“Working for Alley Cat Allies has been a joy, and a wonderful learning experience. Being surrounded by such hard working people, striving for such a fulfilling cause has made the 3 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 comminutes 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 & Event
“Being able to combine my love for cats with my passion for design is rewarding personally and professionally. Every day provides an opportunity to learn. My team is filled with some of the smartest, most hardworking, and creative people I’ve ever met. Having office cats Oliver and Charles greet me throughout the day is an added bonus!”
–Nicole Geldart, Creative Director
Why work for Alley Cat Allies?
Alley Cat Allies is the global engine of change for cats. We are passionate about helping develop communities to protect and improve 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.
In addition to offering opportunities for individual growth and development, we like to show our employees how much they’re valued by providing perks and activities to promote healthy living. It’s also important to note that we maintain a vegetarian office, in order to reflects our values. We want our team to feel good and be proud of the difference they make.
Alley Cat Allies’ employees are our most valuable asset in protecting and improving the lives of cats. Our competitive salary and comprehensive employee benefits package reflects that. Eligible employees are welcome to an array of benefits, including medical and dental coverage, life and disability insurance, and a 403(b) retirement savings program.
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 for new hires to two years, 20 days for two years to six years, 25 days after six years of employment.
Full-time employees accrue 12 days of sick time each year. Sick leave can be used for personal illness or injury, doctor or dental appointments, or to care for an ill family or household member, including companion animals
All eligible employees of Alley Cat Allies can choose among several coverage plans for medical. 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.
The Dental Plan offers coverage for preventative, basic, and major services through Metlife.
Discounted vision coverage for eye exams, lenses, frames and/or contact lenses offered through Metlife.
Retirement Savings 403(b)
Eligible employees have the option to invest in a 403(b) tax-deferred annuity. This plan is funded through employee payroll contributions on a pre-tax basis and is available to the employee for contributions upon employment. The plan includes an employer match of up to 2% of pay after and an employer contribution of 3% of pay after one year of employment, subject to limitations imposed by the Internal Revenue Code.
Flexible Spending Accounts (Health Care and Dependent Care)
Full-time 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
Full-time employees are covered under both short-term and long-term disability insurance programs. Alley Cat Allies pays the full premium for this coverage. Short-term and long-term disability benefits are intended to provide an income subsidy during qualified periods of illness, injury or disability, up to the maximum described in the summary plan descriptions. Further details on disability insurance are available from management. During periods of disability, Alley Cat Allies will continue to pay health insurance premiums in accord with the terms and conditions of the benefits programs in place while the employee is receiving disability benefits. Employees on short-term or long-term disability or unpaid leave period (7 consecutive days or more) do not accrue leave during the period of disability. While on disability, employees are expected to continue to pay any benefit contributions required per the terms and conditions of the benefits programs and maintain regular and consistent contact with management regarding their disability status.
Alley Cat Allies’ Mission
To transform and develop communities to protect and improve the lives of cats.
About Alley Cat Allies
Alley Cat Allies is the global engine of change for cats. We protect and improve cats’ lives through our innovative, cutting-edge programs. We are seen around the world as a champion for the humane treatment of all cats. Founded in 1990, today Alley Cat Allies has grown into a powerful force with more than 650,000 supporters. Together, we’ve helped and inspired countless individuals, communities, and organizations save and improve the lives of millions of cats and kittens worldwide. We work with lawmakers, animal shelters, and the public to change attitudes and advance lifesaving policies that best serve the interests of cats.