Who We Are



If your goal is to help animals, we'll pay you to do it! The Mohawk Hudson Humane Society has been providing shelter for lost, abused and unwanted animals since 1887. We are looking for caring, reliable and hardworking individuals to join our high-performance team. We are committed to enriching the lives of pets and people who love them - you can be too.

You'll do your best to take good care of the animals and people we serve and we'll do our best to take good care of you. Benefits for full-time employees include no-cost individual health insurance coverage, paid time off and a 403(b) retirement plan.

To apply for a position, please send a resume and letter of interest (with title of position for which you are applying) to:

Mohawk Hudson Humane Society
Attn: Careers
3 Oakland Ave
Menands, NY 12204
Or by email




Vice President for Development

The Mohawk Hudson Humane Society is seeking an experienced and creative Vice President for Development. The Vice President for Development will work closely with the CEO, providing strategic leadership to the Marketing and Development Team, working collaboratively to build on current fundraising initiatives, and develop new approaches to increase support from individuals, corporations, foundations, and grants. The successful candidate will be an ethical and personable relationship builder, and will represent the organization onsite, at public events, and in the media. She/He/They will be a brand ambassador and a standard bearer for the organization’s adaptive and inclusive culture.

Founded in 1887, the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society (MHHS) is the largest animal protection organization in New York's Capital Region, serving Albany, Rensselaer and surrounding counties. In addition to providing shelter and care for stray, abused, and unwanted animals, MHHS provides an array of services for animals and their caregivers including low-cost spay/neuter and wellness services, vaccination and microchip clinics, stray housing, dog training, a pet food pantry, and humane education programming. MHHS operates two clinics; one in Saratoga and one at the headquarter location in Menands, in a newly-constructed state-of-the-art facility that opened in 2017.

The MHHS is located in the Capital Region, home to the New York State government and a burgeoning tech industry. More than 20 local colleges and universities contribute to educational, cultural, and recreational diversity. Quality of life is enhanced by several local farmers' markets; music and the arts; and beautiful and historic downtown architecture. MHHS is situated in driving or rail proximity to New York City, Boston (both approximately 2.5 hours), and Montreal (3.5 hours). Rich arts and cultural as well as outdoor experiences are also found nearby in The Berkshires, The Adirondacks, Lake Placid, Williamstown, Cooperstown, and Saratoga Springs.

Please see the full job description for more detail. If you are interested in applying, submit your cover letter and resume by email