Job Postings

Employment Opportunities With Animal Organizations

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We help organizations with hiring qualified, skilled teams. Our services include:

  • Recruiting executive and management level staff, managing the entire process, or developing a personalized approach.

  • Developing hiring and recruiting processes.

  • Developing effective boards of directors, including recruiting new board members and providing board training.

Looking for a job? Click on the links below for a detailed job description and instructions on how to apply for each employment opportunity. If you have any questions about these openings, please email us at info@humanenetwork.org.

Job Listings

  • Director of Shelter Operations: This position is a unique opportunity to help lead a high-impact animal welfare organization in Ventura County in the expansion of our lifesaving vision for the animals. The Director of Shelter Operations provides the leadership, management, and vision necessary to ensure that the organization has the proper operational controls, administrative and reporting procedures, and people systems in place to effectively operate and grow. This person will also ensure financial strength and operating efficiency. The ideal candidate will accomplish this through a respectful, constructive, and energetic leadership and will be guided by the lifesaving mission and vision of HSVC. The Director of Shelter Operations is a crucial member of the leadership team and should have a passion for saving lives and a track record for successful leadership. HSVC is a 4.4-acre property located just past bustling downtown Ojai, a popular tourist destination featuring one-of-a-kind shops, restaurants, wineries, and breweries.
  • Application: Click here for a PDF of the job description with more details, including how to apply.

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  • Development Director: Join a team of dedicated and compassionate animal lovers! YOUR Humane Society SPCA (YHSSPCA) is seeking a Development Director for its nonprofit animal shelter and adoption center located in Lake Panasoffkee in central Florida. This is an opportunity to help lead the oldest and largest no-kill shelter in Sumter County, Florida located on a five-acre campus. The Development Director reports to the Board of Directors and provides intellectual, managerial, and entrepreneurial leadership to obtain the financial resources necessary to support the organization's mission. This person is responsible for developing a culture of philanthropy with the governing board, staff, volunteers, and donors as well as for expanding public awareness of YHSSPCA within the community. The mission of the YHSSPCA is to protect animals and 2022 marks the 40th year anniversary with a long and proud history of dedicated service to the Sumter County FL community.
  • Application: Click here for a PDF of the job description with more details, including how to apply.

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  • Veterinarian: Looking for a friendly, collaborative environment with other dedicated professionals? Would you like a flexible schedule, no emergency or night shifts, and no expectation to upsell products? Want to put your skill and experience to work helping pets who otherwise would not get veterinary care? This may be a rewarding opportunity for you! Options Veterinary Care in Reno, Nevada, is seeking an experienced veterinarian for a full- or part-time position. Compensation and benefits are competitive. The nonprofit clinic treats dogs, cats, and other small pets.
  • Application: Click here for a PDF of the job description with more details, including how to apply.

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  • LVT or LVT in Training: Looking for a friendly collaborative environment with other dedicated professionals? Want to put your skills and experience to work helping pets who otherwise would not get veterinary care? This may be a rewarding opportunity for you! Options Veterinary Care in Reno, Nevada, is seeking an LVT or LVT-in-training for a full- or part-time position. Compensation and benefits are competitive. The nonprofit clinic treats dogs, cats, and other small pets.
  • Application: Click here for a PDF of the job description with more details, including how to apply.

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  • Veterinary AssistantAre pets your passion? Do you get excited about lifesaving excellence? Are you interested in a career that is meaningful? If you answered yes, Options Veterinary Care is the next career move for you! You'll assist veterinarians and veterinary technicians in providing compassionate medical care and treatment for animals, and exceptional customer service to clients. The assistant also helps in the performance of medical and surgical procedures, exam room appointments, and animal handling and restraint, among other responsibilities. The nonprofit clinic treats dogs, cats, and other small pets. Experience working in a veterinary clinic and working knowledge of current veterinary practices are desired but not required. On-the-job training is offered. Compensation and benefits are competitive. Full and part-time positions available.
  • Application: Click here for a job description with more details, including how to apply.

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  • Head of Veterinary Services: Have you dreamed of being able to practice the level of care of a private practice while serving the animals that need you the most? Then this job may be for you! The Nevada SPCA is the oldest private animal shelter in the Las Vegas area with a 99% live release rate, and an annual intake of around 2,500 animals. The shelter recently moved into a brand new 21,814 square foot facility, located within walking distance to the Las Vegas Strip and is seeking a Head of Veterinary Services to provide high-quality care to shelter and foster animals, as well as perform surgery for other local community and rescue groups. The clinic is equipped with a full surgery suite, in-house blood work, tonometry, otoscope, and the ability to send patients to outside hospitals for radiographs, ultrasounds, and overnight hospitalization. Requirements include a DVM, a minimum one-year veterinary experience, ideally in a shelter setting, and the ability to perform 20-25 surgeries daily, or willingness to train/learn high-volume surgery skills during the initial phase of employment.
  • Application: Click here for a PDF of the job description with more details, including how to apply.

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  • Community Support Coordinator: The Community Support Coordinator is responsible for developing and executing programs to connect animals with their loved ones, communicate with the public and other departments at the shelter, and provide support.  Excellent communication and empathy skills will be required in order to thrive in the position, as well as the ability to take initiative and work in a fast-paced environment. Indoors and outdoors. Customer service skills must be exceptional on all levels.
  • Application: Click here for a PDF of the job description with more details, including how to apply.

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Development Manager, Jacksonville Humane Society, Jacksonville, FL
  • Development Manager: This front-line fundraising professional is responsible for processing and securing funds for the organization by strategically managing a portfolio of prospects and donors. The Development Manager creates and maintains relationships, connecting each individual’s interests to Jacksonville Humane Society priorities and includes processing and acknowledging all gifts, identifying, qualifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding gift prospects and donors. Retaining and upgrading existing donors through strategic engagement and stewardship is expected. 

  • Application: Click here to visit the Jacksonville Humane Society website for more information about the organization, careers, and how to apply. 

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Board of Director Opportunities (unpaid)

  • Volunteer Board Member: Merrimack River Feline Rescue Society (MRFRS) is conducting a search for individuals to serve on the board of directors. Their mission is to improve the lives of all cats and provide support and education for the people who care about them. MRFRS assists approximately 4,000 cats and kittens each year through the adoption center, free feral cat spay and neuter, vaccine clinics, pet retention and support, and more. They strive for continual improvement of our programs and outreach efforts to promote humane care for all cats. The Board of Directors is tasked with moving MRFRS strategically and successfully forward toward the achievement of their mission. In addition to a commitment to the mission, board members are expected to participate in raising funds to ensure that adequate financial resources are available for the organization to do its work. This includes making personal contributions as well as helping with fundraising in a meaningful way. MRFRS is located north of Boston, near the border of New Hampshire on the coast.​
  • Application: For the application, click here, and for the board member job description, click here.​
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  • Volunteer Board Member: The Las Vegas Valley Humane Society's Nominating Committee is conducting a search for individuals to serve on the board of directors. The LVVHS’s primary emphasis is on stray and abandoned animals. Part of our efforts is to reduce animal overpopulation primarily through our trap-vaccinate-neuter-and-return-to-caretaker program for feral cats (the largest overpopulation problem) at no cost to the caretaker. LVVHS also supports spay/neuter services for both dogs and cats for people needing some assistance (or having a complete inability to pay) as well as abandoned animals as part of their adoption program.   
  • Application: Click here to download a Word doc of the application and click here to view or download a PDF of candidate information. 
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  • Volunteer Board Member: Strawberry Fields Animal Rescue Illinois is conducting a search for individuals to serve on its board of directors. Based in the greater Chicago area, Strawberry Fields rescues and finds loving homes for elderly and hospice pets in Illinois, so they can live in comfort for their remaining years. The board of directors is tasked with providing strategic direction and donor support to ensure the long-term financial wellbeing and sustainability of the organization.
  • Application: Click here to download a Word doc of the application and click here to view or download a PDF of candidate information. 
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  • Volunteer Board Member: The Good Home Pet Adoptions Nominating Committee is conducting a search for individuals to serve on the board of directors. Good Home Pet Adoptions, located in Central Brooklyn, New York, is a 501(c)(3) animal welfare group that re-homes kittens and friendly adult cats we encounter during trap-neuter-return (TNR) projects. To support these efforts, we maintain a small trap bank, have a growing network of foster homes, and run a strong adoption program that focuses on matchmaking. We also accept a small number of owner surrendered cats.
  • Application: Click here to download a Word doc of the application and click here to view or download a PDF of candidate information. 

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  • Volunteer Board Member: The FieldHaven Feline Center Nominating Committee is conducting a search for individuals to serve on the board of directors. Using a multi-faceted approach to helping cats and people in need, FieldHaven Feline Center saves and enhances the lives of thousands of cats each year. From tiny kittens to ferals to end-of-life care, we have programs to offer solutions to many of the challenges facing cats in our society. The board of directors is tasked with moving FieldHaven strategically and successfully forward in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting challenges.
  • Application: Click here to download a Word doc of the application and click here to view or download a PDF of candidate information. 

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  • Volunteer Board Member: The PALnv Nominating Committee is conducting a search for individuals to serve on the board of directors. The organization’s mission is to build communities that improve animal life by reducing the cat overpopulation problem in our community (Las Vegas area) through spay/neuter and related programs, ensuring that the welfare of cats continually improves, providing resources to assist animal rescues to continue their work in saving lives, promoting cat care and responsibility to our community, and building a safe haven for cats.
  • Application: Click here to download a Word doc of the application and click here to view or download a PDF of candidate information. 
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