The Wisconsin Humane Society is the oldest and largest shelter in Wisconsin. Founded in 1879, WHS operates shelters in Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, Kenosha, Door, Brown, and Kenosha Counties, as well as a Spay/Neuter Clinic in West Allis. The organization offers adoption services, youth and outreach programs, veterinary resources for the community, retail stores, volunteer programs, and dog training classes. The Milwaukee shelter also houses the state's busiest Wildlife Rehabilitation Center. WHS is an independent nonprofit and receives no general government funding and is not part of any national umbrella group. WHS maintains a four-star rating from Charity Navigator.
Equal Opportunity Employer
The Wisconsin Humane Society believes in equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment. WHS’s success depends on engaging qualified people regardless ofrace, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Come see why over 280 staff call one of WHS’s 7 locations home! You’ll be happy you did!
Are you looking for a rewarding career making a difference for animals and the people who love them? The Wisconsin Humane Society (WHS) is seeking an Event Coordinator – Southern Campuses to join our development department. The Event Coordinator – Southern Campuses will be a core member of the events team at the Wisconsin Humane Society, a nonprofit 501(c)3 corporation with a budget of $17 million. The Event Coordinator is responsible for leading the planning and implementation of the special events fundraising program for the Wisconsin Humane Society under the supervision of the Director of Special Events, with primary focus on Milwaukee, Ozaukee, and Racine Counties. If you’re looking for the perfect opportunity to use your skillset to make a difference for thousands of animals and their families each year, this position is for you.
Salary Range: $38,209.60 - $47,736.00 Salary/year
Full-time Benefits Include: Health, dental, and vision insurance Group term life insurance and voluntary life insurance Short-term and long-term disability Flexible spending plans Health savings account (HSA) Aflac supplemental benefit 403(b) retirement plan with company match Paid family Leave Time off including: Vacation Paid time off (PTO) Holiday Full-time and part-time staff are eligible for the following benefits: 403(b) retirement plan Employee Assistance Program (EAP) 30% off adoption fees 30% off manners classes and behavior consultations 20% off youth programs Event discounts Animal Antics retail discounts Limited wellness/veterinary care services for companion animals