Careers

Join Our Team

By joining our team, you could work for Oklahoma’s largest animal welfare nonprofit and save lives right in your community. We are a hardworking, mission-focused group of individuals who are working to see a day when every adoptable animal finds a home.

The Central Oklahoma Humane Society continually accepts applications. Your application will be considered active for 60 days. If a suitable opening has not occurred during that time period, and you remain interested in employment with us, it will be necessary for you to reapply. Thank you for your interest.

  • Marketing & Communications Coordinator
    Department
    Marketing
    Immediate Supervisor
    Director of Marketing & Communications
    Status
    Exempt

    Purpose of Position

    This position will work support the organization’s marketing and communications efforts by coordinating marketing and communications operations, completing marketing and communications related tasks, and coordinating a variety of community outreach events with oversight by the Director of Marketing & Communications.

    Duties & Responsibilities:

    In accordance with organizational policies, duties include but are not limited to:

     

    • Work with the Director of Marketing & Communications to thoroughly understand the organization’s community engagement priorities and goals.
    • Operate all available marketing and communications tools to support and achieve organization goals.
    • Collaborate with members of the development team in the achievement of fundraising goals.
    • Collaborate with members of the adoption team in the achievement of adoption goals.
    • Collaborate with members of the clinic team in the achievement of clinic goals.
    • Collaborate with members of the intake team in the intake program goals.
    • Coordinate all events on behalf of the Central Oklahoma Humane Society.
    • Plan and execute special events.
    • Attend community events as directed.
    • Manage, update, and upgrade website, as directed.
    • Respond to all public inquiries and communications through the main organization e-mail address and social media channels.
    • Send Pet of the Week animals and talking points to weekly media partners.
    • Create graphics & creative design for all functions of the organization, as directed.
    • Monitor and maximize the organization’s social media presence, including photo and video production and placement.
    • Maintain and update the e-mail contact database.
    • Prepare and coordinate special appeal direct mail campaigns and acquisition mailings, as directed.
    • Assist with the copy writing, copy editing, design, and review process for e-newsletters, direct mail campaigns, annual report, signage, and other printed communications.
    • Generate marketing resources and content such as photography and video.
    • Monitor and support Central Oklahoma Humane Society branding efforts.
    • Visit local media as directed.
    • Press kit assembly and distribution, as directed.
    • Proofread all marketing materials.
    • Other responsibilities and duties as assigned.

     

    Job Requirements:

    • Must have 2 years of experience in marketing and event planning.
    • Must be comfortable handling/learning to handle both dogs and cats – general handling (petting, leash-walking, some lifting and carrying), and restraint (drawing blood, giving vaccines, and placing animals in cages/carriers).
    • Must have excellent written and verbal communications skills, a professional, tactful, mature and sincere attitude, and be able to represent the mission, goals and the policies of OK Humane in a creative, credible and energetic manner.
    • Must be able to work maturely and respectfully with diverse groups of people.
    • Must be organized, flexible and adjust to rapid, changing needs.
    • Must be knowledgeable and comfortable with computer systems used in operations and have basic computer skills, including database skills.
    • Knowledge of and commitment to animal welfare issues strongly preferred.
    • Commitment to mission, values, goals and success of OK Humane.
    • Must be proficient on MS Office and Adobe graphic design software.
    • Ability to follow directions and multitask.
    • Position will require some weekend days and evenings.
    • Must have knowledge of Associated Press style writing.
    • Must work well in a fast-paced, high volume, ever-changing environment.

    Physical Demands:

    Work may be performed in a kennel/shelter setting and outdoors

    • Must be able to work standing or sitting for 8 or more hours.
    • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds repeatedly throughout the day with help.
    • Must be able to bend and kneel repeatedly.
    • Must have good range of motion in joints especially wrist, knees, elbows.
    • Must have good range of motion in your back, for instance twisting.
    • Must be able to work in potentially extreme environmental temperatures.
    • Must be able to use a ladder and or step stool.
    • Must possess excellent hand-eye coordination.
    • Must possess an acceptable degree of dexterity in hands and fingers. Exposure to disinfectant solutions when cleaning.
    • Subject to animal bites and scratches while handling animals of questionable temperament.
  • Lead Veterinary Assistant
    Department
    Spay + Neuter Clinic
    Immediate Supervisor
    Clinic Manager
    Status
    Exempt

    Purpose of Position

    Responsible for daily care of all surgical patients, provide client services and education.

    Duties & Responsibilities:

    In accordance with organizational policies, duties include but are not limited to:

     

    • Monitoring and advising veterinary assistants.
    • Report employee or client problems to Clinic Manager.
    • Provide in-person and telephone client service and answer questions.
    • Actively support associate staff and volunteers; promote the development of skills related to the advancement of our goals and mission.
    • Maintain medical inventory and supplies.
    • Triage all patients as they are checked in. Report health concerns to attending veterinarian.
    • Assist veterinarians in surgery as needed.
    • Calculate and administer anesthesia to all surgical patients per anesthetic protocol.
    • Maintain all necessary drug logs and patient records.
    • Stay current in knowledge of emergency drugs and protocol.
    • Administer animal vaccinations, tests, medications and treatments as directed.
    • Participate on committees and special projects as assigned.
    • All other duties as assigned.

     

    Job Requirements:

    • Must possess basic veterinary medical concepts including but not limited to vaccine protocols and anesthetic risks.
    • Must also be able to communicate basic veterinary concepts to owners and be able to repeat information relayed by a veterinarian.
    • Must possess decision making skills and the ability to manage multiples tasks.
    • Will be asked to take medical histories for surgical rechecks.
    • Will be asked to communicate with the public on a daily basis in a professional manner.
    • Will be asked to handle (on average) 30 dogs and cats per day.
    • Will be asked to assist in transport programs as scheduled.
    • Must be able to learn characteristics of animal behavior (for example: be able to identify aggressive or fearful behavior).
    • Must be able to use appropriate safety equipment for fractious or feral animals (will train) – the use of safety equipment is mandatory.
    • Must possess excellent reflexes.
    • Must be proficient at animal restraint for various procedures.
    • Ability to follow directions and multitask.

    Physical Demands:

    Work may be performed in a kennel/shelter setting and outdoors

    • Must be able to work standing or sitting for 8 or more hours.
    • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds repeatedly throughout the day with help.
    • Must be able to bend and kneel repeatedly.
    • Must have good range of motion in joints especially wrist, knees, elbows.
    • Must have good range of motion in your back, for instance twisting.
    • Must be able to work in potentially extreme environmental temperatures.
    • Must be able to use a ladder and or step stool.
    • Must possess excellent hand-eye coordination.
    • Must possess an acceptable degree of dexterity in hands and fingers. Exposure to disinfectant solutions when cleaning.
    • Subject to animal bites and scratches while handling animals of questionable temperament.
  • Adoption Intake Coordinator 
    Department
    Intake Program
    Immediate Supervisor
    Intake Program Manger
    Status
    Exempt

    Purpose of Position

    To coordinate live animal transfers from Oklahoma City Animal Welfare, other central Oklahoma municipal animal shelters and owner surrendered animals to Central Oklahoma Humane Society’s adoption program.

    Duties & Responsibilities:

    In accordance with organizational policies, duties include but are not limited to:

     

    • Perform intake procedures for OK Humane including SAFER™ assessments.
    • Perform behavior and medical assessments on publically owned animals for admissions consideration.
    • Maintain a good working relationship with animal welfare shelter staff.
    • Perform routine walk-through of animal welfare to mark animals for transfer into OK Humane’s adoption program.
    • Maintain timely and accurate electronic records and hard files.
    • Follow established disease control protocols.
    • Oversee/conduct animal medical exams and vaccinations upon intake.
    • Administer or oversee animal vaccinations, tests, medications and treatments as directed.
    • Request needed medical, office and cleaning supplies from intake program manager in a timely manner.
    • Ensures all animal photos are clear and attractive.
    • Communicate with the Foster Coordinator regarding animals to be transferred into the adoption program.
    • Assisting foster parents with animal pickups.
    • Ensures all appropriate paperwork and health records have been completed prior to animal leaving the intake facility.
    • Maintain equipment in working condition.
    • Maintain work and general areas in an organized manner.
    • Cleaning and sanitizing animal housing.
    • Providing food and fresh water.
    • Taking out trash.
    • Assisting with general questions and requests from the public.
    • Other duties as assigned.

     

    Job Requirements:

    • Must be a high school graduate or equivalent.
    • Must be comfortable handling/learning to handle both dogs and cats – general handling (petting, leash-walking, some lifting and carrying), and restraint (drawing blood, giving vaccines, and placing animals in cages/carriers).
    • Must be able to positively identify dog and cat breeds.
    • Valid driver’s license.
    • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, a professional, tactful, mature and sincere attitude and be able to represent the mission, goals, and the policies of the Central Oklahoma Humane Society in a creative, and energetic manner.
    • Ability to follow directions and multitask.
    • Must be organized, flexible and adjust to rapid, changing needs.
    • Must be knowledgeable and comfortable with computer systems used in operations and have basic computer skills, including database skills.
    • Knowledge of and commitment to animal welfare issues strongly preferred.
    • Commitment to mission, values, goals and success of OK Humane.
    • Must be proficient on MS Office.
    • Position will require weekend days and evenings.

    Physical Demands:

    Work may be performed in a kennel/shelter setting and outdoors

    • Must be able to work standing or sitting for 8 or more hours.
    • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds repeatedly throughout the day with help.
    • Must be able to bend and kneel repeatedly.
    • Must have good range of motion in joints especially wrist, knees, elbows.
    • Must have good range of motion in your back, for instance twisting.
    • Must be able to work in potentially extreme environmental temperatures.
    • Must be able to use a ladder and or step stool.
    • Must possess excellent hand-eye coordination.
    • Must possess an acceptable degree of dexterity in hands and fingers. Exposure to disinfectant solutions when cleaning.
    • Subject to animal bites and scratches while handling animals of questionable temperament.
  • Foster Concierge Coordinator
    Department
    Intake Program
    Immediate Supervisor
    Intake Program Manger
    Status
    Exempt

    Purpose of Position

    The Foster Concierge Coordinator acts as a liaison between Central Oklahoma Humane Society’s foster families and the various programs/facilities that OK Humane works with or operates with the goal of making the foster process as efficient as possible for all parties involved.

    Duties & Responsibilities:

    In accordance with organizational policies, duties include but are not limited to:

     

    • Recruit, train and manage a diverse population of potential and current foster families.
    • Work on recruitment campaigns with the Director of Marketing.
    • Receive, respond to and schedule foster orientations.
    • Manage the needs of our foster families.
    • Ensure foster manual is kept up to date and accurate.
    • Provide top notch customer service both internally and externally.
    • Continually educate foster families.
    • Maintain foster family records.
    • Assist with foster animal pickups.
    • Schedule foster animals for surgery at OK Humane Place..
    • Work with fosters to schedule appointments or pick up medications/prevention at the in house clinic.
    • Schedule animals for the adoption center.
    • Work alongside adoptions team and foster placement coordinator to ensure animals being returned have a foster home lined up.
    • Place animals on “Foster to Adopt” stage and follow up on adoptions that do not happen in a timely manner.
    • Gather foster supplied animal profile information and enter into PetPoint/Petango.
    • Upload foster supplied photos of animals into PetPoint.
    • Be the primary point of contact for internal Facebook pages.
    • Organize, store and inventory foster care supplies and equipment.
    • Regularly evaluate and refine the foster care program.
    • Maintain work and general areas in an organized manner.
    • Other duties as assigned.

     

    Job Requirements:

    • Must be a high school graduate or equivalent.
    • Must be comfortable handling/learning to handle both dogs and cats – general handling (petting, leash-walking, some lifting and carrying), and restraint (drawing blood, giving vaccines, and placing animals in cages/carriers).
    • Must be able to positively identify dog and cat breeds.
    • Valid driver’s license.
    • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, a professional, tactful, mature and sincere attitude and be able to represent the mission, goals, and the policies of the Central Oklahoma Humane Society in a creative, and energetic manner.
    • Ability to follow directions and multitask.
    • Must be organized, flexible and adjust to rapid, changing needs.
    • Must be knowledgeable and comfortable with computer systems used in operations and have basic computer skills, including database skills.
    • Knowledge of and commitment to animal welfare issues strongly preferred.
    • Commitment to mission, values, goals and success of OK Humane.
    • Must be proficient on MS Office.
    • Position will require weekend days and evenings.

    Physical Demands:

    Work may be performed in a kennel/shelter setting and outdoors

    • Must be able to work standing or sitting for 8 or more hours.
    • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds repeatedly throughout the day with help.
    • Must be able to bend and kneel repeatedly.
    • Must have good range of motion in joints especially wrist, knees, elbows.
    • Must have good range of motion in your back, for instance twisting.
    • Must be able to work in potentially extreme environmental temperatures.
    • Must be able to use a ladder and or step stool.
    • Must possess excellent hand-eye coordination.
    • Must possess an acceptable degree of dexterity in hands and fingers. Exposure to disinfectant solutions when cleaning.
    • Subject to animal bites and scratches while handling animals of questionable temperament.
  • Administrative Specialist
    Department
    Administration
    Immediate Supervisor
    Vice President of Operations
    Status
    Non-Exempt

    Purpose of Position

    Principle point of administrative contact and liaison with internal and external constituencies and may provide specialist support services in the areas of human resources, public and community relations, and general business administration.

    Duties & Responsibilities:

    In accordance with organizational policies, duties include but are not limited to:

     

    • Manage one or more special projects.
    • Create and modify documents such as reports, memos and letters, word processing, spreadsheet, database and/or other presentation software such as Microsoft Office or other programs.
    • May conduct research, compile data and prepare papers for consideration and presentation to the Executive Staff and Board of Directors.
    • Maintain office calendar to coordinate work flow and meetings.
    • Maintain confidentiality in all aspects of client, staff and agency information.
    • Processes and distributes confidential and sensitive documents.
    • Prepare agendas and make arrangements for committee, Board or other meetings.
    • May assist other agencies and the public with information, forms and other department resources and explaining procedures.
    • Open, sort and distribute incoming correspondence, including faxes and email.
    • Prepare responses to correspondence containing routine inquiries.
    • Perform general clerical duties to include, but not limited to, copying, faxing, mailing and filing.
    • File and retrieve organizational documents, records and reports.
    • Arrange for the repair and maintenance of office equipment.
    • Support staff in assigned project‐based work.
    • May supervise volunteers and other support personnel.
    • Assists in special events.
    • Assist with overall maintenance of the organization and its offices.
    • Other duties as assigned.

     

    Job Requirements:

    • Previous experience in an office setting required.
    • Experienced administrative professional who is dependable and highly organized with business maturity, discretion, enthusiasm, and a positive attitude.
    • Technologically literate with strong computer skills including familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel and other commonly used software.
    • Good internet skills, including use of e-mail programs and group messaging.
    • Good organizational skills and record keeping (attention to detail is critical).
    • Cheerful presence and people skills.
    • Good oral and written communication skills.
    • Self starter who can work independently.
    • Skill in establishing priorities and managing workload.
    • Ability to follow directions and multitask.

    Physical Demands:

    Work may be performed in a kennel/shelter setting and outdoors

    • Must be able to work standing or sitting for 8 or more hours.
    • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds repeatedly throughout the day with help.
    • Must be able to bend and kneel repeatedly.
    • Must have good range of motion in joints especially wrist, knees, elbows.
    • Must have good range of motion in your back, for instance twisting.
    • Must be able to work in potentially extreme environmental temperatures.
    • Must be able to use a ladder and or step stool.
    • Must possess excellent hand-eye coordination.
    • Must possess an acceptable degree of dexterity in hands and fingers. Exposure to disinfectant solutions when cleaning.
    • Subject to animal bites and scratches while handling animals of questionable temperament.
  • Pet Adoption Specialist 
    Department
    Adoptions
    Immediate Supervisor
    Adoption Program Manager
    Status
    Non-Exempt

    Purpose of Position

    To facilitate appropriate and responsible adoptions for dogs and cats in the OK Humane Adoption Program.

    Duties & Responsibilities:

    In accordance with organizational policies, duties include but are not limited to:

     

    • Responsible for placing dogs and cats in appropriate and permanent homes.
    • Works closely with Foster/Volunteer Coordinator to schedule animals drop offs and pickups.
    • Works closely with members of the OK Humane to determine volunteer needs on a regular basis or for one-time projects/events.
    • Clean and sanitize live cat and dog living areas.
    • Clean and sanitize stainless steel cat cages.
    • Daily feeding and fresh water.
    • Assist foster parents with animal drop offs and pickups.
    • Proper & timely Meet Your Match observations and documentation.
    • Report any abnormalities in the animal’s behavior or sick/injured animals.
    • Perform daily cleaning and sanitizing of work and public areas.
    • Assist in administering animal vaccinations, tests, medications and treatments as directed.
    • Assist with general questions and requests from the public.
    • Transport available adoption cats to PetSmart In-Store Centers from Adoption Center.
    • Transport cats requiring vet work to the In House Clinic from Adoption Center.
    • Monitor animals and immediately report health or behavior abnormalities to supervisor.
    • Maintains timely and accurate electronic records and hard files of adoptions.
    • Performs follow-up calls with adopters.
    • Working with volunteers and staff to enhance overall experience for the public at adoption center.
    • Manage retail display and sales.
    • Follow established disease control protocols to daily clean, disinfect, and maintain shelter apartments, kennels, cages, and general areas.
    • Operate laundry and dishwashing equipment.
    • Restock cleaning areas with supplies and equipment.
    • Maintain equipment in working condition, report equipment or supply needs to supervisor.
    • Maintain work and general areas in an organized manner.
    • Other duties as assigned.

     

     

     

    Job Requirements:

    • Must be a high school graduate or equivalent.
    • Must have excellent written and verbal communications skills, a professional, tactful, mature and sincere attitude, and be able to represent the mission, goals and the policies of OK Humane in a creative, credible and energetic manner.
    • Must have experience in pet adoption counseling.
    • Must be able to work maturely and respectfully with diverse groups of people.
    • Must be organized, flexible and adjust to rapid, changing needs.
    • Must be knowledgeable and comfortable with computer systems used in operations and have basic computer skills, including database skills (Word, Excel, Outlook, database and mail merge).
    • Knowledge of and commitment to animal welfare issues strongly preferred.
    • Commitment to mission, values, goals and success of OK Humane.
    • Must be proficient on MS Office.
    • Ability to follow directions and multitask.
    • Position will require weekend days and evenings.
    • Retail sales experience preferred.
    • Excellent customer service record.
    • Confidence handling or learning to handle both dogs and cats.
    • Ability to work within a team environment while on the go.

    Physical Demands:

    Work may be performed in a kennel/shelter setting and outdoors

    • Must be able to work standing or sitting for 8 or more hours.
    • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds repeatedly throughout the day with help.
    • Must be able to bend and kneel repeatedly.
    • Must have good range of motion in joints especially wrist, knees, elbows.
    • Must have good range of motion in your back, for instance twisting.
    • Must be able to work in potentially extreme environmental temperatures.
    • Must be able to use a ladder and or step stool.
    • Must possess excellent hand-eye coordination.
    • Must possess an acceptable degree of dexterity in hands and fingers. Exposure to disinfectant solutions when cleaning.
    • Subject to animal bites and scratches while handling animals of questionable temperament.
  • Animal Care Assistant – Intake Facility
    Department
    Intake Program
    Immediate Supervisor
    Intake Program Manager
    Status
    Part-time; Non-Exempt; $10/hour

    Purpose of Position
    Responsible for providing humane and proper care to the organization’s animals being housed on site.

    Duties & Responsibilities
    In accordance with organizational policies, duties include but are not limited to:

    • Clean and sanitize live cat and dog living areas
    • Clean and sanitize stainless steel cat cages
    • Daily feeding & fresh water
    • Assist foster parents with animal drop offs and pick ups
    • Proper & timely Feline-ality™ observations and documentation
    • Report any abnormalities in the animal’s behavior or sick/injured animals
    • Perform daily cleaning and sanitizing of work and public areas
    • Assist in administering animal vaccinations, tests, medications and treatments as directed
    • Assist with general questions and requests from the public
    • Transport available adoption cats to PetSmart In-Store Centers from Adoption Center
    • Transport cats requiring vet work to the In House Clinic from Adoption Center
    • Maintain timely and accurate electronic records and hard files
    • Follow established disease control protocols
    • Restock areas with supplies and equipment
    • Maintain equipment in working condition, report equipment or supply needs to supervisor
    • Maintain work and general areas in an organized manner
    • Other duties as needed

    Job Requirements & Qualifications

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to multi-task and make appropriate prioritization decisions
    • Confidence handling or learning to handle both dogs and cats
    • Ability to work within a team environment while on the go
    • Must be a high school graduate or equivalent
    • Must be able to work maturely and respectfully with diverse groups of people
    • Must be organized, flexible and adjust to rapid, changing needs
    • Ability to follow directions and multitask.
    • Commitment to mission, values, goals and success of OK Humane

    Physical Requirements

    • Frequent bending, reaching, kneeling, climbing stairs, walking and, standing on feet 8-10 hours per day while performing job functions
    • Exposure to disinfectant solutions when cleaning
    • Exposure to various weather conditions when working outdoors
    • Subject to animal bites and scratches while handling animals of questionable temperament
    • Occasional lifting of up to 50 pounds with reasonable accommodations

    Note: Work may be performed in a kennel/shelter setting and outdoors.

  • Veterinary Assistant
    Department
    Spay + Neuter Clinic
    Immediate Supervisor
    Status
    Full-time; Non-Exempt; $10/hour

    Purpose of Position
    Responsible for providing humane and proper care to the organization’s animals being housed on site.

    Duties & Responsibilities
    In accordance with organizational policies, duties include but are not limited to:

    General Housekeeping

    • Perform daily cleaning of kennels, cages and public areas when necessary.
    • Spot clean throughout the day.
    • Clean prep room and operating room at the end of the day.
    • Wash and sterilize all surgical packs throughout the day.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Patient Care

    • Restrain all patients during anesthesia induction and intubation.
    • Monitor all patients on gas anesthesia.
    • Prepare patients for surgery as instructed.
    • Transport patients from prep room to operating room.
    • Assist veterinarians in surgery as needed.
    • Keep veterinary lead assistant informed of animal behavior, health, or concerns.
    • Administer animal vaccinations, tests, medications and treatments as directed.
    • Assist clients with necessary paperwork.
    • Monitor patients in recovery.
    • Provide excellent patient care.

    Job Requirements & Qualifications

    • Must be able to learn basic veterinary medical concepts including but not limited to vaccine protocols and anesthetic risks
    • Must also be able to communicate basic veterinary concepts to owners and be able to repeat information relayed by a veterinarian
    • Will be asked to communicate with the public on a daily basis in a professional manner
    • Ability to follow directions and multitask.

    Physical Requirements

    • Must be able to work standing or sitting for 8 or more hours.
    • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds repeatedly throughout the day with help.
    • Must be able to bend and kneel repeatedly.
    • Must have good range of motion in joints especially wrist, knees, elbows.
    • Must have good range of motion in your back, for instance twisting.
    • Must be able to work in potentially extreme environmental temperatures.
    • Must be able to use a ladder and or step stool.
    • Must possess excellent hand-eye coordination.
    • Must possess an acceptable degree of dexterity in hands and fingers.

    Note: Work may be performed in a kennel/shelter setting and outdoors.

  • OK Humane Place Clinic Office Assistant
    Department
    Spay + Neuter Clinic
    Immediate Supervisor
    Clinic Manager
    Status
    Full-time; Non-Exempt; $10/hour

    Purpose of Position
    The Clinic Office Assistant is our client’s first contact when calling or visiting and as such carries a significant role within our Clinic to ensure excellent customer service. The position will maintain the professional environment by answering phones, scheduling appointments, data entry and performing special projects such as grant project reports.

    Duties & Responsibilities
    In accordance with organizational policies, duties include but are not limited to:

    • Responsible for handling high volume of phone calls and emails.
    • Scheduling client appointments.
    • Checking clients in and out.
    • Physically handling cats and dogs.
    • Providing post-operative care instructions to owners.
    • Tender cash and credit; create daily ledger of deposits.
    • Data entry for all client appointments
    • Prepare mailing lists, labels and reports.
    • Maintain office filing and storage systems.
    • Keep filing/document management system for electronic and paper documents organized.
    • Monitor and order office supplies.
    • Distribute/file all incoming mail.
    • Data entry, research, typing, correspondence, faxes, and filing.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Job Requirements & Qualifications

    • Bilingual abilities are a plus.
    • Previous experience in an office setting required.
    • Experienced administrative professional who is dependable and highly organized with business maturity, discretion, enthusiasm, and a positive attitude.
    • Technologically literate with strong computer skills including familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel and other commonly used software.
    • Good internet skills, including use of e-mail programs and group messaging
    • Good organizational skills and record keeping (attention to detail is critical)
    • Cheerful presence and people skills
    • Good oral and written communication skills
    • Self starter who can work independently
    • Skill in establishing priorities and managing workload
    • Ability to follow directions and multitask.

    Physical Requirements

    • Must be able to work standing or sitting for 8 or more hours.
    • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds repeatedly throughout the day with help.
    • Must be able to bend and kneel repeatedly.
    • Must have good range of motion in joints especially wrist, knees, elbows.
    • Must have good range of motion in your back, for instance twisting.
    • Must be able to work in potentially extreme environmental temperatures.
    • Must be able to use a ladder and or step stool.
    • Must possess excellent hand-eye coordination.
    • Must possess an acceptable degree of dexterity in hands and fingers.

    Note: Work may be performed in a kennel/shelter setting and outdoors.

  • Development & Marketing Intern
    Department
    Immediate Supervisor
    Status
    Unpaid Internship; 10-30 hours/week

    Note: Depends upon college/university internship requirements.

    Purpose of Position
    This position will work support the organization’s marketing and fundraising efforts by assisting the development office and adoption center with a variety of events, marketing, and fundraising-related tasks and operations.

    Duties & Responsibilities
    In accordance with organizational policies, duties include but are not limited to:

    • Working with the Director of Marketing & Development to thoroughly understand the organization’s fundraising priorities and goals.
    • Collaborate with members of the fundraising team in the achievement of goals.
    • Assist with the design and edit of all marketing, printed materials (including annual report)
    • Assist writing, editing, and review of copy for e newsletters, direct mail, etc.
    • Visit local media when directed.
    • Press kit assembly and distribution
    • Proofread marketing materials
    • Assist Director of Marketing & Development in planning and execution of special events.
    • Participate in the planning and execution of annual volunteer appreciation events.
    • Assist with maintaining membership files in the database.
    • Respond to individual member and donor inquiries and communications.
    • Process individual gifts, track pledge adherence, and manage donor lists and data base.
    • Assist in generating reports for tracking and forecasting.
    • Learn and assist with Donor Perfect gift reports.
    • Enter data pertaining to donations received (both in-kind and cash, etc.) into the donor database, and generate acknowledgements and reports as requested.
    • Attend community events as directed.
    • Other responsibilities as assigned

    Job Requirements & Qualifications

    • Must be an upper division or graduate student in an accredited college or university
    • Must be comfortable handling/learning to handle both dogs and cats – general handling (petting, leash-walking, some lifting and carrying), and restraint (drawing blood, giving vaccines, and placing animals in cages/carriers)
    • Must have excellent written and verbal communications skills, a professional, tactful, mature and sincere attitude, and be able to represent the mission, goals and the policies of OK Humane in a creative, credible and energetic manner
    • Must be able to work maturely and respectfully with diverse groups of people
    • Must be organized, flexible and adjust to rapid, changing needs
    • Must be knowledgeable and comfortable with computer systems used in operations and have basic computer skills, including database skills
    • Knowledge of and commitment to animal welfare issues strongly preferred
    • Commitment to mission, values, goals and success of OK Humane
    • Must be proficient on MS Office
    • Ability to follow directions and multitask.
    • Position may require weekend days and evenings

    Physical Requirements

    • Work may be performed in a kennel/shelter setting and outdoors
    • Frequent bending, reaching, kneeling, climbing stairs, walking and, standing on feet 8-10 hours per day while performing job functions
    • Exposure to disinfectant solutions when cleaning
    • Exposure to various weather conditions when working outdoors
    • Subject to animal bites and scratches while handling animals of questionable temperament
    • Occasional lifting of up to 50 pounds with reasonable accommodations

    Note: Work may be performed in a kennel/shelter setting and outdoors.

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