Employment

Employment

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.

Internships

HHS Internship for College Undergraduates

The Jordan Crist Memorial Externship for Veterinary Students

Open Positions

To apply, please email your resume to the email address listed in the open job description below AND complete our survey.

Animal Care / Adoption Counselor

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.
Job Type: Part-time
Salary: $12.00 /hour
Please email your resume to our Operations Director.

Veterinary Technician

Hinsdale Humane Society is seeking apart-time Certified Veterinary Technician to join our veterinary team in our on-site clinic.
The candidate should be a highly-motivated, enthusiastic, self-starter with a professional attitude. The candidate would be responsible for oversight of all surgical patients, assisting the staff veterinarian with perioperative care of patients. Surgeries will include spays and neuters as well as any additional procedures required to prepare pets for adoption at the shelter. Candidates will also assist with all other medical procedures, examinations, and laboratory testing.

Job Type: Part-time, 20 hours per week
Salary: Starting pay rate in line with experience level

Required Skills:

  • Must have reliable transportation to and from work
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds consistently
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Must have effective communication skills
  • Must be able to sit or stand for eight or more hours a day
  • Must know veterinary medical concepts including but not limited to vaccine protocols, surgical prep and anesthetic monitoring
  • Must have knowledge of controlled substance regulations
  • Must be skilled in intubation, IV catheter placement, IV access, blood draws, and drug calculations
  • Occasional weekend work required

Position reports to the Medical Director, Dr. Kristin Tvrdik, DVM. Please email your resume to Dr. Tvrdik.

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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