Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in joining the Lynchburg Humane Society Team. We are an equal opportunity employer who seeks individuals who enjoy working in a team environment. You have the opportunity to work for a growing and changing organization that has many opportunities for growth and advancement.

 

Opportunities at the Main Center for Pets:

Training and Behavior Coordinator – Are you ready for a unique opportunity?  We are seeking a training and behavior coordinator to help the pets in our care with any behavior needs, ensure pets are getting proper enrichment while they are at our Center, provide group training classes to the public, work with owners with behavior issues to help keep their pets in their homes.  The qualified candidate will be certified in training/behavior in a positive, force-free curriculum.  Please see the job description for more information.   If you want to be part of a progressive, life-saving organization please submit your resume, the Employment Questionnaire (doc), and    Application for employment (doc)  to jill@lynchburghumane.org and read our Core Values on our Mission & Vision Page, no phone calls please.

Pet Care Associate – We are seeking hardworking pet lovers to help care for the pets.  This position is responsible for making sure the pets have a clean and healthy environment while they are in our care.  If you want to be part of a progressive, life-saving organization please submit the Employment Questionnaire (doc), and    Application for employment (doc)  to taylor@lynchburghumane.org and read our Core Values on our Mission & Vision Page, no phone calls please.

Pet Help Associate – Do you want to help pets and their owners?  Our Pet Help team is responsible for helping owners who want to rehome or surrender their pets, answering phone calls, assisting in transferring pets to our facility from other organizations, performing initial exams, administering vaccines, and other duties.  This is a fast paced position that requires compassion, multitasking and time management and excellent customer service skills.  If you want to be part of a progressive, life-saving organization please submit the Employment Questionnaire (doc), and    Application for employment (doc)  to taylor@lynchburghumane.org and read our Core Values on our Mission & Vision Page, no phone calls please.

Adoption Counselor – Want to help people and pets Find Happiness?  That is what adoption Counselors do!  If you are a friendly, helpful, multitasker who loves people and pets with a go-getter attitude, then this position might be made for you!  Excellent customer service skills, attention to detail and a love for working in a fast-paced environment are all a must for the right candidate.   If you want to be part of a progressive, life-saving organization please submit the Employment Questionnaire (doc), and    Application for employment (doc)  to kayleigh@lynchburghumane.org and read our Core Values on our Mission & Vision Page, no phone calls please.

Happiness Coordinator – Are you friendly, a multitasker, and amazing at customer service?  If so, we have the position for you!  Our Happiness Coordinator is responsible for greeting and helping our guests when they walk in the door.  Duties include, answering phones, greeting customers, helping them find what they need, answering general questions, and assisting other departments.   If you want to be part of a progressive, life-saving organization please submit the Employment Questionnaire (doc), and    Application for employment (doc)  to kayleigh@lynchburghumane.org and read our Core Values on our Mission & Vision Page, no phone calls please.

 

Opportunities at our Appomattox Center:

Pet Care Associate – full-time and part-time -We are seeking creative individuals with a positive attitude, ability to multitask, and drive to help the pets find their new homes, help owners in need of rehoming their pets and to help care for the pets at our center.  This position is responsible for making sure the pets have a clean and healthy environment while they are in our care, interacting with the public, processing adoptions and intakes, performing exams and giving vaccines for incoming pets.  If you want to be part of a progressive, life-saving organization please submit the Employment Questionnaire (doc), and    Application for employment (doc)  to rachel@lynchburghumane.org and read our Core Values on our Mission & Vision Page, no phone calls please.

Opportunities at our Spay/Neuter Clinic:

Vet Tech assistants – Do you want to join our award winning team and help us promote the vision of a community free of homeless and neglected pets through our spay neuter surgeries and vaccine clinics?  We are seeking a compassionate person to help the pet owners and pets.  We perform approximately 35 surgeries per day 4 days per week. The hours are typcially, 7:00am until 3:00-5:00pm, Monday through Thursday based on our surgery schedule.  This is about 36 hours per week at a starting pay of $8 per hour. This fast paced position performs many different duties, such as, preparing pets for surgery, cleaning cages, cleaning up after the pets, laundry, front office computer duties, preparing vaccines, and transporting animals to shelters around the area and in other counties.  Please submit the Employment Questionnaire (doc), and    Application for employment (doc)  to reese@lynchburghumane.org and read our Core Values on our Mission & Vision Page, no phone calls please.

Veterinarian – We are seeking a part time Virginia licensed Doctor of Veterinary Medicine to join our elite, award winning team at our Spay Neuter Clinic in Evington. This position will work 1-4 days per week Monday through Thursday performing up to 40 surgeries per day with a willingness to do whatever it takes to fulfill our mission of a dedication to helping Lynchburg’s pets through sheltering, adoption, spay/neuter programs, education and community outreach. You will be an integral part to our vision of helping to create a community where all lives are valued and respected. We envision achieving zero tolerance for ending the lives of savable pets in the Lynchburg community. You must also be able to operate within our core valuesThis highly functioning team led by two dedicated doctors have positively affected over 60,000 pets since the clinic’s beginning 2006. You will also have the distinction of being part of the industry leading Lynchburg Humane Society and will have the opportunity to be a part of designing and implementation of  a brand new medical facility that moves Lynchburg forward in shelter medicine, spay neuter and community engagement. Employment with Lynchburg Humane includes: 

  • Competitive pay
  • Benefits that correspond to your status and may include:
  • PTO
  • Paid holidays
  • CE reimbursement
  • License  fee reimbursement
  • No Late nights (usually done by 4:00)
  • Weekends off

Please send your resume to reese@lynchburghumane.org

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