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  • Nonprofit Management Internships


    at Paws4ever


    Paws4ever, a unique animal services agency in Mebane, seeks a creative, dedicated and detail-oriented student specifically interested in the nonprofit field for an internship. We currently have particular needs in the areas of volunteer management, fundraising/event planning, and communication. The details of a particular internship will be developed according to the current needs of the organization and the interests of the student.

    The candidate must be able to meet strict deadlines and work independently. The intern is expected to work at least 10 hours a week, and may work up to 40 hours a week if interested. Hours are flexible. It is preferable for the intern to work on-site at Paws4ever, although some work may be accomplished at home. Occasional evenings and weekends may be required. This position is unpaid, but may be used for course credit (if applicable).

    This position will serve as an excellent foundation for most careers in nonprofit management. The position will offer the student the opportunity to grow his/her interpersonal communications, public
    relations and organizational operations experience. Preference will be given to candidates with strong organizational and communication skills. A background in development, graphic design, or event planning is a plus.

    Paws4ever is dedicated to creating and growing lifetime relationships between pets and people through adoption, training, education & care.
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    To apply for this position, please submit cover letter and resume to Kathryn Ruggeri at

  • We're Hiring!


    Adoption Center Manager

    Applications accepted until position is filled.

    Do you love animals? Join the team at Paws4ever and find an engaging and fun work environment with great opportunities for growth and skill-building in the animal care field.

    This position is full-time. Primary duties include:
    -Leadership and Staff Management: Oversee all aspects of program staff management, including hiring, scheduling, training, evaluation, supervision, professional development, and termination.

    - Animal Care: Oversee all aspects of animal care (on-site and through licensed veterinarians), including provision of daily care and shelter cleaning, medical and behavioral health management, intake and
    assessments, and maintenance of all records.

    -Guest Services & Community Relationships: Oversee all aspects of customer relations, adoptions and promotions, and the development of relationships with other shelters and rescue organizations.

    - Shelter Operations: Oversee all aspects of shelter options and program analysis.

    Qualifications include a High School diploma and 3 to 5 years of experience in shelter management or similar field or equivalent combination of education and experience. Evenings and/or weekends may be required. The successful candidate will have strong supervisory experience (preferably in an animal shelter environment), including training, team building, performance evaluations and disciplinary procedures. Must have strong animal handling skills and the knowledge of and ability to work with all breeds and sizes of dogs and cats. Must have reliable transportation and a valid NC driver’s license. Must have exceptional written and interpersonal communication skills and be attentive to details and self-motivated. Must be familiar with Microsoft Office Suite and have the ability to learn and utilize new technologies. Must be able to prepare and maintain accurate administrative records and statistical reports, including animal records, financial processing and budgets. Experience working with volunteers and database systems and in developing policies and procedures a plus. Must be able to move/lift 50 lbs., bend frequently, and stand throughout the workday. Salary range is $13-$15/hour.

    Working Conditions: Work is performed in a kennel/shelter setting. Exposure to disinfectant solutions and zoonotic diseases possible. Subject to animal bites and scratches while handling or working around animals.

    To apply, submit resume and cover letter to and specify “Adoption Center Manager” in the subject line. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


  • Events Calendar


    What's happening at Paws4ever?

    Check out our events below!

    There's always something new at Paws4ever! We host events of all kinds to bring the community together and have fun with our four-legged friends. See what's on our events calendar or scroll down to see details for some of our events.

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