AWS Employment Opportunities

Animal Care Technician

Employees at the Animal Welfare Society enjoy a fast-paced, hands-on and caring environment. Candidates must be at least 18 years of age, have a valid driver’s license, a clean driving record, reliable transportation and the physical ability to meet the demands of the job. Weekends are required and animal care experience is preferred.  Now accepting applications for a seasonal, part time animal care technician.  Please come to the shelter on Holland Road to pick up an application with instructions regarding our hiring policy.  No phone calls or emails please.

Staff Accountant

The Staff Accountant is responsible for the upkeep of all financial records, both paper and electronic, for the Animal Welfare Society/Cleo Fund. Financial records include employee payroll records, accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger, and other documents as required by generally accepted accounting practices for a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. 

  • Financial management in a non-profit organization preferred
  • Previous experience in an accounting firm preferred
  • Previous experience in a management role preferred
  • Proficient in software based account, Mac OS knowledge helpful
  • Demonstrate the appropriate skills for communication with individuals of all ages and backgrounds
  • Proven ability to multitask and prioritize in a sometimes chaotic environment
  • Must be able to meet the background and credit check requirements for the position
  • Provide four professional references
  • Able to lift 30 lbs occasionally
  • Contact and handling of animals possible
  • Maintain a valid driver’s license
  • Work in a stressful and noisy environment
  • Typically work normal office hours as scheduled by the Executive Director

Bachelor’s degree required
CPA designation preferred
Excellent benefit package: Health, Dental, Retirement, Vacation/Holidays, Educational reimbursement, schedule flexibility
Please send cover letter noting salary requirements by mail to the address below or e-mail.    Please, no visits or phone calls.
Susan L. Higgins SPHR
Human Resources Consultant
SLH Consulting Services
133 Thompson Road
Kennebunk,  Maine    04043