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Associate Cruelty Caseworker  


Position Objective:

To assist the Cruelty Investigations Division in assessing and intervening in a wide range of animal abuse cases across the country

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

• Assist in a wide variety of animal abuse situations, using discretion and independent judgment
• Provide caseworkers with research and administrative support on animal protection issues and laws
• Obtain relevant information regarding assigned cases via telephone, the Internet, and reference sources
• Guide callers regarding the best course of action for cruelty cases
• Educate the public about humane treatment of animals
• Maintain confidential files, correspondence files, case reports, and other departmental reports
• Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor

Position Requirements

• High school diploma or equivalent
• Ability to make independent decisions in crisis situations
• Ability to handle cruelty complaint calls in a professional manner
• Proven exceptional research skills
• Demonstrated effective written and verbal communication skills and the ability to deal professionally with a variety of people
• Proven excellent proofreading and organizational skills
• Proven ability to work well under pressure and multitask
• Proven ability to maintain strict confidentiality at all times
• Ability and willingness to be on 24-hour emergency call
• Professional appearance and adherence to a healthy vegan lifestyle
• Support for PETA's philosophy and the ability to advocate PETA's positions on issues professionally
• Commitment to the objectives of the organization

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Division PETA  
Location PETA - Telecommuting Positions  

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