Join Our 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 the Seattle Humane Society. We always accept applications!
Download an employment application or pick one up at our campus. Employment applications may be faxed to (425) 747-2985, emailed to email@example.com, mailed or delivered in person to: Seattle Humane Society, 13212 SE Eastgate Way, Bellevue, WA 98005.
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 may not be able to respond to every inquiry.
Currently Accepting Applications for...
Facilities Tech/MaxMobile Driver
We have a part-time opening for a responsible, dependable, maintenance/facilities technician and MaxMobile Driver. Accountable for routine maintenance work to maintain shelter, office environment and building grounds appearance. This position also involves driving our 38’ mobile adoption vehicle to events around King County. If you’re a jack-of-all-trades and love to drive, this might be the job for you! Must be able to work at least one weekend day, approximately 24 hours per week.
Adoption Program Manager
We have a very exciting opportunity for an Adoption Program Manager to lead our hugely successful Adoptions Department! The Adoption Program Manager is accountable for the overall performance of the Adoption program and for maintaining high standards for customer service in adoption, both on-site and off-site. He/she is responsible for the direct supervision of the Adoption Leads, Adoption Advisors, and Adoption Support Volunteers. Seattle Humane placed over 7,100 animals in loving homes last year and we are looking for an enthusiastic person to lead this amazing team. Must have a minimum of 2 years experience as a supervisor/manager and excellent customer service background.
Summer Camp Lead and Summer Camp Assistant
Do you love kids, and animals? Seattle Humane Society has two great summer positions available, for a Summer Camp Lead and Summer Camp Assistant! We are looking for educators to implement educational camp programs to engage children in positive behaviors regarding animal welfare issues under the supervision of the Education Coordinator. Seeking people with teaching, or related child development experience. These are seasonal, summer positions requiring a 9-11 week committment.
Senior Staff Veterinarian
We have a great opportunity for a Senior Staff Veterinarian to join the shelter’s clinic team. We are a nationally recognized nonprofit shelter that provides high quality medical care to our shelter guests. We also perform over 2,500 public spay/neuters annually with plans to expand. Come to Seattle Humane Society, and make a daily difference in the lives of animals in our community! The Senior Staff Veterinarian will perform surgeries, examine, diagnose and provide treatment to shelter animals according to established guidelines, and provide information and medical guidance to the vet staff to facilitate the health care of all Seattle Humane Society animals. The ideal candidate will have 5+ years of clinical experience and demonstrated knowledge of animal health, behavior, emergency medicine techniques, and shelter medicine standards of care. Proficiency in high-volume spay/neuter techniques, soft-tissue surgery, and dentistry required. Candidates should possess prior senior management experience, with previous experience in a teaching role preferred. Must have experience in recommending, developing and implementing procedures and medical protocols. The Senior Staff Veterinarian must support the mission, goals and philosophy of Seattle Humane Society and exemplify the high level of care the SHS provides to shelter guests.
Do you have compassion, and great customer service skills? The Seattle Humane Society has an opening within our admissions department. Must be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment, and be able to work 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.
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 part-time position available.
Do you love dogs? The Kennel Technician position is primarily cleaning and caring for our canine shelter guests. Hosing, scrubbing, feeding and laundry – oh my! Shelter experience and animal handling background will put you ahead of the pack!
Cat Foster Assistant
Seattle Humane Society is accepting applications for a part-time Cat Foster Assistant. This position is responsible for assisting with the cat and small animal foster program. He/she helps oversee the recruitment, training and support of the foster volunteers, and maintenance of the volunteer and animal databases for the program. Must have a positive attitude, exceptional customer service skills and training abilities, and must be detail oriented with the ability to multitask. Must have a love for cats and have exceptional cat handling skills.
For Future Consideration
(Though the below positions are not currently available, we ALWAYS accept applications for future consideration - so don't hesitate to apply!)
Animal Care Assistant
Are you a cat person? Our Animal Care Assistants are responsible for the daily care, cleaning, feeding, and medicating of the cats housed at Seattle Humane. From newborn kittens waiting to go into foster care to shy adult cats who are overwhelmed with their new environment, the ACA team provides high-quality, individualized care to each and every cat in the facility while providing suggestions and feedback to Cat Program Manager and Cat Animal Care Coordinator. This part-time, morning position is both fun and fast-paced and offers lots of opportunity for hands-on experience working with cats in a shelter environment. Weekend availability is required.
All positions include training opportunities, an employee assistance program for 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 medical, dental and vision insurance (we pay 100% of the employee's medical and dental coverage premiums for full-time employees!), life insurance fully paid by our organization, ten paid holidays and a generous paid time off plan.