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Diversity & Inclusion Consultant

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Dallas Pets Alive!

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Making Dallas a No-Kill city is a big job and as a volunteer-based organization, we need a lot of great volunteers to do it. As a Diversity & Inclusion Consultant with Dallas Pets Alive!, your primary role will be to ensure our organizations culture and business practices are fair and inclusive, promoting and reinforcing a non-discriminatory mentality across the organization.

To be considered, please be sure to also complete our volunteer application at https://dallaspetsalive.org/volunteer/volunteer-application/

Team: The Volunteer Team

Reports to: The Volunteer Director

Works with: Executive Team & Volunteer Workforce

Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate our organization's culture and business practices and identify areas for improvement
  • Strong leadership skills and project management, self-starter & excellent time/project management
  • Serve as a consultant and mentor for our executive team, senior leadership and newly placed volunteer team members
  • Have a strong sense of global and cultural awareness
  • Measure and forecast diversity metrics
  • Train hiring managers and HR volunteers on how to select, manage, evaluate and retain diverse employees
  • Create & distribute our annual volunteer survey; professional reporting and recommendations to leadership based on volunteer feedback.
  • Evaluate our volunteer selection criteria to verify they are objective and position related
  • Act as a consultant to underrepresented groups and make sure all voices are heard
  • Organize training pieces to boost volunteers communication abilities and team spirit
  • Represent our organization at various career/volunteer events (like job fairs)
  • Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local regulations on diversity and equity
  • Consult on current organizational policies that reinforce diversity in the workplace, ensuring the volunteer handbook & applicable training are compliant and updated
  • Consult on company policies that promote diversity and equality
  • Consulting and delivering training sessions to HR and hiring managers on how to make fair decisions
  • Ensuring we use inclusive language in all hiring, onboarding and handbook material
  • Assisting with any other duties needed to help drive Dallas Pets Alive!’s mission and support our values


Qualifications/Skills:

    • Work experience as an HR Manager , HR Consultant or similar role
  • This position depends on interpersonal relationships, so you must have excellent communication skills. In this role, you will deal with everyone from executive leadership to newly onboarded volunteers.
  • A bachelor's degree is required in human resources, business, communications, or other related fields of study.
  • Knowledge and resourcefulness to stay updated on preceding and current human rights legislation at the Federal, state, and local level.
  • SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP), SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP), SPHR and/or PHR credential preferred.
  • Must not have conflicting associations with similar non-profit organizations or business(es) related to animal welfare

Dallas Pets Alive! Musts:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to maintain professional level correspondence at all times
  • A motivational, can-do attitude to represent Dallas Pets Alive! in a positive manner to our supporters and the general public
  • A problem-solving mindset to handle and diffuse challenging situations in a professional manner
  • A love for animals and dedication to the cause of animal welfare

Time Commitment:

This position will require 10 hours per week, with project & task oriented time management.

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About Dallas Pets Alive!

Location:

11700 Preston Road Suite 660, Dallas, TX 75230, US

Mission Statement

At Dallas Pets Alive, our mission is to promote and provide the resources, education and programs needed to eliminate the killing of companion animals.

Description

We are implementing innovative and progressive programs in Dallas after studying the best practices of other cities (most notably Austin, Texas). We are currently focused on helping the healthy and treatable pets who are at risk of being killed in the Dallas Animal Services, by rescuing the pets that are at the greatest risk and helping owners who are having problems so great that they need to surrender their pet(s) to a shelter.

In our rescue program, we do not duplicate work of other agencies. We focus solely on the pets who have already been passed over by other groups and the Dallas Animal Services’ adoption programs that only take the healthy and treatable pets who are about to be killed and have no other options.

Animals

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Human Resources Strategy
  • Human Resources Diversity
  • Employment Law
  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

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