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
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 part-time, temporary 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.
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.
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Seattle Humane is seeking a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to lead this well-respected, successful organization. Now that Seattle Humane has concluded its capital campaign it is eager to focus more of its resources on community outreach in veterinary deserts and on increased efforts to help low income households and seniors keep their pets. Reporting to a highly engaged and supportive Board of Directors, the CEO will begin their tenure by collaboratively creating a new strategic plan that focuses on an expanded vision and organizational growth.
Seattle Humane has partnered with Waldron for this search.
To read the full description and to apply, click HERE.
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.
Social Media Coordinator
Who We Are:
Seattle Humane is an independent nonprofit animal shelter committed to saving lives and completing families. Last year we placed nearly 7,000 pets into loving homes and provided income-qualified households with access to affordable spay/neuter services through our public spay/neuter clinic. Seattle Humane has a generous benefits package including 100% employer paid premiums for medical, dental, vision and life insurance, PTO plan and 10 paid holidays the first year.
The Marketing Associate is an entry to mid-level position and assists with a variety of marketing, media relations, general communications, promotions and administration tasks that are critical to our messaging and mission. Excellent writing, public speaking skills, and demonstrated fluency in use of social media platforms and trends are required.
Who you are:
The successful candidate will have at least one year of relevant marketing, social media or writing experience. They will demonstrate strong attention to detail, excellent writing and editing skills, familiarity with content creation like producing simple video clips, and flexible support for a variety of projects in our fast-paced environment. They are a tech-savvy, creative, and self-motivated team player who can manage multiple projects and communicate well both verbally and in writing.
• A bachelor's degree in Marketing or Communications and one year of equivalent experience in similar positions.
• Excellent writing and editing skills, including grammar and style clarity.
• Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and project management software.
• Familiarity with the creative process and Adobe Creative Suite.
• High degree of comfort with technology including use of smart phone, tablet, GoPro or DSLR camera for simple content creation.
• Ability to manage multiple projects and timelines concurrently.
• Attention to detail and ability to quickly complete tasks on deadline.
• Valid Washington driver's license with good driving record and access to reliable transportation.
Foster Care is an amazing way to maximize lives saved by giving animals the time and space they need to get ready for adoption while enjoying the comforts of a home. At Seattle Humane foster care literally saves thousands of lives each year. Our foster families care for every type of issue from neonate kittens to geriatric dogs and everything in between!
We’re looking for a part-time Foster Coordinator to organize, match-make, and coordinate on behalf of our pets and our dedicated foster volunteers!
The Foster Coordinator is responsible for the development and the maintenance of the foster program, including overseeing the recruitment, training and support of the Foster Volunteers, and maintains 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 animals and have exceptional dog and cat handling skills.
This challenging but rewarding job offers the opportunity to work with both dogs and cats, and with dynamic cases that involve medical and/or behavioral components. If you want to join the foster team, apply today!
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.