Does your job reward you with the unconditional love of animals? What about the joy of helping provide food, shelter, care and comfort to hundreds of pets waiting to find their second chance at life? 

“I get to interact with animals every day. And, I make sure to let them know that someone cares about them. ”
Patti Powell,
Kennel Technician

If you have a great love of animals and a concern for their well being, you’ll find yourself right at home at the Hinsdale Humane Society.  At HHS, we are united in our mission, cause, and passion for animals.  And, we welcome you to join us!

At Hinsdale Humane Society we offer a friendly, professional environment, medical benefits, holiday pay, paid time off and 401K plans to full time employees. HHS is an equal opportunity employer. Pre-employment background and drug screening are required.


HHS Internship for College Undergraduates

The Jordan Crist Memorial Externship for Veterinary Students

Open Positions

Animal Care / Adoption Counselor

  • Animal Care Technician
    Hours: weekdays from 9-1.  
    Starting salary $12/hr  

    Hinsdale Humane Society is looking for a detail oriented, hard working, compassionate individual to assist in daily kennel cleaning and feeding. Candidate must be 18 years or older, able to lift 50 lbs and be comfortable working with cats and dogs of all sizes, breeds, etc. Experience working in kennels preferred, but not required.
  • Pet Adoption Counselor
    Hours:   Friday, 10-6:30, Sat/Sun 8-5
    Salary:  $12/hr

    Hinsdale Humane Society is looking for caring, compassionate individuals with excellent communication and customer service skills to assist in the daily care/cleaning of animals and interviewing of potential adopters in finding the right match for each family and pet.

    Hard working, dedicated individuals must be able to empathize with a wide variety of family situations, advocate for our adoptable pets and educate clients about appropriate animal care.

    Experience working with animals is beneficial but not required.

    Candidates must be 18 years or older and comfortable working in a hands-on environment with cats and dogs of all sizes and breeds.
  • Veterinary Technician

    Hinsdale Humane Society has moved to a new facility with a small surgical clinic, so we are looking for a Part Time VT to help in our shelter. Position entails assisting with spay/neuter, post op care and general rounds. As we are a shelter, there is ALWAYS something new walking in our door, so someone who thinks quickly on their feet is important. Shifts will  be primarily weekday mornings with the possibility an occasional weekend thrown in.  Starting pay will be $16/hour.  

Interested parties can contact the Operations Director at info@hinsdalehumanesociety.org or by phone at 630.323.5637.

To obtain an Employment Application, or to submit a resume, email info@hinsdalehumanesociety.org or apply in person at Hinsdale Humane Society, 21 Salt Creek Lane, Hinsdale, IL. For shelter hours and directions call 630-323-5630.

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Hinsdale Humane Society

Attn: Human Resources
21 Salt Creek Lane
Hinsdale, IL. 60521

Phone: 630-323-5630
Email: Operations@hinsdalehumanesociety.org