Bilingual Humane Community Educator - Animal Welfare
Job Type
Full-time
Description

Purpose of Position: Plan, coordinate, and present humane education programs to improve understanding and awareness of animal welfare issues in youth and adult classroom settings.


Responsibilities

  • Schedule and present humane education programs to classrooms, libraries, community organizations, senior centers, recreation centers and summer camps.
  • Research, develop, and evaluate curriculum and supporting materials for classroom outreach programs for schools and learning organizations.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with schools and organizations.
  • Market programs to retain and build relationships while continuing to identify new opportunities.
  • Assist with educational needs with Healthy Pet Services, helping the under-served with animal welfare.
  • Stay current with trends and best practices.
  • Transport and safely handle animals that assist in education programs.
  • Coordinate volunteer logistics (teen and adult volunteers) including scheduling, training, observations, co-teaching and communications for programs.
  • Gather and organize departmental data pertaining to programs.
  • Maintain department database with schedules, contacts, and program tracking.
  • Maintain calendar and audio visual equipment for Education Center rooms.
  • Contribute to and lead initiatives to improve processes and procedures.
  • Operate League vehicles to conduct education programs offsite.
  • May assist in English to Spanish translations of materials.

People Care

People are the key to fulfilling our mission. Making internal and external patrons and their needs a primary focus is expected in all situations. This position interacts with and collaborates with employees at all levels of the organization. Communication occurs through face to face, telephone, and electronic interactions and may also include contact with the general public and League business partners. Communication and contact must be clear, understandable, cooperative, professional and respectful in all circumstances. Employees are expected to actively support a positive team environment, directly address conflict, and appropriately express concerns.


Competencies

Competencies are work behaviors and expectations necessary for successful job performance. They encompass knowledge, skills, abilities, attitudes, and actions.

Organizational competencies apply to all jobs at the League; position competencies are specific to this position.


Organizational Competencies

  • Accountability
  • Flexibility
  • Leadership
  • Teamwork
  • Attention to Detail
  • Initiative
  • Managing Resources
  • Technical Expertise
  • Decision Making
  • Integrity
  • Results Oriented
  • Time Management

Position Competencies

  • Analytical Thinking
  • Community Partnerships
  • Conflict Management
  • Project Management
  • Innovation
  • Strategic Thinking

Work Conditions and Physical Requirements

Performs work in a general office setting and classroom. Potentially prolonged periods of sitting, standing, and repetitive motion. May work in an area with high noise level. Frequent handling of animals subject to animal bites and scratches. Exposure to cleaning chemicals, fumes, dust, animal dander, and feces. Occasional lifting with reasonable accommodation. Drives League vehicles regularly.

 

Shift Details: Five, 8-hour shifts, Tuesday - Saturday during school year

 

Full Time Benefits – Please visit our website for a comprehensive list of all offered benefits.

  • Benefits (medical, dental, and vision)
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • League-paid Life and Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Sabbatical 
  • Holiday Pay
  • 401(k)
  • And more!

Compensation:  $22.50 - $23.65 per hour + $1.00 per hour language differential (starting pay commensurate with market, experience, and equity)

Requirements

 

Position Qualifications  

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities 

  • Experience and comfort working with animals  
  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communications skills 
  • Strong organizational, planning, and problem-solving skills 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and databases 

Required 

  • High school diploma or equivalent 
  • Two years classroom teaching (formal or informal) experience or equivalent experience in curriculum design and delivery
  • Valid driver’s license with insurable driving record  
  • Bilingual fluency speaking both English and Spanish (Bilingual Community Educator) 

Desired 

  • Bachelor’s degree in education related field or equivalent experience 
  • Familiarity with area schools and youth organizations 
  • Experience presenting education programs on animal welfare 
  • Experience with Salesforce and Every Action software  
  • Experience teaching K-12 or similar educational environment