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.

Please fill out the following: Employment Questionnaire (doc), Application for employment (doc)

Opportunities at the Main Center for Pets:

Volunteer Coordinator – full-time – Do you like working with people and pets? The volunteer coordinator is responsible for the recruitment, training, retention, recognition and supervision of volunteers to assist employees in the efficient running of the facility. And also manages and promotes children education and volunteer programs for the organization.  This position requires multitasking project in an organized and efficient manner. Please submit the Employment Questionnaire (doc), and Application for employment (doc) to julie@lynchburghumane.org and read our Core Values on our Mission & Vision Page. No phone calls please.

Adoption Counselor – part-time – Adoption Counselors help find the right pet for the right family and vice versa. This is a fun and fulfilling job that requires excellent customer service skills, creativity to market the pets, computer skills, and the drive to find the pets the homes they deserve. Please submit the Employment Questionnaire (doc), and Application for employment (doc) to rtaylor@lynchburghumane.org and read our Core Values on our Mission & Vision Page. No phone calls please.

Pet Care – part-time, mornings – We are seeking a hard working pet lover to care for the pets at the the Center for Pets. Our Pet Care Associates provide a clean and safe environment for the pets to live while waiting to find their new home. Pet Care Associates are responsible to feed, water, clean, and provide enrichment for all the pets in our care. Applicant must be able to lift 50 lb bags of litter/pet food and be able to bend to clean low surfaces. This is also an entry level, hourly position starting in the $8/hr range. 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.

Opportunities at our Appomattox Center:

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Opportunities at our Spay/Neuter Clinic:

LVT/LVT Student – full-time or part-time – Seeking an LVT or LVT student for our spay and neuter clinic in Evington VA. Full-time or part time schedule available. LVT students must have passed their Pharmocology course. Duties involve, but are not limited to, surgical assisting, vaccination and medication of surgical patients, patient check-in, drug log maintenance, and vaccine clinic appointments. Willingness to cross train and fill in other positions is essential. The clinic serves 7 counties surrounding Lynchburg City, accepting between 100-150 patients a week. Our small staff thrives in a fast paced environment that is dedicated to quality animal care for both shelter and public animals.

Pay and benefits are commensurate with experience and work schedule. We are regularly open Monday-Thursday, 7am-4:30pm. LVTs work only four Saturdays a year. If you are looking for a challenging position helping the pet community this might be the position for you!  Please fill out an Employment Questionnaire,   or Application for employment (doc) and email them to Reese@lynchburghumane.org.

Veterinarian – We are seeking a full time or 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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