Job Opportunities

Those who share our passion for helping animals in need will find employment at St. Hubert's meaningful and rewarding. Whether providing direct animal care in our shelters or engaged in the various supportive positions, every team member contributes significantly to the furtherance of St. Hubert's mission. We offer all full-time employees a generous benefits package. All staff are afforded continuous professional education and training opportunities to increase their skills and knowledge, enhancing their development and advancement in animal welfare. St. Hubert's is an equal opportunity employer.

We are currently accepting applications for the following positions: 

Animal Shelter Senior Veterinary Technician

Kennel Attendant/Adoption Counselor

Volunteer Program Manager

Broad Function: The Volunteer Program Manager is responsible for the growth and management of St. Hubert's Volunteer Program. Responsible for creating and implementing comprehensive recruitment, training, engagement, retention and management programs for St. Hubert's volunteers in order to enable volunteers to assist in meeting St. Hubert's critical needs.

The Volunteer Manager reports to the Vice President of Operations and Communications and supervises volunteers as directed.


  • Draft Volunteer Program annual plan and budget for approval by Vice President of Operations and Communications.
  • Work closely with senior staff and department directors to provide qualified volunteers to respond to the needs of the organization.
  • Effectively manage new volunteer recruitment, application, interview and evaluation process to grow volunteers, and keep current volunteer applications, agreements, screening process and volunteer handbook/guide(s).
  • Assign and schedule new volunteers to tasks including: Reception, Adoption Greeters, Foster Care, Clerical Help, Dog Walking, Canine Coach, Feline Socialization, Kennel and Cattery Cleaning, Community Cats/TNR Assist, Off-Site Adoption Counseling, Paws for People, Training Assistants, Special Events and others as identified and requested.
  • Organize and conduct orientation workshops for new volunteers.
  • Aggressively recruit and cultivate volunteers individually and collectively. Plan and implement cultivation events.
  • Establish volunteer training and oversee volunteer training by staff members. Manage volunteer issues and disputes, providing retraining and terminating the volunteer relationship of any individual who is not appropriate for the role.
  • Manage all communication with volunteers and relating to volunteer program.
  • Maintain consistently updated volunteer database including personal and contact information, skills, desired activities and hours, and hours donated.
  • Design and implement volunteer appreciation activities, events and communication.
  • Assist in planning, preparation and execution of special events, meetings and presentations as requested, attending most St. Hubert's events and supervising event volunteers.
  • Draft, produce, and distribute weekly Volunteer e-newsletter.
  • Establish ongoing liaisons with community organizations and businesses to facilitate the growth of the volunteer program and represent St. Hubert's at various community groups as directed.
  • Provide monthly report on volunteer hours, activities and department goals and other reports as requested. Capture and share information on the program and impact with communications and development for newsletters, website or online postings or other communications.
  • Other duties as required.


Strong leadership, relationship building and diplomatic skills required.

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • High level of computer literacy and proficiency with Microsoft Office, Volgistics Volunteer Management system.
  • Professional demeanor and appearance.
  • Valid New Jersey driver's license.
  • Basic knowledge of animal welfare issues.
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of fifty pounds.
  • Must have a passion for the mission of St. Hubert's Animal Welfare Center and enjoy an office environment with animals.

TO APPLY:  Please submit cover letter and resume via fax to 973-377-5012 or by mail to Volunteer Management Position, St. Hubert's Animal Welfare Center, P.O. Box 159, Madison, NJ 07940

 Vice President Development & Communications

Broad Function:  As a member of St. Hubert’s senior leadership team, the Vice President of Development & Communications is responsible for the overall design and implementation of St. Hubert’s fundraising and communications plan for the organization.  Components include online venues, social media, donor cultivation and solicitation, annual giving program, special events, retail store, foundation and corporate giving.  The position is also responsible for the management of St. Hubert’s communications and brand identity. Knowledge of Raisers Edge, Blackbaud Net Community preferred.  The position is a part of the senior management team working to achieve on the mission of St. Hubert’s and advance the cause of animal welfare.

Reports to:   President/CEO. 

Supervises : Development Manager, Development Associate / Event Manager, Development Assistant & Retail Store Manager.





Significant management level experience with responsibility for annual fundraising of at least $1 million including a demonstrated ability to implement impactful organizational communication efforts.

A proven track record of success with major donors, corporate giving, private and family foundations and a demonstrated success directing internal and external cause related communications.Bachelors degree, advanced degree and certifications preferred.

Experience with endowment campaigns desired.

A passion for the welfare of animals.

Valid Drivers License

Bachelors Degree Mandatory, Higher Degree preferred

Available to work evenings and weekends.


To apply, please submit resume and cover letter via fax at 973-377-5012 or mail to St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center, PO Box 159, Madison, NJ 07940. Application filing deadline: July 17, 2015.












animal shelter senior veterinary technician

St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center is seeking a Licensed Vet Tech (or 5 years of shelter medicine experience) to assist with the care of shelter animals. We are a fast paced animal shelter serving approximately 5,000 animals yearly.


Animal Shelter Senior Veterinary Technician Job Description


To apply, please submit resume to

Kennel Attendant/Adoption Counselor

St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center in Madison is seeking an energetic, dedicated individual to join our team as a kennel attendant/adoption counselor. Both full-time and part-time positions are available. This position is responsible for providing quality care and sanitary housing for all the shelter animals and also providing excellent customer service to the public. Duties include cleaning, feeding, medicating, enrichment, training, behavior modification, prepping animals for adoption, computer work and other tasks as needed. The ideal candidate must possess a strong work ethic, good communication skills, the ability to multi-task, good animal handling skills and a dedication to St. Hubert's mission. St. Hubert's offers a comprehensive benefits package for full-time staff members, including health and dental coverage, life insurance and PTO. Our benefits are designed to help our staff lead healthy, productive and rewarding lifestyles.

To apply to work at MADISON Please send resume and cover letter:         To apply to work at NORTH BRANCH send resume and cover letter:   
Jennifer Gregory, Madison Shelter Manager                                                       Cliff Brescia, North Branch Shelter Manager
By email:                                                                       By email:
With questions call:  973-377-2295                                                                      With questions call:  908-526-3330  

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