Join Our Dedicated and Talented Team!

Do you have a passion for animals, hard work, and providing great customer service? Although we may not always have immediate openings for every position, we are always looking for great people to join our team at Seattle Humane. We always accept applications!

Download an employment application or pick one up at our campus. Employment applications may be faxed to (425) 747-2985, or, emailed to

To give us the best and most complete information from which to evaluate your qualifications, please send us your resume and a completed employment application. If you are interested in more than one position, please prioritize your interests. Due to the number of applications we receive, we cannot respond to every inquiry. No phone calls please.

Currently Accepting Applications For:

Community Outreach Coordinator

Do you have a passion for serving your community? If so, our Community Outreach Coordinator position may be just the opportunity you are looking for! This position manages outreach programs, such as our Pet Project and our Pet Food Bank, that play a vital role in keeping pets in the loving homes of their owners. These programs are highly volunteer-driven, so the ideal candidate must have experience with overseeing and motivating volunteers or similar workgroups. Other keys to success include exceptional organizational skills, a proven knack for project management, an ability to work with individuals from a variety of backgrounds, and familiarity with basic companion animal husbandry. Veterinary experience and/or experience working with underserved populations will get you a paw up on the competition!

Dog Training Instructor

Seattle Humane’s new shelter is open and we are seeking a Dog Training Instructor! The Dog Training Instructor is responsible for developing and implementing public dog training classes at Seattle Humane. The Dog Trainer designs and implements six-week training curriculum, including homework, for customers and their dogs using positive reinforcement techniques and clicker training. Must have one year of experience working as a professional dog trainer using force-free techniques based on current scientific knowledge of learning theory.  Ideal candidates own and operate a private, licensed, and insured dog training business. To apply click here:



For Future Consideration

(Though the below positions are not currently available, we ALWAYS accept applications for future consideration - so don't hesitate to apply!)  

Adoption Advisor

If you are a people-person who would love to help animals find a home of their own, this position may be just right for you! The Adoption Advisor is responsible for working with the public to match the appropriate animal to the interested applicant.  Your role will be to educate and assist our very special customers so they go home with their new best friend.  Customer service experience and animal handling background will put you ahead of the pack! 

Animal Care Assistant

Here at Seattle Humane, we care for hundreds of fabulous felines and cute canines every day and each one requires care tailored to their needs. From feeding and cleaning to grooming and moving, an Animal Care Assistant’s job is fast-paced and fun. Not only do you get to work with amazing cats and dogs, but you get to work with the best darn people around- our volunteers! Animal Care Assistants are the glue that keeps the shelter running so if you're motivated, hard-working, and interested in animal care, apply today! THis is a part-time position, shifts require at least one weekend day.



Our Benefits

All positions include training opportunities, an employee assistance program for all employees and their families, employee discounts on merchandise and limited veterinary services. Optional: tax shelter annuity, supplemental insurance coverage and credit union membership. Full time positions are eligible for our benefits marketplace (SH pays a generous monthly amount towards these benefits), ten paid holidays and a generous paid time off plan. 

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Frida blossomed into a social butterfly. She now loves going to the park and snuggling. She has filled my heart with happiness since adopting her almost two years ago!