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.
Adoptions Representative – Full Time
Seeking an energetic and compassionate full-time adoptions representative. Position serves as adoptions adviser to facilitate successful matches of people and pets, including off-site adoptions support, retail sales and customer care. Requires superior customer service and communication skills; ability to multi-task; work under pressure with minimal supervision, both individually and within a team; flexible and good natured; ability to maintain professionalism, composure and compassion in emotionally charged situations; and resolve conflicts effectively. Must be able to lift 75 pounds and stand for long periods of time. Driver’s license and clean driving record required. Flexible schedule needed to include weekends and holidays.
Director of Development – Full Time
This key position is responsible for the overall success of the development and giving programs for the Society and will oversee all aspects of philanthropic activity and execute on both capital campaigns and ongoing fundraising efforts. The Director of Development works closely with the Society’s executive team and Board members to manage, direct and lead development activities including strategic planning, departmental budget preparation, donor cultivation, stewardship and recognition. The successful candidate must be able to provide quality people care in accordance with the Society’s mission, goals and management philosophy while applying the highest level of ethical standards.
Minimum five years experience in a similar position required. Candidate must employ strategic thinking and have excellent customer service, project management and time management skills. Please include cover letter with application.
Executive Assistant – Full Time
Seeking a highly skilled and detail oriented full-time executive assistant to the President/CEO. Position is responsible for assisting the President/CEO by managing the day-to-day activities, ensuring timely communications, and coordinating meetings and special projects. Requires advanced level proficiency in MS Office suite; must possess excellent communication and writing/editing skills; ability to multi-task; work under pressure with minimal supervision, both individually and within a team; flexible and good natured; and provides superior customer service. Ideal candidate is able to quickly and efficiently produce quality work, problem solve and make sound decisions in an extremely fast-paced environment. Must agree with and be committed to Society goals, objectives and programs. At least 3 years of previous executive assistant and supervisory experience, able to lift up to 15 pounds, valid driver’s license and access to own vehicle required.
Kennel Manager – Full Time
Seeking a skilled individual who will be responsible for supervising and performing humane care of all animals at the shelter and overseeing animal caregivers and animal care volunteers. Duties include coordinating and maintaining department staff management; and development; personal and organizational improvement; animal care quality assurance; donations; equipment and administrative management; and volunteer trainings. A passion and concern for both animals and people is required. Candidate should be able to work indoors and outdoors and utilize a variety of office and cleaning equipment. Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds. General handling and knowledge of animal species, behaviors, general physical needs and medical conditions needed. High school diploma or equivalent required. Two years in a veterinary or animal shelter environment preferred. Two years of animal handling experience required.