Skip to content

Bilingual Adoption Counselor Internship

Posted: 04/16/2024

 APA Olivette or Brentwood

Join a caring team and help people and animals every day!  This internship opportunity supports members of the public interested in adoption or who need to surrender a pet. Applicants should have friendly and professional customer service skills and be comfortable around animals. This position shares resources with people inquiring about surrendering, answers phones, responds to emails, and facilitates adoptions. Requirements include a high school diploma or equivalent and computer literacy. Previous customer service experience preferred. This is a paid internship and starts at $18/hour which includes bilingual hourly differential. Passing a language proficiency test is required. Availability on weekends preferred but not required.

The Animal Protective Association of Missouri (APA) is an innovative and progressive leader in animal welfare, dedicated to bringing people and pets together, advancing humane education, and creating programs beneficial to the human-animal bond. With a 102-year history in the St. Louis region, the APA helps over 6,000 pets find safe loving homes each year. Thousands more are helped through wellness, outreach, and supportive programs that keep pets healthy and with the people who love them. 

The APA 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 APA 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. 

Scroll To Top