The Wisconsin Humane Society (WHS) is looking for talented staff! We have an opportunity for a dependable, flexible individual with excellent communication skills to join our Pets for Life outreach team as a part-time Outreach Animal Transport. This position provides an ideal opportunity for those interested in helping both people and animals. The position is 8 to 16 hours a week, with two of the following shifts required: Wednesday 6:00-10:00 a.m.; Wednesday 3:30-7:30 p.m.; Thursday 6:00-10:00 a.m.; or Thursday 3:30-7:30 p.m. Shifts will be finalized based on candidate’s schedule and program need.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Safely and efficiently kenneling animals
- Driving animals from their homes to their spay/neuter appointment
- Fostering non-judgmental relationships with clients to ensure their experiences with our program and organization are positive
- Effectively communicating information about our services to diverse clientele
- Ensuring transport and clinic paperwork is accurately and legibly completed
Qualifications & Requirements
- Candidates must be able to work independently and in a team environment and have strong communication, relationship-building, and organizational skills.
- The candidate must have an understanding or desire to understand systemic socio-economic issues that affect underserved communities and be comfortable working with a diverse client base.
- A current driver’s license and clean driving record is required, and candidates must be comfortable driving a WHS cargo van.
Full-time and part-time staff are eligible for the following benefits:
- 403(b) retirement plan
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
- 30% off adoption fees
- 30% off manners classes and behavior consultations
- 20% off youth programs
- Event discounts
- Animal Antics retail discounts
- Limited wellness/veterinary care services for companion animals
Equal Opportunity Employer
The Wisconsin Humane Society (WHS) is the oldest and largest shelter in Wisconsin. It was founded in 1879 and operates shelters in Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, Door, and Brown Counties, as well as a Spay/Neuter Clinic in West Allis. The organization offers adoption services, educational programming, and veterinary resources for animals from low-income households, retail stores, volunteer programs, and dog training classes. The Milwaukee shelter also houses the states busiest Wildlife Rehabilitation Center. WHS is an independent nonprofit and receives no general government funding and is not part of any national umbrella group.
To apply for this position, please visit our employment page to begin your online employment application. Only applications submitted through our online application system may be considered. Please know that it is our policy to reply to each and every application received once we have a status update.