What We Do : Work for Us

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 jobs@seattlehumane.org, 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...   

Volunteer Services Associate

We have an exciting opportunity for a part-time Volunteer Services Associate! The Volunteer Services Associate is responsible for implementing and conducting volunteer orientations, and is accountable for accomplishing departmental goals, maintaining consistent and open communication between staff and volunteers, answering requests of volunteers and assisting with the volunteer evaluation and recognition process. The Volunteer Services Associate supports all volunteer efforts as needed during SHS events. Must have strong communication skills and be able to motivate others. Must be very detail oriented, have good computer skills and be able to work independently. This is a part-time position at 24 hours per week.

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 part-time position available.

Special Events Intern - Unpaid 

We have a great opportunity available for a Special Events Intern! The Special Events Intern is responsible for assisting with the production and support of Seattle Humane Society’s premiere event, the Tuxes & Tails Auction Gala. He/she is responsible for helping to oversee our auction procurement and incoming item donation process, writing and editing as needed for the event, the creation of auction displays, following up with item donors, and assisting with overall event support. The Intern will work closely with other volunteers and development staff to ensure the success of Tuxes & Tails. We are looking for detail oriented person with excellent writing/editing skills who is organized and has great data entry and phone skills as well. You must be comfortable working in a busy office, and have a passion for special events! This is an unpaid internship consisting approximately 10 hours a week March-June 2015.

Kennel Technician 

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.




Our Benefits

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.

You might also like to:

VISIT the shelter in Bellevue
READ all about our philosophy
ENROLL your furry friend in a training class