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Development & Education Coordinator
General Purpose: 
The Development & Education Coordinator is responsible for managing AHS donor programs while overseeing educational opportunities to engage the community in AHS’ mission and work.  The Development & Education Coordinator reports to the Chief Development & Communications Officer and works with a variety of donors, volunteers, staff and other constituents.  

Essential Functions:
Development 

  • Donor Programs
    • Manage through monitoring, evaluating and expanding Monthly Donor Program.
    • Manage through monitoring, evaluating and expanding Friendship Wall Donor Program.
    • Manage through monitoring, evaluating and expanding Adopt-a-Kennel Program.
    • Manage through monitoring, evaluating and expanding Sponsor-a-Pet Program.
    • Manage through monitoring, evaluating and expanding Car Donation (Autos for Animals) Program.
  • Donor Relations
    • Stewardship of Mid-Level Donors.
    • Oversee In-kind Donation Wish List and stewardship of the donations.

Education

  • Oversee all programming for children including Brownies, Summer Kids Series, Humane Heroes Program, etc.
  • Oversee all group tours requested from website.

Other

  • Attend workplace giving fairs and special events as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Basic Job Requirements: 

  • Minimum two years of experience in nonprofit fundraising, event planning, education programming or related field.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.
  • Attention to detail, including the ability to maintain accuracy of details in a fast-paced setting.
  • Ability to handle complex and confidential information.
  • An energetic self-starter.
  • Advanced computer skills with experience in Microsoft Office required.  Raiser’s Edge and Greater Giving experience preferred.
  • Commitment to the mission and values of AHS.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.

To apply: Please send a cover letter and resume to aosborn@austinhumanesociety.org by Friday, March 3rd. No phone calls please.


Veterinary Technician

The Austin Humane Society currently has an opening for an experienced Veterinary Technician.

Duties include:

  • Assisting during high-volume spay and neuter surgeries (Trap-Neuter-Return and adoption animals)
  • Physical evaluation, triage, and care of the animals currently in our adoption and foster program
  • Performing microscopic evaluations and dispensing medication as prescribed by the veterinarians
  • Cleaning, caring, and feeding patients housed in the clinic (other areas as needed)
  • Computer data entry and general office duties

The ability to multi-task, strong organizational skills and a minimum of 2 years of previous technician experience are preferred. This is an extremely fast-paced environment and a weekend day is mandatory. This positions is 4 days a week at 10 hours each shift (with a one hour lunch break).

Please send your resume to kknef@austinhumanesociety.org


Part Time Animal Care Specialist

The Austin Humane Society currently has an opening for a Part Time Animal Care Specialist in our Animal Care Department.

Duties include:

  • Cleaning animal areas and kennel upkeep
  • Animal transport
  • Socializing animals
  • Providing support to other departments
  • Providing exemplary customer service to volunteers and guests

 The ability to multi-task, a strong background in customer service and organizational skills are required. This is a labor intensive position. A valid driver’s license and weekend hours are mandatory. No previous animal experience required, but at least 1 year old customer service experience is strongly preferred. $10/hour. 

Please send your resume to Sarah Hammel (shammel@austinhumanesociety.org). No phone calls please.