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:

Animal Care – Part-time – We are seeking energetic pet lovers that are comfortable working within a fast paced environment.    Responsibilities are to maintain a healthy, clean, safe and pleasant environment for the animals in our care.  We are looking for a responsible, energetic, hard working person with pleasant demeanor when interacting with the public, willing to work weekends and some holidays. This is an entry level hourly position in the $8 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.

Licensed Vet Tech – part-time  – We are seeking a licensed vet tech or (currently enrolled vet tech student who has successfully passed their pharmacology courses) to work in our medical department.  Duties include assisting our veterinarians with surgery, medicating pets, assisting our veterinarians with exams and procedures, caring for the sick and injured pets, working with all departments to communicate and ensure the pets are getting the proper care.   Successful candidate must be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, multi-tasking and learning our computer software.  No phone calls please, we will be in touch with those applicants who we are interested in interviewing. Please submit the Employment Questionnaire and Application to following to Jill@lynchburghumane.org and read our Core Values on our Mission & Vision Page, no phone calls please. Employment Questionnaire (doc),    Application for employment (doc)

Opportunities at our Appomattox Center:

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Opportunities at our Spay/Neuter Clinic:

Receptionist – Our Spay Neuter Clinic in Evington, Virginia has an awesome opportunity for a spunky, super cheerful, people and animal lover to be the face of the clinic.  You will greet everyone that walks in and send them off with instructions on how to best take care of their pets after surgery.  YOU are the first and last impression of the clinic and we would love you to be neat—overly neat, detail oriented, computer proficient, have money handling experience, have the ability to talk to people in person and on the phone, be able to take a monthly inventory, love the crazy and thrive on being busy and be dedicated to animals and realize that spay/neuter is the best option for the overpopulation and health of cats and dogs. This is a FULL TIME with benefits position that has a FOUR(4) DAY WORK WEEK.  We work Monday through Thursday 6:45-4:45(typically).  We work 6 Saturdays a year!! No nights!! No weekends!! If you feel that you would be a good candidate, please submit the Employment Questionnaire,   or  Application for employment (doc) and email them to Reese@lynchburghumane.org

Medical Associate – We perform approximately 35 surgeries per day 4 days per week. This translates to someone that has the ability to work from 7:00am until 3:00-5:00pm Monday through Thursday but be flexible based on surgery schedule. This is approximately 36 hours per week at a starting pay of $8 per hour. You will perform many functions such as checking in dogs and cats, prepping animals for surgery, cleaning cages, laundry, cleaning the building (sweeping, mopping, bathrooms, etc)  cleaning up after the pets, front office computer duties, preparing vaccines, and administering microchips.
If you feel that you would be a good candidate, please submit the Employment Questionnaire,   or  Application for employment (doc) and email them to Reese@lynchburghumane.org

The Lynchburg Humane Society’s Spay/Neuter Clinic is seekingfull time or part time LVT/ LVT student. Our Humane Alliance affiliated clinic serves 7 counties surrounding the Greater Lynchburg City area, accepting between 125-300 patients a week.  Our distinguished, award winning 2 doctor led staff thrives in a fast paced environment that is dedicated to quality animal care for both shelter and owned animals. This is a team oriented environment where a positive attitude, flexible thinking and competent animal handling skills are a must. Our core values focus on a staff that is able to have fun while accomplishing goals in an effective, highly functioning clinic environment. Duties involved, but are not limited to, surgical assisting, vaccination and medication of surgical patients, patient check-in, drug log maintenance, staff training and vaccine clinic appointments. We are willing to train the right candidate. Students must have passed their Pharmacology course to be considered. Requirements – basic computer skills,  ability to stand,  walk, stoop, kneel, SIT and crouch for extended periods of time, as well as the ability to manipulate up to 40 pounds, must be willing to work 6 Saturdays out of the year.  Benefits: Four day work week, no evenings (M-TH), Paid Time Off, Retirement package, Paid Holidays, Pet care discounts for services offered, Health insurance (full time position only),  CE allowance and license fees (full time position only)   Please fill out an Employment Questionnaire,   or Application for employment (doc) and email them to Reese@lynchburghumane.org.

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