Job openings with ACRES

JOIN US TO END ANIMAL CRUELTY!

If your dream is to speak up for animals and give them a voice, then we want to hear from you!

We are looking for passionate individuals with a drive to make a difference for animals to join our team. If you are looking for a fulfilling job through which you will make this world a better place, please read on to find out about available positions.

The positions are only open to Singaporeans and Singapore PR holders and Dependant’s Pass holders.

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

[FULL-TIME] Wildlife Rescue Rider

Job description:

ACRES wildlife recovery and rehabilitation facility handled over 18,000 calls to our hotline in 2021. The steadily increasing number of calls means that we need more resources on the ground to attend to more wild animals in need. The Rapid Response Team will be Singapore’s first in providing a quick rescue service to attend to wild animals in need across the island. Starting with one rider this year, you will be involved in rescuing wild animals and relocating where necessary as per ACRES’s Standard Operating Procedures (SOP). You will also be required to help at our Wildlife Rescue Centre at times as well.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in rescuing wild animals.
  • Engage public to educate on wild animals to promote coexistence.
  • Perform animal care duties (cleaning of enclosures and food preparation, feeding of animals and maintenance).
  • Checking and maintaining the Rapid Response Motorbike.
  • Maintaining cleanliness and orderliness of work areas
  • Ensure that all animals are sent to/ released in accordance with SOP.
  • Carry out night feeds for the animals as and when required.
  • Able to work independently and at times with the core team to render quick assistance where necessary.
  • Ensure that all documentation with regards to rescue of animals are done according to SOP.

Requirements:

  • Class 2B license with at least 1 year riding experience.
  • Able to work with wild animals such as tortoises, turtles, lizards, snakes, mammals, and birds.
  • Able to work weekend days, public holidays as per roster.
  • 5 days working week; working hours: 8am – 5pm
  • Physically fit.
  • Meticulous and animal-welfare oriented.
  • Communication skills to work as a team.
  • Knowledge in local biodiversity and Class 3 license will be advantageous.
  • Only Singaporeans and PR may apply.

Monthly salary: $1,580 – $2,180

Please email your cover letter and CV to kalai@acres.org.sg. We regret to inform that only short-listed candidates will be informed.

[FULL-TIME] Animal Crime Investigation Officer

Job description:

The ACRES Animal Crime Investigation Unit (ACIU) works on tackling the illegal wildlife trade and animal cruelty cases in Singapore. We receive in average 20 cases a month related to the illegal wildlife trade, poaching, animal cruelty and poor welfare to wild animals and companion animals. With a focus on long-term impact on living conditions and welfare of animals, the ACIU carries out investigations, educational efforts and works together with the government agencies and other stakeholders.

Roles and responsibilities:
• Investigate feedback received from members of the public through site visits
• Maintain ACIU’s databases with case information and periodic updates
• Carry out projects related to ACIU’s campaigns on animal welfare and illegal wildlife trade; This involves surveys, data collection, analyses and report writing
• Develop written content for ACRES’s social media posts where required
• Work with volunteers and interns for ACIU’s projects
• Assist with educational efforts through roadshows where required
• Assist with ACRES’s outreach and fundraising programmes as and when required

Requirements:
• Meticulous and animal-welfare oriented
• Communication skills to work as a team
• Good spoken and written skills in English
• Able to work on weekends and public holidays when required
• Class 3A driving license an advantage
• 5 days working week; working hours: 9:30am – 5pm
• Physically fit
• Able to handle sensitive and confidential information
• Only Singaporeans and PRs may apply

Monthly salary: $1,580 before CPF deductions during 3 months’ probation, after which $1,780 before bonus and CPF deductions. Interested candidates, please email your cover letter and CV to Ms Priya at priya@acres.org.sg  We regret to inform that only short-listed candidates will be informed.

(Posted 23 Jun 2022)

[FULL-TIME] Social Media & Design Executive 

Job description:

The Social media and design executive will report to the Co-CEO of Advocacy department directly.

You will help progress the animal welfare movement through engagement of our supporters by providing updates from our focus areas. As a social media and design executive, you play an important and creative role by bringing our work updates to the forefront of the movement through your writing and storytelling, creating an experience and effecting change to public so they are empowered to help animals. You will also manage operations and strategise online collateral whilst maintaining the brand and organisational culture.

Roles and Responsibilities:

    • In-house design for organisation’s collateral and merchandise.
    • Content creation for social media platforms, schedule and monitor audience engagement.
    • Manage and keep ACRES website updated and secure.
    • Carry out monthly social media and website analytics.
    • Photography and videography/production for the organisation’s visuals.
    • Assist with fundraising programmes and outreach events as required.

Requirements:

    • Educational qualification and work experience in digital marketing and graphic design an advantage.
    • Social media savvy.
    • Passionate about making a difference for animals and the community.
    • Able to work Mon-Fri and able to commit at least for a year, preferably longer.
    • Must have flexible and engaging writing skills in English.
    • Ability to keep abreast of trends on social media platforms, pertinent to the cause.
    • Knowledge of animal protection issues an advantage
    • Able to start immediately.

Monthly salary: $1,580 during 3 months’ probation $1,580 before CPF; $1,780 before CPF after probation, and eligible for quarterly bonus.

Our work premises complies with Covid-19 regulations, and you will be required to work at the office at least 3 days a week. Only Singaporeans and PRs may apply for this position. Interested and suitable candidates, please email your cover letter, CV and a writing sample to anbu@acres.org.sg. We regret to inform that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

(Posted 23 Jan 2022)

[FULL-TIME] Education Executive

Job description:

You will be one of the public faces of the organisation. As part of the Education Team you will advance ACRES’ work with local wildlife and advocacy for cruelty-free living by designing and executing programmes and events to foster awareness of and connection to animals as sentient beings. You will engage in animal advocacy work by organising and implementing various educational initiatives and programmes.

Roles and Responsibilities:

    • Develop new educational outreach materials.
    • Maintain and update materials for in-person delivery, social media, etc.
    • Supervise and mentor community groups/volunteers/students in the development and delivery of educational messages.
    • Arrange educational outreach programmes and liaise with schools, community groups, etc.
    • Recruit and maintain education volunteers.
    • Organise and execute public roadshows and events.
    • Deliver educational programmes to audiences of all ages. This includes talks and hands-on activities.
    • Deliver educational messages through multiple channels (e.g. live-streaming, social media, etc.)
    • Maintain merchandise inventory.
    • Upkeep the Education Centre.

Requirements:

    • Knowledge of local wildlife protection and farm animal issues will be an advantage.
    • Previous teaching / outreach experience (volunteer/professional) will be an advantage.
    • Knowledge of animal protection issues an advantage
    • Able to start immediately.

Monthly salary (including allowances) before CPF contributions: $1,580 during first 3 months’ probation.
$1,780 after probation and eligible for quarterly performance bonus of up to $450.

Please email your cover letter, CV and a writing sample to anbu@acres.org.sg. We regret to inform that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

(Posted 23 Jan 2022)