Dear Animal Welfare Professional, As our name clearly states, we are all about advancing animal welfare. We value our strategic partnerships with other leaders in the field, including The Association of Shelter Veterinarians (ASV).
Did you know The Association has a Career Center where you can look for and post new opportunities? We’ll be highlighting some of them here on the blog every month. Program Assistant, Red RoverSacramento, CA-based (and will consider remote arrangement) This position serves as case manager for grant programs, tracks data for program reporting, writes and identifies stories and fundraising ops, assists with telephone support, and works efficiently and compassionately with relief grant applications.
Time for another installment of The Innovation Bank, our series of short, pre-recorded webinars. This week we’re sharing an opportunity to help the pet-owning seniors in your community, thanks to a partnership with PetSmart Charities & Meals on Wheels America.
The Association’s Pres & CEO, Jim Tedford, recently sat down with Pethealth Inc.’s Steve Zeidman and the winners of the 2020 Diane & Bob Hoover Annual Innovation Award.
We got your feedback on the Fall Virtual Conference, and we hear you—Josh Vaisman rocks! We’re cooking up some new Josh content–stay tuned! In the meantime, here’s a recap of his session, “Safe to Soar: The Secret Sauce of Effective Teams.” Josh explains psychological safety and shares 5 steps for creating a psychologically safe and healthy work environment.
How do all those indispensable volunteers fit into your pandemic playbook? This week’s Innovation Bank features tips and strategies for onboarding and engaging volunteers from Arizona Humane Society’s Sara Cruz-Mora. Listen to the pre-recorded webinar here (it’s under 30 minutes), and read on for some grab-and-go resources.
The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement is proud to be part of a new initiative to end breed discrimination in the homeowners insurance industry. Along with major animal welfare groups including Best Friends, HSUS, Animal Legal Defense Fund, and Humane Rescue Alliance, we have signed on to a new white paper calling for the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) to investigate the use of breed discrimination lists.