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Job Title: Administrative Assistant

Broad Function: This position is responsible for providing excellent customer service , maintaining accurate & organized records, maintaining online information for our animals and furthering the mission of the organization.

Hours: 11 am-5pm Tuesday through Friday, 10am-4pm Saturday

Job Responsibilities:
1. Answers all incoming calls and returning messages. Calls vary and are often adoption inquiries, animal care questions, cruelty reports, calls from potential donors, adopters and many others.

2. Greets customers professionally and provides accurate information. Works collaborative with all members of the Team and Volunteers. Data entry of daily receipts and daily closeout functions.

3. Maintains a high level of communication between the Fund Development Coordinator, Executive Director, Shelter Manager, Team Members and Volunteers.

4. Responsible for completion and accurate updating of animal records and filing of all required paperwork.

5. Greets customers. Works with volunteers. Accepts donations brought into the shelter. Data entry of daily receipts and daily closeout functions.

6. Weekly news cast with adoptable animal.

Qualifications:
1. At least a high school graduate.
2. Excellent communication and public relations skills.
3. Good problem solving and self-starting skills.
4. Good organizational & office skills.
5. Good PC and keyboarding skills.
6. Good telephone skills.
7. Clean & valid driver’s license required.
8. Self-sufficient & ability to handle challenging situations.

Disclaimer
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

The Humane Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please bring in or submit your resume to 167 Conklin Ave, Binghamton, NY 13903 or email kmatson@bchumanesoc.com

Job Title:Adoption Coordinator

Hours: 11:30 am-5 pm Tuesday through Friday, 10:30 am-4 pm Saturday

The role of the Adoption Coordinator is primarily focused around promoting adoption of pets in the adoption program. The Adoption Coordinator works directly with the Executive Director, Shelter Manager and Fund Development Coordinator. The responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Receive applications for animal adoptions and review them to verify information.
• Meet with potential adopters with questions regarding the adoption process and in-depth animal questions.
• Match adoptive families with appropriate animals based on their best fit for the animals.
• Coordinate with volunteers and Fund Development Coordinator for animals to attend adoption events.
• Making sure Fund Development Coordinator has updated information for outreach binders.
• Approve or deny adoption applications based upon specific criteria and support from Adoption Committee.
• Ensure adoption events are properly promoted.
• Coordinate upload of all photos and descriptions of adoptable animals.
• Update adoption documents as necessary.
• Educate adoptive families on the specific needs of adopted animals and ways of training them/acclimating them to their new home.
• Update Social Media with adoptable animals.
• Complete adoptions and associated paperwork with adopter.
• Collect adoption fees and enter data into Donor Perfect Database.

The Adoption Coordinator position requires:
• Excellent Communication Skills
• Excellent Organization skills
• Good Management Skills
• Ability to enforce policies and procedures
• Passion for animals
• Comfortable working with diverse groups of people

Disclaimer
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

The Humane Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please bring in or submit your resume to 167 Conklin Ave, Binghamton, NY 13903 or email to kmatson@bchumanesoc.com.

Job Title: Feline Care Attendant – Part-time 15-20 hours (including Sundays & Holidays) during the hours of 8am-5pm.

Broad Function: The Feline Care Attendant is responsible for the sanitary and humane maintenance of the feline facilities and the health and welfare of animals in our care. The Humane Society provides care for up to 250 animal s at one time. The ideal candidate will be willing to cross train throughout different areas of the shelter including the kennel.

Job Duties:
Clean cat rooms & cages.
Medicate cats.
Feed and provide water to animals.
Clean litter pans, wash dishes, clean cat crates.
Sweep, mop, take out garbage and recycling, and assist with overall cleaning and sanitation of building.
Socialize cats.
Watch for health & behavior problems.
Wash, dry, fold and put away laundry.

Authority: The feline staff attendant will report to the Shelter Manager, and will have a collaborative relationship with the Executive Director, Veterinarian, Veterinary Technician, Coworkers & Office staff.  This is an entry-level position.

Qualifications Required:
High school graduate or GED Required.
Adapts easily to change and can work productively under pressure.
Excellent communication skills.
Team player
Work with volunteers.
Problem solving skills & self-starting skills.
Handling up to 50 pounds.

Must provide own transportation. Candidates are subject to a drug test.

Preferred Experience:
Animal care experience in a shelter environment, working on a farm, animal care in a pet store or vet’s office.

Please fill out application in person at The Humane Society, 167 Conklin Ave, Binghamton Tues-Fri 12-5 or Sat 11- 4 or send resume.  You can also email resume to info@bchumanesoc.com

Other: There is a potential risk of dog or cat bite / scratch, and an unlikely exposure to Rabies. We recommend a tetanus shot prior to employment.

Disclaimer
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Job Title: Canine Kennel Care Attendant – Part-time 15-20 hours a week (including Sundays & Holidays) during the hours of 8am-8pm.

Broad Function: The Canine Care Attendant is responsible for the sanitary and humane maintenance of the canine facilities and the health and welfare of animals in our care. The Humane Society can care for over 250 animals at one time. The ideal candidate should be willing to cross train throughout different areas of the shelter including the feline and boarding area.

Job Duties:
Clean cages & kennel.
Sweep, mop, take out garbage and recycling, and assist with overall cleaning and sanitation of building.
Walk dogs, sizes varying from Chihuahua to Pit Bulls to German Shepherds.
Work with volunteers.
Feed, medicate and provide water to animals.
Socialize dogs.
Show dogs to potential adopters.
Hold animals for vaccinations.
Watch for health & behavior problems.
Provide information for animal adoption descriptions.
Take photos of animals for adoption system.

Authority: The Kennel Attendant will report to the Shelter Manager, and will have a collaborative relationship with the Executive Director, Veterinarian, Veterinary Technician, Coworkers & Office staff.  This is an entry-level position.

Qualifications Required:
High school graduate or GED Required.
Adapts easily to change and can work productively under pressure.
Excellent communication skills.
Team player..
Work with volunteers.
Problem solving skills & self-starting skills.
Handling up to 50 pounds.

Must provide own transportation. Candidates are subject to a drug test.

Preferred Experience:
Animal care experience in a shelter environment, working on a farm, animal care in a pet store, kennel or vet’s office.

Please fill out application in person at The Humane Society, 167 Conklin Ave, Binghamton Tues-Fri 12-5 or Sat 11- 4 or send resume. You can also email resume to info@bchumanesoc.com

Other: There is a potential risk of dog or cat bite/scratch, and an unlikely exposure to Rabies. We recommend a tetanus shot prior to employment.

Also, please consider volunteering at our shelter (see Volunteers page).  On numerous occasions, we have hired our trained volunteers for job openings when they arise.