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Member Spotlight: Get to Know Kristi Mack

The same questions—and a couple extra—we always ask. This is the first time, however, one of the answers involved a charcuterie board. Name & Title:  Kristi Mack, HR Director, Humane Society...
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2023 Compensation & Benefits Study: Knowledge Is Power

It’s that time again… We’re thrilled to announce that data collection for the 2023 Compensation & Benefits Study will open on Tuesday, March 14. This online benchmarking platform provides on-demand...
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Members Survey Open Through 3/23

Your opinion means everything. As we mentioned last week, we’re reaching out to ask for your thoughts on a topic we believe matters to you and the entire animal welfare...
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CAWA News: Managers of Volunteers Now Eligible for Certification

Until recently, a minimum of five years of work experience managing and supervising paid staff was an eligibility requirement for CAWA Certification. After receiving a request to revisit this requirement,...
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Jobs of the Month—March 2023

Looking to spread your professional wings? Following is a sampling of the latest opportunities from The Association’s Career Center. Design & Communications Director, Shelter Animals CountRemote This position will design,...
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Your Opinion Means Everything

February 28, 2023, The Association
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It’s true – your engagement with us on emerging and existing trends is so very important. Your team at The Association wants to hear from you on topics ranging from...
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Wanted by 3/27: Your Biggest, Most Transformative Ideas

February 19, 2023, The Association
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You could be selected to present at The Fall Conference What: The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement is looking for major innovative projects and programs that have transformed animal welfare...
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Member Spotlight: Get to Know Kathy Duncan

Settle in for a spirited conversation with Humane Canada’s Director of National Programs. We cover everything from Janis Joplin and high tea to access to veterinary care and whale watching....
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Letter from the President: Better Chances for Busting Barriers

The Association’s President & CEO shares some of the cross-industry conversations he’s been having about access to care Among the many important key issues impacting the animal welfare profession, none...
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Jobs of the Month—February 2023

February 1, 2023, The Association
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Looking to spread your professional wings? Following is a sampling of the latest opportunities from The Association’s Career Center. Animal Services Analyst/Manager, City of Visalia Animal Services Visalia, CA This...
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Meet the Team: Jasmin Robinson

Committed to a more just and equitable animal welfare profession? Then you’ll want to know Jasmin Robinson, who recently joined the team at The Association The Association: Describe your role...
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Call for Nominations for the DEI Committee

The Association is looking for individuals to nominate themselves or a colleague to lead the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion journey for animal welfare Our Commitment to DEI Since 2019, the...
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