Mohawk Hudson Humane Society
Employment Opportunities

If your goal is to transform lives, we'll pay you to do it!


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We are looking for caring, reliable and hardworking individuals to join our high-performance team at Mohawk Hudson Humane Society (MHHS). We are committed to cultivating a community where all animals are Loved for Life - you can be too.

You'll do your best to take good care of animals and people we serve, and we'll do our best to take good care of you. Benefits for all MHHS employees include generous paid time off, a 403(b) retirement plan with matching employer contribution, employer-sponsored telemedicine, an Employee Assistance Program, access to national training resources and employee discounts on eligible MHHS programs and services. No-cost individual and dental insurance coverage is available for full-time employees.

MHHS is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in our hiring practices and workplace culture. We welcome candidates with non-linear and/or non-traditional career paths to apply.

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Available Positions

Vice President for Development

The Vice President for Development works closely with the CEO, VP for Shelter Operations, VP for Community Operations, and VP for Finance, and provides strategic leadership for the Marketing & Development Team. The position requires a creative individual who will work collaboratively with her/his/their team to build on current fundraising initiatives, and develop new approaches to increase support from individuals, corporations, foundations, and grants. The incumbent is a relationship builder and represents the organization onsite, at public events, and in the media. She/He/They are a brand ambassador and a standard bearer for the organization's adaptive and inclusive culture. Salary ranges from $90,000-95,000 per year, commensurate with experience.

Interested parties should email Ashley Jeffrey Bouck, CEO a cover letter and resume.

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Associate Veterinarian (full- or part-time)

Join our team (in the true sense of the word) of dedicated and dynamic veterinary professionals and help us care for the Capital District's neediest pets! Full- and part-time opportunities are available. Benefits for this position include a robust paid-time-off package, stipends for professional development and continuing education, a 403(b) retirement plan with matching employer contribution, health and dental insurance, and an Employee Assistance Program. More details are available in the linked job description.

Interested parties should complete the online form linked above.

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Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT) (full- or part-time)

The Mohawk Hudson Humane Society (MHHS) is seeking a full- or part-time Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT) to help us carry out our mission to enrich the lives of animals and the people who love them. As a key member of our veterinary team, the LVT assists in surgery and recovery, carries out laboratory duties, and provides medical care for shelter and public pets attending our clinics. The ideal candidate is a licensed veterinary technician in NYS, has strong communication and computer skills and a sense of humor, and thrives in a collaborative environment where priorities often shift quickly.

Interested parties should complete the online form linked above.

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Animal Care Associate (full- and part-time)

Animal Care Associates are key members of the operations team, and part of a talented and dynamic team of Animal Care experts. Animal Care Associates clean and feed pets, provide daily enrichment, ensure the pet's living environment is appropriately outfitted, and monitor behavioral and medical health, reporting any issues to appropriate staff. Animal Care Associates serve as our primary adoption counselors, using a conversational approach to match people and pets. Starting wage: $15.85 per hour.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. 

Interested parties should complete the online form linked above.

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Community Relations Associate (full- and part-time)

The Community Relations Associate is a key member of the operations team, and part of a talented and dynamic team of Community Relations Associates. Community Relations Associates are responsible for ensuring everyone who visits the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society (MHHS) is met with empathy and professionalism. The Community Relations Associate provides the highest standards of customer service and ensures that all company policies are followed. Additional tasks include scheduling; responding to customer questions, concerns and complaints; handling monetary transactions; and providing essential reports for accurate billing. The person in this position will regularly interact with people from a wide variety of backgrounds including politicians, law enforcement, donors, board members, adopters, low-cost services clients, and others. Starting wage: $16.70 per hour.

Interested parties should complete the online form linked above.

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