Current Job Postings

Adoption Service Representatives

This is a customer service and animal care position reporting to the Customer Care Supervisor. An employee in this class performs varied duties in accordance with established policies and procedures. Employees in this class are responsible for placement of shelter pets into quality homes, reuniting lost pets with their owners, aiding in general office work, assisting with animal care, interviewing potential adopters and related tasks associated with this position.

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Director of Marketing

Responsible for planning, development and implementation of the Society’s marketing strategies, community outreach, and public relations activities, both external and internal.
Oversees development and implementation of support materials and services in the area of marketing, community outreach, and public relations. Directs the efforts of the marketing, public relations, retail sales, and community outreach staff and coordinates at the strategic and tactical levels with the other functions of the Society.

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Kennel Aide

Performs routine animal care in accordance with the five freedoms and other related duties at the animal shelter. The work involves cleaning and maintaining designated animal housing areas, and performing related shelter duties. Workers carry out daily assignments, follow through on matters using independent judgment and training to take appropriate actions when dealing with standard recurring situations.

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Cattery Aide

Performs routine animal care in accordance with the five freedoms and other related duties at the animal shelter. The work involves cleaning and maintaining designated animal housing areas, and performing related shelter duties. Workers carry out daily assignments, follow through on matters using independent judgment and training to take appropriate actions when dealing with standard recurring situations.

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Veterinary Technician

An employee in this position will work under the veterinarian in routine health care and evaluations of shelter animals, assist in surgery, and perform nursing care of sick, injured or immature animals.

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Veterinary Technician Assistant

Performs technical and routine animal care and other related duties in the Veterinary Department. The work involves giving medication as directed, cleaning and maintaining designated animal housing areas, and performing related shelter duties.  Workers carry out daily assignments, follow through on matters using independent judgment and training to take appropriate actions when dealing with standard recurring situations.

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Development Associate

This position is responsible for the timely and accurate entry of all donations, including:
cash, credit cards, pledges and checks. Assists the Annual Fund Manager in ensuring all donors are thanked for their donations within 48 hours of gift receipt and ensures the Raiser’s Edge donor database is maintained with accurate information. Provides daily reports to Development Department leadership and the Accounting Department.

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Special Events Manager

Our events at the Humane Society for Tacoma and Pierce County are vital to raising funds for the organization while also celebrating and communicating not only what we do but why we do it. Our events give voice to the passion we have for advancing the welfare of animals and promoting positive relationships between animals and people. The Special Events Manager is key to our success and requires a highly organized, creative, detail oriented and motivated person to serve as lead for event planning, revenue generation, management, production and sponsorship.  Events include the annual Society Soiree, Paws in the Park featuring the Dog-a-Thon, the Humane Heritage luncheon, the annual Kitten Shower and annual training conference. The position has a wide range of responsibilities that include: seeking & securing sponsorships, event theme building, creating event programs, communicating with event attendees & corporate donors, contracting vendors, coordinating event logistics, timelines and tasks as necessary for event production. The Special Events Manager must be able to anticipate project needs, discern work priorities, meet deadlines and collaborate with Volunteers and Staff. The Special Events Manager  should have a passion for event management, provide outstanding communication to staff, sponsors, vendors, event attendees and volunteers, be an enthusiastic professional, and be capable of building strong and positive relationships with donors and partners.

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