Job Openings at CCHS

Bookkeeper - Part-Time

Part-time – approx. 15 hours/week

Remote + 

Accounting software:  Quickbooks

Other:  Excel



The Champaign County Humane Society is a non-profit (tax exempt) organization with a staff of 24 people and an annual operating budget of $1.3 million.  Revenue sources include animal adoption fees, fundraising events, individual and corporate donations, planned gifts, and the Society’s endowment and investment funds.  



The bookkeeper maintains the general ledger; processes accounts payable and receivable; reviews invoices and purchase orders for accuracy and communicates with vendors when necessary; prepares bi-weekly payroll spreadsheet and submits it to the payroll company; makes end-of-month journal entries; reconciles bank and investment account statements; maintains all accounting files at the shelter and assists in compiling materials requested for the annual audit.  

The CCHS bookkeeper reports directly to the Executive Director.

The CCHS bookkeeper works remotely but stops by the Society’s office twice per week to pick-up and drop-off work materials, file documents, and speak with staff.  


Candidate should have a minimum of five years experience using Quickbooks and working knowledge of payroll accounting and related reports due.  

Submit letter of interest, resume, and references to Mary “Tief” Tiefenbrunn, Executive Director, via email at, or by mail at Champaign County Humane Society, 1911 E. Main Street, Urbana, IL 61802.  


(Applications that do not include all three requested elements will not be considered.)


Start Date:  Flexible; February 2020.

Shelter Veterinarian - Full-Time or Part-Time

CCHS seeks an experienced veterinarian with a passion for shelter medicine to join our staff.  The ideal candidate will be someone who enjoys a collaborative work environment and being a teacher/mentor to staff and veterinary students.

The CCHS Shelter Veterinarian (SV) could be a full-time or part-time position.  The SV reports to the Executive Director and works closely with the Shelter Manager to maintain the health of the shelter’s animal population through effective protocols of animal husbandry and the diagnosis & treatment of medical conditions.  The SV performs, or supervises the performance of, all surgeries at CCHS, including spay/neuter of shelter animals and animals brought in through our low-cost clinics.  Many other surgical procedures are performed on shelter animals as needed. 

We treat a wide variety of medical conditions and have a robust foster-care program for recovering animals and infants.  In addition to dogs and cats, we house a variety of small companion animals including rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, ferrets, chinchillas, and more.

Other responsibilities may include instructing/supervising UI veterinary students that come to CCHS for Shelter Medicine Rotations; hiring, training, and supervising Medical Staff; departmental budgeting; updating medical protocols and SOPs; and attending staff and board meetings. 

Benefits include (dependent on full or part-time status):  Paid holidays and vacation time; an employee health insurance plan; and a Simple IRA plan for employees.


Approximate start date:  As soon as possible


To apply, please send resume and letter-of-interest to Mary Tiefenbrunn, Executive Director, Champaign County Humane Society, by email to:

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