Do you love animals and want to make a difference? 

Join our team! To apply for one of the positions below, email your cover letter and resume to

No phone calls or walk-ins please.

Volunteering is also a great way to get experience and we look to volunteers first when we have job openings.

Find out more info on our Volunteer page.

Full Time Veterinary Technician

Join our team of passionate, dedicated veterinary technicians! Friends of Strays is St. Petersburg’s oldest no-kill animal shelter. Founded in 1978, our top priority is to connect animals in need of rescue with people who will love them. With thousands of cats and dogs entering our shelter every year, Friends of Strays’ staff and volunteers provide the utmost love and care for every animal that comes through our doors. Read more

Published: 10/07/21

Medical Manager

The Medical Manager is responsible for caring for animals under the supervision of the Medical Director/Veterinarian. Performs daily care of all patients throughout the shelter, and those presenting for surgery. Maintains the medical department and institutes procedures and policies to reduce spread of disease. Trains shelter staff to utilize approved patient care protocols. Responsible for care of all surgical patients, ensuring all clinic staff members are adhering to proper pre-, peri- and post-operative care of patients. During training sessions, responsible for training participants in all aspects of patient care and efficient/safe clinic practices, maintaining a professional and friendly manner at all times. Read more

Published: 09/28/21