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Employment at the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region - Colorado
HSPPR is a nonprofit animal shelter serving El Paso, Pueblo, and Douglas County and the City of Centennial. We employ a total of 180+ full and part-time employees.
The core values of the staff unite and guide us to provide the best service to the animals in our care, our organization and our community.
HSPPR Operating Values
- Compassion: We believe that kindness and respect toward animals is an essential element in building a more humane and civil society. We work to elevate empathy and behavior in order to prevent animal cruelty, exploitation, and neglect.
- Stewardship: We will responsibly manage expenses and revenue, acting for the long-term greater good of the organization, conserving our resources and preserving our environment.
- Integrity: We encourage honest dialogue about issues and solutions. We are willing to explore all options and listen to all perspectives to arrive at the best decisions. We take responsibility for our behavior –every action counts.
- Excellence: We make a difference every day. We are committed to the safety and protection of people and animals. We foster a learning environment, encourage new ideas, and care enough to provide constructive feedback.
- Collaboration: We are united in the pursuit of our mission. We will be known as an organization that is inclusive, fair, and transparent. We expand and develop partnerships to further our mission.
OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE will display and provide for HSPPR :
- High school graduate.
- One year of experience in fundraising, sales, marketing, customer service or a related field (or college degree in related field).
- Experience with volunteer and event management preferred.
- Computer expertise and efficiency with Word, Excel, PowerPoint and the Internet.
- Working knowledge of Raiser's Edge desired.
- Strong organizational and time management – attention to detail and accuracy.
- Excellent written communication skills.
- Commitment to enhancing the lives of vulnerable companion animals.
- A proven record of working cooperatively and flexibly as part of a team.
- Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills with ability to act in a mature and professional manner with donors and board members.
- Ability to multi-task, set priorities, and maintain positive attitude at times of increased workload.