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Love animals? Love animal welfare? If you're high-energy, hard-working and customer service-oriented, THS may be just the place for you!

Job title: Animal Care

Reports to: Assistant Shelter Manager

Position Overview:

The Toledo Humane Society is always accepting resumes for Animal Care and will be in contact with interested candidates when positions become available.

Here are some of the things the animal care and adoptions staff is in charge of getting done.


  • Availability: Saturday or Sunday 8:00 am – 6:00 pm, two full weekdays 8:00 am- 7:00 pm, schedule based on needs of shelter
  • 18 years or older
  • Process intakes for animals coming into the building
  • Cleaning cages & kennels daily
  • Providing food & water for animals
  • Identify possible medical problems/diseases in animals and bring concerns to the attention of the department supervisor/assistant supervisor
  • Hold and/or restrain animals as needed
  • Administer vaccinations
  • General building cleaning duties such as sweeping and mopping
  • Cleaning litter pans, animal carriers, food & water bowls, etc.
  • Completing laundry and cleaning dishes
  • Answer incoming calls and responding to inquiries from shelter visitors
  • Assisting shelter visitors with general questions/information as needed
  • Completing adoptions for animals in our care.
  • Have a positive attitude and great customer service

Job title: THS Thrift Shop Cashier and Donation Processor

Reports to: ReTail Shop Manager

Position Overview:

Toledo Humane Society, Northwest Ohio’s largest open admission nonprofit animal shelter, is hiring for the position of Thrift Shop Cashier and Donation Processor.

The THS ReTail Shop is a busy and growing thrift shop in the South Toledo area that supports the Toledo Humane Society and its mission by selling new and gently used donated items. This is a part-time, hourly position. Approximately 15-20 hours per week, primarily afternoon hours. Must be available to work most Saturdays. We are looking for a hard-working team player with a positive attitude. We are passionate about helping shelter animals by raising money in our thrift shop.

Please submit resume to ReTail Shop manager Kelly McConnaughy at to be considered for this position.


  • Perform store opening and closing procedures.
  • Perform various register and credit card transactions.
  • Keep store and inventory clean and organized including restrooms and stock/sorting room.
  • Ensure donated merchandise is sorted, cleaned, priced and displayed as quickly as possible.
  • Demonstrate courteous and friendly manner at all times towards customers, co-workers and volunteers.
  • Provide accurate information in a clear and concise manner.
  • Supervise and work with staff & volunteers that work at the store.
  • Demonstrate excellent customer skills including; while interacting with donors, customers and volunteers.
  • Demonstrate courteous and friendly manner at all times towards customers, coworkers and volunteers by providing accurate store information and instructions in a clear and concise manner.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment.
  • Report to Store manager the supply needs of the store.
  • Positively represent the Toledo Humane Society with a professional and respectable demeanor at all times.
  • Perform any other duties assigned.


  • Cash counting and math skills. Ability to use the cash register with confidence, as well as the credit card machine.
  • Multitasking: ability to take care of customers while also answering the phone and assisting customers with questions.
  • Good communication skills: ability to communicate with people all day, including customers, donors, volunteers, coworkers and manager.
  • Ability to lift at least 40 pounds.
  • Ability to stand/be on your feet for hours. Donation processing can be physically demanding.
  • Requires flexible hours, may occasionally include working on weekends, evenings, and holidays.

The Retail Shop

The 5,000+ square foot store offers furniture, jewelry, antiques, collectibles and more.

All proceeds from the THS Retail Shop directly support the animals at our shelter and help us to fulfill our ongoing mission to lead the community in efforts focused on relieving the suffering of, preventing cruelty to, and providing for the humane treatment of animals.

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