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Network Partner Job Openings

Want to get involved in your community? Check out the following job openings with our Network partners as well as helpful resources for those looking for a job in animal welfare.


Network Partner Job Openings

Please note, the job postings are courtesy listings for our Network partners. For more information on any of the opportunities listed, please contact the organization directly.

If you are a Network partner and have a job opportunity that you would like us to post, please submit a request here. If you are not a Network partner, please click here to learn more about our program and how to apply.

Veterinary opportunities currently listed in:

General opportunities currently listed in:


Veterinary Opportunities

California

 

Humane Society of Silicon Valley - Milpitas

  • Manager, Veterinary Services (Hospital Care and Treatment)- Want to make an impact in animal welfare? The Manager, Veterinary Services plays a key role that delivers world class medical services and programs encompassing animals in our shelter and community. Reporting to the Senior Director, Veterinary Services, the Manager, Veterinary Services, will manage a team of medical support staff, including RVTs, veterinary assistants, students, and volunteers, in our state-of-the-art facility providing the highest standard of care. This individual will have a focus on delivering new programs, driving productivity improvements, and identifying areas of opportunity and resource investments. The ideal candidate is passionate about operational excellence, takes a creative and innovative look towards challenges and excels in day-to-day operations. HSSV performs 8,000 spays and neuters per year, and hundreds of orthopedic, soft tissue and oral surgeries. The focus for this core service area is managing the surgery for the main Peter Detkin and Michelle Oates Detkin Animal Care Center and the Wellness Wagon mobile program. HSSV hospitalizes and treats thousands of animals through the shelter medicine program, including complex internal medical cases, such as diabetes and hyperthyroidism, to infectious diseases such as parvovirus and ringworm. The focus for this core service area is hospital case management, including care and treatment plans, and scheduling and coordinating medical exams, diagnostics and various procedures. You can learn more about this opportunity and how to apply by clicking here.
  • Manager, Veterinary Services (Surgery)- Want to make an impact in animal welfare? The Manager, Veterinary Services plays a key role that delivers world class medical services and programs encompassing animals in our shelter and community. Reporting to the Senior Director, Veterinary Services, the Manager, Veterinary Services, will manage a team of medical support staff, including RVTs, veterinary assistants, students, and volunteers, in our state-of-the-art facility providing the highest standard of care. This individual will have a focus on delivering new programs, driving productivity improvements, and identifying areas of opportunity and resource investments. The ideal candidate is passionate about operational excellence, takes a creative and innovative look towards challenges and excels in day-to-day operations. HSSV performs 8,000 spays and neuters per year, and hundreds of orthopedic, soft tissue and oral surgeries. The focus for this core service area is managing the surgery for the main Peter Detkin and Michelle Oates Detkin Animal Care Center and the Wellness Wagon mobile program. You can learn more about this opportunity and how to apply by clicking here

Florida


City of Jacksonville Animal Care & Protective Services - Jacksonville

  • Part-Time Veterinary Assistant- This is technical work in handling animal intake and adoptions through direct contact with animals of unknown origin and temperament.  Open requirements include one year of education and/or experience in an animal field, medical field or customer service field.  FL Class E Driver’s License is required prior to appointment and must be maintained.  Must meet standards required to obtain a City of Jacksonville driver’s certification. To be considered for this position, you must submit an online application at www.coj.net/jobs. 
  • Veterinary Technician- This is technical work in the maintenance of kennel facilities to include: care and feeding of sheltered animals, performance of related clerical and customer support work, providing support to veterinarians and veterinary technician supervisor in routine medical, surgical, and/or necropsy procedures. Open Requirements include two years of education and/or technical experience in biology, animal husbandry, herd management, animal handling/care, veterinary technician, pre-med or pre-veterinary, medical, phlebotomy or laboratory technician experience. Successfully passing the Veterinary Technician National Exam (VTNE) to become certified as a Veterinary Technician may be substituted for six months of experience. Euthanasia Technician Certification must be obtained prior to completion of probation. A valid driver's license is required prior to appointment and must be maintained during employment in this class. Must qualify for prior to appointment, obtain, and maintain during employment in this class a City of Jacksonville certification as a public driver. To be considered for this position, you must submit an online application at www.coj.net/jobs.  

Oklahoma


Oklahoma City Animal Welfare - Oklahoma

  • Veterinarian- This position is located in the Animal Welfare Division of the Development Services Department with the City of Oklahoma City and is under the direction of the Animal Welfare Superintendent.  The Veterinarian is responsible for supervising, coordinating, and monitoring the veterinary medicine program and related functions. The Veterinarian is also responsible for the City of Oklahoma City's compliance with applicable federal, state, and local regulations governing veterinary medicine. Essential job functions include:  overseeing the health and care of animals in the facility; coordinating professional and technical veterinary staff functions, training, and work activities; providing preventative, diagnostic and medical treatment and surgeries for impounded, quarantined, foster, sick and/or injured domestic, exotic or wild animals and livestock; performing emergency care and surgeries; assisting with animal cruelty situations to include performing cruelty examinations and traveling to testify in court; administering the ongoing animal health care and spay/neuter programs; assisting with the development of animal care protocols; overseeing euthanasia protocols and practices; serving as consultant for animal welfare staff; and providing direct  supervision to laboratory personnel engaged in animal treatment work activities and other staff as assigned. You can learn more about this opportunity and how apply by clicking here

General Opportunities

California


Humane Society of Silicon Valley - Milpitas

  • Adoption Associate- Our Adoption Associates are essential members of the HSSV team who directly support our life-saving mission! We are looking for someone who is positive, community oriented, fun loving and motivated to match adopters with their next best friend. The right candidate for this role will have a consistent and genuinely positive attitude and is passionate about helping pets find loving homes. You thrive in a fast-past, team-oriented work environment where there is always something to do and have an extreme eye for detail and are able to accurately complete processes. No two adopters are alike, you treat everyone with respect and cater each adoption experience to the individual. This is a 32 hour per week opportunity. You can learn more about this opportunity and how to apply by clicking here
  • Development Manager- We are seeking a dynamic Development Manager to join our team. This individual will report into the Director of Development Initiatives and will be responsible for overseeing growth of the mid-level donor market ($500-$999) and President’s Circle (between $1,000 - $9,999), providing both strategy and execution of the stewardship, events and communications for the entire President’s Circle/Visionaries Circle. The Development Manager will also own a small portfolio of higher net-worth individuals who are in the President’s Circle or Visionaries Circle. Success will be reached by growing the total number of donors in the President’s Circle, with a percentage of donors moving into new levels of giving, and by increasing retention year over year. This role will also participate in any activity or effort involving pre-mid-level donor segment (those who give between $500 - $999) to drive the pipeline for the President’s Circle. This is an exceptional opportunity to manage the cultivation, solicitation and stewardship process and events and to become the liaison for President’s Circle benefits fulfillment, while working cross-functionally to inspire participation and excitement about HSSV’S mission. You can learn more about this opportunity and how to apply by clicking here
  • Dog Training Coordinator- The Dog Training Coordinator is a part-time opportunity (20 hours a week) oversees the administration of HSSV’s animal training programs, specifically for canine training classes, workshops and seminars. The individual for this role must be detail-oriented and enjoy providing exceptional customer service. The Dog Training Coordinator will also manage the trainer referral list which is an important tool for the department. You can learn more about this opportunity and how to apply by clicking here
  • Philanthropy Associate- The Philanthropy Associate will provide senior level executive administrative support to our President as well as be instrumental in supporting fundraising plans and strategies that will broaden organizational reach and deepen HSSV impact. This is a unique opportunity for someone who wants to become an ambassador for HSSV’s vision and mission work, interface with all levels of senior management (including board members) and quickly grow their knowledge in animal welfare and philanthropy. Others with success in similar roles have experienced accelerated career growth into more senior roles. You can learn more about this opportunity and how to apply by clicking here.
  • Supervisor, Community Services- The Supervisor, Community Services will oversee day-to-day operations for Community Service staff and volunteers who serve people that have found a lost pet or are seeking services for their pets. This role will act as a subject matter expert and point of escalation for the team. You are results driven, an effective communicator and highly customer focused. You’ll be part of the team that leads the everyday work of our Community Services team, which many times is the first interaction people have with HSSV. The successful individual for this role is upbeat and enthusiastic, enjoys a challenge and are as comfortable with overseeing day-to-day operations as you are supervising people. You can learn more about this opportunity and how to apply by clicking here

New Jersey

 

Tabby's Place: A Cat Sanctuary - Ringoes

  • Animal Care Technician- This position offers an opportunity to work at a one-of-a-kind, cat-only sanctuary where you will work along side a small, caring staff and a over 100 volunteers to provide daily care for our feline residents while they await their forever homes. Our cats range from healthy, vibrant kittens to sweet seniors and special needs cats with conditions like diabetes or paralysis. You will help provide these cats with daily medication, food, cleaning and participate in their adoptions. If you have a place in your heart for cats with special needs, Tabby's Place might be the perfect fit for you. You can learn more about this opportunity and how apply by clicking here

Oregon

 

Cat Adoption Team -  Sherwood

  • Shelter and Community Support Programs Manager- Are you looking for a meaningful career that combines your passion for animals with your customer care and leadership skills? Come be part of an organization ranked among the 100 Best Nonprofits to Work for in Oregon for the past seven years! Cat Adoption Team (CAT) is seeking a detail-oriented, organized individual to join our team as the Shelter and Community Support Programs Manager. In this role, you'll be responsible for overseeing daily shelter operations, including our adoption program, and leading a team of passionate, dedicated shelter associates. You'll also develop and manage programs and services that help people in our community (such as our CAT Helpline, Keeping Cats in Homes fund, and customer support for our public spay/neuter program). Prior experience in nonprofit, shelter, veterinary hospital, or animal control experience is helpful but not required. Cat Adoption Team is focused on creating a positive, inclusive workplace and welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds. This is a full-time position working 40 hours per week. Days will vary depending on need, including the availability to work weekends, evenings, and holidays. The pay range for this position is $50,000 - $56,000 annually. CAT offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes PTO and paid holidays, health insurance and 403(b) options, an Employee Assistance Program, and other great perks. You can learn more about this opportunity and how to apply by clicking here.

Washington

 

Kitsap Humane Society - Silverdale

  • Adoption Program Coordinator- Kitsap Humane Society (KHS) seeks to hire a full-time Adoption Coordinator to join us in our mission to rescue, rehabilitate, and rehome homeless animals in a highly progressive animal welfare environment. We are committed to supporting pets in need and their families, a low euthanasia rate, and excellence in all of our services. KHS’ open adoption philosophy is an essential part of our progressive mission, enabling us to successfully rehome thousands of pets each year. You can learn more about this opportunity by clicking here.

Professional Development Resources

While you’re looking for a job in animal welfare, check out these professional development resources curated by the HR Team at Best Friends:

University of Florida Veterinary Shelter Medicine Online supported by PetSmart Charities
University of the Pacific, Animal Management Certificate Program Online
Animal Sheltering, Trainings & Events
ASPCA Pro, Online Courses
ASPCA Pro, Webinars
Top 10 Nonprofit Jobs Interviewing Tips
21 Job Interview Tips: How to Make a Great Impression
How to Write a Resume: Resume Tips
Silicon Valley Pet Project Example Volunteer Job Descriptions