Mission: Celebrate animals, confront cruelty.
I have been working at The Humane Society of the United States full-time (More than 8 years)
This non-profit treats its donor funds with respect, laser focuses on transformational change and rings up weekly victories most charities would be happy with annually. It’s an inspiring place to earn a living.
It’s a fast-paced no-nonsense environment. You need to be there to do the job. If you’re looking for a social life, it’s probably not a good fit.
Advice to Management
Putting a bit of fun in the day won’t hurt the animals. It will motivate the human ones working for you!
I applied in-person. The process took 5 weeks. I interviewed at The Humane Society of the United States in November 2016.
After submitting an application through the HSUS website I heard nothing back for about three weeks. I got an email from the HR department asking to set up a phone interview. During the phone interview basic questions were asked including salary, availability, why do want to work there etc. Only lasted 20 minutes. After that, an in person interview was arranged. The interview consisted of three administrators. One was very personable and willing to talk about the organization while the other one was very silent and the last was not paying any attention at all and was on his phone the entire time, clearly not engaged. The entire process from start to finish took about 5 weeks. Overall, communication was terrible. In between every correspondence with the organization, days would pass before they got back to me. The entire process was needlessly long and frustrating.