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Director of Operations

POSITION: Development Officer

WHERE: Hoi An, Vietnam and abroad for donor meetings

START: Immediate for a minimum 3 month period, ideally the right person will be willing to stay on a more long term basis to provide a stable, sustainable future for the organisation. The current Founder and Director must step down from her duties managing the daily work of fundraising.  An experienced development officer will need to take a lot of the duties off her plate as CEO.

A US 501(c)(3) nonprofit rescue shelter working for the rights of ALL species & promoting the need for change through vegan advocacy, animal rights education, community outreach, rescue, rehabilitation & adoption of abused/ neglected animals, fundraising & campaigns, mass sterilization/ vaccination programs, and veterinary capacity building work.

Fundraising professional promoting the work of the shelter and new veterinary clinic work in Hoi An and Da Nang to triple our current yearly budget over the coming year for our shift from rescue to veterinary programs.

An extremely reliable and hard working team player with a minimum of 2 years experience working in the animal rights sector/rescue with proven experience in major gifts, legacy gifts, and donor fellowship. 

Social media/marketing with our direct care and management team.  Ideal candidate has
experience living and working in developing countries like Vietnam and an understanding of animal rights movements. As a vegan organization, it’s vital that you are also a vegan in order to be able to effectively communicate our message to donors. 

This is an opportunity to step up to a tough environment for meaningful work that is not possible without the absolute commitment of a serious individual who is motivated by compassion, not a big pay check.  

The role will start initially on a three month trial basis with stipend for living expenses, then a suitable candidate being offered a work permit and salary commensurate with experience but they must have a Bachelor’s degree and clean criminal record. Three professional references required.

Please email for more info or visit our Facebook page: Vietnam Animal Aid and Rescue & spread the word to anyone you think may be interested.

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