HSHC Careers

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Our Story

The Humane Society for Hamilton County (HSHC) is a not-for-profit 501 (c)(3) charitable organization and one of the only open-admission, truly no-kill shelter in the country.  We serve as both the animal control facility and Humane Society for Hamilton County.

Please watch and learn more about us…then let us know if you want to be a part of our life-saving work.

Pets, Perks & Paychecks

Ours is a casual work environment where you will be surrounded by unconditional love every moment of the day.  HSHC offers full-time employees a complete benefits package after 90 days of employment including medical, dental and generous paid time off and vacation benefits upon eligibility.  Our employees also receive a significant discount on vaccines, medications, preventative care and lab work for their personal pets!

Please make sure you review the job requirements listed before applying. Once your application has been submitted, it will be reviewed by the hiring manager, and they will contact you if you’re a good fit for an open position.  All applications are kept on file for six months.

So if you would like to make a direct impact on giving over 3,100 animals each year the chance to live, love, and be loved…whatever it takes...then we want to hear from you!

HSHC is currently accepting applications for the following positions:
Animal Care, Kennel
Customer Service
Cattery Attendant
Foster Program Manager
Foster Coordinator
Kennel or Cattery Coordinator

Applicant Guidelines


You must be 18 years of age or older.


You must have reliable transportation to and from the shelter.

Drug Tested

You must pass a pre-employment drug screen (this may be a condition of continuing employment as well).

Fit for Duty

You must be able to work around cats and dogs (allergies should be controlled) and able to lift a minimum of 40 lbs (if required for your job).

Love & Let Live

Every animal deserves a second chance at love — and life. We invite you to be part of the solution and give back to the animals who give us so much.