Job Opportunities

Join Our Team!
The staff at the Yakima Humane Society strives to reflect our mission of helping pets and people. We offer a casual, but hardworking atmosphere. We value teamwork, a commitment to our mission and above all, a true passion for animals and the community.

We treat animals kindly and compassionately at all times. We serve the public in a prompt and friendly manner and we treat every co-worker with respect and value working as a team. Most importantly, we enjoy the fact that we are doing something important that makes difference in our community.

If this sounds like the right place for you, check below for our current list of job openings and download an application.

Download an Employment Application or pick one up at our Adoption Center. Employment Applications, Resume and Cover letter may be faxed to (509) 457-6919, emailed to, mailed or delivered to Yakima Humane Society, 2405 West Birchfield Road, Yakima, WA 98901.

To give us the best and most complete information from which to evaluate your qualifications, please send us a completed application and resume along with a cover letter describing why you are a good fit for this position and our organization. Incomplete submissions will not be considered. No phone calls please.

Full-time positions are eligible for dental, vision and life insurance after 90 days (we pay 80% of the premiums), seven paid holidays and a generous paid time off plan. We also offer automatic payroll deposits, training opportunities, employee discounts on merchandise and limited veterinary services.

Current Openings
Join an energetic and compassionate team dedicated to improving the lives of pets. Yakima Humane Society is proud to be opening the first spay & neuter clinic in Yakima County to help community pets and the people who love them. We are following the internationally recognized Humane Alliance model to guarantee the highest standards of high volume and high quality surgical care.

Spay & Neuter Clinic Positions:
         •  Clinic Manager, LVT
         •  Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT)
         •  Veterinary Assistant
         •  Office Assistant

Adoption Center Positions:
         •  Animal Control Officer

For Future Consideration
Although the positions listed below are not currently available, we are ALWAYS accepting application for future consideration - so don't hesitate to apply!

         •  Animal Care Technician