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.

 


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.

 

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

Marketing Manager

The Houston Humane Society is seeking an accomplished Marketing Manager who has at least 2 years of marketing experience, to set and guide the strategy for all marketing resources and collateral relating to Houston Humane Society's mission. The position is an “in-house” leadership role within a complex (number and variety of constituents) nonprofit entity, with the ability to take knowledge and transform it into exciting and useful messages, and disseminating it to the right audiences through the best distribution channels. The Marketing Manager will report to the Development Director and work closely with HHS management as a partner on a variety of strategic initiatives.
 
Bachelor’s degree in marketing/advertising, or the equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired. 2 to 5 years of experience managing complex, quick-paced marketing projects in business is required. Demonstrated ability in handling multiple priorities, project management and meeting deadlines as well as strong planning and organizational skills. Sincere commitment to work collaboratively with all constituent groups, including staff, volunteers, donors, program participants, and other supporters.  Excellent writing/editing and verbal communication skills
 
To be considered, please send your 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.  Exotic and large animal experience prefered but not required.
 
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.
 

Education and Community Outreach Coordinator

The Houston Humane Society is seeking an experienced and highly driven Education and Community Outreach Coordinator to develop educational programs to encourage humane behavior and responsible pet care within the community. This position will work under the supervision of the Marketing Manager and will be expected to grow the education program by organizing presentations, classes, camps, tours, and events for adult and youth groups and individuals, partners, community organizations, and donors. The Education and Community Outreach Coordinator will also be responsible for representing the Houston Humane Society at community events, and within educational material that promotes humane education.  He/She will work closely with the Marketing Manager to assess needs and target populations in order to take the most effective actions within the organizations scope, mission, and budget.
 
Requirements include high school diploma or equivalent with 2 years of college and teaching experience preferred, knowledge of and passion for animal welfare issues, and comfort with public speaking and broadcast opportunities. Strong interpersonal skills will be crucial for organizing and supervising a variety of volunteers and program attendees as well as maintaining professionalism in fast-paced, interview style, or difficult situations. Applicants should be willing and able to interact comfortably with animals both in and out of educational settings, and should have a demonstrated ability in handling multiple priorities, project management and meeting deadlines as well as strong planning and organizational skills.
 
To be considered, please send your resume and cover letter to jobs@houstonhumane.org.
 

Fundraising Manager

The Houston Humane Society is looking for an Advancement Manager to take responsibility for development, managing, and administering the organizations’ fund development. Under the leadership of the Development Director and Executive Director, the Advancement Manager will implement short and long term fundraising plans by managing major donor, corporate and business, foundation, endowment, special event, and direct mail efforts. The Advancement Manager should capitalize on networking opportunities in order to maintain and grow existing relationships with donors, sponsors, and partners, while also working to expand our community engagement, find untapped resources, and recruit new champions for the organization. This person is expected to have effective written and verbal communication skills as to also be effective at developing and delivering presentations, letters, and engagement campaigns. This position will require participation in all steps of the grant process including research, proposal generation, calendar management, revenue and expenditure tracking, and status reports.
 
Requirements include at least three years’ experience in fundraising and nonprofit organizations including major gifts fundraising. In addition to always maintaining a positive and professional demeanor as a public representative of the organization, applications must be prepared to adhere to the highest ethical standards while interacting with highly sensitive organizational finances and donors. Must have demonstrated writing and editing skills, be an experienced public speaker, and have excellent attention to detail. Experience working with Donor Perfect and Microsoft Office is desired, as is being self-motivated, deadline motivated, and adherent to progressive values and social change.
 
To be considered, please send your resume and cover letter to jobs@houstonhumane.org.

 


Adoption Supervisor
Responsibilities of the Adoption Supervisor include, but not limited to; overseeing the daily operations of the Adoption Department, work with the Shelter Manager to hire, train and schedule Adoption Counselors, ensure that visitors are provided excellent customer service, work to resolve disputes or complaints involving the public, employees or volunteers, oversee the adoption process and ensure that all paperwork is completed, entered into the shelter software and filed accordingly, work with the Mobile Adoption Coordinator to recommend animals for offsite adoption events, work with other departments to recommend animals for transport to partners, ensure that financial transactions balance at the end of the day, and to lead by professional and positive example.
 
Candidate must have a minimum 2 yrs experience in a supervisory position, managing both small and large groups of staff, and preferred, a minimum 2 yrs of experience working in the animal care field. Candidate must have a minimum of 1 yr of experience with basic animal handling and behavior and be able to lift up to 50lbs. Must be available to work at least one weekend day and during special events when scheduled.  Pay rate is $14 - $16 an hour based on experience.
 
To be considered, please send your resume and cover letter to jobs@houstonhumane.org.

 


Mobile Adoptions Coordinator
It is the responsibility of the Mobile Adoptions Coordinator to; coordinate, organize, prepare and operate Houston Humane Society’s Mobile Adoption Program; to adopt animals and bring public awareness about the Houston Humane Society, its programs and services.
Daily duties include, but are not limited to, screening potential pet adopters, reviewing applications, filing paperwork, educating adopters about their pet’s needs, and driving to events.  A valid driver’s license, 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.
 

Full Time Bilingual Adoption Counselor

Full Time Bilingual Adoption Counselor needed to help our animals find their 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. Candidate must be able to lift up to 50 pounds and work weekday and weekends.  Pay rate $10.00 /hour

 
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

CLOSING @ 2 PM on 3/21

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

 

 

SPAY/NEUTER SURGERIES

 

Monday - Saturday

By Appointment Only

 

ADMISSIONS
Monday-Friday 

By Appointment ONLY

CLOSING @ 2 PM on 3/21

 

 

CLINIC 

Monday - Sunday

Exams 10:00am-1:30pm

(By Appointment)

CLOSING @ 2 PM on 3/21

Vaccinations 9:00am-3:00pm

 

(Please arrive by 

2:00 PM for walk-ins)