Careers

Are you looking for a career with a purpose? Would you like the opportunity to be part of an organization with a mission to care, serve, and improve the lives of companion animals? You’ve found the right place!

Longmont Humane Society provides temporary shelter to thousands of animals every year. We pride ourselves in providing loving attention, nutritious food, meticulous healthcare and daily exercise to the animals we serve. Our staff will tell you LHS is a special and rewarding place to work however, working in animal welfare can be challenging at times. Our staff-based Wellness Committee helps us through those times by fostering a culture of teamwork, compassion, fun and purpose. Apply today if you’re interested in working with animals and passionate and motivated individuals, like yourself. 


Animal Welfare Team – Open House Hiring Event
Thursday, November 11, 2021, 9:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Do you love animals? Here’s your chance to make a difference! Join us for our very first Animal Welfare Team Open House Hiring Event.

All interview participants will work directly with the animals during the event while getting a hands-on sense of what it’s like to work on LHS’ Animal Welfare Team. Participants must be at least 18 years old and have availability during the week and on weekends to be considered for a position. Starting pay is $13.50 per hour, with both full-time and part-time positions available. No registration required, just come ready to meet some furry friends and great people! *This event is a working group interview. All participating candidates will be contacted within 48 hours of the event with an update on the status of their application for employment.

Please meet at the front of our facility at 9595 Nelson Road in Longmont at 9:00 am on Thursday, November 11.

PLEASE PLAN TO WEAR:
JEANS/LONG PANTS
CLOSED TOE/SLIP RESISTANT SHOES
SHIRT/JACKET THAT YOU WON”T MIND GETTING DIRTY/WET

Questions? Contact Crystal Reetz, Human Resources Manager, at 303-772-1232 x 262 or creetz@longmonthumane.org


Here are some recent survey responses from our clients about our organization:

“Every person we’ve interacted with at LHS has been fantastic, I recommend LHS to every friend and colleague I know who is looking to adopt a pet.”

“A really superb organization. Every interaction we’ve had has been fantastic, and we LOVE OUR NEW DOG!”

LHS provides a variety of benefits to all employees, including discounted veterinary care, pet supplies, adoption fees and free dog training classes. Employees working 30+ hours per week may be eligible for health, dental, 403(b), and life insurance; LHS subsidizes over 70% the employee’s cost of our health plan to keep it as affordable as possible.

To apply for any of our open positions, please email your cover letter, salary requirements, and resume to Crystal Reetz, Human Resources Manager or apply online here!

Available Positions

  • Deputy Director
    Full-time, $65,000 – $75,000/annually
    The Deputy Director manages and directs the creation and implementation of all fundraising, marketing and communication activities including strategic planning and department budget preparation. This is a great opportunity if you are ready to build and scale innovative partnerships and development programs and serve as an organizational leader. This position reports to the Chief Executive Officer, supervises Development Administrator, Humane Educator, Director of Marketing and Communications and other team members as assigned. Full job description.

  • Development Coordinator
    Full-time, $17.00 – $22.00/hourly
    This position supports activities that ensure the integrity of our donor database gift processing, and includes imputing data, database report generation, coordination of direct mail campaigns, and promptly and effectively thanking Longmont Humane Society donors. In addition, this position supports other various developmental administration applications, maintenance, and special event assistance. This position reports to the Deputy Director. Full job description.

  • Events and Outreach Manager
    Full-time, $45,000 – $55,000/annually
    Coordinates Longmont Humane Society’s (LHS) events and outreach programs to engage the community while focusing on meeting revenue goals. This position reports to the Deputy Director. Full job description.

  • Animal Care Team Member
    Part-time, $13.50/hour
    Animal Care Team Members are responsible for daily shelter cleaning and providing hands-on care for all shelter animals, assisting with adopter meets, and other duties as assigned. This position reports to the Animal Welfare Team Supervisors. Full job description.

  • Client Care Team Member
    Part-time, $13.50/hour
    Client Care Team Members demonstrate high quality customer service while interacting with clients, actively promoting adoptions and facilitating animal intakes while following protocols, demonstrating excellent critical thinking, and consistently paying attention to detail. This position reports to the Animal Welfare Team Supervisor. Full job description.

  • Customer Service Representative – Retail
    Part-time, 26-28 hours, $13.50/hour
    Customer Service Representative – Retail demonstrates high quality customer service while interacting with clients, actively promoting retail sales, demonstrating excellent critical thinking, and consistently paying attention to detail. This position reports to the Animal Welfare Team Supervisor. Full job description.