Join our team!
Do you have a heart for people and pets? Do you have a passion for making a difference?
As a member of Animal Allies Humane Society team, your work will directly benefit the pets and people of the Northland. Our staff are caring, compassionate and dedicated to fulfilling the Animal Allies mission to ensure a loving home for every pet. At Animal Allies we believe that every pet deserves a second chance.
Available staff postings are listed below.
Don't see something that fits? Consider volunteering to share your skills and benefit the animals!
Pioneering regional humane society serving northeastern Minnesota seeks a Development Officer reporting to our Executive Director and partnering with key staff to facilitate the development and fundraising needs of Animal Allies Humane Society. The Development Officer provides leadership, direction, oversight, planning and implementation of initiatives to ensure that all areas of development are operating at the highest standard possible. As a leader in the organization, the Development Officer is responsible to achieve key financial objectives which support the mission and vision of Animal Allies. The Development Officer works closely with the Executive Director, the Development Assistant, the Content Editor, key committee volunteers and is in charge of maintaining important connections with key community supporters.
The Development Officer must share the philosophy of an organization dedicated to ensuring a loving home for every pet in the Duluth-St. Louis County area.
Send resume to Executive Director Julie Waltenburg at email@example.com.
Veterinary Assistants are responsible for providing support to medical staff and the shelter veterinarian and administering care as appropriate to animals in the care of Animal Allies Humane Society. This is a great opportunity for individuals with an interest in animal welfare and/or medicine to learn valuable skills and gain experience in the field. Veterinary Assistants are ambassadors of AAHS at all times and shall present themselves in a positive manner during work hours. This individual should have a strong commitment to the mission and vision of Animal Allies Humane Society and be able to work cross-functionally with team members, volunteers and members of the public to create a positive workplace culture.
Animal Allies Humane Society believes that every animal deserves a chance to find a forever home. Care protocols are driven by compassion. Our Veterinary Assistants work closely with our Shelter Veterinarian and Practice Manager to render the best care in a state of the art facility. Animal Allies is recognized as one of the top Adoption Centers in the state and nationally.
This is a part-time, non-exempt position.
Send resume to Practice Manager Kelsey Pettit at firstname.lastname@example.org
Direct Animal Care - Walk dogs, clean kennels, provide enrichment for cats and dogs.
Shelter Maintenance - General cleaning, trail maintenance, garden weeding, etc.
Join a Committee - Special event committees and development task groups are always in need of driven individuals to lend a helping hand.
Assist our Medical Team - Licensed professionals can volunteer with our medical staff assisting with evaluations, direct care, and more.
Assist our Admin Team - Data entry, mailing correspondence, grant writing, and event prep assistance positions are available on an at-needs basis.
Stuffing Newsletters - No training required! Help put The Paw Print newsletter into mailboxes each quarter. The project varies from issue to issue, and is a fun and social time to meet and engage with our staff and other volunteers.
There are a variety of ways you can help the animals as a volunteer!
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Lead Veterinary Assistant - Starting August 2021
The Lead Veterinary Assistant is responsible for providing support to medical staff and the shelter veterinarian and administering care as appropriate to animals in the Animal Allies Humane Society (AAHS) Adoption Program. This is a great opportunity for individuals with an interest in animal welfare and/or medicine to learn valuable skills and gain experience in the field. The Lead Veterinary Assistant is an ambassador of AAHS at all times and shall present themselves in a positive manner during work hours. This individual should have a strong commitment to the mission and vision of Animal Allies Humane Society and be able to work cross-functionally with team members, volunteers and members of the public to create a positive workplace culture. Animal Allies believes in equity and inclusion and is an equal opportunity employer.
Animal Allies Humane Society believes that every animal deserves a chance to find a forever home. Our focus is to provide education and resources to help keep pets with their guardians rather than surrender their companions to a shelter. In cases where surrender is the best option and also when we have a chance to transfer animals from overcrowded areas, our Lead Vet Assistant would work congruently with our Practice Manager to provide exceptional medical and behavioral treatment while animals are in our care. Care protocols are not driven by clients but by compassion. Our Lead Veterinary Assistant works closely with our Shelter Veterinarian to render the best care for the animals in our facility.
Send resume to Practice Manager Kelsey Pettitt at email@example.com.
Internship and Work Study Program
As a student or young professional an internship or work study experience can help you stand out above your peers. Individuals looking to build their skills and add real-life work experience to their resume are encouraged to apply for the below positions.
Humane Education Internships - Assist with our Humane Education program, classroom visits, and camp sessions. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Volunteer Internships - Help with the behind-the-scenes daily activities and programs surrounding our Volunteer Program. Assist our Volunteer Coordinator with trainings, event volunteer coordination and daily volunteer needs as they arise. Positions are available year round.
Email email@example.com for more information.