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. 

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 Jason Dennison, CEO or apply online here!

Available Positions

  • Human Resources Manager
    Full-time, $55,000 – $65,000/annually
    The Human Resources Manager works with the senior management team as a strategic partner providing leadership to develop, guide, implement, and evaluate LHS’ human resource (HR) functions. Position is responsible for policies and practices; employee relations; compliance; organizational development; performance management and compensation; benefits; payroll administration; recruitment, hiring and retention; training and development; planning and budgeting; the achievement of annual goals; and the fulfillment of the organization’s mission. This position reports to the Chief Executive Officer. 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.

  • Veterinary Technician, Well Pet Clinic
    Part-time, 24 hours, $15.25 – $19.25/hour
    The Veterinary Technician supports the veterinarians at Well Pet Clinic and is responsible for assisting during surgeries and facilitating office exams and drop-in visits for clients. This position reports to the Veterinary Services Manager. Full job description.

  • Veterinary Assistant, Well Pet Clinic
    Part-time, $13.60/hour
    Assists the shelter clinic and Animal Care Team members with the daily medical care and treatment of shelter animals. Full job description.