Our staff truly make a difference in the lives of thousands of animals each year. If you think you have what it takes to be their hero then consider joining team Potter League.
You will join a team of staff and volunteers who understand our vision, contribute to our mission, and thrive on hard work in order to care for and find loving homes for the cats and dogs in our care.
Whether you’re an experienced animal welfare professional or just venturing out in your career, we have opportunities that could be right for you. Our diversity footprint means that we are looking for people from all walks of life and we can provide the right opportunity for you.
The Potter League is committed to being a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace where all employees and volunteers feel valued and respected. We are committed to a nondiscriminatory approach and provide equal opportunities for employment, growth, and advancement in all areas of the organization.
The culture of the Potter League is built on trust, compassion, accountability, joy, support, and respect. We continually invest in the personal and professional growth of our team members and value innovation and new ideas that make it possible for us to meet the needs of the community we serve.
Benefits are an important part of your overall compensation.
We employ over 40 full and part-time employees. Employees must be 18 years of age or if 16-17 provide a “Certificate of Age” issued by your School Department. In addition to competitive salaries, we offer comprehensive benefits to our full-time staff members. They include:
Please send your completed employment application and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org, along with a cover letter describing why you’re a good fit for the position. Incomplete submissions will not be considered.
Please note: Employment applications must be downloaded and filled out using Adobe Reader or Acrobat. Applications filled out in your web browser will not save information entered into the form fields.
We currently have four open positions.
Animal Care Center Manager
Location: Animal Care & Adoption Center, Middletown, RI
Reports to: Chief Mission Officer
Salary Range: $45,000+ with consideration given to skills, abilities, and experience. Full time, salaried, exempt.
Work Hours: 40 hours per week over 5 days with one weekend day and adjustable as necessary to meet the needs of the pets and people we serve.
We are seeking an Animal Care Center Manager for our Animal Care & Adoption Center in Middletown, RI. The Animal Care Center Manager is responsible for directing the day-to-day operations of the Potter League for Animal’s Animal Care Center and leading their team to reach positive outcomes for the animals and people we serve. They provide quality animal and people care in accordance with the PLFA vision, mission, and values. The Animal Care Center Manager will work collaboratively with program leaders to design and implement the Animal Care Center strategies that ensure the Potter League for Animals is serving as many animals as possible each year while maintaining high standards of care.
The individual who will thrive in this role:
Spring is in the air, put a spring in your step!
If you desire meaningful work where you can make the world a better place for pets and the people who love them, the Potter League for Animals may be the place for you. We are seeking Veterinary Technicians who are confident, skilled, friendly, and proud of their individuality to serve our clients at our Pets In Need low-cost veterinary clinic and occasionally at our low-cost spay and neuter clinic.
Join our team and you will be joining the largest animal welfare organization in Rhode Island whose reach and reputation extend nationally. Our teams’ skill and experience, from the Board of Directors to the animal care staff, is diverse and includes all areas of nonprofit management, animal welfare, community programs, and animal care. We operate three locations around the state: An Animal Care Center in Middletown, a low-cost spay and neuter clinic in Warwick, and the Pets in Need low-cost veterinary clinic in Riverside.
Our team members mean something to us. You won’t be just a cog in the machine here, nor will you be bored physically or intellectually. There is never a dull moment at the Potter League but always plenty of fun. In addition to working with a team that feels like family, the Potter League offers paid time off, a retirement plan with a company match, health insurance, pet boarding, pet food discounts, basic wellness for your pet(s), and your opinion will matter. Everyone is welcome here – what makes us each unique is what makes us strong and effective for the animals and people we serve.
Job Title: Veterinary Technician
Department: Pets In Need Veterinary Clinic
Classification: Full Time, hourly, non-exempt
Reports To: Practice Manager
Date: March 2022
Support veterinarians by providing medical care to the clinic patients as needed. Assist clients by rotating shifts at the reception desk.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $16.00 – $20.00 per hour
Staff is required to wear a mask if not fully vaccinated.
How to Apply:
Please send resume and cover letter including expected pay to: Cindi Martin at email@example.com.
Job Title: Animal Care Associate
Location: Animal Care & Adoption Center, Middletown, RI
Work Hours: Part-Time
Schedule could vary but will include weekends & holidays.
Reports to: Animal Care Center Manager
Salary Range: Will vary depending on training and experience
Job Purpose: Animal Care Associates are responsible for maintaining a safe and sanitary facility for animals and people and providing humane handling and care for all shelter animals. Assures all animals’ nutrition, housing, and basic medical needs are met daily.
Our busy Animal Care & Adoption Center is open 7 days a week, so we are seeking individuals who have the flexibility to work weekends, holidays, some evenings as well as during the week.
Applicants should be self-motivated, and reliable and must be able to work well with others. Applicants must be able to handle animals of all varieties and sizes. Prior experience working in an animal care environment is a plus.
This is a year-round position.
Emphasis is placed on willingness to work quickly and efficiently, a desire to learn and adapt, and enthusiasm to work with a team dedicated to providing exceptional care for our shelter animals.
How to Apply: Please send a completed employment application, cover letter and resume to Todd Cramer, Chief Mission Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Potter League is looking for a Certified Dog Trainer to teach group classes, facilitate playgroups and provide private consultations.
Approximately 10 – 12 hours/week, including evening and weekends. Registration with the state of RI as independent contractor as well as proof of insurance is required.
Please contact Austin Flis at AustinF@PotterLeague.org with relevant qualifications, certification, and proven experience in a similar position if interested.