Current job openings at our Sanctuary and across the country

Do you love animals? Would you dedicate your career to saving the lives of homeless pets? Best Friends Animal Society has a variety of career openings for people in a wide array of professions. And everyone who comes to work here has one thing in common — that we all want to help animals and work in a community of caring people who feel the same way. We offer career positions in animal care, welfare and advocacy, as well as in administration, communications, development, veterinary care, and more. No matter what your area of expertise, we may be looking for you!

More than 9,000 dogs and cats are killed in animal shelters across the country every single day. But together, we can Save Them All. Read on to learn more. 

Animal rescue jobs with Best Friends

Scroll down to see current job openings at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, the nation’s largest no-kill sanctuary for companion animals, set in Utah’s gorgeous red rock canyons. You also can apply for a job with Best Friends’ programs in Los Angeles, New York City or Salt Lake City. We also have remote positions around the country. If one of these positions sounds like it’s meant for you, and you’re talented, experienced, dedicated and kind, we welcome your application.

Kanab, UT

Cat Caregiver

Community Cat Program Assistant

Dogtown Behavior Consultant

General Labor & Construction

Group Coordinator (on-call)

Group Coordinator (part-time)

Help Desk/Desktop Support Specialist

Irrigation Specialist

On Site Learning Coordinator

Rabbit Caregiver

Restaurant Co-worker

Sanctuary Ambassador/Tour Guide

Veterinary Pharmacy Supervisor

Veterinary Technician - Cat World

Veterinary Technician - Clinic

Veterinary Technician - Dogtown

​Veterinary Technician - Evening/Overnight

Los Angeles, CA

​Cat Caregiver (temporary)

Lead Shelter Outreach Coordinator

Pet Caregiver, NKLA (part-time)

Relief Staff Veterinarian – Adoption Center and Spay/Neuter Clinic

Relief Veterinary Technician

Salt Lake City, UT

Veterinary Technician - Spay/Neuter Clinic (South Ogden, UT)

New York City, NY

Adoption Specialist

Animal Caregiver and Transporter

Kitten Nursery Caregiver

Overnight Caregiver

Pet Caregiver

Pet Caregiver Lead

Receptionist, Pet Adoption Center

Veterinarian - Adoption Program (Part-Time)

Veterinary Technician

Atlanta, GA

Adoption Specialist (part-time)

Pet Caregiver (part-time)

Registered Veterinary Technician

Veterinary Technician Assistant


Social Media Community Manager

Internship opportunities at Best Friends Animal Society

Not quite ready for full-time employment, but interested in gaining experience in the animal welfare industry with one of the leading organizations? Check out our amazing internship opportunities. You can get up close and personal with the animals by learning from our dedicated caregivers. Or work alongside our marketing team, planning and promoting our national events.

Employment opportunities with our Network partners

Best Friends Animal Society firmly believes that working together with local shelters and rescue organizations is the key to ending the killing in our nation's shelters. Our No More Homeless Pets Network is comprised of over 1,500 organizations committed to working together to save the lives of homeless pets. We encourage you to review their current employment opportunities here, and please follow the instructions to connect with them directly for further information on particular openings.