At Paws With A Cause, each employee plays a role in helping a person with a disability enhance their independence and quality of life through a partnership with an Assistance Dog.

We’re looking for team players who are passionate about our mission and values. PAWS is a nonprofit, equal opportunity employer that strives to create a work-life balance for employees. Employees have the opportunity to work in an environment with Assistance Dogs for a unique work experience.

Because we value the strength diversity brings to the workplace, PAWS is committed to the recruitment, retention and development of a workforce that reflects the diverse society in which we live.

If you are interested in applying for an available position, please complete the online application and upload a PDF of your cover letter and resume with the application.


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Because we value the strength diversity brings to the workplace, PAWS is committed to the recruitment, retention, and development of a workforce that reflects the diverse society in which we live.

It is the policy of Paws With A Cause is to select, develop and promote employees based on the individual’s ability and job performance. Paws With A Cause is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

It is against the policy of Paws With A Cause for any employee to discriminate against an applicant for employment or another employee on the basis of race, color, religion, religious creed, sex (including pregnancy), age, height, weight, familial or marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.  Furthermore, no employee of PAWS is to discriminate against any applicant or fellow employee on the basis of a disability or status as a disabled veteran or veteran of the Vietnam era.  Paws With A Cause will make reasonable accommodations, including modification of Paws policies and procedures in appropriate cases for qualified individuals with disabilities, if it can do so without undue hardship or direct threat to the safety or health of the employee or others, and to the extent that the organization has received a timely request of the need for accommodation.


Every person employed at PAWS is employed at will. This means you have the right to leave PAWS for any or no reason, with or without advance notice. Likewise, PAWS has the same right to terminate your employment, with or without cause or notice. No PAWS Board Member, manager or employee has the authority to make a commitment of guaranteed or continued employment to you, and no PAWS publication should be understood to make any such commitment.

PAWS’ goal is to have a safe environment for our employees and contract laborers. In order to ensure that, PAWS conducts a criminal history background check for all prospective PAWS’ employees and contract laborers. We retain the right to determine whether or not to engage a prospective employee or contract laborer who has a criminal history. When making a decision whether or not to hire a prospective employee or contract laborer with a criminal history, PAWS will consider:

  • The nature and gravity of the offense or conduct
  • The time that has passed since the offense/conduct and/or the sentence
  • The nature of the employment and/or contract labor position sought

Background Check Policy FAQ
Background Screening Authorization Form



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Will you consider my application for other openings at PAWS?

Can I change or revise information on an application I already submitted?

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Please contact PAWS Human Resources at (616) 877-7297.