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 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, emailed to [email protected], mailed or delivered in person to: Seattle Humane, 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 cannot respond to every inquiry.



Currently Accepting Applications for...   

Media Relations Specialist

Love animals and have PR experience? We have a great opportunity available! The Media Relations Specialist is in charge of nurturing and expanding our relationships with local media outlets and personalities, and answering all media inquiries. He/she will be a spokesperson for our organization, ensuring that staff uses correct messaging, and will also play a major role in executing a public relations campaign. Excellent public speaking skills, branding/messaging experience, and minimum two years public relations experience required. Writing, proofing, and overall marketing communications and donor relations skills necessary. This is a full time position at 40 hours per week requiring occasional night and weekend work.

Summer Camp Leader 

What is that dog trying to tell me? How smart are rats? Kids will find out the answers to these questions and more at Seattle Humane's Animal Adventures Summer Camp. We are looking for an enthusiastic camp leader for our summer program! This is an 11 week commitment, with two weeks to help prep activities for the program, and 8 weeks for the camp sessions - perfect for a teacher who is looking for a summer opportunity. Must be great with 7-12 year old kids. Summer camp counseling experience is a big plus. Animal handling experience a plus but not absolutely necessary. Program organization and experience working with children a must.  

Lead Receptionist 

Do you have great people and phone skills? We have a great opportunity for a Lead Receptionist! The Lead Receptionist is responsible for ensuring the community receives a warm and friendly first impression when interacting with SH. The Lead Receptionist schedules and mentors a small team of staff and volunteers as they greet visitors and answer the phone. This is a part-time position.

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 and part-time position available. We have a part-time position available.

Admissions Supervisor 

We have a great opportunity for an Admissions Supervisor! Must be compassionate and have very strong customer service skills. This person will lead our Admissions team, and must have strong multi-tasking skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. Animal handling and supervisory experience strongly preferred.

Admissions Advisor 

Do you have heart – and great customer service skills? We have an opening for an Admissions Advisor. You must be compassionate, and able to multi-task. 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.




For Future Consideration

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

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! 

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