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Jobs of the Month—April 2021

Did you know we have a Career Center where you can look for and post new opportunities? Here’s just a sample of the current listings. Evening Canine & Feline Caregiver, Our Companions Animal Rescue and SanctuaryManchester, CT This position cares for dogs and cats at the sanctuary, engaging in daily rounds, and exercising and socializing them.

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Member Spotlight: Get To Know Judy Hunter

Shout out and our undying gratitude to this month’s featured member AND the chair of the Fundraising track for the Spring Conference Committee. Meet one great reason why Cleveland rocks! Name: Judy HunterMember of The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement since: 2010Organization: Cleveland APLTitle: Senior Director of Development Q&A with Judy Hunter The Association: Describe yourself in 3 words.

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New Resources for Fighting Breed Discrimination in the Homeowners Insurance Industry

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.

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Jobs of the Month—March 2021

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.

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New Resource: Volunteer Program Assessment

We’re excited to share a new resource from the folks who brought you the Shelter Employee Engagement and Development Survey, also known as SeeDs. What: Volunteer Program Assessment (VPA), a comprehensive diagnostic survey focused specifically on the volunteer experience For Whom: Animal shelters with at least 30 volunteers and a brick-and-mortar location Why: We know how much you rely on your volunteers.

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