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!

  • Pet Placement Coordinator
    Department Intake Program
    Immediate Supervisor Intake Facility Manager
    Status Full Time/Non-Exempt

    Purpose of Position:

    The Pet Placement Coordinator is primarily responsible with placing animals needing foster home care through Central Oklahoma Humane Society’s programs in order to decrease euthanasia in central Oklahoma.

     

    Duties & Responsibilities:

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

    • Swiftly place animals needing foster care into Central Oklahoma Humane Society foster homes.
    • Utilize Constant Contact, emails, phone calls and Facebook to place animals.
    • Maintain foster pet records.
    • Track data on foster placement and foster program growth/changes.
    • Research and implement changes to foster placement.
    • Work closely with intake coordinator(s) to ensure the animals being chosen for OK Humane programs are appropriate for quick foster home placement.
    • Organize, store and inventory foster care supplies and equipment.
    • Assist with foster animal pickups.
    • 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.

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