Animal Shelter Development Coordinator

  • Missoula, Montana
  • Mar 08, 2024
Temporary Animal Control or Services Planning and Development
  • Salary: $28.47 - $32.36 Hourly USD

Job Description


This is a temporary full or part time opportunity! As a Missoula County employee, you will be part of a team that is committed to positively impacting the community. The pay range for this position is $28.47 - $32.36, DOQ.

The Health Department is seeking an ANIMAL SHELTER DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR to join their team. This position is a t emporary staff member who raises capital funds for the Missoula Animal Shelter expansion project to build conditions that support the health of people, animals, environments, and communities for the Environmental Health Division of the Missoula City-County Health Department.

Details: Priority screening will begin on Wednesday, March 20, 2024. It is in your best interest to apply by this date. Applications will continue to be accepted until an adequate applicant pool has been established, or the position has been filled.
To Apply:
  • Please complete all sections of the online application, even if a resume is requested.
  • Please include with your completed application the following attachments: A letter of interest, and a resume.
  • Incomplete applications will be disqualified.
  • Complete job description available upon request to the Department of Human Resources.

Representative Examples of Work

In partnership with the Health Officer, Director of Environmental Health, and Animal Control Manager, develops and implements fundraising plan to raise or exceed $750,000 for the remodel and expansion of the Missoula Animal Shelter. Establishes, works with, and supports a fundraising committee. Identifies and secures donations from foundations and large donors; Organizes fundraising events, marketing campaign and other opportunities. Identifies grant opportunities and assists with grant writing. Assists in creating and maintaining a webpage for the campaign. Keeps track of fundraising revenues and expenses; works within a budget. Establishes and reports on fundraising goals and milestones; develops ways to celebrate milestones.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Requires a bachelor’s degree or work experience equivalent.
  • Requires two years of work in fundraising with demonstrated success.
  • Experience working on a capital campaign is preferred.
  • SPECIAL REQUREMENTS: Requires a valid driver’s license.
  • New employees will be asked to volunteer vaccination status for required vaccines upon hire and will be offered assistance during hiring to receive necessary immunizations. Employees who have not received the vaccines required for their positions or who are unwilling to voluntarily provide vaccination status for required vaccines will receive a reasonable accommodation where such accommodation does not require an undue hardship or endanger the health or safety of any person.

Physical/Environmental Demands

The work requires considerable amount of time using a computer and phone, and meeting with donors and others in the community. May require occasional light lifting (up to 20 lbs.).
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This summary outlines the benefit programs; actual benefits may vary depending on bargaining unit and employment status.

Missoula County will reward your contributions to our community with competitive compensation and generous benefits, including but not limited to:

Excellent Medical Health Benefits– Group health benefits, including dental and vision coverage, are available to eligible County employees. The medical health benefits premium is covered for full-time employees. The County contribution is pro-rated on hours paid for part-time employees. The employee pays the premium portion for dependent coverage. Family health benefits coverage is $258.00 per pay period.

Medical deductible is $500 for an individual and $1,000 for a family.

Flexible Benefits Plan– Pre-tax out-of-pocket medical expenses and day care expenses.

Voluntary Life Insurance Coverage, Long and Short-Term Disability, Critical and Accident Insuranceare offered through Mutual ofOmaha.

Public Employees Retirement System– Montana public employees of the state, university system, local governments and certain employees of school districts are covered by the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS). New members to the PERS have an opportunity to choose between two retirement plan options: the Defined Benefit Plan or the Defined Contribution Plan.

Sheriffs' Retirement System (SRS)– A public pension plan for all Montana Sheriffs hired after July 1, 1974 and Detention Officers hired after July 1, 2005.

Public Service Loan Forgiveness- Working for Missoula County may qualify you to receive student loan forgiveness. Look here to learn more and understand whether you may be eligible.

Supplemental Retirement Benefitsare offered through Valic or Nationwide.

Sick Leave– Full-time employees accrue 7.38hours per month and are eligible to use sick leave once you have been an employee for 90 days.The accrual is pro-rated for part-time employees.

Vacation Leave– Full-time employees accrue 9.24 hours per month and are eligible to use leave after continuous employment for a period of 6 full months. The accrual is pro-rated for part-time employees.

Holidays– The County observes eleven legal holidays in even numbered years and ten legal holidays in odd numbered years.

Paid Parental Leave (PPL)-In recognition of the importance of bonding and care of a newborn child or a child placed for adoption, Missoula County 6 continuous weeks of PPL to eligible full-time employees that have been with the county for 180 days. The hours are pro-rated for part-time employees.

Tuition Assistance- Because we value the professional and personal development of our employees, Missoula County is proud to offer reimbursement of certain education expenses.

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