Current Openings


Community Outreach and Events Coordinator  

Reporting to: Special Events and Sponsorship Manager

Status:  Full Time:  40 Hours per week

The New Hampshire SPCA seeks a Community Outreach and Events Coordinator to join our Development and Marketing Team. The Community Outreach and Events Coordinator’s primary responsibilities are to build strategic relationships, conduct a variety of outreach activities, and to support the success of all fundraising events.  The right candidate for this position is outgoing, passionate about animal welfare and the mission of the New Hampshire SPCA, comfortable speaking in public, a creative and passionate writer and willing to make new connections on behalf of the organization.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Events

  • Under the direction of the Special Events and Sponsorship Manager, assist with the planning and production of the NHSPCA’s signature events, and take a leadership role in other events, ensuring that fundraising goals are met
  • Work directly with businesses and members of the community on outside events to benefit the NHSPCA
  • Actively recruit sponsors, vendors, donors, and volunteers and maintain consistent and professional communication
  • Assist in development and execution of social media, email, and other digital marketing programs
  • Gain proficiency in and work with various fundraising and event software tools, updating databases, tracking and analyzing data, building online event pages, etc.
  • Balance priorities to ensure that project deadlines and commitments are met
  • Demonstrate outstanding attention to detail and quality under challenging deadlines
  • Creatively promote events, understanding market trends and driving to improve existing events and implement new ones
  • Work as a constructive, positive team member of the Development and Marketing Department and the NHSPCA as a whole

Community outreach

  • Create opportunities for staff and volunteers to be visible at community events
  • Meet with and collaborate with possible new partners to further expand the impact of the NHSPCA services into the community
  • Organize and lead participation at expos, fairs, parades, and other opportunities to raise the visibility of the NHSPCA in the community
  • Work closely with Volunteer Coordinator and other department staff to combine marketing focused outreach with programming

Marketing

  • Develop social media content for both events and the NHSPCA as a whole
  • Assist in the creation of weekly emails and other content for the NHSPCA’s website including writing blog posts
  • Support production of and create content for print and promotional materials including the NHSPCA’s quarterly newsletter, program brochures, etc.

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE

  • Associate or Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business or other related field
  • 2 – 3 years of related work experience in a professional setting
  • Ability to multi-task, efficiently and effectively under pressure
  • Experience collaborating in an open and professional manner
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Demonstrated project management and organization skills, and close attention to detail

To apply:  Please send resume, writing sample and cover letter to [email protected] with Outreach and Events Coordinator


Summer Camp Director

This is a full-time, seasonal position, Monday – Friday, 8am – 4pm. This position requires a commitment from mid-June through the end of August.

The NHSPCA is currently seeking a committed and energetic individual to work as the director of our summer camp program. Our program encourages campers to develop and practice caring attitudes of empathy, kindness and respect for all living things. Ideal candidates must be reliable, outgoing, self-motivated and devoted to the mission of the NHSPCA and the Humane Education Department. In addition, you must be compassionate with children, domestic animals, and wildlife.

As the Camp Director, you will be responsible for all things related to camp, overseeing the day-to-day operations of camp and management of your staff, ensuring a smooth implementation of the program.

Requirements and Qualifications:

Experience teaching and/or working with youth, ages 6-15 in a leadership role, preferably in an educational or camp setting

Management of Summer Camp Educators and Junior Volunteers throughout the duration of the summer

Knowledge of camp programs and planning

Completed college course work in Education, Childhood Development, Family Studies or Recreation Management preferred

Must feel comfortable handling and teaching about small classroom animals and modeling proper behavior for campers

Must be responsible for the safe keeping of all campers during program hours

Must collaborate with NHSPCA staff, volunteers, and interns, as well as all campers and their families.

Must be willing and eager to work with weekly Junior Volunteers who support our camp staff and program

You should feel comfortable organizing, supervising, and addressing small groups, making decisions in a fast-paced environment with daily changes, while staying organized and calm, and supporting your staff as needed

Ability to deal effectively with discipline problems, co-workers, and supervisors

Knowledge of safety principles and practices as they apply to group activities

Participate in the evaluation process of camp and your staff.

 

To apply, please email your resume and a cover letter explaining why you think you are a good candidate for this position to [email protected]. No phone calls please.


Summer Camp Educator

This is a full-time, seasonal position (28-32 hours per week)

The NHSPCA is currently seeking a committed and energetic individual to work as an educator in our summer camp program. Our program encourages campers to develop and practice caring attitudes of empathy, kindness and respect for all living things. Ideal candidates must be reliable, outgoing, self-motivated and devoted to the mission of the NHSPCA and the Humane Education Department. Camp Educators work approximately 28-32 hours per week, Monday through Friday from June 28–August 27, with required training and preparation Wednesday – Friday, June 23 – 25. Camp Educators are responsible for the daily execution of camp programs and activities, and direct supervision of campers, 6-13 years old.  The Camp Educator will also be responsible for the supervision and management of a NHSPCA Junior Volunteer that will serve as an aid for camp sessions throughout the summer.

Daily Responsibilities:

Organize and lead engaging, age-appropriate lessons, games, crafts, and garden and animal chores with the help of the rest of the teaching team

Model safe and responsible small animal handling for campers

Ensure the safe-keeping of all campers in your care

Communicate with camper parents regarding camp questions and basic camper information

Perform daily camp staff chores to clean, organize, and prepare for each day

Work with a NHSPCA Junior Volunteer Counselor each week

Meet periodically with the Humane Education Manager to evaluate experience and performance

Other duties as assigned with or without accommodation

Qualifications: 

Experience in humane education, working as a camp counselor, classroom teacher, or informal educator with children ages 6-13

Knowledge of or interest in humane education and a desire to share your passion for animals with children

Must be compassionate with children, domestic animals, and all wildlife

Must be outgoing, inclusive, creative, and demonstrate a willingness to learn

Must bring a smile, a can-do attitude, and unbridled enthusiasm everyday

Must be able and willing to wear a mask and conform to all COVID-19 best practices

Other Requirements: 

Reliable transportation

Must be available for training days and all 9 weeks of camp:

June 23 – August 27

Able and willing to work both indoors and outdoors in variable weather conditions

Camp Educators must be at least 18 years old

A satisfactory criminal background check (CORI and SORI)

First Aid and CPR preferred

Compensation $12 per hour
To apply, please email your resume and a cover letter explaining why you think you are a good candidate for this position to [email protected]. No phone calls please.

 


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