Anderson Humane

Adoption and Resource Consultant
Anderson Humane is a progressive, limited-admission humane society with an annual intake of approximately 4,000 companion animals with a live release rate of 95%. In addition, we provide care for over 3,000 injured and orphaned wild animals annually through our wildlife center. We are a fast-paced organization dedicated to the animals in our care and the people we impact. We emphasize the importance of a flexible work-life balance for our staff and volunteers, and we work hard to create a positive work environment.

Are you passionate about animals and want to make a real difference in their lives? Are you a natural matchmaker? Anderson Humane’s North Aurora location is looking for compassionate Adoption and Resource Consultants who can help our adorable adoptable animals find their forever homes.

Why you’ll love working with us, it’s way more than just a paycheck…

  • You’ll become an integral part of our animals’ daily lives; working hands-on with cats, dogs, kittens, and puppies every day getting to know all their silly quirks and personalities.
  • You’ll play an instrumental role in bringing families and their new furry family members together.
  • Our Consultants start at $17/hour. Add another $1/hour for Spanish fluency.
  • Our Employee Adoption discount because aren’t pets like potato chips? You can’t have just one.
  • We offer a 401(k) program because your retirement only seems like a lifetime away.
  • A flexible schedule including weekdays, weekends, and holidays. North Aurora’s hours: Monday through Friday: 8 am – 7 pm; Saturday: 8 am – 6 pm; and Sunday: 9 am – 5 pm

For those who look forward to the quiet personal time of a commute, we’d love to talk to you about regularly lending a helping hand at our other locations (Bloomingdale and South Elgin)!

 

What you’ll be doing

  • Ensuring animal spaces are clean and that they’re thriving both mentally and physically.
  • Be the friendly face that greets visitors, assisting them in finding their new family member.
  • Using a variety of computer programs to gather the info you need to provide superior service and process animal adoptions.
  • Stay informed about and spread the word about our incredible programs and events.
  • Maintaining a welcoming environment for both animals and visitors.

 

What to expect

  • A lively environment with animals of all sizes and characters!
  • The need for safety awareness due to animal exposure.
  • A mix of indoor and outdoor activities, including playing with the animals (we call this “enrichment”).
  • Staying active: walking, standing, and occasional lifting (up to 40 pounds with help).
  • Making memories with happy families and witnessing countless joyous moments!

 

Do you have what it takes?

  • At least a year in customer service.
  • Strong communication skills that showcase warmth and inclusivity.
  • Are highly comfortable learning new software programs.
  • Professionalism even in high-emotion situations.
  • A natural ability to juggle tasks and prioritize.

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Job Category: Animal Care Customer Service
Job Type: Hourly Part Time
Job Location: N. Aurora

Bloomingdale Center
412 W Army Trail Road
Bloomingdale, IL 60108
(847) 697-2880 ext 90

North Aurora Center
180 N Randall Road
North Aurora, IL 60542
(847) 697-2880 ext 80

South Elgin
1000 S La Fox Street
South Elgin, IL 60177
(847) 697-2880

Veterinary Clinic
309 S Randall Rd
South Elgin, IL 60177
(847) 697-2880 ext 49

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Anderson Humane

1000 S. La Fox Street
South Elgin, IL 60177
(847) 697-2880

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