Job Openings at CCHS

Development Director

The Development Director is responsible for developing and managing all aspects of fundraising and gift cultivation for CCHS.  This includes direct mail (fundraising appeals and newsletters), major gifts, corporate giving and sponsorship, work-place giving, grants, fundraising events, planned giving, monthly giving, on-line giving, in-kind donations, and targeted campaigns. The Development Director works closely with the Executive Director in developing strategies to sustain and increase giving in all fundraising categories.

The Development Director is also responsible for donor stewardship including communications, gift acknowledgement, and maintaining an accurate and current donor database.

With over 100 years of history in Champaign County, the Champaign County Humane Society is well-supported by the community.  It receives no funding from State, County, or municipal government.


-Minimum of three years of experience in non-profit development or fundraising

-Solid organizational and planning skills

-Experience effectively leading committee/group activities

-Strong skills in verbal and written communication

-Event planning and management

This is a full-time salaried position and benefits include: paid vacation, an employee health insurance plan, and a Simple IRA plan.

Submit letter of interest and resume to:  Mary Tiefenbrunn, Executive Director at


Medical Care Staff

CCHS is now accepting applications for a part-time position 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.

Hours:  20 – 24 per week.  Starting pay:  $10.50/hour

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

Send resume and letter-of-interest to Karen Simmons, Shelter Manager, at