Enhance the Lives of Companion Animals and Native Wildlife

The Junior Advisory Council (JAC) of Humane Animal Rescue (HAR) is comprised of a diverse group of up to 21 young emerging leaders committed to advancing HAR’s mission to enhance the lives of companion animals and native wildlife. The JAC builds networks and awareness of HAR among young people, supports events, expands social media capabilities, and generates new ideas for events, publicity and activities.

Being a Member of the JAC has many benefits. You will have the opportunity to act as an Ambassador on behalf of the HAR, the largest animal welfare organization in Western Pennsylvania. You will gain team building and leadership experience working with other like-minded individuals on the JAC as well as dedicated staff and possibly HAR Board members.

Other benefits include:

  • Gaining personal and business relationships with other members of the JAC.
  • Having a role in the operation of one of the most successful nonprofits in the region.
  • Developing skills to possibly serve on the HAR Board in the future.

Responsibilities include:

  • Willingness to commit at least 40 hours a year to the JAC and HAR activities.
  • Attend 6 JAC meetings annually.
  • Willingness to make a personal financial contribution to HAR.
  • Willingness to leverage personal and professional networks for:
  • Event planning and attendance
  • Social media exposure
  • General fundraising

Requirements to become a JAC member:

  • Must be between the ages of 21 and 40, residing in the Pittsburgh region.
  • Demonstrated passion for animals and the HAR mission and vision.
  • Ability to network in the community, ask for contributions and engage people
  • Demonstrated nonprofit experience with charitable events, fundraising or event coordination
  • Recognition within professional, community or nonprofit field preferred
Download 2017 Shelter Statistics Send Resume to Join JAC

 

Current Members

  • Robin Chambers
  • Melissa Evans
  • Joanie Hilton Hayek
  • Blake Lewis
  • Christen Malone
  • Lara Martin
  • Emelee Sigal Mihalick
  • Julia Morley
  • Samantha Nielsen
  • Michelle Sager
  • Jolene Miklas Schneider
  • Annie Stephens

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Learn more about our three facilities dedicated to helping animals in our region.

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