Employment and Specialized Volunteer Opportunities

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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. Must be 18 years of age to apply.


 

Pet Care Associate full time and part time positions   
We are seeking hardworking pet lovers to help care for the pets.  Candidate must be able to multitask and have great time management skills. Must be able to work with dogs and cats. Must be able to stand and move around for long periods of time, bend, and lift large bags of dog food. The pet care associate position is responsible for making sure the pets have a clean and healthy environment while they are in our care. Must be willing to work weekends and holidays. Starting salary is $10/hr.    If you want to be part of a progressive, life-saving organization, please fill out or application for employment  and read our Core Values on our Mission & Vision Page, no phone calls please.


Pet Help Associate full time and part time positions 
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.  Must be willing to work weekends and holidays. Starting salary is $10/hr.   If you want to be part of a progressive, life-saving organization please fill out or application for employment  and read our Core Values on our Mission & Vision Page, no phone calls please.


Adoption Counselor – full time and part time positions 
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. Must be willing to work weekends and holidays. Starting salary is $10/hr.  If you want to be part of a progressive, life-saving organization, please fill out or application for employment  and read our Core Values on our Mission & Vision Page, no phone calls please.


Opportunities at our Spay/Neuter Clinic:

Veterinarian –  Full Time or Part Time 

The Lynchburg Humane Society’s spay/neuter clinic provides high quality/high volume spay/neuter services to the public and other shelters regionally.  We also provide wellness services.  This is an exciting time and opportunity for a veterinarian to come onboard with our nationally recognized team.  

You will 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.

  • This position will work 1-5 days per week Monday through Friday performing high quality spay/neuter surgeries and wellness and dental or shelter medicine.. 
  • You will be trained and supported throughout building skills and efficiency 
  • You must have a willingness to do what it takes to fulfill our mission of 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.  
  • You must be able to operate within our core values.
  • Must have an active license to practice veterinary medicine in Virginia or ability to obtain a Virginia license.
  • Ability to perform on average, 35 spay/neuter surgeries per day.  (If that is not a present skill, must have the ability and drive to work toward and succeed in that goal).
  • Ability to obtain a DEA license. 
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment. 

Your employment with Lynchburg Humane will include

  • Competitive pay
  • Benefits for full-time employment include:
  • PTO
  • Paid holidays
  • CE reimbursement
  • License  fee reimbursement
  • Retirement IRA plan
  • Convenient schedule (Typically Monday-Friday, no evenings)

 New graduates are welcome to apply.

If you want to be part of a progressive, life-saving organization please submit your resume, and send to [email protected], fill out our application for employment here and read our Core Values on our Mission & Vision Page, no phone calls please. 


LVT or student enrolled in LVT school, full-time and part-time positions

Our clinic serves between 125-300 patients per week.  Our staff thrives in a fast paced environment that is dedicated to quality care for both shelter and owned animals.  This is a team oriented environment where 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. Salary dependent on experience.

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 7:00a-5:00p.  We may work 6 Fridays/Saturdays a YEAR.  No Nights and No weekends.  If you want to be part of a progressive, life-saving organization please submit your resume, and send to [email protected], fill out our application for employment here and read our Core Values on our Mission & Vision Page, no phone calls please. This position starts at $10.00 per hour and has benefits.  



Full Time Transport Driver

Lynchburg Humane Society’s South Central 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.  

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 7:00a-5:00p.  We may work 6 Fridays/Saturdays a YEAR.  No Nights and No weekends.  If you want to be part of a progressive, life-saving organization please submit your resume, and send to [email protected], fill out our application for employment here and read our Core Values on our Mission & Vision Page, no phone calls please. This position starts at $10.00 per hour and has benefits.