Animals are not ours to eat, wear, experiment on, use for entertainment, or abuse in any other way.


PETA & PETA Foundation Benefits


60 days*–23 months of employment: Accrues at 3.08 hours per pay period
24–59 months of employment: 15 days, accrues at 4.62 hours per pay period 
60+ months of employment: 20 days, accrues at 6.15 hours per pay period

Sick Leave: Accrues at 3.08 hours per pay period

*Staff members begin accruing paid time off on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.

Holidays 10 days per year, including one birthday holiday
Payroll Biweekly (26 pay periods per year)

PETA/FSAP is committed to the professional development of staff members by offering a variety of in-house training courses.

Lunches Three subsidized vegan lunches per week are provided in all offices.
Pet Plan Staff members are eligible for a 15 percent discount on Petplan insurance if you enroll online.
Discounts All staff members are entitled to an additional 30 percent discount off member prices for PETA merchandise.


New staff members will be eligible for these benefits on the first of the month following 60 days of employment. For example, if a staff member starts on April 1, 2013, they will be eligible for health insurance and flexible spending account benefits on June 1, 2013.

  • Cigna: Three plans are offered, and all provide medical, prescription, and basic vision coverage.
  • Cigna: This is a PPO plan and provides coverage for dental care.
  • EyeMed: A separate stand-alone plan that provides vision coverage.
  • TASC: Three FSA plans (Medical, Dependent & Transportation) are offered.
  • Unum: Life/Accidental Death insurance policy and Long Term Disability coverage. Premiums are provided at a group rate and are taken post-tax thru payroll deduction.


Staff members are eligible to enroll during open enrollment after one year of service if 21 years of age or older. Effective April 1, 2013, employer match is at a rate of 25 percent of your salary deferral to a maximum of 2 percent of your gross annual salary. Staff members are fully vested after six years of employment. The plan offers numerous different investment options.


The consumption and wearing of animal products in PETA offices is prohibited. A “No Smoking” policy is in effect in PETA offices.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

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PETA and the PETA Foundation are equal-opportunity employers.