Job Openings at CCHS

Available Positions: 

Full-Time & Part-Time positions available on the Animal Medical Care Staff

Starting pay now $15.50 an hour

Accepting Applications for Animal Medical Care Staff

Champaign County Humane Society is now accepting applications for full-time and part-time positions on our Medical Care staff. Qualified candidates will have experience handling dogs and cats in a veterinary setting. (Experience with other small animals, a plus, but not required)

This position involves examination and monitoring of animals for health and wellness; administering treatments and medications to shelter animals; animal restraint; and accurate data entry/computer skills.

Applicants should be personable and possess good communication skills (in person and in writing), as this position requires effective communication about animal health with the Shelter Veterinarian, other staff members, volunteers, interns, and members of the public. Reliability, punctuality, and attention to detail are also essential qualities for success on the Medical Staff.

Full time employee benefits include paid vacation, holiday comp time, an employee health insurance plan, and a Simple IRA plan. 

Starting pay: $15.50/hour

Some weekend, evening, and holiday hours will be required.

To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to Karen Simmons, Shelter Manager, via email to shelter.manager@cuhumane.org.

No phone calls, please.

Full-Time Adoption Staff

Starting pay now $15.00 an hour

Accepting Applications for Adoption Staff

CCHS has an open full-time position on the Adoption staff. Adoption staff members greet the public and assist our patrons in finding their next animal companion. Qualified candidates will be friendly, outgoing, and organized, and must have knowledge and/or experience related to pet ownership. Candidates also should be adept at using a computer and performing accurate data entry.

In addition to facilitating the adoption process, Adoption Staff members may be required to perform "animal care" duties, such as kennel/cage cleaning, dog walking, and general shelter cleaning. This is a physically demanding position and involves some exposure to loud noise and strong chemicals/cleaning products. Experience handling animals is required.

Hours will include weekends and some holidays. Benefits of full-time employment include eligibility for the CCHS employee health insurance plan, paid vacation, paid holidays, and a Simple IRA plan.

Starting pay is $15.00/hr.

To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to Karen Simmons, Shelter Manager, via email to shelter.manager@cuhumane.org.

No phone calls, please.