Jobs and careers with animals 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!

Nearly 5,500 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, Salt Lake City or Atlanta. 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.

Current full- and part-time, and remote (telecommuting), positions working with pets

Kanab, Utah

Accounting Clerk

Cat Caregiver

Community Cat Program Assistant/Cat Caregiver

Dog Caregiver

Dogtown Behavior Consultant

General Landscape Worker (seasonal)

Horse Haven Caregiver

Housekeeper

Human Resources Generalist

Kitten Nursery Caregiver

Manager of Accounting

Office Coordinator - Horse Haven

Parrot Caregiver

Restaurant Co-Worker (Full Time Temporary)

Sanctuary Ambassador/Tour Guide

Seasonal Dogtown Heights Support

Veterinary Technician - Clinic

Veterinary Technician - Dogtown

Los Angeles, California

Overnight Caregiver, NKLA

Relief Staff Veterinarian – Adoption Center and Spay/Neuter Clinic

Relief Veterinary Technician

Salt Lake City, Utah

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

New York City, New York

Animal Caregiver and Transporter

Pet Adoption Center Manager

Atlanta, Georgia

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Regional

Corporate Partnerships Development Manager

No More Homeless Pets Network Specialist

Strut Your Mutt Marketing Outreach Leads

Austin, Texas

Houston, Texas

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Phoenix, Arizona

San Fancisco, California

Washington, DC Metro area

Animal 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.

Animal rescue and shelter 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 1,800 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.