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:

Pet Care Associate – part-time- We are seeking an energetic, responsible animal lover that is comfortable working within a fast-paced team environment.  Responsibilities include maintaining a healthy, clean, safe and pleasant environment for the pets in our care.  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:

Transport driver/kennel/vet assistant – full-time Lynchburg Humane Society’s spay neuter clinic in Evington, Virginia is looking to hire a full-time transport driver/kennel-vet assistant position.  We are seeking someone that loves cats and dogs and is comfortable handling many breeds under stress and in new and challenging situations.  You must also love to interact with pet owners in a positive and informative manner and be able to communicate medical information to the owners, collect money and be helpful with animal care questions.  You will need to have a clean driving record and be able to maneuver a large van in and out of tight spaces and garages while maintaining the safety of the animals.  You must be prompt to work, organized, be able to handle money, become familiar with animal care instructions, be clean and smile.  You are the traveling face of the clinic and you will be interacting with other rescue organizations along with other pet owners/adopters.  If you think you are the right candidate for this position, please submit the Employment Questionnaire and Application to following to Reese@lynchburghumane.org and read our Core Values on our Mission & Vision Page, no phone calls please. Employment Questionnaire (doc),    Application for employment (doc)


This is a FULL TIME with benefits position that has a FOUR (4) DAY WORK WEEK.  We typically work Monday through Thursday.  The transport driver will need to have the flexibility to occasionally work 6:15am to 6:00pm.  The typical schedule is 6:45-4:45.  We work 6 Saturdays a YEAR.  No Nights and No weekends.  Please see attached job description.  Interested candidates should fill out the application and questionnaire and send to reese@lynchburghumane.org

LVT/LVT Student – full-time or part-time 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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