Job Openings at CCHS

Now Hiring:  Executive Assistant

The Champaign County Humane Society seeks an experienced Executive Assistant to provide administrative and secretarial support to the humane society’s Executive Director. 

Specific responsibilities include:

-Maintain director’s calendar; schedule meetings

-Make and confirm arrangements for meetings and meeting locations

-Make travel arrangements when needed

-File and retrieve corporate documents, records, and reports

-Answer and direct phone calls; greet visitors

-Create various internal and external documents, reports, and presentations

-Handle administrative tasks related to human resources

-Inventory, order, and organize office supplies

-Arrange service and repairs on office equipment

-Handle business-related errands as needed

-Process and track donations, maintain donor database (Giftworks), and prepare donation reports

-Prepare weekly donation deposits

-Generate donor thank-you letters, weekly

-Prepare purchase orders, invoices, reports, memos, letters, mailing lists, and other documents using word processing, spreadsheet, database, and/or presentation software

-Other secretarial and administrative tasks as assigned


-Bachelor’s degree preferred

-4+ years of experience supporting executives

-Expert using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)

-Adept at learning new software; will be required to learn Giftworks

-Able to prioritize and organize workload to meet agreed upon deadlines

-Excellent communication skills and poise

-Proven track record of trustworthiness with confidential information


Position is full-time.  Salary commensurate with experience

Paid holidays, vacation, and sick time. 

Employee health insurance plan with responsibility for premiums shared by employee and CCHS. 

Simple IRA plan, with matching funds from CCHS.

To apply:

Submit cover letter and resume to Mary Tiefenbrunn, Executive Director via email at

Now hiring:  Animal Care/Adoptions Staff


The Champaign County Humane Society seeks an energetic and self-motivated individual to work in the Animal Care and Adoptions departments.  This is a full time position, $9.25 per hour with benefits.  The employee’s duties will be split 50/50 between the two departments.  


 Primary responsibilities of the Animal Care Staff include sanitization and maintenance of animal kennels and facilities, daily feeding, animal intakes, and data entry.  Other responsibilities include kennel enrichment and socialization of our animal residents.  This is a physically demanding position that may require heavy lifting, exposure to high noise levels, and exposure to cleaning chemicals.  Animal handling experience and some knowledge of animal behavior is required.


Adoption staff members greet the public and assist our patrons in finding their next animal companion. Qualified candidates will be friendly, outgoing, organized, and must have knowledge and/or experience related to pet ownership. Qualified candidates will be comfortable using a computer and performing data-entry tasks.  Good communication skills and comfort dealing with the public required.


To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to Karen Simmons, Shelter Manager, via email to


No phone calls, please.



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