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Jobs Opportunities That Contribute to the Greater Good

Posted on July 12, 2013 by The VRG Blog Editor

By Kitty Jones, VRG Intern

If you are still a student, you should look through some of these jobs to help you explore career paths and what course of study/experience you need to pursue to obtain jobs which interest you.

Found Animals Foundation
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)
The Marine Mammal Center
Humane Society of the United States
Mercy for Animals
Humane Society, Silicon Valley
Farm Sanctuary
Animal Legal Defense League
Animal Place
Pasado’s Safe Haven
Compassion Over Killing
Alley Cat Allies
Animal Welfare Institute
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
Chimp Sanctuary Northwest
Pets Are Worth Saving, Chicago
Washington Animal Rescue League
Performing Animal Welfare Society
Animal Humane Society
Humane League
Pet Finder

Environmental Defense Fund
The Nature Conservancy
Los Padres ForestWatch
Earth Justice
Wildlife Conservation Society
Natural Resources Defense Council
League of Conservation Voters
Rainforest Alliance
The David Bower Center
The Trust for Public Land
Ocean Conservancy
Earth Island Institute
Beyond Pesticides
Sierra Club
Rainforest Action Network
Center for Biological Diversity
Pesticide Action Network
Ocean Futures Society
The Story of Stuff

Food justice
Food Shift
Rainbow Cooperative Grocery
Center for Food Safety
Food and Water Watch
Worldwide Workers On Organic Farms (WWOOF)

Social justice/civil rights
Democracy Now
Planned Parenthood
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
Amnesty International

World Wildlife Fund
Sea Shepherd Conservation Society
Born Free USA
Defenders of Wildlife
Wildlife Society

Websites where you can find more jobs opportunities!

More info on good jobs:

This list is not an endorsement of any particular organization or job. Make sure each employer or position fits your criteria for a suitable job.

5 to “Jobs Opportunities That Contribute to the Greater Good”

  1. David says:

    For anyone who’s interested in promoting the cause using business skills, PlantBased Solutions is hiring brand passionate, fit, outgoing brand ambassadors to promote delicious vegetarian food products. Email us today at with a resume, references, and any relevant field marketing experience (leafleting/tabling counts! 😉

  2. Alisha says:

    As a recent college graduate, I found this really helpful! Thank you!

  3. Deborah says:

    Looking for Vegan Bakery Manager Brooklyn, NY
    Vegan bakery with over 20 years experience producing and selling vegan and gluten free baked goods is looking for a kitchen manager. Bakery and/or food service management experience is essential, as well as commercial baking experience. This person must be mature, reliable, hard working, organized, and a leader. A passion for creating delicious savory and sweet vegan food is essential. Spanish is a plus. This is a small bakery that takes pride in using quality seasonal-local ingredients. Serious candidates only please. Competitive compensation based on qualification.

  4. Ben says:

    You can also find and place free listings for Vegan Jobs at
    as well as view resumes of vegans looking for work!

  5. Chris says:

    In addition to the categories of jobs listed above, consider other types vegan jobs that can make an impact. For example, think of the growing number of plant-based food and beverages companies, as well as vegan restaurants, cafes, bakeries and juiceries. They help reduce the consumption of animal products. On, we highlight hundreds of vegan jobs each month from these types of companies, plus animal advocacy organizations, farm sanctuaries and more.

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