Careers

Suncoast Humane Society has the following job openings:

Grant Coordinator

Suncoast Humane Society is looking to hire a Grant Coordinator. In this important role, the candidate will research, identify and apply for various grants that meet the organization’s needs, overseeing the grant application process from beginning to end. Required skills/abilities include having excellent project management skills, verbal and written communication skills, being extremely organized and meticulous with details, and a thorough understanding of effective grant writing techniques. Please send a resume and cover letter to Leah Cornish, Director of Business & Finance, at lcornish@humane.org. No phone calls, please.


Truck Driver

Suncoast Humane Society is looking to hire a truck driver for our thrift stores in Englewood and Venice. The right candidate will pick up and deliver furniture, boxes of household items, and other goods as assigned. This position will work with an assistant in loading, unloading and picking up of donations. Excellent customer service skills are required. Must be able to lift 50 pounds or more, pick up furniture, and drive a 14′ box truck. A valid Florida driver’s license is required. Please send resume and cover letter to Leah Cornish, Director of Business & Finance, at lcornish@humane.org. No phone calls please.


Adoption Specialist

Suncoast Humane Society is looking to hire an Adoption Specialist. This position is responsible for providing the highest quality of customer service to our clients, while acting as a matchmaker to help find the perfect animal companion. The Adoption Specialist is responsible for providing information about Suncoast Humane Society’s policies and procedures and the animals in the shelter’s care, resolving any service problems, providing excellent customer care, making lifelong matches between customers and our pets, completing adoption paperwork, providing post-adoption follow-up, and collecting and maintaining accurate records. Please send resume and cover letter to Sara Casamento, Co-Director of Operations, at scasamento@humane.org. No phone calls please!


Clinic Coordinator/Veterinary Technician

Suncoast Humane Society is hiring a Clinic Coordinator/Veterinary Technician. This individual will work closely with Veterinarians, Veterinary Assistants, and Clinic Support Staff to provide medical care to all patients seen by Suncoast Humane Society. Duties encompass a wide array of tasks including, but not limited to, medical record management, client communication, all aspects of veterinary care, and providing financial itemization for all services provided. Medical care provided within this role must be performed with general and specialized understanding of the procedures. Must be able to work independently and perform a majority of skills with minimal or no guidance. This position is also responsible for answering telephone calls, collecting payments, scheduling initial and follow-up appointments for the clinic, dispensing medications, and selling items that may be available behind the counter. Well-developed customer service skills and attention to detail are essential in this position. Please send resumes to Sara Casamento, Co-Director of Operations, at scasamento@humane.org. No phone calls, please.


Associate Director of Development

Suncoast Humane Society is hiring an Associate Director of Development. In this important role, you will help develop and manage fundraising initiatives to attract new and expand upon current giving from existing individual, corporate, and foundation donations through a range of fundraising vehicles. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, grant writing, signature events, tribute gifts, corporate sponsorships, community-wide volunteer projects, online giving, community giving days, and other activities that generate revenue. Proficiency in movement processes is required. The ideal candidate brings strong written and communication skills, good interpersonal skills, and the ability to work under pressure in a fast paced environment. Please email cover letter and resume to Leah Cornish, Director of Business & Finance, at lcornish@humane.org. No phone calls please.


Animal Intake Coordinator

Suncoast Humane Society is looking to hire a full-time Animal Intake Coordinator. The primary responsibility is to process the admission of all animals to become part of the Suncoast Humane Society Adoption program. This role is responsible for partnering with the main sources of intake to source animals for our adoption program from owner surrenders and other regional shelters. It is also responsible to work with at risk owners and animals to help mitigate surrender and increase pet retention through consultation and providing necessary resources through our PASS (Positive Alternatives to Shelter Surrender) Program. Additionally, this role is responsible for conducting behavior and medical assessments of intake animals, as well as interfacing with our key sourcing partners, the public, and volunteers. Veterinary or shelter experience is highly preferred. Experience working with animals or in a shelter environment is preferred. Please send resume and cover letter to Co-Director of Operations, Fatime Duka, at fduka@humane.org. Starting hourly rate is $13. No phone calls, please.


Marketing Manager

Suncoast Humane Society is looking to hire a full-time Marketing Manager. The candidate will be a highly motivated individual, able to work in a fast-paced environment, be flexible, display good written and verbal communication skills, and be a team player. This role is charged with marketing of all activities related to Suncoast Humane Society, including the animal care center (shelter), satellite adoption centers, preventive health care clinic, and two thrift stores, and more. Additionally, this role helps develop marketing strategies for social media and advertising, and is responsible for promotional materials, press releases, e-newsletter, e-blasts and maintaining the website. This should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of the role responsibilities. Experience in graphic design, Word, Excel, Adobe Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop is essential. The ability to promote our mission and display compassion for animals and people is a must. Please send resume and cover letter to Leah Cornish, Director of Business & Finance, at lcornish@humane.org. No phone calls, please.


Social Media Coordinator

Suncoast Humane Society is looking to hire a full-time Social Media Coordinator. The candidate is one whom can communicate Suncoast Humane Society’s mission and brand in a positive, authentic way, that will attract potential adopters, donors, visitors, and volunteers. This position serves as an integral part of the marketing team. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, creating and publishing relevant, creative and high-quality content on all social media platforms, assisting with photography and videography for storytelling, maintaining and actively collecting for the content library new assets, working closely with the Marketing Manager to prepare for any campaigns, events, fundraising, etc., and creating any necessary collateral (copy, infographics, etc.) for internal departments as requested. Experience in a variety of social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.) is preferred, as well as photography and graphic design. The ability to promote our mission and display compassion for animals and people is a must. Please send resume and cover letter to Sara Casamento, Co-Director of Operations, at scasamento@humane.org. No phone calls, please.


Animal Care Specialist

Suncoast Humane Society is looking to hire a full time Animal Care Specialist. Responsibilities include: maintaining a safe and sanitary facility, providing humane handling and care for all shelter animals, assuring proper nutrition, housing, and basic medical needs on a daily basis. Veterinary or shelter experience is highly preferred. Experience working with animals or in a shelter environment preferred. Please send resume to Fatime Duka, Co-Director of Operations, at fduka@humane.org. Starting hourly rate is $13. No phone calls please.


Veterinarian

Suncoast Humane Society is looking to hire a full time, passionate and experienced Veterinarian. Our vision is to celebrate a community whose pets are safe, protected and loved. We are located in Southwest Florida where you may enjoy beautiful weather year-round with a plethora of outdoor activities and just a short day trip from destinations such as Orlando, Miami and the Florida Keys. The Veterinarian is an invaluable member of the team. This is a skilled, professional position requiring the performance of surgical sterilization, preventive health care, and overseeing medical examination and treatment of animals received at Suncoast Humane Society. This includes supervising surgical assisting staff. A Doctoral Degree of Veterinarian Medicine is required, and two years of experience is preferred. Please send your resume and cover letter to Fatime Duka, Co-Director of Operations, at fduka@humane.org. No phone calls please.