Current Job Openings

    Current Paid Positions

    Please contact us at jobs@humanesocietysoco.org

    The Humane Society of Sonoma County (HSSC) has a longstanding tradition of giving hope to homeless animals and we’re happy to offer a part-time Adoptions Counselor position to work out of our Santa Rosa campus.

    Come and join our team!  This is an exciting opportunity to work for an organization voted Best Nonprofit, Best Animal Adoption Center, and Best Charity Event (Wags, Whiskers & Wine) in Sonoma County by the North Bay Bohemian!

    We are passionate and dedicated to bringing people and companion animals together for a lifetime of love.

    Serving our community since 1931, the Humane Society of Sonoma County (HSSC) is a donor-supported safe haven for animals.

    If you love animals and people…you will feel right at home in our pack!

    An Adoption Counselor is charged with handling all functions at the HSSC front desk of the animal shelter including adoptions, both on and off-site; and also for ensuring quality customer service for our external and internal customers.  Front desk duties also include but are not limited to: in-taking stay animals, transfers, occasional cremation requests, helping to find lost pets, training promotion and animal surrenders.

    Important elements to this position: 

    Providing excellent customer service, having the ability to problem-solve creatively to achieve a positive outcome and understanding an animal’s behavior and common issues.

    This position will also help to promote and process HSSC’s behavior training class registrations which is a big part of our program.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Two years’ customer service-related work.
    • High School diploma or equivalent.
    • Experience either as an employee or volunteer in an animal shelter.
    • Ability to speak Spanish a plus.
    • Willingness to work a flexible schedule including some weekend days.

    Click here for a complete job description.

    Please submit resume and cover letter with salary requirements to: jobs@humanesocietysoco.org.

    We’re sorry that we are unable to take phone calls or inquiries in person at this time.  All applications should be submitted to the “jobs” email link above.

    The Humane Society of Sonoma County is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with a mission to ensure every animal receives protection, compassion, love and care. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and offer a benefits package to employees working 20 or more hours a week which includes health, dental, and vision insurance and a 403(b) retirement plan, along with staff discounts on our services.

    The Humane Society of Sonoma County (HSSC) has a longstanding tradition of giving hope to homeless animals and we’re happy to offer a part-time Animal Care Technician position to work out of our Santa Rosa campus.

    Come and join our team! This is an exciting opportunity to work for an organization voted Best Nonprofit, Best Animal Adoption Center, and Best Charity Event (Wags, Whiskers & Wine) in Sonoma County by the North Bay Bohemian!

    We are passionate and dedicated to bringing people and companion animals together for a lifetime of love.

    Serving our community since 1931, the Humane Society of Sonoma County (HSSC) is a donor-supported safe haven for animals.

    If you love animals and people…you will feel right at home in our pack!

    The Animal Care Technician ensures that HSSC sheltered animals are provided the very best possible care and attention while housed with the Humane Society of Sonoma County.

    Responsibilities include but are not limited to animal care, housing, cleaning, feeding, occasional bathing & grooming, providing environmental enrichment, and record keeping.

    This position will perform all the functions necessary to maintain the shelter in a thoroughly clean, sanitary and animal-friendly manner and will assist the general public as required.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
    • The ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.
    • Must demonstrate self-motivation, responsibility, excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
    • Knowledge of domestic animal breeds, diseases, health care and basic animal behavior.
    • Ability to properly lift animals, food, and supplies up to 50 pounds.
    • Good oral and written communication skills.

    QUALIFICATIONS
    • Six (6) months related animal care experience preferred.
    • Experience in humane animal handling, restraint and confinement.
    • Willingness to work flexible days and hours, including evening shifts, weekends and/or holidays.
    • May be required to work at the Healdsburg Center, as needed
    • Ability to fulfill year-long commitment as Animal Care Technician

    Click here for a complete job description.

    Please submit resume and cover letter with salary requirements to jobs@humanesocietysoco.org. We are sorry, we are unable to take phone calls or inquiries in person. All applications should be submitted to the “jobs” email link above.

    The Humane Society of Sonoma County is a 501c3 nonprofit organization with a mission to ensure every animal receives protection, compassion, love and care. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and offer a benefits package to employees working 20 or more hours a week which includes health, dental, and vision insurance and a 403b retirement plan, along with staff discounts on our services.

    Volunteer Positions

    To view all of our ongoing volunteer opportunities, click here!