Employment


Thank you for your interest in working for the Baltimore Humane Society.

POSITION: Adoption Counselor

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.

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.

Hours: Tues/Thurs/Sat 9-5:30pm

Salary: $11.00 an hour

Please CLICK HERE to download the application. Once completed, please scan and either email to kdixon@bmorehumane.org or mail it to her attention at the address listed below:

Katie Dixon, Shelter Director
Baltimore Humane Society
1601 Nicodemus Road, Reisterstown, MD 21136

POSITION: Training Assistant

Responsibilities:
· Assign project pets to each staff member (when T & B Manager not present)
· Assist staff with morning potty walks
· Check behavior email and phone messages and assist T & B Manager in responding to
adopter questions/concerns
· Handle dogs in intake as needed, fit for appropriate harness and inform T & B Manager
of any behavioral concerns noted
· Work with T & B Manager to identify dogs and cats with specific behavioral needs and
work with these animals regularly
· Conduct dog introductions with approved applicants either with the T & B Manager
or another staff member
· Assist with ensuring all animals receive regular enrichment activities with the help
of staff and volunteers
· Run play dates/groups with the assistance of staff and approved volunteers
· Assist with Match-Up II assessments and post bite evaluations when needed
· Assist adopters on finding a suitable pet and educate them on shut down periods,
acclimations, etc.
· Lead volunteer training classes as needed

Hours: 9-5pm/days TBD

Please CLICK HERE to download the application. Once completed, please scan and either email to kdixon@bmorehumane.org or mail it to her attention at the address listed below:

Katie Dixon, Shelter Director
Baltimore Humane Society
1601 Nicodemus Road, Reisterstown, MD 21136


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