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.

 

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.
 

Director of Development
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 that will initially consist of: Administrative Assistant and Volunteer Coordinator, Annual Giving and Foundation Grants Manager, Public Relations and Special Events Manager.
 
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 your resume to gpoon@houstonhumane.org

Administrative Assistant
Provide high-level administrative support by conducting research, preparing statistical reports, handling information requests, and performing clerical functions such as preparing correspondence, receiving visitors, arranging conference calls, and scheduling meetings. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required. Must have the ability to prepare correspondence and other documents with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail as well as the ability to handle multiple tasks and efficiently prioritize work to meet deadlines with minimal supervision. 5-10 years’ work experience as an administrative assistant supporting executive is required.
Send resume to jobs@houstonhumane.org
 

Full Time Adoptions Counselor

Full 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.
 

Special Events Coordinator

Seeking a Special Events Coordinator with strong previous experience planning and implementing both large and small scale events, such as luncheons, galas, fun runs, golf tournaments, and high-profile meetings.  Coordinator must be highly organized and detail-oriented with excellent project and time management skills.
 
The ideal candidate must have a proven ability to meet tight deadlines and communicate effectively with all levels of staff and management. He/she must be a quick and productive multitasker able to anticipate departmental needs and take charge in a sometime challenging environment.  Individual must be independent problem solver and remain poised in a fast pace environment.
 
Bachelor's Degree preferred.
 
At least 3 years of experience event planning in a fast-paced corporate and/or non-profit setting.
 
Applicant must have exceptional written and verbal communication skills to liaise with all levels of management and staff, and a proven ability to take projects from inception to completion while simultaneously executing competing priorities, both independently and alongside a team.
 
Must be a resourceful problem solver with excellent decision-making skills and a high level of discretion regarding sensitive or confidential information.  Must be able to build strong relationships and operate under result-oriented methodology. 
 
Needs to be confident, outgoing, professional, good-humored.
 
Excellent computer skills needed and must be proficient in all Microsoft Office programs.
 
Send your resume to jobs@houstonhumane.org
 

 

Veterinarian Technician

Full time Veterinarian Technician needed for a fast paced wellness clinic. All applicants must be dependable and hardworking. Clinic and Shelter experience will be a plus.  Will need to have computer skills and able to handle customer service for this busy clinic. Candidate must be able to lift up to 80 pounds, and work weekend. To be considered, please send your 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

SPAY/NEUTER SURGERIES

 

Monday,Tuesday, Wednesday, 
Friday, Saturday

By Appointment Only

 


ADMISSIONS
Monday-Thursday 10:00am-4:00pm
 

Friday - Sunday  CLOSED
 

CLINIC 

Monday - Wednesday

Exams 10:00am-1:30pm

Vaccinations 9:00am-3:00pm

 

Thursday 9:00am-4:00pm

 

Friday-Saturday

Exams 10:00am-1:30pm

Vaccinations 9:00am-3:00pm

Sunday 9:00am-4:00pm