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IndyHumane’s Main Campus on Michigan Road is accepting resumes for the following positions:

Adoption Counselor / Customer Service Representative (Full-time)

IndyHumane is searching for detail-oriented, multi-tasking, individuals who love both animals and people to join our Customer Service Team.
Our Customer Service Team is responsible for developing and maintaining great relationships with our community by connecting patrons with IndyHumane Services, including, but not limited to:
Adoptions, Intake of surrendered or found animals, Low-Cost Vaccine/Spay/Neuter Clinics, Dog Park, retail sales, and Lost & Found Reporting.

Basic Requirements

  • Must be able to work Adoption Hours which include evenings & weekends
  • Great Time-Management Skill
  • Computer-Literate
  • Confident, Articulate, and Professional Speaking (in person and over the phone) Abilities
  • Ability to work in a Team Setting
  • Strong Conflict Resolution Skills

Click here to view the Customer Service Representative Job Description.

To apply:

Please submit your Cover Letter and Resume Daniel Elliott, Customer Service Manager: delliott@indyhumane.org

Special Events Intern

IndyHumane is seeking a Special Events Intern to assist the Special Events & Corporate Relations Officer.

Qualifications:
Current college student
Minimum 3.0 GPA preferred
15-20 hours per week availability
Strong writing and proofreading skills

Successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Flexibility and effective task management
  • Project management skills.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with people
  • Ability to prioritize and work effectively as a member of the team.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with people.
  • Excellent written, oral and analytical skills
  • Proficient in computer applications (Word, Excel, Publisher, etc.)
  • Willingness to learn additional applications as needed (Salesforce, TeamRaiser, etc.)
  • Sensitivity to confidential information.
  • Commitment to the mission of IndyHumane.
  • Flexibility, high energy level, initiative.

Duties include:

  • Assisting with event coordination to ensure goals and timelines are met.
  • Develop a working knowledge IndyHumane’s operation, mission to represent the organization to the community.
  • Communicate clearly with staff, donors, sponsors, vendors, volunteers, and event guests.
  • Manage database information and ensure its accuracy.
  • Write event promotional pieces, sponsor/vendor and volunteer communications, website updates, and newsletter articles.
  • Provide support as needed for gift entry, research, and gift acknowledgment activities.
  • Perform other duties and special projects, as assigned.

Other details:
Internship is approximately 15-20 hours per week. The hours are flexible, and will include occasional evening or weekend meetings. The position is unpaid.

To apply:
Please submit your cover letter and resume to: jbennett@indyhumane.org


Social Media & Marketing Intern

IndyHumane is searching for a creative, energetic, and self-motivated individual to take on the role of Social Media & Marketing Intern! In this position, your main task will be to manage IndyHumane’s social media accounts under the supervision of the Marketing Coordinator, but you’ll also have opportunities to help with additional marketing and communications projects as they arise. These could include editing or updating marketing materials, updating web content, researching marketing trends, and assisting with event preparation and facilitation.

Qualifications:

  • Current college student
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA preferred
  • 15-20 hours per week availability
  • Strong writing and proofreading skills

General responsibilities include:

  • Posting content and answering questions on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat
  • Regularly checking social media insights and working to adjust content accordingly
  • Maintaining brand standards and organizational voice in all online communications
  • Developing and communicating a working knowledge of IndyHumane’s mission and services
  • Possibly working in graphic design, writing, public relations, or website maintenance
  • Other duties and projects as assigned

Skills desired:

  • Excellent spelling, grammar, and punctuation
  • Familiarity with social media best practices
  • Good time-management skills
  • Sensitive to confidential information
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite a plus

Other details:
This position is unpaid. Hours are flexible, but may include occasional evening or weekend events if candidate is able to attend.

To apply:
Please submit your cover letter and resume to: hwolf@indyhumane.org


IndyHumane’s Animal Welfare Center on the West Side is accepting resumes for the following positions:

Vaccine Clinic and Wellness Veterinarian

This full time DVM position will work primarily in IndyHumane’s vaccine clinics providing education and preventative care to pet owners in the community as well as working with the shelter medical team to provide care for IndyHumane’s shelter animals. Schedules are dictated by the needs of the organization and will change according to staffing constraints, and other factors. The ideal candidate will be able to have a flexible schedule and be willing to step in when needed.

Essential job functions at the Animal Welfare Center:

Medical
 Physical examinations, vaccinations, micro chipping, heartworm testing, FeLV/FIV testing, fecal and urine exams, nail trims, client education, cleaning, and special projects as needed.

 Diagnosing and establishing treatment plans in a shelter setting for IndyHumane’s shelter population.
 Overseeing the processing and diagnosing of Fecal and urine testing.
 Perform spay and neuter procedures on shelter animals as well as many other surgical procedures relating to: dentistry, orthopedics, ophthalmology, heartworm treatment, etc.
• Demonstrate a high level of knowledge & skill in these areas.

Client Education
 Must be able to communicate basic veterinary concepts to owners and be able to repeat information relayed by a veterinarian

 Actively promote spay/neuter and educate clients on responsible pet ownership.
 Will be asked to take medical histories for post-surgical examinations as needed.
 Communicate with the public daily in a professional and welcoming manner.
 Must possess cultural sensitivity and enjoy working with a diverse group of pet owners.
 Commitment to treating people and animals with respect, contributing to an effective team, and fostering public relations that benefit the shelter and its programs.

Animal Handling
 Will be asked to handle (on average) 40 dogs and cats per day

 Must know characteristics of animal behavior (for example: be able to identify potentially dangerous or fearful behavior) and make appropriate decision making in handling and the administering of services.
 Must be able to use appropriate safety equipment for fractious or feral animals (will train) – the use of safety equipment is mandatory
 Must possess excellent reflexes
 Should be able to identify own limitations and be willing to ask for help
 Must become proficient at animal restraint for various procedures

Minimum requirements:

• DVM and Indiana licensing required.
• Must possess a positive attitude.
• Must be a self-starter and willing to be flexible.
• Must be able to read dog and cat body language and be familiar with safe handling techniques.
• Must have excellent interpersonal communication skills and be able to work well in a team.
• Must have excellent customer service skills and good bedside manner.
• Must always represent IndyHumane in a professional and courteous manner.
• Must have the ability to learn and follow protocols consistently, adapt to constantly changing environments, and problem-solving.

Physical Requirements
• Must be able to work standing or sitting for 8 or more hours
• Able to lift and carry up to 45 pounds repeatedly throughout the day with help
• Must be able to bend and kneel repeatedly
• Must be able to see fine detail in a variety of situations
• Must have good hearing including ability to distinguish changes in pitch
• Must have reasonable degree of agility to move through tightly cramped areas in various situations
• Must have acceptable sense of touch and smell
• 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 have acceptable sense of balance
• Must be able to work and reach on hands and knees
• 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
• Must have good vision including peripheral vision, fine detail, distance, depth perception and ability to focus

Disclaimer:

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

To apply:

Email your resume to sking@indyhumane.org