Employment

An IHS employee with a dogDo you love animals? Help us help them! The Idaho Humane Society, an equal opportunity employer, is looking for dedicated professionals who have a desire to make our community a better place for the animals.

The Idaho Humane Society is a community supported open-door facility that provides shelter, medical care, adoption services and much more to nearly 13,000 animals annually. Since its inception in 1945, the Idaho Humane Society has become one of the most recognized nonprofit organizations in the community and boasts some of the best adoption rates nationally.

The mission of the Idaho Humane Society is to advocate for the welfare and responsible care of animals, protect them from neglect and cruelty, and promote humane awareness of, and compassion for, all living creatures. Become a member of the team providing love, care and protection for the animals of our community.

Unless specified otherwise, please download an employment application form if you are interested in any of the jobs listed below. Email the application and a resume to jobs@idahohumanesociety.org or mail or hand deliver it to:

Jobs
c/o Idaho Humane Society
4775 Dorman St.
Boise, ID 83705

Job openings as of April 3, 2018

Veterinary Assistant or Certified Veterinary Technician (Part-time)

The purpose of this position is to assist veterinarians with patient care and treatment, monitor hospitalized pets, maintain inventory, prepare prescriptions, perform routine in-house lab work, educate clients regarding veterinary care and procedures and assist with surgical procedures. Our veterinary medical center is a fast-paced and highly productive entity that serves the public as well as the animals in the attached shelter. Employees must be team players and promote the mission of the entire organization. Weekend availability is required. Read the full job description here.

Veterinarian (Full-time)

The hospital is a full-service facility that serves both a public clientele as well as shelter-owned pets. Veterinarians are tasked with daily care of hospitalized patients, a wide variety of surgical procedures including trauma cases, gastrointestinal surgery, orthopedics, dentistry and high-volume spay and neuter. The person in this position must have the ability to see regular, urgent and emergency appointments using multiple exam rooms, educate clients on preventative health protocols, build client relationships and work well in a high-intensity practice. The ability to supervise assistants and technicians, as well as mentor and participate in the training of senior veterinary students participating in hospital preceptorship program, is a must. Read the full job description here.

Humane Education (Internship)

The selected intern will be involved in preparation, operating, and wrap-up assignments surrounding summer camps. In addition to curriculum development, participation, and data entry, the intern will oversee Jr. Camp Counselors and other camp volunteers. Volunteers, after receiving formal camp training, will report to the Humane Education Intern daily for assigned tasks. Summer camps run every other week through the summer months from 9:00am-4:30pm. A typical work week (including camps) runs Monday-Thursday, so Fridays are off. The Education Intern will have duties both during camp weeks and during off-weeks. However, the demands are much during off-weeks. Position Duration: Monday, June 4th-Friday, August 17th (End date is flexible). Read the full job description and how to apply here.