Employment

Our employees make a difference! We have many opportunities throughout the year for dedicated, passionate people who want to make a difference in the lives of thousands of animals and touch the lives of countless families.

 

Current Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Shelter Janitor
Shelter Janitor  Summary of Primary Responsibilities
  • Responsible for cleaning buildings, removing debris, and keeping areas neat and tidy. Vacuuming, sweeping, mopping, shampooing carpets, emptying trash receptacles, and replacing lining of trash cans.
  • Clean and disinfect hallways, lobbies, restrooms, corridors, and other work and non-animal housing areas so that health standards are met.
  • Empty wastebaskets, and transport other trash and waste to disposal areas.
  • Dust and vacuum furniture and equipment.
  • Keep storage areas and carts well stocked, clean, and tidy.
  • Clean windows, glass partitions, and mirrors, using soapy water or other cleaners, sponges, and squeegees.
  • Replenish supplies such as bathroom items
  • Change light bulbs.
  • Report damage of broken items and equipment.
  • Disinfect equipment and supplies, using germicides.
  • Dust window blinds.
  • Remove aluminum recycling to recycling business.
  • Daily grounds walkthroughs to remove trash and debris.
  • Set up and tear down tables and other items for on-site events, meetings, camps, etc.
  • Other tasks, as assigned
Hours 12 hours/week max, $10.27 per hour Skills and Qualifications
  • A minimum of 6 months of housekeeping experience or a combination of training and experience in the housekeeping field or comparable field, which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
  • Must be able to communicate clearly.
  • Must be proficient in English.
  • Basic arithmetic, reading and writing skills.
  • Must be able to reach, bend, stoop, use ladders, and lift up to 50 pounds as well as be physically fit and have stamina to complete tasks in timely manner.
  • Experience in light plumbing, electrical, and carpentry a plus.
To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Emma Blackman-Mathis, Kennel and Facilities Manager at ebmathis@sicsa.org

Internships

Graphic Design Intern

Job Title: Graphic Design Intern

Compensation: Unpaid

Timeframe: Up to 15 hours per week, June 4 – August 31

Reports to: Marketing Coordinator, Director of Community Engagement

The SICSA Pet Adoption Center is seeking a graphic design intern to assist in the development and implementation of promotional campaigns aimed at increasing Community Engagement and helping SICSA save more animal lives. This is a temporary, unpaid, part-time position from June 4 – August 31

Responsibilities:

  • Design clear and engaging graphic communications for print and internet use
  • Work closely with Community Engagement department to translate messaging concepts into effective marketing materials
  • Design promotional materials in a look consistent with SICSA’s branding
  • Assist in development and implementation of graphics projects in social media initiatives, utilizing platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, WordPress, YouTube, Pinterest to promote adoptable animals and SICSA programs/events
  • Assist with other areas of Community Engagement when needed

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Must be a high-energy, creative, and enthusiastic team player
  • Excellent communication skills, great attention to detail, and strong written communication skills
  • Willingness to learn and ability to take direction and feedback
  • Solid organization and prioritizing abilities
  • Flexible with schedule and in a fast-paced work environment; able to identify challenges and come up with solutions quickly and effectively
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team to accomplish tasks within a designated timeframe
  • Must have a philosophy consistent with the Mission, Vision, and Core Values of the organization
  • Access to a computer with graphic design and layout software is preferred but not required

Education and/or Experience:

  • Pursuing a degree or having 1-2 years’ experience in graphic design, marketing, or communications
  • Must be proficient in Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, and/or Photoshop
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Extensive experience with social media required
  • Photography experience a plus

How to Apply:

All interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to Lindsey Hasbrouck, lhasbrouck@sicsa.org, or mail to SICSA Pet Adoption Center, ATTN: Lindsey Hasbrouck, 2600 Wilmington Pike, Kettering, OH 45419.

Special Events Intern

Job Title:                 Special Events Intern

Compensation:     Unpaid

Time Frame:          May 2018 – December 2018

Reports To:            Special Events Coordinator/Director of Community Engagement

 General Scope: Responsible for assisting in the development and execution of multiple initiatives within  the SICSA Pet Adoption Center’s annual fundraising strategy, including major events, sponsorship solicitation,  and all third-party/community fundraising projects. The position reports to the Special Events Coordinator and works closely with many departments, including Volunteers and Marketing.

Essential Function/Major Responsibilities:

  • Help plan, promote, and coordinate SICSA’s annual major fundraising events, including The Cat’s Meow, Lift Your Leg, and other fundraising events
  • Assist in the recruiting, training, and thanks needed for special event and development volunteers and committee members
  • Supports other SICSA Events and Activities as needed/requested/designated, particularly in the Community Engagement department

Specific Job Skills:

  • Must be a high-energy, creative, and enthusiastic team player
  • Excellent communication skills, great attention to detail, and strong written communication skills
  • Willingness to learn and ability to take direction and feedback
  • Solid organization and prioritizing abilities
  • Must be comfortable making phone calls, speaking with strangers, and talking with large groups
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team to accomplish tasks within a designated timeframe
  • Must have a philosophy consistent with the Mission, Vision, and Core Values of the organization

 Education and/or Experience:

  • Must be pursuing an Associate’s Degree or higher
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office- Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Samantha Moser, Special Events Coordinator at smoser@sicsa.org.

Volunteer Relations Intern

Job Title:                 Volunteer Relations Intern

Compensation:     Unpaid

Time Frame:          May 2018 – December 2018

Reports To:            Volunteer Coordinator/Director of Community Engagement

General Scope: Responsible for assisting the Volunteer Coordinator in maintaining the Volunteer database and day-to-day volunteer management tasks. The position reports to the Volunteer Coordinator and works closely with many departments, including Special Events and Marketing.

Essential Function/Major Responsibilities:

  • Work with Volgistics database & MailChimp software
  • Organize and prepare for fundraising events
  • Create and manage Excel spreadsheets
  • Return e-mails and phone calls
  • Stock and maintain orders
  • Assist with special projects, as needed

Specific Job Skills:

  • Must be an organized individual
  • Excellent communication skills, great attention to detail, and strong written communication skills
  • Able to positively contribute to a team dynamic
  • Solid organization and prioritizing abilities
  • Must be comfortable making phone calls, speaking with strangers, and talking with large groups
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team to accomplish tasks within a designated timeframe
  • Must have a philosophy consistent with the Mission, Vision, and Core Values of the organization 

Education and/or Experience:

  • Must be pursuing an Associate’s Degree or higher
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office- Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Krissy McKim-Barker, Volunteer Coordinator at kmckim-barker@sicsa.org.

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