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!
Questions? Email: [email protected].
Due to the number of applications we receive, we cannot respond to every inquiry. No phone calls please.
Current employment opportunities with Seattle Humane
Animal Care Associate - full time
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!
Licensed Veterinary Technician
We are seeking a full-time Licensed Veterinary Technician to work in the Seattle Humane Veterinary 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 Veterinary Assistants who can join us in our mission and continue to grow and improve our excellent programs.
Seattle Humane Licensed Veterinary Technicians are responsible for:
- Daily care of all shelter animals and surgical patients
- Daily care of all shelter animals and surgical patients
- Assisting Veterinarians and Licensed Veterinary Technicians with pre-, peri-, and post-operative care of patients
- Running diagnostic test
- General cleaning
- Following patient care protocols
- Providing positive guidance to the Veterinary Services Team
- Pre medicating, inducing, intubating, and prepping patients for surgery
Candidates must have a commitment to the safe care of animals and be open to learning new and advanced shelter/clinic care techniques. The opportunity for positive change will present itself daily and embracing it is how we better serve our patients and clients.
Seattle Humane has an exciting opportunity available for a Development Assistant to join our staff! As a member of our Donor Services team, this person supports data management systems and donor acknowledgement processes. They are accountable for and a key participant in building positive relationships with our supporters and maintaining efficiencies and high standards in our data entry and reporting systems. Experience with Raiser's Edge strongly preferred.
Staff Veterinarian - part-time
Who We Are:
Seattle Humane 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 an experienced veterinarian 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. This is a part-time position.
We are seeking an experienced Veterinary Assistant to join the shelter’s clinic team. We are looking for 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.
Lifesaver Program Coordinator
Around 70% of Seattle Humane’s adoptable animals come from other shelters in Washington and around the country via our Life-Saver Transport Program. The team responsible for this program is comprised of two full time coordinators and two part time assistants; this opening is for a full time coordinator. From driving to Eastern Washington to help a shelter triage a hoarding case and then running dog playgroup, to picking up pets on the tarmac at the airport and later performing medical exams, every day in this job is fast-paced and different. The Lifesaver Program Coordinator is the event planner for our transfers and works with many other organizations to maximize the number of lives saved. This position requires excellent communication skills and sensitivity to varying viewpoints as well as the ability to work independently and in close coordination with other staff and volunteers. Some evening and weekend work is required.
Animal Care Manager
Are you a people-manager with experience working with animals? If so, we have a tremendous opportunity for you! We are hiring for an Animal Care Manager and we are looking for someone who is passionate about both people and animal welfare. The Animal Care Team is the largest team at SH and is comprised of staff who perform all care duties, supervisors who oversee and develop the care staff and volunteers, and coordinators who navigate the journey of each pet through the shelter system. This program also supervises hundreds of passionate volunteers! From cleaning and enrichment of the pets to training and development of staff, this position has a big impact on the organization.
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.