Proud recipient of Hawaii Business Magazine’s “Hawaii’s Best Places to Work,” the nonprofit Hawaiian Humane Society has these positions available. The organization has a staff of 85 professionals and experts in their field and more than 600 regular volunteers. All positions require a passion for animals and people, compassionate public service, excellent communications and computer skills, high-performance efficiency, a clean driving record and no limitations in working with animals. No phone calls and must be available for in-person interview. Requires flexible schedule including weekends and holidays.
Community Relations Director – Full Time
Seeking director to lead Hawaiian Humane Society’s community programs that includes youth education, outreach, communications, events and volunteer support. Drives innovation in these areas to maximize the organization’s reach to the community and ensures goals are met. Must have at least five years of experience of public relations, management, communications and supervisory experience. Proven experience in media relations is required with positive and productive relationships with the local press. This position fields and responds to media inquiries and serves as voice of the organization and directs messaging for the organization through all its training, presentations and all external communications. Experience in working with a broad spectrum of the public and community building, digital media a plus. Position also handles community presentations, advocacy initiatives, branding, advertising, program innovation. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Email resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Adoptions Manager – Full Time
Looking for a dynamic and creative leader who will be responsible for managing 8 staff who run adoption programs that encompass a 7-days-a-week adoption center, as well as 6 partnership locations and multiple weekend events. Position also requires meeting revenue goals for a pet supply store and donations. Requires good knowledge of computer systems and programs, and ability to enter and maintain accurate and detailed records for the department. This position requires a flexible schedule to include evenings and weekends. Driver’s license and clean driving abstract is required. Experience in supervision, sales and customer service required. Email your resume to email@example.com..
Humane Investigator - Full Time
Responsible for animal rescues, investigations and animal law enforcement. Must be compassionate and excellent in working with a wide range of people on responsible pet ownership. Excellent communication and computer skills, meticulous report writing and documentation are required. Must be able to work independently and possess strong investigative skills and exceptional judgement. Experience with animals is a plus and must be committed to animal welfare. Background in social services, law enforcement and/or mediation is helpful. Must be available for day, night, and weekend shifts in fast-paced environments and able to qualify for HPD deputization. Valid driver license and a clean driving record are required. Email resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Adoptions Representative – Full Time
Want to make a difference for people and animals in our community? Join the team at the Hawaiian Humane Society. We are looking for a full time adoption representative to facilitate successful matches of people and pets. Position serves as adoptions advisor, off-site adoptions support, pet lost and found assistance, retail sales and customer care. Exemplary customer service skills are a must as this position requires the ability to maintain professionalism, composure and compassion in emotionally charged situations and the ability to resolve conflicts effectively. Some animal handling experience preferred. Must be able to perform physically rigorous work, stand for long periods of time and able to lift 50 pounds. Driver’s license and clean driving record required. Flexible schedule needed to include weekends and holidays. Email resumes to email@example.com.
Admissions Representative – Full Time
Seeking compassionate representative who thrives in fast-paced work environment to admit animals, loan humane traps, as well as provide education and information to the public. Must be self-motivated and able to work independently, while as a team, work equally successfully with proven communication, collaboration and customer service. Ability to maintain professionalism, composure and compassion in emotionally charged situations and able to resolve conflicts effectively. Must be able to perform physically rigorous work, stand for long periods, and able to lift and carry 50 pounds. Must have excellent customer service skills including verbal and written communications and competently perform cash, computer, licensing, and paperwork transactions. Email resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Veterinary Technician – Full Time
Do you want to be part of an organization that is making a positive impact in our community for both people and animals? The Hawaiian Humane Society is looking for experienced Veterinary Technicians. Under the direction of a veterinarian, you would assist in the provision of medical and surgical care for animals at The Society. Also administers medications, and performs basic laboratory tests and other procedures. Must work well independently and as part of a team to ensure timely, quality medical care. Highly competitive salary and excellent benefits offered. Email your resume to email@example.com.
Community Relations Internships - Summer and Fall Semesters
Gain valuable field experience in a variety of Community Relations departments, including Education, Public Relations, Journalism, Outreach, Event Planning and Administration. Must love people as much as animals and be comfortable with computer and phone work. Email resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org. Must be available for an in-person interview. This is an unpaid internship. Check out this blog and video created by our interns.