About Houston Humane Society

Employment

The Houston Humane Society is searching for energetic, compassionate and dedicated people to join our efforts in ending the cruelty, abuse and overpopulation of animals.  We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive package of benefits to full time employees.

 

Development Director

The Director of Development will serve as senior administrative officer responsible for planning, implementation, management, and oversight of all development and marketing activities including fundraising and donor relations, capital campaign, annual campaign, major gifts, endowment, and supervision of development staff. This individual reports to the Executive Director, and works collaboratively with Houston Humane Society board, staff, administration, volunteers, and prospective donors The Director’s primary areas of focus are the cultivation of major donor gifts and development of $20-25 million capital campaign. He or she will build innovative fundraising and marketing approaches that reflect Houston Humane Society’s culture, identity and personality. The Director will oversee the business operations of the department, including developing and administering operating and capital budgets in the areas of fundraising, communications, and marketing donor/funder research and relationship management, board and designated committee communications, database maintenance, direct mail, events, public relations, communications/marketing, and campaign design and implementation. He or she will participate in these activities along with overseeing and managing staff.
Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, business management, public relations or related field required. No less than 5 years of fundraising experience. Non-profit experience is preferred. Creative, enthusiastic and outgoing professional who enjoys interacting with donors, senior administrators, and community leaders. Ability to manage difficult or complex situations and/or people with tact, confidence and diplomacy. Ability to travel to meet with donors and prospective donors throughout Houston and to travel throughout the region for occasional needs. Excellent writing and computer skills needed. Proficient in all Microsoft Office programs Effective oral and written communication skills. Strong organizational skills and detail focused. Self-starter who can work independently as well as with a team and can operate in a changing environment, following timelines and meeting deadlines. Ability to attend evening and weekend donor functions. Demonstrated success in closing five-, six- and seven- figure gifts.
 
Send you resume and cover letter to jobs@houstonhumane.org
 

Full-Time Veterinarian

The Houston Humane Society is looking for an experienced DVM to join our team. Work in a well-equipped spay/neuter clinic with highly skilled staff.  Must be available for high-volume spay/neuter work and capable of performing surgeries daily. Assisting with exams, diagnostics, lab work, administering vaccines, and medical treatments for general public and sheltered animals will be included.
 
Must be a positive, energetic team player capable of thriving in a fast-paced environment. Strong work ethic and commitment to our mission to end pet overpopulation is paramount. Candidate must possess a DVM/VMD degree and be licensed to practice in Texas and also procure DEA license. Candidate must be able to work weekends. We offer excellent support staff, clean, well equipped facilities and competitive wages. Become part of our highly successful spay/neuter team! To be considered, please send your resume and cover letter to jobs@houstonhumane.org.
 

Administrative Assistant
Administrative Assistant needed to provide a full range of administrative support for the Finance Department, as well as other departments. Duties include, but not limited to data entry, database management, maintaining and organizing documents, receiving visitors, answering phones, and other office duties. Must have the ability to handle sensitive information with discretion, and be able to multitask.
Two or more years in an administrative support role in a professional, office environment is preferred.
 
To be considered, please send your resume and cover letter to jobs@houstonhumane.org.
 

Clinic Receptionist - Part Time

Part Time Clinic receptionist needed for a fast paced wellness clinic. Duties include but not limited to: Greeting clients and pets, checking in clients, answering phone, providing information and scheduling appointments over the phone and in person, as well as light cleaning. All applicants must be dependable, hardworking, and compassionate. Clinic and Shelter experience is preferred.  Will need to have computer skills and able to handle customer service for this busy clinic. Bilingual is a plus. . Candidate must be able to lift up to 50 pounds and work weekends.

To be considered, please send your resume and cover letter to jobs@houstonhumane.org.
 

Part Time Adoption Counselor
Part Time Adoption Counselor needed to help our animals find the perfect home. Daily duties include, but are not limited to, screening potential pet adopters, reviewing applications, filing paperwork, introducing pets to potential adopters, and educating adopters about their pet’s needs.  Animal experience, organizational and computer skills and strong customer service is required. Bilingual is a plus. Candidate must be able to lift up to 50 pounds and work weekends.
To be considered, please send your resume and cover letter to jobs@houstonhumane.org.
 

ACU Dispatcher/Investigator
The Animal Crimes Unit Dispatcher/Investigator must be fully knowledgeable and experienced in the processing of animal cruelty and crimes cases, be knowledgeable of State and Local Cruelty Laws and Regulations, process and respond to all cruelty reports and calls received by phone, email, electronically or any other method, investigate animal cruelty complaints, as appropriate, interface with HHS contract deputies and other law enforcement entities, make suggestions to continually improve program, educate public as requested by HHS Shelter Director, update Responsible Pet Owners Presentation, contact outside agencies to set up training and education workshops at Houston Humane Society, and contact local veterinarians to establish emergency care of seized animal(s) when necessary. To be considered, please send your resume and cover letter to jobs@houstonhumane.org.
 

Full Time Phone Receptionist
Person needed Full-Time as receptionists to answer calls, set appointments for our busy wellness clinic and direct incoming calls using a multi-line phone system. Good people skills, computer skills, and Bilingual is a plus. Weekends are required.
To be considered, please send your resume and cover letter to jobs@houstonhumane.org.
 

Full Time Animal Caretakers
The Houston Humane Society is seeking individuals to work in the inside animal adoption areas and outside kennels. Applicants must be willing to perform daily cleaning of the animal housing areas. This includes, but not limited to; moving animals so that rooms and kennels can be cleaned, removing waste, cleaning, disinfecting and drying each room and kennel, providing food and water, replacing bedding and moving animals back into their room or kennel. Applicants must also perform janitorial duties, removing trash, sweeping and moping.
Applicants must be able to handle and restrain dogs, cats and small mammals so previous experience working with animals is preferred but not required.
Send you resume and cover letter to jobs@houstonhumane.org
 

 

The Houston Humane Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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Location/Hours

ADDRESS
14700 ALMEDA RD., HOUSTON, TX 77053

PHONE
713.433.6421


ADOPTIONS
Monday-Friday 11:00am-6:00pm

 

Saturday - Sunday 11:00am-5:30pm

CLOSING AT 3 PM 11/22

CLOSED 11/23

SPAY/NEUTER SURGERIES

 

Monday - Saturday

By Appointment Only

 

ADMISSIONS
Monday-Thursday 

11:00am-3:00pm

(as space is available)

CLOSING AT 3 PM 11/22

CLOSED 11/23

 

CLINIC 

Monday - Sunday

Exams 10:00am-1:30pm

(By Appointment)

 

Vaccinations 9:00am-3:00pm

(Please arrive by 

2:00 PM for walk-ins)

 

CLOSING AT 3 PM 11/22

CLOSED 11/23