Assistant Animal Welfare Specialist, Temporary

Part Time (20 hours per week), Temporary (June–August)

Remote in the U.S.

As assistant animal welfare specialist, you will apply your academic and scientific training to help the Mercy For Animals research team identify and explore emerging areas of interest in animal welfare and the animal agriculture industry.   

You will gain invaluable experience in effective animal advocacy and have the opportunity to build professional skills and conduct research to complement your area of study or specialization.  

You will do invaluable work:

  • Research new and emerging animal welfare topics to help the team determine the next big priority areas
  • Explore noncritical but interesting research areas to contribute to the Mercy For Animals research blog
  • Help organize our animal welfare literature database
  • Create and deliver educational presentations for Mercy For Animals employees
  • Contribute to a white paper on an animal welfare topic with the potential to submit the paper for publication

You have the following qualifications:

  • Degree in an area related to animal welfare (recent graduate or currently pursuing degree)
  • Interest or experience in animal agriculture and interest in improving conditions for farmed animals
  • Strong research skills

Is this the right fit? Absolutely, if this sounds like you:

I am currently a student in an academic program related to animal welfare or have recently graduated. I am curious and open-minded with a strong research background and an affinity for constructively dealing with difficult topics.   

Compensation and Benefits

Earn a wage of $12 per hour and enjoy a flexible part-time schedule and commute-free life as a remote worker.

Mercy For Animals is a globally minded organization and we value diverse perspectives and backgrounds. Potential team members of every color, orientation, age, gender, origin, and ability are encouraged to apply. We are committed to providing an inclusive, positive, respectful, safe, and supportive work environment where equal opportunities are available to all team members.

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