Job Opportunity for Cruelty Response Coordinator at PETA India in Mumbai

Website PETA India

Position Objective

To assist PETA India s Cruelty Response Team (CRT) with handling cruelty cases involving animals and enforcing laws

Term Of Employment


Work Schedule

The schedule will include daytime, evening, and weekend work.

Reports To

The Associate Manager of the Emergency Response Team


Mumbai (The position will involve office, field, and remote work.)

Primary Responsibilities And Duties

  • Respond to specific cruelty-case calls and complaints received via e-mail or through social media in an effective and efficient manner
  • Respond to general cruelty-case complaints, such as housing societies that wrongly impose restrictions on companion animals, with form letters and other means of ensuring legal rights
  • Coordinate promptly with local animal protection organisations or volunteers to file cruelty-case complaints
  • Work with law-enforcement authorities such as police, forest department officials, and SPCA representatives to get non-cognisable offence reports, first information reports, or preliminary offence reports registered
  • Help members of the public with ways they can assist in cruelty-to-animals matters
  • Maintain and update the CRT s national database on volunteering and law-enforcement contacts and services
  • Ensure that thorough records are maintained for cruelty complaints received on calls, via e-mail, and through social media regarding cruelty cases, including how they were handled and concluded
  • Support the Emergency Response Team on matters related to animal emergencies
  • Professionally represent PETA India to the public, organisations, volunteers, veterinarians, government agencies, the police, and others
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor


  • Minimum of a bachelor s degree from a recognised institution
  • Voluntary or other experience handling cruelty-to-animals cases
  • Computer proficiency
  • Fluency in Hindi and English
  • Knowledge of other local Indian languages a plus
  • Exceptional organisational and time-management skills, including multi-tasking
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to deal patiently with animal protection organisations, volunteers, and other government contacts
  • Passion for facilitating law-enforcement work and preventing cruelty to animals as well as helping animals in need
  • Compassionate, responsible, and self-driven character
  • Outgoing and personable manner with excellent communication skills
  • Adherence to a vegan lifestyle
  • Ability and willingness to travel independently, as needed, to handle emergency and cruelty cases
  • Supportive position vis- -vis PETA India s philosophy and the ability to advocate for the group s positions on issues in a professional manner
  • Commitment to the objectives of the organisation

How To Apply

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