Working at FOUR PAWS

FOUR PAWS is the global animal welfare organisation for animals under human influence, which reveals suffering, rescues animals in need and protects them. We advocate for a world where humans treat animals with respect, empathy and understanding.

We believe in diversity within our teams and welcome everyone with respect, trust, and empathy. In our daily work, we require dedication, a global mindset, heartfelt commitment, and the desire to make a meaningful impact. 

PEOPLE @ FOURPAWS

We are looking for the right people in the right places. We seek individualwho can overcome boundaries with creative solutions and strive for the impossible. We want to attract junior talents, experts and leaders likewise. Agility, ownership and a high degreof self-responsibility is the base of collaboration within our frames.

CULTURE @ FOURPAWS

We enjoy testing and learning, celebrating our successes and providing a trustful failure culture. The strategic focus on being a vital organisation helps to optimise our organisational excellence, our effectiveness and efficiency globally.

WORKING @ FOURPAWS

We offer a digitally advanced environment with a dynamic and global spirit and state-of-the-art means of collaboration. Working security and safety means the protection of our people, our systems and our organisation. Learn more about how we work here.

COLLABORATION @ FOURPAWS

We care about your development and your wellbeing by honoring our values throughout your journey with us. lively/encouraging/enabling meeting culture as well as virtual international teamwork support our doing.
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What FOUR PAWS offers

Onboarding

With our virtual onboarding programme, everyone is supported through the initial weeks at FOUR PAWS and welcomed into the teams.

Collaboration

We celebrate our successes, collaborate on an international level and offer virtual meeting experiences.

Treats

Depending on the country of employment, we offer different regional perks, such as insurance plans, transportation tickets, refreshments, local discounts, health promotion programmes. 

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI)

FOUR PAWS works towards a world filled with respect, empathy and understanding for animals and believes in the same values for people. We strongly encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds and lived experiences to apply as we welcome everyone who supports our mission. While we believe that striving for diversity is essential, we are equally committed to equity and inclusion. We value and celebrate the unique qualities of each individual and strive to support different needs with targeted approaches and solutions. Our DEI initiative is dedicated to creating an inclusive and equitable work environment through ongoing learning and activities.

Digital Training

Your development is important to us: Get further educated with our very own FOUR PAWS eLearning platform.

Dogs at the Office

A special treat for your soul: in many of our offices various dogs can be found.

Work Life Balance

Depending on the country of employment, we offer different flexitime models and try to enable additional individual concepts, if needed.

Future

For more than 30 years, FOUR PAWS has been doing everything in its power to bring more humanity towards animals and we are continuing to plan for how we can continue to do this for many years to come.

Green Approach

Conscious use of resources and actively living the idea of ​​sustainability is supported. We strive to reduce our ecological footprint and take measures, amongst others, such as the reduction of business trips, flexible mobile working offers, preferred cooperation with ecologically-oriented partners, environmentally-friendly use of cleaning agents and promoting sustainable commuting.

Family-friendly working environment

With our flexible home office, remote-working arrangements as well as family days at the end of the year, FOUR PAWS offers flexible work arrangements within local legal frames, supportive policies, and a culture that prioritizes work-life balance. We value the well-being of our employees and their families and while offering these benefits to our employees, the animals in our care are looked after with the same dedication at all times.

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You would like to contribute to something meaningful and work with FOUR PAWS along its mission? This is your chance. FOUR PAWS is looking for you!

      Sheep standing in field

      Fundraising Lead (m/f/d)

      Part-time | 22.8 hours per week or 60% | Sydney, Gadigal Land, Australia

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      White rooster

      HR Business Partner (m/f/d)

      Full-time | 40 hours per week | Hamburg, Germany – Vienna Headquarters, Austria 

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      Free range pig on a field

      Policy Coordinator (m/f/d)

      Full-time | 38 hours per week | Brussels, Belgium 

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      Stray dog and stray kitten

      EU Communications Coordinator (m/f/d)

      Full-time | 38 hours per week | Brussels, Belgium 

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      Free range chicken

      Assistant to Director (m/f/d)

      Limited contract | Part-time | 32 hours per week | Amsterdam, The Netherlands 

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      Goat at TIERART

      Data Engineer (m/f/d)

      Full-time | 40 hours per week | Vienna Headquarters, Austria

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      Merino sheep

      Data Privacy Advisor (m/f/d)

      Part-time or full-time | 32-40 hours per week | Vienna Headquarters, Austria

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      Sheep Lulu at TIERART

      Legacy Fundraiser (m/f/d)

      Part-time | 20 hours per week | Vienna Headquarters, Austria

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      Dog and cat

      Campaigns Coordinator (m/f/d)

      Full-time | 40 hours per week | Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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      Stray cat in Bulgaria

      Human Resources Specialist (m/f/d)

      Limited contract | Full-time | 40 hours per week | Vienna Headquarters, Austria

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      Lioness Elza at FELIDA

      Country Director USA (m/f/d)

      Hybrid | Full-time | 40 hours per week | Boston, USA 

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      Bear Sam at Arosa

      Country Director Switzerland (m/f/d)

      Hybrid | Full-time | 40 hours per week | Zurich, Switzerland

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      Bear Erich resting at BEAR SANCTUARY Arbesbach

      Sanctuary Manager (m/f/d)

      Full-time | 40 hours per week | BEAR SANCTUARY Arbesbach, Austria

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      Fox Tomek at TIERART

      Campaigner Brand Engagement (m/f/d)

      Full-time | 40 hours per week | Hamburg or Berlin, Germany

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      Lead Finance (m/f/d)

      Limited contract | Part-time | 32 hours per week | Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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      Lioness at LIONSROCK

      Construction Foreman (m/f/d)

      Full-time | 45 hours per week | LIONSROCK, Bethlehem, South Africa

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      Cow with calf

      Teamlead Major Donor & Legacy Fundraising (m/f/d)

      Full-time | 40 hours per week | Hamburg, Germany 

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      Fawn at TIERART

      Legacy Fundraiser (m/f/d)

      Full-time | 40 hours per week | Hamburg, Germany

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      Rabbit in grass

      Major Donor Fundraiser (m/f/d)

      Full-time | 40 hours per week | Hamburg, Germany

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      Ducks in Austria

      Accounts Payable Officer (m/f/d)

      Part-time or full-time | 35 - 40 hours per week | Hamburg, Germany

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      Bear sleeping

      Assistant to Director and Deputy Director Germany (m/f/d)

      Limited contract | Full-time | 40 hours | Hamburg, Germany

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      puma in sanctuary

      Animal Caretaker (m/f/d)

      Full-time | 40 hours per week | TIERART Wild Animal Sanctuary, Maßweiler, Germany

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      Tiger Raspoetin at LIONSROCK

      Head of Programmes (m/f/d)

      Full-time | 40 hours per week | Cape Town, South Africa

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