The Humane Society of Western Montana staff is a team of passionate, knowledgeable and forward-thinking employees. We care for over 1500 pets at the shelter each year, maintain an adoption rate of 98%+ and work with our community to enhance the lives of pets and their people. Join our team of dedicated individuals!
- Health Insurance
- Vision/Dental Insurance
- Paid Time Off
- Multiple Paid Holidays
- Employee Assistance Program
- Employee Discounts
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The Humane Society of Western Montana is an equal opportunity employer. It is our intention that all qualified applicants are given equal opportunity and that selection decisions are based on job-related factors.
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Currently hiring for two positions
Job Description: Camp Counselors are responsible for overseeing and ensuring the safety of kids ages 7-11, and one smaller session with a 12-14 year old group. Counselors will also be working with cats and dogs residing at the shelter. Counselors lead daily activities, art projects, games, animal care for "camp" pets and more. Camp is fast-paced and counselors must be energetic, reliable and love working with both kids and pets. Day camps run Tue-Fri from about 8-4pm. Camp session dates are: June 18-21, June 25-28, July 9-12, July 16-19, July 23-26, July 30-Aug. 2 and Aug 6-Aug 9. There are no camp sessions the week of July 2-5 There will also be two days of counselor training on June 13 and 14 or possibly two other days that week, depending on counselor availability. Counselors must be available for all 7 camp sessions and the two training days. Wage starts at $10.50/hour at 32-36 hours per week.
Qualifications: Must have experience working with children, and possess a true love for teaching and working with kids. Ideal qualifications include teaching or student teaching, working as a camp counselor or in a day care or similar field. Students in the School of Education are strongly encouraged to apply. Must be creative, outgoing, enthusiastic, organized and be able to work well as a member of a team as well as individually. Physical requirements include being able to go up and down stairs, be able to lift up to 40 pounds and stay on your feet much of the day. This camp is very active and we move around the shelter frequently throughout the day. Experience working with animals other than your own pets is a plus but not required. High school diploma and minimum of some college required. Again, must be available to work all 7 camp sessions.
To apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume to email@example.com. No phone calls please. We will contact the most qualified applicants for interviews in late March/early April. For more information on Critter Camp and other Humane Society programs, please check out the website at www.myhswm.org.