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.
Dispatcher – Full Time
Seeking a dispatcher for the Society’s Field Services team. Responsible for handling quality dispatching of Humane Investigators to respond to a high volume and variety of calls for service from rescues and emergencies to animal pickups and complaints. Must be able to maintain professionalism, composure and compassion in emotionally charged situations while ensuring accuracy, efficiency and ability to prioritize response calls. Full-time position with flexibility to work night and weekend shifts as needed.
Humane Investigator – Full Time
Seeking a professional responsible for the humane capture and admission of stray animals, responding to general public concerns regarding animals and responding to animal emergencies. The right candidate will be compassionate and excellent in working with a broad spectrum of people on responsible pet ownership and animal advocacy. Excellent communication and computer skills, meticulous report writing and documentation are required. Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision under pressure. Experience with animals is a plus and must be committed to animal welfare. Must be available for day, night, and weekend shifts in high-paced environment. Candidates must be at least 21 years of age with a high school diploma with strong written and oral skills. Must be able to handle physically rigorous work and pass a physical examination including the ability to lift and carry 65 lbs. Valid driver license and a clean driving record required.
Volunteer Coordinator – Shelter Services – Full Time
Seeking a highly effective communicator, trainer and multi-tasker with excellent interpersonal skills to provide hands-on training and orientation to volunteers who assist at the shelter. Must have demonstrated leadership in working effectively with a wide variety of people. Responsible for scheduling, continuing education and training, program assessment and development with the overall goal of increasing retention and creating a quality experience for volunteers. Must agree with and be committed to Society goals, objectives and programs. Must be a local applicant (no relocation available) with basic computer knowledge. Valid driver’s license, good driving record, access to own automobile and proof of no-fault insurance required. Must be able to lift 50 pounds as job is physical with outdoor, hands-on work with animals. Minimum two years of volunteer management, leadership, training or education background is preferred with a bachelor’s degree in any field.