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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!

Questions? Email: [email protected]. Due to the number of applications we receive, we cannot respond to every inquiry. No phone calls please.

Currently Accepting Applications For:

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! Seattle Humane is looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our Customer Care Adoption Team. The Adoption Advisor is responsible for helping Seattle Humane foster good relationships between people and companion animals in a fast paced environment and promote humane attitudes towards the care and treatment of animals through education and example.  Customer service experience and animal handling background will put you ahead of the pack! 

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Summer Camp Leader

Are you fun, inspiring and looking for summer work? Love working with and having an impact on kids? Interested in teaching youth what a dog is trying to tell them or how to clicker train a rat? At Seattle Humane’s Animal Adventures Day Camp these topics and many more will be covered in weekly (Monday-Thursday) sessions for youth ages 5-14 years old. We have 8 weeks of camp scheduled, June 18 – August 17, and looking for enthusiastic camp leaders to coordinate and implement our summer program. This is a 9-week commitment (one week of camp prep/training, 8 weeks of camp and one wrap-up day post camp) and would be perfect for teachers looking for summer opportunities! Strong customer service skills, program design and organization, and experience with children a must. Camp counseling, animal handling experience, CPR & First Aid certification highly preferred, but not required.

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Veterinary Assistant

Seattle Humane is seeking an experienced Veterinary Assistant to join the shelter’s clinic team. We are seeking someone with experience and a strong interest in surgery and anesthesia for an expanding surgical program. The ideal candidate will also be comfortable working with senior veterinary students. Strong communication and teamwork skills and a commitment to providing a high level of care to the clinic’s patients are a must. The ideal candidate should share our lifesaving mission and be forward thinking.

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Intake Associate

Do you find yourself wishing you could help both pets and people in your community? Seattle Humane has an exciting opening for an Intake Associate. This position involves assisting customers who need to surrender pets as well as supporting our lifesaver transfer program by transporting pets to SH from other shelters around the state. Applicants must be compassionate, have great customer service skills, love animals for this job. 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. We are currently hiring for full and part-time Intake Associates.

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Research Assistant

Seattle Humane, in partnership with The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) Pets for Life Program (PFL) and the University of Denver (DU)'s Institute for Human-Animal Connection (IHAC), is seeking a bilingual (Spanish and English), detail-oriented, and flexible professional to join our team during a four year study. This Research Assistant position involves collecting a variety of human, animal, and environmental health data from the study community using a combination of door-to-door surveys and desktop analysis of secondary sources.  Individuals who are skilled in interpersonal communication and passionate about cultural competence and working with undeserved communities would be great candidates for this position!
For position details and application information please contact:
Sloane M. Hawes, MSW
[email protected]
Maddie's Fund Research Fellow
Institute for Human-Animal Connection
University of Denver

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! This is a part-time position, shifts require at least one weekend day.

Clich HERE to apply.

Staff Accountant

Seattle Humane has a terrific opportunity in our accounting department! The Staff Accountant is responsible for processing accounts payable, daily cash ledgers, accounts receivables, accounting system data entry work, reconciling accounts and filing of all appropriate paperwork. Must have excellent computer skills including data input, accounting background and experience and be able to work independently. Intermediate to advanced Excel & Word. Must have excellent oral communication skills, good writing skills and can listen effectively. Understanding of general accounting theory, wage and labor law and non-profit regulations a must. Knowledge of Paycom payroll processing a plus.

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For Future Consideration

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



Our Benefits

All positions include training opportunities, an employee assistance program for all employees and their families, employee discounts on merchandise and limited veterinary services. Optional: 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. 

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