Animal Assistance Project Coordinator

Position Objective:

To assist with the organization’s projects that aid companion animals, including rescues and emergency response, spay/neuter projects, and adoption

Term of Employment:


Reports to:

Director of Animal Assistance & Rescue Projects, PETA Asia


Makati, Philippines

Note: Applications from people living outside Makati will be considered only if the person has their own transport (car, motorcycle, or bicycle) and is able to travel to Makati regardless of the community quarantine status. Applications from those residing outside Makati who don’t have their own transport will not be considered.

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Verify reports of animals in distress or danger by traveling to locations and, if needed, arrange for and coordinate response, rescue, and/or medical care
  • Provide animals in the organization’s custody with daily care, including walking dogs, feeding animals, cleaning up after them, providing medication, and giving medicated baths
  • Photograph animals for adoption and assess their personalities
  • Assist in transporting animals for adoption and foster care in the company vehicle and provide new adopters and foster parents with advice on helping their companion animals adjust
  • Interview adoption and foster applicants and assess their suitability for caring for a companion animal
  • Record and log reports and photos, including expenses, and submit them in a timely manner
  • Organize, clean, and maintain transport carriers and other supplies, including leashes and harnesses, humane cat traps, towels, and food and water bowls, as needed
  • Order animal supplies and prepare supplies for animals being transferred to adoptive or foster homes
  • Help with the Kapon/Ligation Immediately, Please (aka “KLIP”) program, disaster response, and other field projects
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor


  • Resident of Makati or has access to own transport (car, motorcycle, or bicycle)
  • Experience in handling animals
  • Physically fit and able to lift and carry at least 15 kilograms unaided (The role involves outdoor work in all weather conditions.)
  • Outgoing and personable manner with exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent time-management skills and ability to multitask
  • Fluency in both English and Tagalog
  • Demonstrated ability to handle stress, including in crisis situations
  • Highly responsible, punctual, and reliable
  • Ability and willingness to follow instructions carefully
  • Proven ability to maintain confidentiality and use discretion at all times
  • Support for PETA Asia’s philosophy
  • Adherence to a vegan or vegetarian lifestyle preferred
  • Commitment to the objectives of the organization
  • Ability and willingness to respond to emergencies outside office hours and on weekends

How to Apply

Deadline for this position is: February 1, 2022

To apply for a position with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Asia, please complete this form. Because of the high number of submissions that PETA Asia receives, applications are not accepted by other means. Depending on your experience and your country of residence, some positions may require you to work as an independent contractor. Independent contractors are not employees and are not entitled to benefits.