Looking for something exciting, but challenging? Demanding, yet so rewarding? Then the Bay Area Humane Society might be the place for you! Passion. That’s the common attribute of those that work for our organization. Below are a list of available positions we have at this time.
VOLUNTEER AND EDUCATION COORDINATOR
The Bay Area Humane Society is seeking a friendly, motivated, and energetic person for the Volunteer and Education Coordinator position. The candidate will manage the recruitment and training program for volunteers, oversee off-site and in-house education programming, and ensure day-to-day volunteer tasks run smoothly.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to: recruiting, screening, and retaining qualified volunteers, provide orientation for new volunteers, providing regular and ongoing training opportunities, overseeing after-school club and summer camp programming, scheduling birthday parties along with appropriate staffing, hosting tours for various groups on-site, ability to openly and positively speak in public at various events and promotions. Must work closely with the management team to ensure proper volunteer coverage for day-to-day operations. Respond to phone calls and emails promptly, create/update informational materials as needed, and other administrative tasks.
Qualifications: The candidate must be a pleasant and outgoing individual for this role. The candidate must have experience in a similar position, is confident speaking publicly, can effectively multitask, possess excellent communication and organizational skills, and enjoys working in a fast paced environment.
The Bay Area Humane Society is currently seeking a self-motivated, friendly candidate for the Animal Intake position. This person will provide the initial intake entrance exams to all animals coming into the shelter as a stray or surrender along with providing support and advice to pet owners.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to: providing excellent customer service, answering and directing phone calls and emails, assisting customers with stray and surrendered pets, data entry, cleaning and maintaining sanitary working conditions, provide each animal entering the shelter with an initial intake exam, assisting other areas of the shelter and other related tasks.
Qualifications: We are seeking a team oriented, friendly and outgoing individual with good communication, very detail oriented, and prior animal handling experience. You must be at least 18 years old.
CUSTOMER SERVICE / ANIMAL CARE POSITION
The Bay Area Humane Society is seeking a friendly and motivated, self-starting person for the Customer Service/Animal Care position. The candidate will help to care for each of the animals in the shelter’s care, learn about each pet’s personalities, and assist in helping to find the best possible match for adopters!
Responsibilities include but are not limited to: daily cleaning of the shelter before opening and throughout the day, maintaining sanitary and presentable conditions of the shelter and animal housing areas, and performing the daily closing tasks. Provide excellent customer service at all times, assist customers with any inquiries about the shelter or adoption process, data entry, answering and directing phone calls and emails, ensure adoption supplies are ready every day, processing adoptions of pets, and other tasks as assigned.
Qualifications: We are seeking a team oriented individual for this dual duty role which requires the candidate to effectively multitask, possess good communication and organizational skills, and ability to thrive in a fast paced environment. We are seeking someone 18 years and older.