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Career Opportunities

Part time – Kennel Caretaker

Responsible for maintaining a clean, safe, and healthy environment for all dogs residing in the Shelter. Oversees the daily care of dogs, including: feeding, cleaning, exercising, and administering medications as needed. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with frequent interruptions.

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. Need the ability to handle and restrain large dogs, and lift and carry small to medium (45#) sized dogs.

Schedule – flexible. Some weekends required.

If interested, please email Kate Fields.

Internship Opportunities

Veterinary and Vet Tech Students: Preceptorship or Externship Experiences

The Humane Society of Greater Kansas City welcomes veterinary and vet tech students for their preceptorship or externship experiences. Students should expect to participate alongside veterinarians and staff in our outpatient care clinic which serves a low income public clientele as well as our own shelter population and the shelter population of the KCK municipal animal control facility. DVM student externs will have opportunities to practice clinical and shelter medicine and technician students will have opportunities to practice clinical and surgical support duties. DVM students undergoing their clinical rotations, and who are previously prepared, will have some opportunities to perform spay/neuter surgery under supervision. Interested students should email Dr. Sandra Walker.

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: