Employment


If you have a strong work ethic, great customer service skills, and a desire to positively impact animal welfare, the Baltimore Humane Society encourages you to apply. Experience may be required in some instances, however nothing beats initiative and a willingness to apply your talents!

In addition, we are always looking for interns who would like to get some hands-on experience in areas such as Marketing, Public Relations, Outreach, Development/Fundraising, and animal care.


Adoption Counselor (Full Time)

 Adoption Counselors are responsible for guiding the public through the adoption process, as well as educating on the services BHS provides and offering them assistance on basic animal care in person or over the phone.   ACs process applications, complete adoptions, and assist in the surrendering of pets.  ACs must be proficient in Microsoft Word, internet research, and able to handle multiple phone lines. This position requires excellent customer service skills both in person and by phone and email; and a willingness to help, educate, and facilitate a positive adoption experience and.

Requirements: Age 18+, friendly and positive ‘can-do’ attitude, excellent customer service skills, must have your own transportation, be able to lift at least 25lbs., able to prioritize, multi-task, and work independently, and of course, must love animals!  Must have prior customer service experience.  Any prior animal handling, sheltering, or admin/clerical experience is a plus.

Rewards:  You will be part of a fun and fast paced work environment, and every day you are helping our homeless animals find their way to loving forever homes, and helping people find and care for their new best friend! 

Benefits: Free healthcare (BHS pays premium and deductible, employee pays co-pays and prescriptions), 10 vacation days, 5 sick days, 7 paid holidays, optional 401k, multiple educational and social events annually, and a fun and rewarding work environment.

Hours: Mon 9-4, Tues 9-5:30, Thurs 9-6, Fri 9-6, Sun 9-6

Starting pay for this position is $8.50 an hour.


Development Director (Full Time)

The Development Director is a member of the Baltimore Humane Society’s administrative and management team, and reports to the Executive Director.  The Director is responsible for leading the shelter’s fundraising and events program.  The Director will also be responsible for developing and maintaining active and productive relationships with board members, donors, administration, and staff.  This is a full-time position to start in April 2014.

The ideal candidate will hold a Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent combination of education and experience with at least five years experience in fundraising, focusing on individual major gifts, particularly in advocacy or community-based organizations.  Candidate will have a broad understanding of multi-faceted campaign planning, implementation and management; strong interpersonal skills and comfort working with donors, board members, volunteers and senior staff; creativity, results-oriented initiative, willingness to learn and ability to manage an aggressive schedule, working beyond 9-5 as needed.  Candidate will also have demonstrated leadership skills and ability to motivate others and work well with colleagues; experience in successfully directing volunteers in a positive, team-oriented approach.  Excellent written and verbal communication skills with experience developing successful written donor communications and marketing materials are required, along with superb organization skills; and will be detail-oriented with strong follow-through and the ability to meet tight deadlines.

CFRE accreditation desirable, but not required.

SALARY: $55-$59,000

BENEFITS: Free healthcare (BHS pays premium and deductible, employee pays co-pays and prescriptions), 10 vacation days, 5 sick days, 7 paid holidays, optional 401k, multiple educational and social events annually, and a fun and rewarding work environment.

Qualified candidates should submit cover letter, resume, salary requirements, and three professional references to jswanson@bmorehumane.org


 


Click here for an employment application. Completed employment applications can be mailed, faxed, or emailed (no walk-ins please!) to:

Mail:
Baltimore Humane Society
Human Resources
1601 Nicodemus Road
Reisterstown, MD 21136

Fax: 410-833-4481

Email: work@bmorehumane.org

 


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