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Career Opportunities

Animal Caretaker for Dog Kennel

Full or Part Time. Responsible for maintaining a clean, safe, and healthy environment for all dogs residing in the Shelter. Includes, cleaning, feeding, and exercising dogs. Must be able to handle and restrain large dogs, and lift and carry small to medium sized (45#) dogs. Requires physical labor associated with intensive cleaning, and the ability to bend and stoop frequently to perform duties. Must be able to lift and dump full, large garbage containers.

Contact Kate Fields at kate@hsgkc.org or 913.596.1000 ext. 101


The Humane Society of Greater Kansas City is looking for a veterinarian to work in our outpatient medical clinic at 5445 Parallel Parkway, Kansas City, KS Monday – Friday and Saturday twice a month. Full or part time. Duties also include assisting the shelter vet with shelter intake and medical cases. Prior experience in a high volume practice or animal shelter setting is a plus but would welcome a new graduate interested in shelter medicine. Must be able to communicate effectively with a wide range of clients from a variety of backgrounds. Special consideration to veterinarians who are bilingual. If you'd like to join an organization that makes a positive difference in our community every day by improving and saving the lives of owned and homeless animals in need.

Contact the VP of Clinical Services at lorna@hsgkc.org.

Front Desk Receptionist

We're in need of a part time receptionist for our Saturday clinic. Spanish speaking and medical receptionist experience a plus, but we'll train the right person. Duties include patient check in, waiting on walk in clients, patient check out, managing appointments, answering phones. This position requires patience and compassion for people and their pets. Must be flexible and able to multi-task in a fast paced environment.
Hours 8a – 5p. Possibility of filling in during week.

Resumes may be sent to:
Karen Anderson

Phone Desk

Part time position. Primary responsibilities include: assist front desk by answering phones, transferring calls to appropriate area, answering general client inquiries, schedule appointments, take orders for prescription refills, record info regarding lost and found pets. Must have the ability to sit at a workstation for extended periods. Minimum of high school diploma, attention to detail required. Must have excellent people skills.
9a – 4p, 3 days a week, some Saturdays required.

Resumes may be sent to:
Karen Anderson

Internship Opportunities

Special Events/Communications Intern

This unpaid development internship opportunity is available every semester (Fall, Spring, Summer). It will include working with the public and media on behalf of the Humane Society of Greater Kansas City under supervision of the Vice President of Development. This position requires 10-15 hours of work per week, with plenty of opportunities to fill your portfolio while having a lot of fun and flexibility at the same time!

Internship Projects

Assisting with the HSGKC PR Plan which includes:


Length of Commitment

To apply: