Director of Development
Under general supervision of the Executive Director, develop and implement strategies to raise funds to support the mission of the Center, including Capital Campaigns, and building a sustainable Annual Fund and Planned Giving Programs to support the ongoing programs and initiatives of the Center.
- Develop, implement and manage a strategic fundraising plan that encompasses all of the Center’s fundraising activities, including Capital Campaigns and short- and long-range strategic planning activities to create and achieve fund-raising goals and objectives.
- Work with the Executive Director, staff, Board members and others to research, identify, cultivate, and solicit contributions from foundations, corporations, individual donors and other sources.
- Ensure compliance of the Center’s Development Program with local, state and federal policies and regulations and act as an Ambassador for the Center and its mission.
- Maintain and solicit a portfolio of major donors. Establish sound donor stewardship programs for the Center and the donors. Develop and oversee tracking and stewardship strategies.
- Prepare oral and visual presentations for potential and current funders.
- Work with the Executive Director, staff, volunteer staff and Board members to develop appropriate strategies for continually building the membership and Planned Giving base.
- Coordinate and manage budgets for Development Office activities.
- Provide leadership on best practices and professional standards related to development and recommend policies to ensure professionalism and quality of the development program.
- Build and maintain the development and membership program infrastructure, manual including policies and procedures, database and technology operations, prospect research and donor recognition methods.
- Contribute to the content and design of traditional printed fund-raising materials as well as electronic communications and the Center’s website.
- Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: To Commensurate with experience
Benefits: Health insurance and Paid time off
Facilities & Grounds Keeper
Maintain the facilities and grounds of the Avian Conservation Center/Center for Birds of Prey in accordance with established standards and procedures.
- Maintain all landscaped areas of the ACC Campus including (but not limited to):
- Regular turf-grass management (weekly cutting during the growing season)
- Pruning and trimming of trees and shrubs
- Weed control & pest control
- Assist with building and facilities maintenance in accordance with ACC/CBP maintenance plan.
- Coordinate repairs and maintenance tasks with outside vendors when necessary.
- Assess all campus grounds and facilities for maintenance and repair needs.
- Maintain all roadways on the ACC Campus.
- Service and repair equipment utilized in Campus maintenance and daily operations
Golf cart maintenance experience, small engine repair experience, plumbing and electrical experience is desirable.
Oversee and advise staff and volunteer staff on the use, control, and maintenance of landscaping supplies and equipment.
Assist in the coordination and supervision of volunteer grounds staff activities and conduct training in the proper care, treatment, and utilization of tools and equipment for campus maintenance.
Job Types: Full-time or Part-time
Pay: $15/hour equivalent
Benefits: Health insurance and Paid time off (for a full-time employee)
Avian Clinic Technician
Under supervision of the Clinic Manager and Director of Operations, facilitate efficient and smooth daily operations of the Avian Medical Clinic at the Avian Conservation Center.l
Please send cover letter, resume and at least two professional references to:
Mandy Feavel, Director of Operations
- Provide daily medical care to avian patients while following established protocols and procedures. Avian Clinic Technicians are responsivle for completion of all daily Clinic tasks including but not limited to the intake and daily treatments of patient birds, food preparation, medcication preperation, cleaning and maintaining all Clinic opening and closing procedures.
- Provide patient medical treatments including but not limited to: wound management, physical therapy, bandage changes, weight checks, medications, radiographs, hematology, lead assays and fecal exams as instructed and/or required.
- Communicate effectively with the Clinic Manager in all Clinic and patient matters as well as with all other Clinic staff, volunteers and interns.
- Under the direction of the Clinic Manager triage incoming patients as needed and create appropriate treatment plans consiste3nt with admission protocol.
- Assist in managing the Avian Medical Clinic’s pharmacy and medical supplies, assist in maintaining adequate inventories of medical, surgical and general supplies.
- Train, teach and guide volunteer staff and interns in how to appropriately work with a wide variety of avian species.
- Assis veterinarians with procedures as needed, this includes but not limited to surgical preparations, administering anesthesia, monitoring during surgery and recovery.
- Perform humane euthanasia in accordance with all Center, state and federal regulations an protocols.
- Update Executive Director on any injuries sustained by patients wile in care or any excaped patients within 24 hours of occurance.
- Assist in the complete and maintenance of all Clinic related records; maintain the Raptor Med medical database
- Assist in the preparation for, treatment, and husbandry of oiled birds.
- Attend the after-hours phone line as assigned. Respond to calls in a timely manner, arrange transport as needed.
- Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
- Bachelor’s degree in wildlife biology, ecology or related field.
- One to two years hands-on avian medical experience (wild birds)
- Thorough and detail-oriented
- Able to work long hours standing in both indoor and outdoor conditions
This is a full-time salaried position working 40 hours a week, including weekends. The salary range offered for this position is $28,000 – $30,000, depending on experience.
The Center offers health insurance benefit options to full-time employees after completing a 90-day orientation period and paid time off.