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Network Partner Job Openings


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General opportunities currently listed in:


Veterinary Opportunities


California


City of Fresno: Fresno

  • Veterinarian (Open Until Filled) - Be part of the City of Fresno’s new Animal Center Department! The Veterinarian will be part of the collective and strategic planning in staffing the new state of the art clinic and developing the program, while embodying the goals, innovation, and animal care compassion that the City Manager envisions for the veterinary program and the community. The ideal candidate will be a community centered leader, committed to practicing the highest standard of medicine and upholding the veterinary code of ethics. The incumbent will have a highly collaborative leadership style to ensure that a culture of customer service and care will be at the forefront of the center. With many key objectives to fulfill, the ideal candidate will be flexible and a strategic thought leader who can identify needs and provide sound recommendations to City leadership. Reporting to the Animal Center Director, the Veterinarian is responsible for the full range of professional veterinary medical services in the care and treatment of animals including the development and implementation of policies and procedures relating to the operation and maintenance of the City of Fresno Animal Center. The incumbent works independently, exercises considerable latitude and judgment in applying current, advanced or specialized veterinary medical treatment performed at the animal center. Incumbents may be required to work nights, weekends and holidays and respond to after-hours emergencies as needed. Duties of the Veterinarian include but are not limited to; establish medical standards and procedures for the maintenance of healthy, safe and sanitary conditions for all animals at the animal center; develop medical protocols to be followed by all medical and kennel staff; perform high volume, high-quality spay/neuter surgeries of animals, primarily dogs and cats; may perform other surgeries including administering anesthesia and/or other medications as medically necessary; provides consultation and education to pet owners and care takers; performs physical examinations, diagnoses and creates treatment plans for animals admitted to the animal center; administers immunizations; vaccinates and provides emergency treatment to animals, regularly reviews medical condition of animals quarantined, administers follow-up treatment to injured animals as necessary; directs care and feeding of exotic and unusual animals; trains appropriate staff in administering First Aid and vaccinations to animals, the humane performance of euthanasia as medically necessary and other paramedical duties. Must possess the ability to lift and restrain animals up to and over 50 pounds; and stand for extended periods of time with or without reasonable accommodation. The ideal candidate should possess thorough knowledge in veterinary, treatment, prevention, control, surgical procedures, and care of a wide range of animals; knowledge of California state, federal, and municipal animal health laws and regulations governing the impounding, releasing and euthanasia of animals; and possess the ability to develop and implement goals, objectives, policies, procedures and work standards of staff. In addition, qualified candidates must possess: one (1) year of experience in the diagnosis and treatment of animals in a clinical setting, private practice or shelter environment, including the performance of surgery; and possession and continued maintenance of a valid license to practice veterinary medicine issued by the State of California Veterinary Medical Board. Veterinarians who are licensed in another State may be qualified but must acquire a valid license from the State of California to practice veterinary medicine at time of appointment. Note: A prospective veterinarian who is licensed in another state may be hired by the City of Fresno while in the process of obtaining their State of California license. The incumbent must acquire their California license within six (6) months of appointment. You can learn more about this opportunity and how to apply by clicking here.

Florida


Cat Depot - Sarasota

  • Feline Veterinarian- Cat Depot (Sarasota, FL) is seeking a Fabulous Feline Veterinarian looking to practice a hybrid of private practice and shelter medicine. Join our dynamic medical team dedicated to changing the lives of homeless cats and kittens by providing cutting-edge medicine, innovation, and best practices in our beautifully appointed 11,000+ square foot facility. New graduates welcome to apply! You can learn more about this opportunity and how to apply by clicking here.

New Mexico


Bernalillo County Animal Care Services - Albuquerque

  • Associate Veterinarian- Associate Veterinarian will provide humane medical care, emergency treatment, HQHV spay/neuter and other surgical procedures, and husbandry to a variety of shelter and public animals. Complete daily rounds, develop and implement tailored animal health treatment programs, prescribe medicine and monitor administration of drugs by trained staff, perform anesthesia and surgical procedures, and follow operational medical protocols based on best practice shelter management and herd maintenance. Mentors lower-level veterinary staff and oversees Veterinary Operations and staff in the absence of the Medical Director of the facility. You can learn more about this opportunity and how to apply by clicking here.

Oklahoma


Oklahoma City Animal Welfare: Oklahoma City

  • Shelter Veterinarian - You can learn more about this opportunity and how to apply by clicking here.

Pennsylvania


Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society (PAWS): Philadelphia

  • Medical Director - No-Kill Shelter and Community Clinics - Are you looking for a rewarding leadership position in a diverse, vibrant, affordable city, where creativity and a culture of continuous improvement drives organizational culture? PAWS is seeking a Medical Director to lead our delivery of veterinary services to rescued animals and community pets, and to play an instrumental role in achieving our ultimate goal of making Philadelphia a no-kill city. You can learn more about this opportunity and how to apply by clicking here.
  • FT Staff Veterinarian - No-Kill Shelter and Community Clinic - PAWS is working to make Philadelphia a no-kill city through comprehensive rescue and prevention efforts. We are seeking a diversely talented veterinarian to join our excellent medical team and help propel our historic progress by performing HQHVSN, caring for rescued animals in our shelter, and seeing community pets in our busy wellness clinic who could not otherwise access or afford care. You can learn more about this opportunity and how to apply by clicking here.

South Carolina


York County Government, Animal Control: York

  • Veterinarian - We are excited to hire a full-time, exempt Veterinarian to join our team in the Public Works Department, Animal Services Division. In this position, you will be responsible for performing health assessments, diagnosing, sterilizing, and treating (either medical or surgical intervention) for animals under the care of York County Animal Services. You can learn more about this opportunity and how to apply by clicking here.

Texas


Citizens for Animal Protection - Houston

  • Chief Veterinarian- The Chief Veterinarian works in cooperation with Executive Director, Shelter Director, Veterinary Practice Manager, and Shelter Manager to monitor and improve the general health of the animals in the shelter; to help ensure that the transmission of disease is kept to a minimum; to diagnose and oversee the medical treatment of sick and injured animals; to oversee the administration of all vaccinations for both shelter and public wellness animals; and to perform spay/neuter surgeries, amputations, dental work, hernia repair and other surgical procedures on animals. In addition, the Chief Veterinarian’s expert input is valuable in reviewing the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) for animals in incoming & work-up, the shelter, foster care, and in our public wellness clinic. It is vital that the Chief Veterinarian works to ensure that the mission and standards of CAP are upheld. You can learn more about this opportunity and how to apply by clicking here.
  • Lead Surgery Technician- Responsible for assisting the Veterinarians to ensure that animals scheduled for surgery are processed in a humane and professional manner. To help ensure that all areas of the clinic operate efficiently and the clinic is maintained in a clean and sanitary condition. Oversee the technician staff with regards to training and proficiency in surgery related activities. Responsible for the overall flow of surgeries, ensuring staff are keeping pace, and that all surgeries are completed that are assigned in adherence with protocol, policies and humane treatment of all animals. You can learn more about this opportunity and how to apply by clicking here.
  • Staff Veterinarian- The Staff Veterinarian works in cooperation with the Director of Veterinary Services and Shelter Management to monitor and improve the general health of the animals in the shelter; to help ensure that the transmission of disease is kept to a minimum; to diagnose and oversee the medical treatment of sick and injured animals; to oversee the administration of all vaccinations; to perform spay/neuter surgeries, amputations, dental work, hernia repair and other surgical procedures on animals. In addition, the staff veterinarian’s expert input is valuable in reviewing the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) for animals in incoming & work-up, the shelter, foster care, and in our public wellness clinic. It is vital that the Staff Veterinarian works to ensure that the mission and standards of CAP are upheld. You can learn more about this opportunity and how to apply by clicking here.

 


General Opportunities

 

California

City of Hesperia - Hesperia

  • Animal Services Supervisor- We are seeking a compassionate and dedicated Animal Services Supervisor to join our team. The ideal candidate is someone who shares our love for animals and is committed to ensuring their well-being. As an Animal Services Supervisor, you will play a crucial role in providing top-notch care to the animals under our care. Under general direction, oversees, directs, plans and coordinates the daily operations, services and activities of the City’s Animal Shelter Programs within the Code Compliance Division. Ensures the care of impounded animals, cleaning and maintaining animal care facilities and monitoring, administering, and safeguarding medicines and controlled substances in accordance with State and local laws and humanely performed. Provides excellent customer service; develops, implements, directs and participates assigned special projects and assignments involving the Animal Services programs and the animal adoption program; conducts statistical analysis and reporting; assists with budgetary responsibilities; and performs related and peripheral duties as required. You can learn more about this opportunity and how to apply by clicking here.
  • Field Services Supervisor - The Field Services Supervisor is a single class position with overall responsibility for the animal field operations and implementation of programs and services related to the humane care, treatment, and control of animals. This position is required to participate with the City’s Adjusted Workweek Schedule, modified On-Call Duty. Assignments may include working weekends, holidays, nights, rotating shifts, responding to emergency animal services assignments during off-duty hours, and pre-designated days to provide customer service to the community. Under general direction, oversees and directs the enforcement of animal services and control, State regulations, legislation and adopted city policies and ordinances; provides administrative and technical oversight and supervision over field and animal services assigned staff; assists or develops, generates and directs special projects and assignments; conducts statistical analysis and reporting; assists with budgetary responsibilities; provides excellent customer service; and performs related and peripheral duties as required. You can learn more about this opportunity and how to apply by clicking here.
  • Animal Control Officer - Under general direction, performs the full array of duties assigned to the class of Animal Control Officer including duties involved in the enforcement programs of rabies and animal control related ordinances; provides care of impounded animals, cleans and maintains animal care facilities, operates light vehicles, and provides animal control service in the field; performs related duties as required. Combination of education and experience that has provided the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for an Animal Control Officer. You can learn more about this opportunity and how to apply by clicking here.
  • Sr. Animal Services Representative - The Sr. Animal Service Representative is a Teamsters Local 1932 represented position responsible for assigning, assisting with training and overseeing lower-level staff members and responsible for the general clerical and accounting record keeping related to animal services customer accounts. This classification is distinguished from the Animal Service Representative classification by the performance of lead responsibilities. Must participate with the required City’s Adjusted Workweek Schedule, and work weekends, holidays, and evenings on a rotating shift in order to provide customer service to the community during open shelter hours. Duties: Under general supervision, perform the full array of duties assigned to the Animal Services Representatives including the complex clerical and record keeping tasks and duties dealing with customers at the front counter or by phone, and processing adoptions, licenses, impounds and fees associated with the enforcement of the animal services program; lead, oversee, and assist with training of work activities and assigned duties of the shelter clerical staff. Handle animals in a compassionate and ethical manner, ensuring their well-being. performs related duties as required. Qualifications: A typical way of obtaining the required qualifications is to possess the equivalent of two (2) year of general office experience in a financial or record keeping setting, preferably including experience in public contact and automated office systems, prior experience handling and sheltering of animals desirable. Benefits: ·$1,550 per month toward medical, dental and vision ·CalPERS Pension Reform Formula 2% @ 62 (Employee contributes 7.75% (normal cost) of annual salary) ·Vacation (80 hours accrued during first year) ·12 holidays ·Sick leave (96 hours per year) ·Employee Assistance Program available ·457 (b) Deferred Compensation Program available ·Adjusted Workweek Schedule participation required. You can learn more about this opportunity and how to apply by clicking here.
  • Animal Services Representative - $4,296 - $5,223 per month The Animal Services Representative is a Teamsters Local 1932 represented position that provides customer service to the public at the front counter or by phone. This position assists with adoptions, licenses, impounds and fees associated with the animal services program as well as any clerical/accounting record keeping relating to customer accounts. Handle animals in a compassionate and ethical manner, ensuring their well being. Assists Shelter personnel with preparing facility for the community during open shelter hours. WHAT TO LOOK FORWARD TO: Providing a positive customer friendly and compassionate environment for the community while working towards finding animals their forever homes. Qualifications: •    1 year of general office experience. •    Prior experience handling and sheltering of animals is desired. •    The ability to work evenings, weekends, and holidays on a rotating shift. Knowledge Of: Office equipment, practices, procedures, and software Safe methods to handle domestic and wild animals Cash handling while providing great customer service. Benefits: Prior Public Service—CalPERS Formula 2.7% @ 55 (Employee contributes 8% (employee cost) and 1% (cost sharing) of annual salary) CalPERS Pension Reform Formula 2% @ 62 (Employee contributes 7.75% (normal cost) of annual salary) Health Benefits – up to $1,550 per month toward medical, dental and vision insurance City paid Employee Only Premium for Dental Insurance Employee Only Premium for Vision Insurance Life Insurance ($30,000 city paid Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance participation required Vacation (80 hours accrued during first year) 12 paid holidays Sick leave (96 hours per year) 457 (b) Deferred Compensation Program available The City does not participate in the Social Security program, except for the mandatory 1.45% Medicare Contribution. You can learn more about this opportunity and how to apply by clicking here.
  • Part-Time Animal Services Representative - $24.06 - $29.24 Per Hour 1500 Hours Per Fiscal Year CalPERS Pension Reform Formula 2% @ 62 (Employee contributes 7.75% (normal cost) of annual salary). The Part-Time Animal Services Representative is a position that provides customer service to the public at the front counter or by phone. This position assists with adoptions, licenses, impounds and fees associated with the animal services program as well as any clerical/accounting record keeping relating to customer accounts. Handle animals in a compassionate and ethical manner, ensuring their well-being. Assists Shelter personnel with preparing facility for the community during open shelter hours. Qualifications: •    1 year of general office experience. •    Prior experience handling and sheltering of animals is desired. •    Must participate with the required City’s Adjusted Workweek Schedule, and work weekends, holidays, and evenings on a rotating shift. Duties: Represents the Animal Services department to the general public; accept animals turned in by the public and completes the necessary paperwork; Provides assistance to members of the public wishing to claim their pets and to customers wishing to adopt an animal. Assists with cleaning and maintaining the facility. Builds and maintains positive working relationships with coworkers, other employees and the public using principles of good customer service. Knowledge of: •    Office equipment, practices, procedures, and software. •    Safe methods to handle domestic and wild animals. •    Cash handling while providing great customer service. You can learn more about this opportunity and how to apply by clicking here.
  • Senior Animal Care Technician - The Senior Animal Care Technician is represented by the Teamsters Local 1932 and will be responsible for assigning, assisting with training and overseeing lower level staff members and responsible for cleaning and disinfecting animal care facilities, caring for impounded animals by providing food, water and comfort, observing unusual animal behavior or appearance, assisting with euthanasia and medical care, as necessary. This classification is distinguished from the Animal Care Technician classification by the performance of lead responsibilities. Read and understand policies and procedures; recognize normal and abnormal animal behavior; communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing; analyze situations carefully and adopt effective courses of action; meet appropriate physical demands necessary for adequate job performance; work independently; understand and follow instructions; establish and maintain effective working relationships. Handle animals in a compassionate and ethical manner, ensuring their well being. Handle animals in a compassionate and ethical manner, ensuring their well being. Must participate with the City’s adjusted workweek schedule, and work weekends, holidays, and evenings on a rotating shift in order to provide customer service to the community during open shelter hours. You can learn more about this opportunity and how to apply by clicking here.
  • Animal Services Assistant - The Animal Services Assistant is a Teamsters Local 1932 represented position responsible for responding to the high volume of incoming animal services calls and relaying messages to the officers in the field. Must participate with the required City’s Adjusted Workweek Schedule, and work weekends, holidays, and evenings on a rotating shifts. You can learn more about this opportunity and how to apply by clicking here.
  • Volunteer Outreach Coordinator - The Volunteer Outreach Coordinator is a Teamsters Local 1932 represented position assigned to coordinate community-based events, volunteer program and other special animal services programs, including outreach, foster care, and rescue placements; performs related duties as required. Handle animals in a compassionate and ethical manner, ensuring their well being. You can learn more about this opportunity and how to apply by clicking here.

 

Humane Society Silicon Valley - Milpitas

  • Animal Care and Enrichment Technician (Temp)- The Animal Care Technician is an upbeat and enthusiastic team player focused on enhancing the lives of animals and people through maintaining exemplary standards of care for animals in our care. Immediate openings for temporary positions, scheduled 0-40 hours/week depending on availability and department needs. Flexibility in scheduling is desirable. You can learn more about this opportunity and how to apply by clicking here.
  • Community Services Associate- At the beginning of each animal’s story at HSSV, there is a member of the Community Services team working with the people attached to that animal. You’ll be working with people who have found stray animals, need to surrender their pet, lost their pet, need to euthanize their pet, have a spay/neuter/vaccine appointment, fosters, Pet Pantry customers, and just about everything in between. The Community Services Associate is a customer-centric role that plays a key part in HSSV operations and training is provided on safe and effective animal handling. This is a highly collaborative role requiring proactive communication within the team and coordination with multiple departments, as well as volunteers. You can learn more about this opportunity and how to apply by clicking here.
  • IT Applications Manager- HSSV invests in leading technology solutions to increase our mission impact. As an IT Applications Manager, you are part of a small but strong IT team, augmented by support from technology vendors. The IT Applications Manager leads implementation of new technology as well as assists with day-to-day support of devices, peripheral equipment, and systems. This self-motivated individual must be an effective communicator and team player who can project manage the implementation of new technology and provide exceptional technical support to end users, proactively solve problems, and apply strong analytical skills. You can learn more about this opportunity and how to apply by clicking here.
  • Senior Director, Philanthropy- The Senior Director, Philanthropy plays a key role in the longevity of HSSV by securing revenue growth from individuals in the Bay Area and beyond required to realize our ambitious goals. This individual, who leads a team comprised of Major Gift and Annual Fund staff, is an important frontline fundraiser managing an individual and team portfolio of Major Gift prospects and is responsible for the contributed revenue goals for HSSV’s Philanthropy strategy for individual giving and overall growth of private philanthropy. This individual is responsible for partnering across HSSV along with the CDO to devise and lead entry and growth strategies for donors at the broad-based, leadership, and major giving levels. You can learn more about this opportunity and how to apply by clicking here.
  • Volunteer Programs Business Partner- The Volunteer Programs Business Partner will be responsible for building cross-functional partnerships with Shelter Operations departments and volunteers. This individual will manage the volunteer needs for a portfolio of departments which includes defining volunteer roles, identifying priority volunteer opportunities, implementing associated recruitment plans and acting as a liaison to ensure the best volunteer experience possible. The Volunteer Programs Business Partner will identify and analyze metrics to provide meaningful information to departments across the organization. Volunteers are an important part of HSSV and this individual will demonstrate a working knowledge of volunteer best practices and delivering on ideas for optimization. This is a collaborative and consultative role, with the opportunity to shape our volunteer programs across the entire organization. You can learn more about this opportunity and how to apply by clicking here.
  • Community Services Program Specialist - To help us achieve our goal of keeping pets and families together, the Community Services Program Specialist requires strong organization and implementation skills, upbeat attitude, adaptable to challenges, effective communication, and empathy towards animals and people from diverse backgrounds and life situations. You are part of a team that ensures our customers get the support they need in a welcoming environment. The Community Services Program Specialist plays a vital role in ensuring our access to care programs run smoothly through actively collaborating within a team environment, gathering diverse perspectives and valuable data to represent the health of the program. You can learn more about this opportunity and how to apply by clicking here.
  • Director, Marketing - To help us achieve our goal of keeping pets and families together, the Community Services Program Specialist requires strong organization and implementation skills, upbeat attitude, adaptable to challenges, effective communication, and empathy towards animals and people from diverse backgrounds and life situations. You are part of a team that ensures our customers get the support they need in a welcoming environment. The Community Services Program Specialist plays a vital role in ensuring our access to care programs run smoothly through actively collaborating within a team environment, gathering diverse perspectives and valuable data to represent the health of the program. You can learn more about this opportunity and how to apply by clicking here.
  • Registered Veterinary Technician - The Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) cares for and treats shelter and privately owned animals in our state-of-the art medical center, which cares for over 7,000 homeless pets and performs over 8,800 surgeries each year. This individual is scheduled for an alternative work week consisting of two to four 10-hour days. Schedule may include duties in onsite spay/neuter/vaccine clinic, in-house shelter medicine, or mobile spay/neuter and wellness clinics. You can learn more about this opportunity and how to apply by clicking here.

Florida

 

YOUR Humane Society SPCA - Lake Panasoffkee

  • Development Director- We are seeking a Development Director for its nonprofit animal shelter and adoption center located in Lake Panasoffkee in central Florida. This is an opportunity to lead the oldest and largest no-kill shelter in Sumter County, Florida. We are located on a five-acre campus and are mortgage-free.  The Development Director reports to the Board of Directors and provides intellectual, managerial, and entrepreneurial leadership to obtain the financial resources necessary to support the organization’s mission. This person is responsible for developing a culture of philanthropy with the governing board, staff, volunteers, and donors as well as for expanding public awareness of YHSSPCA within the community. You can learn more about this opportunity and how to apply by clicking here.

Massachusetts


Here Today Adopted Tomorrow - Brimfield

  • Development Director- This is a unique opportunity to be part of a dynamic, growing nonprofit feline rescue organization based in western Massachusetts. HTAT is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, volunteer-driven group. Our mission is to create and support the bond between animals and people in our community. In addition to our shelter and cat adoption services, we have programs to help special needs cats flourish and get adopted, as well as community assistance programs to help pet owners keep their pets, such as our Pet Food Pantry, low-cost spay-neuter program, and Safety Net Foster Program for owned cats. The Development Director’s role is to raise funds to enable our lifesaving mission. You'll manage grants, develop fundraising collateral, lead community outreach, cultivate and oversee donor relations, and develop a compelling online presence as it relates to fundraising, including the website, social media, and marketing communications. HTAT serves the towns of Brimfield, Holland, Monson, Palmer, Southbridge, Sturbridge, Wales, Ware, and Warren, MA. Requirements include a Bachelor's degree and experience in the field of nonprofit fundraising/development. Knowledge of animal welfare is a plus. You can learn more about this opportunity and how to apply by clicking here.

MSPCA - Angell - Salem

  • Behavior Manager (at Northeast Animal Shelter)- The Behavior Manager works to ensure the behavioral wellbeing of the animals supported by the adoption center while also moving animals through the adoption center in a timely and efficient manner. The Behavior Manager creates and leads staff and volunteer training on topics related to animal behavior, and supports adoption center staff with behavior-related tasks including but not limited to intake, evaluations, euthanasia decision making, creating and implementing training and behavior modification plans, low stress handling techniques, playgroups, and enrichment. The Behavior Manager advises adoption center staff on facilitating appropriate matches for animals in need of additional behavior support, provides pre-adoption counseling and hands-on training for prospective adoptions, and post-adoption support for families who are struggling with their animal at home. The Behavior Manager provides direct supervision to the Behavior Coordinator and works with the behavior team across all shelter locations to accomplish all of these tasks. You can learn more about this opportunity and how to apply by clicking here.

Thomas J. O'Connor Animal Control and Adoption Center - Springfield

  • Operations Manager- Responsible for providing leadership and direction to ensure that Thomas J. O’Connor Animal Control & Adoption Center core operational functions are achieved at the highest standard in accordance with the City of Springfield as well as local, state, and federal regulations.  Effectively oversee and manage both Animal Control and Adoption Center departments.  Works directly with the Executive Director to ensure fiscal responsibility of the organization and to formulate and implement operational policies, procedures, and strategic goals. You can learn more about this opportunity and how to apply by clicking here.

Missouri


Southeast Missouri Pets - Cape Girardeau

  • Development Director- Southeast Missouri Pets is seeking a full-time development director to head our ongoing fundraising and operational needs. Reporting to the Executive Director and Board of Directors, this professional must have an established background in community engagement and staff/volunteer leadership.   This role involves organizing large-scale fundraising initiatives, working with board members, managing our annual fund and building relationships with donors, staff and volunteers. The development director will also be responsible for implementing and executing major giving and planned giving fundraising strategies.   Our ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of three years of fund development experience. They should also be familiar with nonprofit software, donor databases and other fundraising technology to use in their daily job duties. Applications will be accepted through September 29. Please send application materials (resume, cover letter, references, and salary requirements) to Jennifer Farmer at jennifer.farmer@semopets.org.

Nevada


Homeward Bound Cat Adoptions - Las Vegas

  • Executive Director- The ED is responsible for overseeing the organization's consistent achievement of its vision, mission, and financial objectives. This includes taking responsibility for planning, organizing, and supervising all aspects of Homeward Bound operations, overseeing the development and implementation of a strategic plan for the long-term growth and success of the organization, and ensuring high-quality animal care while increasing pet adoptions and spay/neuter for cats. This position requires a strong focus on fundraising objectives to achieve the organization’s lifesaving goals for cats and to ensure the organization’s sustainability. Requirements include a college degree and a minimum of three years of experience in animal sheltering and familiarity with animal welfare issues is preferred. Operations experience is a plus. You can learn more about this opportunity and how to apply by clicking here.

New Mexico


Bernalillo County Animal Care Services - Albuquerque

  • Animal Care Services Officer I- Under supervision, this position enforces all County ordinances pertaining to animal care, performs a variety of animal care and control services including responding to calls for assistance, animal rescue, apprehending stray, sick, injured or aggressive livestock, domestic or wild animals, investigating animal cruelty and other animal code violations. Interacts with the public on a daily basis providing educational resources concerning animal regulations, guidelines, and services. Assists with the daily functioning of the animal shelter as needed. You can learn more about this opportunity and how to apply by clicking here.
  • Animal Care Services Officer II- Animal Care Services Officer II enforces Bernalillo County Animal Care Services Ordinance and New Mexico State laws relating to the care and treatment of animals. Responds to animal complaints, performs investigations, submits investigative information for criminal court filing.  Works toward resolving animal issues within the community by providing education and resources.  Quarantines bite animals. Humanely capture stray and dangerous animals. You can learn more about this opportunity and how to apply by clicking here.

 

City of Albuquerque:  Albuquerque

  • Animal Placement Assistant - Calling all cat lovers! Do you have enthusiasm for helping cats and people while making a difference in your community? Is creating a future for senior pets something that excites you? Check out this fantastic opportunity! June’s Senior Cat Rescue (JSCR) is seeking a Development Director. This is a unique opportunity to be part of a dynamic, growing nonprofit feline rescue organization. JSCR has been around for about 10 years, yet they want to do more for senior cats in Albuquerque and surrounding areas. The best way to do this is by building a feline retirement home and increasing capacity for cats in need. Growth is on the horizon! The Development Director’s role is to raise funds to enable JSCR’s lifesaving mission. Responsibilities include donor cultivation, development planning and implementation, fundraising, corporate sponsorships, grants, community outreach, leading the Help Meowt Program, and more. Experience in the field of nonprofit fundraising and development required, along with a Bachelor's Degree. You can learn more about this opportunity and how to apply by clicking here.

Tennessee


Rhea County Animal Shelter (Animal Shelter Alliance of Rhea) - Evensville

  • Shelter Operations Manager- The essential role of the Shelter Operations Manager is to provide leadership, direction and daily supervision to ensure best practices and high standards of animal care and client care. The Shelter Operations Manager works to grow the shelter’s lifesaving programs including adoption, foster care, volunteers, transfer/transport, as well as overseeing the provision of care for animals. The Shelter Operations. Manager has responsibility for ensuring that all team members provide a professional service and meet or exceed standards and protocols set by the leadership team. This position will drive continuous improvements, with a strong focus on excellent customer service. The Shelter Operations. Manager represents the Animal Shelter Alliance of Rhea in a professional manner and is responsible for promoting positive, productive, compassionate interactions between staff, volunteers and the public. You can learn more about this opportunity and how to apply by clicking here.

Texas


Citizens for Animal Protection - Houston

  • Bilingual Shelter Receptionist (English/Spanish)- The Receptionist is the "face" of CAP and one of the first staff members that visitors will encounter when entering the facility, therefore great customer service skills are required. The Receptionist is responsible for all walk-ins, call-ins, and email inquiries about CAP, directing visitors to the best place, and responsible for keeping a good flow going with adoptions. You can learn more about this opportunity and how to apply by clicking here.
  • Education and Events Coordinator- As Education Coordinator, responsible for the planning, implementation and supervision of all children’s programs, promoting visibility and a positive image of the organization through community awareness and community events, actively pursuing the development and implementation of comprehensive humane education and children’s programs.   As Events Coordinator, responsible for the planning, coordination, and reporting of in-house and offsite events, including fundraising events. You can learn more about this opportunity and how to apply by clicking here.
  • Shelter - Animal Caretaker/Adoption Counselor- At CAP full-time shelter employees work a variable schedule with at least one weekend day, from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm (possibly later), attending to the care of the animals in the shelter. Animal Caretakers are responsible for cleaning the cages and kennels, walking dogs, preparing food, cleaning dishes and litter boxes, doing laundry, sweeping, mopping, and other janitorial duties.  We need hard-working individuals who are not afraid of handling a variety of animals - cats and dogs, rabbits, hamsters, and other small mammals. Individuals must be compassionate toward animals and a good team player. This position provides an opportunity to move into our Adoption, Intake, and Work Up areas. Salary includes health, vacation, and sick leave benefits. You can learn more about this opportunity and how to apply by clicking here.
  • Volunteer and Community Service Coordinator- The Volunteer and Community Service Coordinator (VCSC) is responsible for developing, managing, and coordinating the volunteer and community service programs at CAP. The VCSC will build and maintain relationships with current and potential volunteers, community organizations, and the community at large to promote volunteer and community service activities at CAP. The VCSC will also ensure that all volunteers and community service workers follow CAP's policies and procedures. You can learn more about this opportunity and how to apply by clicking here.

City of Harlingen: Harlingen

  • Executive Director Rio Grande Valley Humane Society  - The Humane Society of the Rio Grande Valley is looking for an Executive Director to lead our lifesaving team in the Rio Grande Valley. RGVHS is the largest no kill organization in the Rio Grande Valley. We manage two sheltering locations and spay/neuter clinics in the valley and care for more than 6,000 animals a year. This is a unique opportunity to lead our growing organization as we build up sustainable revenue and create a life-saving impact across the entire RGV. We need a director who is has a life-saving vision, can build relationships with our contracted cities, donors, and key stakeholders across the Valley, and provide leadership and guidance to our animal care team. The ideal candidate will want to work hard and be excited to make a real difference for animals in our region. You can learn more about this opportunity and how to apply by clicking here.

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