We’re Hiring!

Five Acres Animal Shelter is currently searching for a Feline Manager! Please see the description below and instructions to apply.


The Feline Department Manager is responsible for the day-to-day feline operations at Five Acres Animal Shelter including the overall wellness of felines in the shelter’s care, management of staff employees and volunteers, and ensuring a successful feline adoption program. The Feline Department Manager will oversee a team of shelter employees and volunteers to ensure the highest quality of care for felines at the shelter, including the intake, assessment, and placement of cats into the home, along with maintaining proper medical records. The Feline Department Manager will also engage directly with consumers and shelter partners (e.g. veterinarians) and should be able to present a professional appearance at all times. A current driver’s license, proof of automobile insurance and a good driving record is required.


Five or more years in the animal care field, specifically working with felines; priority given to those with a Veterinary Technician Degree or professionally recognized Certification in feline care or equivalent work experience

Experience managing a team, including the day-to-day supervision of employees and/or volunteers

Ability to multitask and juggle multiple priorities while putting the care of the animals at the forefront

Strong organizational skills and follow-through

Good judgment and excellent problem solving skills

Excellent communication skills

Proficient in basic computer skills (e-mail, database management, spreadsheets, uploading photographs, etc.)


Job Type: Full-time


TO APPLY: Please send an email to info@fiveacresanimalshelter.org with the subject line “Feline Manager Position” with the following information:

  • Current resume
  • A description of why you are interested in the position
  • A summary of your relevant feline experience
  • A description of skills you have that you feel make you an ideal candidate for this position