Available Positions

Vice Chair

Term: 2 years preferred

This position is intended to be a successional position to become the next Chairperson of the PVHS Board of Directors.

In this role, the ideal individual provides leadership to the Board, ensures that the board adheres to the bylaws, policy and constitution of the PVHS and provides leadership to the Shelter Manager, Assistant Manager, and volunteers.

Duties also include preparing the board meeting agendas with the input of board members and PVHS staff, chairing meetings when the Chairperson is not available and playing a role in supporting fundraising activities and events.

The ideal individual will be positive, organized and has a passion for animals and non-profit work.  Previous team building and experience sitting on a board would be considered an asset.

A two-year commitment would be preferred, however a minimum of one year would be considered.

To apply, visit our Application Page.

Grant Chair

Term: 2 years preferred

The PVHS relies heavily on grants; we are looking for someone with the ability to research and develop new grant programs and opportunities, apply for grants for capitol or other special projects, and assist the Shelter Managers with the tracking of donors.

The ideal individual will have strong written and spoken English skills, strong organizational skills and the ability to meet deadlines.

This person must also be a positive team player with a passion for animals and non-profit work.  Previous grant writing experience and experience sitting on a board would be considered an asset.

A two-year commitment would be preferred, however a minimum of one year would be considered.

To apply, visit our Application Page.

Volunteer Shifts (Various)

Responsible, reliable and mature volunteers needed to help keep the Pembina Valley Humane Society running at top speed!

We have a variety of opportunities available but our current greatest need is Kennel Care.  These shifts are twice per day, every day of the year, to make sure that the animals receive food, water and clean kennels that they need to make their stay at the shelter happier and healthier.

The average shift is about 2 hours and even a commitment of one shift per week can make a huge difference in the lives of the animals we care for.  This volunteer role can lead to one requiring greater responsibility including our Pee Break (exactly how it sounds) and Shift Leader opportunities.

Other opportunities are also available at the shelter, like public shift representatives, public awareness and fundraising/event participation, dog walking and cat cuddling.

Volunteers must be over the age of 14 (or 12, if accompanied by a parent or guardian over the age of 18), positive, able to take direction yet still able to work independently, work as part of a team, and operate with high integrity.

We are happy to accept students whose schools offer volunteer credit programs.  We can also write letters of reference for students applying for scholarships, to university or college or for employment provided the volunteer has shown themselves to have performed exceptional work at the shelter.

Please contact the Shelter Manager at pvhsvolunteers@live.ca or visit the Application Page.