Available Positions

Custodial/Support Cleaner

Part-time/ 8 Hours per week

A cleaner performs a vital function in any institution. The tasks of a cleaner may be simple but they are truly useful and indispensable. The cleaner’s task affects the quality of work of everyone in the institution. Everyone likes to work in an environment that is clean, safe and healthy. As a support cleaner with the Pembina Valley Humane Society, the selected candidate’s role will be to supplement the day to day cleaning activities provided by volunteers during the daily chore shifts.

This is an 8 hour per week position with a flexible schedule. The selected candidate will demonstrate excellent time management, attention to detail, hygiene, cleanliness, and a compassion for animals.

Fundraising Chair & Co-Chair

Term: 2 Years

Authority/Responsibility

  • Reviews the mandate of the committee as outlined by the board
  • Establishes fundraising goals in conjunction with the board
  • Recruits an appropriate number of committee members to carry out the mandate
  • Orients committee members to their mandate and guides committee work
  • Calls committee meetings and develops agendas with input from members
  • Chairs committee meetings, records & files minutes
  • Reports committee progress to the board
  • Encourage member participation
  • Recognize member contributions
  • Orients the new Fundraising Chair/Co-Chair
  • Acts as a contact person & co-ordinates major fundraising events and campaigns with committee
  • Delegates appropriate tasks to committee members
  • Makes sure that legal requirements related to fundraising are fulfilled
  • Seeks out & researches new fundraising ideas
  • Become familiar with and adhere to board policy
  • Relays event information to PR Chair(s) for advertising

Requirements/Skills:

  • Ability to organize events
  • Ability to delegate tasks
  • Ability to communicate clearly
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to lead meetings and summarize discussions
  • Detail oriented
  • Polite and professional manner
  • Ability to use technology (create presentations and track data)
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Ability to effectively coordinate volunteers/committee members

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Public Shift (Volunteer)

This position requires confidentiality at all times. As you will be working with the general public handling inquiries about our animals, but also potentially their pets to be surrendered and personal information on forms, it is very important to be professional, courteous and confidential at all times.

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Some of the basic tasks to be completed by the Public Shift Volunteer:

  • Answering the telephone during public hours and taking messages or assisting the public
  • Tracking attendance of the visitors
  • Greeting visitors and inquiring as to what services they require
  • Providing forms for visitors in regards to volunteering, adoption applications etc.
  • Conduct reference checks when needed
  • Conduct adoption follow ups when needed
  • Dust and tidy the main lobby area so it is presentable to the general public
  • Assisting in adoption pick-ups (fill in paper work as required)
  • Assisting in surrenders (fill in paper work as required)
  • Assist with payments for services PVHS offers, including gift shop items
  • Assisting with viewing animals for adoptions (showing visitors around the shelter)
  • Odd jobs as required

Skills Required

  • Very polite when dealing with the public
  • Excellent communication skills primarily verbally
  • Patient and understanding
  • Comprehension of confidentiality
  • Excellent “Public Relation” skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Punctual
  • Experience dealing with the public and answering the telephone