Available Positions

Shelter Ambassadors

(Volunteer Position)

Do you have a few hours to spare? Do you have lots of furry love at home, but still want to give back to PVHS in a meaningful way? We have an immediate need for volunteers to assist with fundraising and events! Whether you prefer hands-on volunteering or more behind the scenes we have a spot for everyone!

Committee Members
Fundraising Committee members meet monthly to plan our 4 annual fundraisers. Committee members are creative team members that help ensure successful events. Committee members contact businesses for prizes, coordinate with venues and vendors and help plan for event day. We have different events to assist with such as our annual golf tournament, comedy night, bowling night and walkathon.
Runners
Volunteer runners help do much of the behind the scenes work. This is perfect for someone who has a couple hours to spare during the week. You would help both before and after events with hanging up posters, picking up prizes, decorations and items needed for event day.
Event Volunteers
This is perfect for outgoing and creative volunteers. Event volunteers would assist on event day with set up and take down. You would help with any decorating and placement at the venue. Selling tickets 50/50, silent auction tickets and more. You may also be asked to assist at other smaller events during the year such as fairs and festivals.

Want to learn more?  Contact our Fundraising Chair: fundraising@pvhsociety.ca

Treasurer

(Volunteer Position)

If you are willing and interested in bringing your financial skills to help build our organization that promotes humane and compassionate animal care in the Pembina Valley, we want to hear from you.  The Pembina Valley Humane Society is looking for a Treasurer to join our volunteer Board of Directors!  Our goal is sustainability in order to be a reliable resource in the community, and you will be a valuable member of our team.

The Treasurer has an extremely important role to play in overseeing, managing or being responsible for the financial resources of the PVHS.  The Treasurer ensures that the records are kept properly, reports are made available to the board for the regular board meetings, and that data and statistics are made available on a regular basis to the board, staff and volunteers. The Treasurer prepares the Annual Budget, in consultation with the Board of Directors.

This person will hold post-secondary education in finance or business, accounting, or equivalent.  Financial management, record keeping, and accounting skills are a strong asset.

This is a part-time volunteer position, requiring approximately 15-20 hours per month.

Please submit your resume in confidence to Selena Ducharme, Board Chair

Fundraising Co-Chair

(Volunteer Position)

Are you passionate about the welfare of animals? Do you want to do something that is satisfying and of great importance to our community? Love to snuggle cute cats and dogs? Then become a volunteer with the Pembina Valley Humane Society!

Volunteers make an invaluable contribution to the quality of the Pembina Valley Humane Society’s initiatives, allowing us to ensure that each animal that comes to our care is safe, loved, and given a chance to find its forever home.

Volunteering with the PVHS offers dedicated individuals the chance to meet like-minded people who want to help end pet homelessness, as well as opportunities to become agents of change and help further the organization’s goals and visions to new levels each year.

The Pembina Valley Humane Society is seeking a FUNDRAISING CO-CHAIR. This is an exciting time for growth and expansion for the PVHS, and these opportunities provides a rewarding and meaningful way to contribute to this vital organization and enhance the quality of life of rescued companion animals.

Board meetings are held once per month, either in person or via video conference, with additional time commitments required for committees. Board members will demonstrate a commitment to dedicate the time required to attend Board meetings, participate on committees, and attend events when required.

FUNDRAISING CO-CHAIR ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES
With the fundraising chair, this individual will establish fundraising initiatives and goals for the PVHS. This person will help coordinate major fundraising events and campaigns with the Fundraising Committee, and will seek out new fundraising ideas.

The ideal candidate for the Fundraising Co-Chair position has an outgoing, dynamic personality and is passionate about helping animals in the Pembina Valley. This individual would possess excellent leadership abilities with the ability to set priorities, direct and manage a diverse team. Strong communication and organizational skills is an important requirement for this position.

To apply, please send your resume and experience along with a cover letter explaining why you would like to join the board, and how you feel your skills would compliment the Board of Directors, to Selena Ducharme, PVHS Chair, chair@pvhsociety.ca