“Working for Alley Cat Allies has been a joy, and a wonderful learning experience. Being surrounded by such hardworking people, striving for such a fulfilling cause has made the three years I’ve been here fly by. The opportunities for growth and expansion of my personal knowledge are only out weighed by all the help we give the cats, and communities across the globe.”

–Presley Reed, Salesforce/Database Manager

“Mission driven organization? Check!
Challenging and rewarding work? Check!
Opportunities for growth and professional development? Check!
A benefits package that reflects the organization’s care for the well-being of its employees? Check!
And did I mention…CATS?
What’s not to like?”

–Brianna Lovell, Associate Director of Community Engagement & Events

Why work for Alley Cat Allies?

Alley Cat Allies is the global engine of change for cats. We are passionate about protecting and improving the cats’ lives through our innovative, cutting-edge programs. Seen around the world as a champion for the humane treatment of all cats, we are a resource for tens of thousands of dedicated cat caregivers, advocates, nonprofit groups, and volunteers driving change and accelerating protection for millions of cats.

At Alley Cat Allies, we hire the best and brightest who share our commitment and compassion for social change. When you work with us, you become part of a team that is knowledgeable, dedicated, tenacious, and principled. Most of all, you join a powerful movement deeply committed to the protection and humane treatment of all cats.

To help our employees work and live well, Alley Cat Allies provides a comprehensive employee benefits package, as well as activities to promote a healthy lifestyle. Alley Cat Allies maintains a vegetarian office in order to reflects our values as an organization that cares about all animals.

About Employee Benefits

Alley Cat Allies’ employees are our most valuable resource in protecting and improving the lives of cats. Alley Cat Allies offers an array of benefits, including medical and dental coverage, life and disability insurance, and a 403(b)-retirement savings program.

Full-time employees receive the following benefits*:


11 paid holidays—New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King’s Birthday, President’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving Day, Friday after Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, the day before or after Christmas (to be determined by management).


15 days accrued each year for new hires (first two years of employment), 20 days for two years to six years of employment, 25 days after six years of employment.

Sick Leave

12 days of sick time accrued each year. Sick leave can be used for personal illness or injury, for doctor or dental appointments, or to care for an ill family or household member, including companion animals.

Medical Coverage

Alley Cat Allies offers the CareFirst BlueChoice Plus plan for anyone located inside the BlueChoice service area and the CareFirst BluePreferred PPO plan for members outside of the BlueChoice service area.  Employee’s portion of the premiums are paid with pre-tax dollars.

Dental Coverage

The optional Dental Plan offers coverage for preventative, basic, and major services through MetLife.

Vision Coverage

Discounted vision coverage for eye exams, lenses, frames and/or contact lenses is offered through MetLife.

Retirement Savings 403(b)

Eligible employees have the option to invest in a 403(b) tax-deferred annuity. The plan includes an employer match of up to 2 percent of pay after one year of employment and an employer contribution of 3 percent of pay after one year of employment, subject to limitations imposed by the Internal Revenue Code.

Flexible Spending Accounts (Health Care and Dependent Care)

Eligible employees have the option to enroll in a flexible spending account for health care and/or dependent care.  Employees may enroll in the plan at the commencement of employment, during any open enrollment season, or pursuant to a qualifying life event.  Contributions to these plans are subject to the annual maximums as defined by the IRS.

Life and Disability Insurance

Eligible employees are covered under both short-term and long-term disability insurance programs and up to $50,000 in life insurance benefits.

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*Alley Cat Allies reserves the right to amend or terminate, at its sole discretion, any of its benefits programs, with or without notice, in accordance with applicable law.