OK HUMANE JOBS & CAREERS

Join our team and change the life of pets

By joining our team, you could work for Oklahoma’s largest animal welfare nonprofit and save animal lives right in Oklahoma City. We are a mission-focused group of individuals who are working to see a day when every adoptable animal finds a home. You can browse our available jobs and careers below. Thank you for your interest!

  • FOSTER & ADOPTIONS CONCIERGE COORDINATOR
    Department Intake Program – Housed at Adoption Center
    Immediate Supervisor Intake Facility Manager
    Status Full Time/Non-Exempt - Tuesday thru Saturday traditional week

    PURPOSE OF POSITION:

    The Foster Concierge Coordinator acts as a liaison between 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:

    • Act as the primary point of contact when fosters bring their animals to the adoption center.
    • Welcome fosters, express sincere gratitude and answers questions to provide a first class and personable experience, each and every time a foster drops off or picks up an animal at the adoption center.
    • Assist in answering adoption center phone calls when available.
    • Host foster orientations weekly at the adoption center.
    • Take pictures of adoptable animals daily at the adoption center and post to social media.
    • 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 work in collaboration with the adoption team to 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
    • When animals arrive at the adoption center without a photo, assist in taking photo for their official profile in PetPoint. Help foster with bio if arrive without bio.
    • Be the primary point of contact for internal Facebook pages.
    • Weekly review animals on “pending stages” in PetPoint to help ensure they are moving through the system.
    • 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 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.
    • Ability to follow directions and multitask.
    • 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.
    • Position will require weekend days and evenings.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

    Work may be performed in a kennel/shelter setting and/or 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
    Department Intake Program
    Immediate Supervisor Intake Facility Manager
    Status Full-time & Part-time/Overtime-eligible.

    HERE’S WHO WE’RE LOOKING FOR:

    • You’ve got a passion for helping people and are a glass half full kinda person.
    • You’re ready to have all of your assumptions about animal welfare, animal behavior, and “the pound” challenged.
    • You are prepared for LOTS of cleaning. Yep, THAT kind of cleaning.
    • You can keep a cool head and provide great customer service when we have a million and one things to do.
    • You are ready for the only constants in your life to be the presence of dog poop and that nothing ever goes as planned!

    PURPOSE OF POSITION:

    To provide humane and proper care to the organization’s animals being house on site and to additionally provide excellent customer service to anyone visiting the program location.

    DUTIES & RESPONSBILITIES:

    • Assist with intake procedures for OK Humane pets.
    • Transport animals from Oklahoma City Animal Welfare to the Intake Facility and In-House Clinic as needed.
    • Follow established disease control protocols.
    • Administer animal vaccinations, test, medications, and treatments as directed.
    • 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.
    • Others duties assigned.
    • Clean and sanitize animal housing.
    • Provide food & fresh water.
    • Assist foster parents with animal drop offs and pickups.
    • Take out the trash.
    • Assist with general questions and requests from the public.
    • Inventory management.
    • 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).
    • Valid driver’s license.
    • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, a profession, 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.
    • Ability to follow directions and multi-task.
    • 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 use in operation 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 an evenings.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

    • Work is performed in 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 75 pounds with reasonable accommodations.
  • VETERINARY ASSISTANT
    Department Spay & Neuter Clinic
    Immediate Supervisor Spay & Neuter Clinic Manager
    Status Full Time

    WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

    • You like to MOVE! Sitting at a desk makes you antsy, and you’d rather hustle through your day than dawdle in front of a computer.
    • One of your catchphrases is, “How can I help?”—you always bring your best to every situation and contribute however you can.
    • Bring on the multi-tasking! You can make a sandwich, file your taxes, walk your dog AND call your grandma at the same time.
    • You love the sensation that comes from being on a team and accomplishing the impossible with a solid group effort.
    • Nothing would make you prouder than to be a part of an effort to reduce pet overpopulation in our community.

     

    DUTIES AND RESPONSBILITES:

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

    • 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.
    • 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:

    • 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::

    Work may be performed in a kennel/shelter setting and/or 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.

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