A gala in an empty hotel room… a walk in a park without hundreds of people…. Those were just a few of the challenges fundraisers faced last year when trying to execute annual events.
The Association is the only international society of leaders actively leading and managing community animal shelters/animal control agencies.
For this week’s Innovation Bank, we wanna shout out East Bay SPCA’s innovative model for collaborating with social services to help community members in crisis. Watch the 30-minute webinar here, and read on for the California agency’s tips starting your own program.
What if cats ruled the world…or at least lead your organization’s strategic planning sessions?! With that spirit in mind, we hope you’ll join us for A Feline Approach to Strategic Planning, Jan F. Brazzell’s June 8 workshop at the virtual Spring Conference for Animal Welfare Advancement.
Earlier this year, we announced a new initiative to end breed discrimination in the homeowners insurance industry. Along with major animal welfare groups including Best Friends, the Humane Society of the United States, Animal Legal Defense Fund, and Humane Rescue Alliance, The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement signed on to a new white paper calling for the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) to investigate the use of breed discrimination lists.
Did you know The Association has a Career Center where you can look for and post new opportunities? Here’s just a sample of the current listings. Development & Public Relations Manager, McKamey Animal CenterChattanooga, TN This position supports the ED in all aspects of fundraising, including donor development, cultivation, grant writing and event planning.
AlignCare’s Director of Ops has done it all—and she gives a great movie recommendation to boot! Read on to meet this animal welfare superstar. Name: T’ FisherMember of The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement since: 2018Organization: AlignCareTitle: Director of Operations Q&A with T’ Fisher The Association: What are three words to describe you? T’ Fisher: Motivated, Positive, Team player The Association: What’s your elevator pitch for AlignCare? T’F: AlignCare is the One Health healthcare system that aligns current community resources, including social service agencies, animal welfare organizations….
Visiting pet programs are known to have a positive impact on residents of assisted-living facilities. But even better? For this week’s Innovation Bank, we’re taking a look at Senior Saviors.
This Friday, March 5, marks Employee Appreciation Day—a day to honor staff achievement and contributions across all industries. And what amazing contributions so many of your teams have made since last March! We asked your colleagues in the field what they were planning, and here’s a quick rundown.