Join Our Dedicated and Talented Team!
Are you looking for employment with Seattle Humane? Do you have a passion for animals, hard work, and providing great customer service? Although we may not have immediate openings for every position, we are always looking for great people to join our team at Seattle Humane. We always accept applications!
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Current employment opportunities with Seattle Humane
Seattle Humane has an exciting opening for an Intake Associate in our Pet Resource Center. This position is a unique opportunity to make a real difference in pets and pet owners’ lives. This team is working directly with animals on their first day of arrival at the shelter. Team members are responsible for assisting pet owners who turn to us for help as well as supporting our Life-Saver Rescue transfer program, which transports pets to Seattle Humane from other shelters. Applicants must be compassionate, have great customer service skills, love animals, and demonstrate a working understanding of people’s needs in underserved communities. Must have strong communication skills, be able to motivate others, maintain a positive attitude in face of difficult situations, and desire to be a part of a compassionate and collaborative team culture. Shelter experience and/or an animal handling background is great, but not necessary! Being willing to meet all people where they are at without judgement and maintaining open communication is. We have a full and part-time position available.
Animal Care Associate
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 Associate'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 Associates are the glue that keeps the shelter running so if you're motivated, hard-working, and interested in animal care, apply today! Click HERE to apply.
Customer Care Specialist
If you have a passion for animals, and want to be a part of a hardworking and dedicated team, Seattle Humane Customer Care Specialist could be the right position for you!
This is the right role for you if you:
- Love dogs, cats and small animals
- Love working with people
- Want to be a part of someone’s happy adoption day
- Thrive in a fast paced environment
- Have great organizational skills
- Don’t mind hard work
- Know that all of the hard work is worth it to see these precious little furry faces go home with their new people!
Seattle Humane has a full-time and part-time opening in our Customer Care Department for a Customer Care Specialist. This role works directly with the public daily, helping people add a new furry friend to their family. 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! Using your good people skills and animal knowledge to share medical and behavior information with customers, helping people meet and interact with animals is just part of what you will do.
This position does include weekends, evenings and some holidays. You must have terrific customer service skills, enjoy working in a fast paced environment, and love animals and people!
Staff Veterinarian - part-time
Part-time Shelter Medicine & Surgery Veterinarian
Who We Are:
Seattle Humane Society is a private, nonprofit, managed admission shelter committed to saving animal lives and improving the human-animal bond. Seattle Humane has a 98.6% Live Release Rate. Last year we placed over 7,000 pets into loving homes and provided income-qualified households with access to affordable spay/neuter services through our public surgery clinic. Seattle Humane promotes the human-animal bond by saving and serving pets in need, regardless of age, ability, circumstance or geography. We are searching for a DVM who can join us in our mission and continue to develop our excellent programs.
Who We Are Looking For:
We are seeking experienced veterinarians to round out our existing team of three and a half full time veterinarians, one veterinary intern and a large veterinary support staff. Applicant should have experience with HQHVSN, soft-tissue surgery, dentistry, preventative health care and internal medicine. We value efficiency, excellent communication skills, flexibility and a sense of humor. Seattle Humane is committed to teaching so willingness and ability to share knowledge and experience at all levels is essential.
The candidate must be eligible to obtain a license to practice veterinary medicine in Washington State. We aim to schedule our vets flexibly to achieve ideal schedules and provide a healthy work life balance. Seattle Humane offers full-time employees an excellent benefits package, including full medical, dental, vision and life insurance, three weeks of paid time off and 10 paid holidays the first year. Continuing education allowance and license renewal are also provided.
Community Programs Director
Seattle Humane is seeking a Community Programs Director! This newly created position will be responsible for managing our Intake and Customer Care programs. They will be accountable for the overall performance of assigned programs, and will ensure that objectives for budget, animal placement and quality care are met. The Community Programs Director will play a key role in developing, implementing, and evaluating pet resource center, community outreach, intake, and adoption services.
The ideal candidate has a minimum of 3 years of high-level management experience in an animal shelter, or related experience, and a demonstrated passion for serving pets and people. To be successful in this role, the candidate must have experience with leading a team, as well as with working collaboratively with external departments to achieve a common goal. Familiarity with sheltering and current trends in animal welfare highly preferred.
Lead Development Associate
Do you have a passion for animals, hard work and providing great customer service? Do you have Raiser’s Edge experience? Are you a lover of data and reporting with impeccable attention to detail? If so, Seattle Humane has an exciting opportunity for you to join our development and marketing team as the Lead Development Associate! This position on our Donor Services team supervises our gift entry and donor acknowledgment staff, volunteers and systems. This person is accountable for maintaining high standards of data entry, donor relations and customer service. This position works closely with all members of the development team and is a key participant in building positive relationships with our donors.
All positions include training opportunities, an employee assistance program for all employees and their families, employee discounts on merchandise and limited veterinary services. 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.