to JoAnne Jackson, HR Dept. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., with a copy to Board Member, Peter Carragher, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

ANIMAL CARETAKER POSITIONS

At CAP full-time shelter employees work 4 - 10 hour days, with at least one weekend day, from 9:00am to 7:00pm (possibly later), attending to the care of the animals in the shelter. Animal Caretakers are responsible for cleaning the cages and pens, walking dogs, preparing food, cleaning dishes and litter boxes, doing laundry, sweeping, mopping and other janitorial duties. We need hard working individuals who are not afraid of handling a variety of animals from cats and odgs, to rabbits, hamsters and other small mammals. Individuals must be compassionate toward animals and a good team player. This position provides opportunity to move into our Adoption, Intake and Work Up areas. Salary includes health, vacation and sick leave benefits.  If you are willing and physically able to perform the duties and work the schedule  required, please complete an online application and email it to JoAnne Jackson, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., fax to 281-497-1537, mail to 17555 Katy Fwy, Houston 77094 or drop off at the same address.

PART TIME ANIMAL CARETAKERS

CAP is seeking part time animal caretakers to perform basic cleaning and care of the animals in the shelter. These positions are 5 days a week (including one full weekend day) from 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm. These positions are similar to full time animal caretakers with the exception that only cleaning, walking dogs and general janitorial duties are required. Please complete the application under Employment and submit to JoAnne Jackson, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

You can also fax to 281-497-1537, mail or drop resume by the shelter at 17555 Katy Fwy, Houston, 77094

    

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