Join Our Dedicated and Talented Team!

Do you have a passion for animals, hard work, and providing great customer service? Although we may not always have immediate openings for every position, we are always looking for great people to join our team at Seattle Humane. We always accept applications!

Download an employment application or pick one up at our campus. Employment applications may be faxed to (425) 747-2985, or, emailed to [email protected].

To give us the best and most complete information from which to evaluate your qualifications, please send us your resume and a completed employment application. If you are interested in more than one position, please prioritize your interests. Due to the number of applications we receive, we cannot respond to every inquiry. No phone calls please.

Currently Accepting Applications For:

Animal Care Assistant

Here at Seattle Humane, we care for hundreds of fabulous felines and cute canines every day and each one requires care tailored to their needs. From feeding and cleaning to grooming and moving, an Animal Care Assistant’s job is fast-paced and fun. Not only do you get to work with amazing cats and dogs, but you get to work with the best darn people around- our volunteers! Animal Care Assistants are the glue that keeps the shelter running so if you're motivated, hard-working, and interested in animal care, apply today! 

Individual Giving Director

Connect donors with the mission of Seattle Humane – bringing people and pets together – in personal and meaningful ways. For more than 115 years, Seattle Humane has been saving lives and connecting people with pets.

We’re adding an accomplished fundraiser to the Development team to continue this tradition.

The Individual Giving Director is responsible for the overall performance of the annual giving program, direct mail program, solicitation of donations on the Seattle Humane campus, and maintaining high standards in data entry, donor relations and customer service. The Individual Giving Director is a key participant in building positive relationships with supporters, acquiring and retaining new donors, increasing donor involvement with Seattle Humane, and implementing multi-channel giving appeals to broaden Seattle Humane’s base of support. The Individual Giving Director supervises the Donor Services team and the Donor Services Analyst.

Required: Four year college degree or equivalent professional experience. Must have excellent writing skills and be able to read, write, and communicate verbally with colleagues, leaders, and donors. Must have organizational and planning skills to be able to determine work priorities, schedules and timelines. Must be proficient in Word, Excel, email and Internet use; and have an advanced level of knowledge relational databases. Must be familiar with direct mail and online giving strategies. Preferred: Proficiency in donor management software, including but not limited to Luminate Online and Raiser’s Edge. At least one year supervisory experience preferred.

Admissions Advisor

Do you have heart, and great customer service skills? Seattle Humane has an exciting opening for an Admissions Advisor. You must be compassionate, have great customer service skills and a love for all animals! You will be working between the public and multiple departments within the shelter. Must have strong communication skills, be able to motivate others and maintain a positive attitude in difficult situations. Shelter experience and animal handling background will put you ahead of the pack! Must have good computer skills and be able to work independently. This is a full-time position working both weekend days.



For Future Consideration

(Though the below positions are not currently available, we ALWAYS accept applications for future consideration - so don't hesitate to apply!)  

Adoption Advisor

If you are a people-person who would love to help animals find a home of their own, this position may be just right for you! The Adoption Advisor is responsible for working with the public to match the appropriate animal to the interested applicant. You must have terrific customer service skills, an outgoing personality and great juggling skills - lots of multi-tasking. We have a full-time position available.




Our Benefits

All positions include training opportunities, an employee assistance program for full-time employees and their families, employee discounts on merchandise and limited veterinary services. Optional: automatic payroll deposit, tax shelter annuity, supplemental insurance coverage and credit union membership. Full time positions are eligible for our benefits marketplace (SH pays a generous monthly amount towards these benefits), ten paid holidays and a generous paid time off plan. 

Well Hello There!

Frida blossomed into a social butterfly. She now loves going to the park and snuggling. She has filled my heart with happiness since adopting her almost two years ago!