Full Time Job Description: The Development Director is responsible for leading, planning, organizing, and directing all of the Animal Rescue League’s fundraising including major gifts, grant writing, direct mail, online giving, planned giving, special events and capital campaigns. The Director works closely with the Executive Director in all development and fundraising endeavors to meet the organization’s annual fundraising budget and to significantly increase long-term fundraising revenue through an emphasis on major and planned giving.
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Full Time Job Description: Provide leadership and direction for the daily medical and surgical care of animals. Triage and stabilize ill and injured animals and diagnose and treat a wide variety of medical conditions. Serve as internal expert at disease recognition and develop treatment plans for the animals. Identify and advocate against animal cruelty, perform high volume spay/neuter and other minor surgeries, monitor patients and multi- task veterinary requests made by other departments.
Full Time Job Description: Under the direction of the Medical Department Manager, assists in the provision of medical care of animals in the shelter, foster and surgery center. Administers medications, triage incoming animals, performs basic laboratory tests and performs euthanasia. Assists in the provision of medical and surgical care of animals in the shelter and for the public. Works well independently and under pressure but as part of a team to ensure timely, quality medical care for all animals in the shelter.
Animal Care Manager – Dogs
Full Time Job Description: The Animal Care Manager is a mid-level managerial position responsible for the supervision and oversight of the dogs and animal care staff and volunteers, and creates and maintains a positive and supportive environment for the public and staff in a way that reflects the values and mission of the Animal Rescue League of Berks County (ARL). S/he ensures compliance with organizational policies and procedures specifically with regard to animal care and housing and is responsible for ensuring daily behavior and enrichment plans are implemented and completed. The position of Animal Care Manager includes administrative, supervisory and personnel-related duties.
Full Time Job Description: The Admissions Counselor is a key member of the ARL team, ensuring that animals entering our centers are set up for the best possible outcomes from the very first interaction. By providing safe, supportive environments free of judgement, the Admissions Counselor allows owners and finders of animals to seek assistance without fear or embarrassment. The Admissions Counselor spends time with each client working to understand the true nature of the situation and provides appropriate resources ranging from surrender prevention options, alternatives to shelter relinquishment, and acceptance of the animal into our programs. ARL seeks to work collaboratively with each client to ensure their animal has the best opportunities provided to them.
Full Time Job Description: Under the direction of the Adoption Manager, the Adoption Counselor provides a high standard of animal care to ensure the welfare of animals at Animal Rescue League (ARL). The Adoption Counselor is trained to counsel potential adopters through the entire adoption process including matching adopters to animals and processing adoptions. S/he creates a healthy environment for all animals by monitoring their behavior, maintaining the cleanliness of kennels and surrounding areas, and providing exercise and socialization.
Client Care Specialist
Full Time Job Description: The Client Care Specialist is the face of Animal Rescue League of Berks County (ARL) and is responsible for providing professional, world-class service to all internal and external clients in a way that reflects the values and mission of ARL. S/he will be responsible for greeting clients, directing clients to other departments when necessary, and providing information about all of our services including animal admission, adoption, health and behavior. S/he will also be expected to answer questions about fees, legal requirements, TNR, community cats, external resources, and other topics. The Client Care Specialist is required to treat all clients with respect and compassion.
Animal Care Specialist
Full Time Job Description: Under the direction of the Animal Care Managers, the Animal Care Specialist provides a high standard of animal care to ensure the welfare of the animals at Animal Rescue League of Berks County (ARL). S/he creates a healthy environment for all animals by monitoring their health and behavior, maintaining the cleanliness of kennels and surrounding areas, and providing exercise and socialization.
Marketing Internship – Summer or Fall 2020
Minimum Weekly Hours Expected: 20
Supervisor: Director of Marketing
Internship Description: The marketing intern will work largely with the Director of Marketing to assist with marketing and fundraising initiatives. This internship will give you experience in a variety of areas and will require a great deal of responsibility to complete tasks independently. The intern will be responsible for creating flyers, assisting with promotions and assisting with events. The intern will also assist with managing social media pages such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn and updating parts of the ARL’s official website using WordPress software. Occasionally they will appear on radio shows and at other events and promotions. Interns should be flexible, independent, reliable, and have a solid understanding of Microsoft Office and some Adobe CS experience. Any skills in graphic design or grant writing are preferred, but not necessary. Please note, you will be working closely with animals and any intern with allergies should take that into consideration. Application Requirements: This is an unpaid internship. If interested please submit your cover letter and resume complete with references to Jen Breton: email@example.com. If possible, please also submit some writing samples. A valid driver’s license is required.