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!

Not quite ready for full-time employment, but interested in gaining hands-on animal welfare experience? Check out our amazing internship opportunities. You can get up close and personal with the animals and learn from our dedicated caregivers.

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 shelter 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

Clinic Receptionist

Clinic Veterinary Tech - Tier 2

Clinic Veterinary Technician Team Leader

Coordinator - NMHP Network Data and Operations

Dog Trainer

General Labor and Construction Worker

General Landscape Worker

Gift Shop Associate (part time)

Marketing Specialist - Sanctuary

Network Engineer

Sanctuary Ambassador/Tour Guide

Sanctuary Volunteer Specialist - Team Lead

Staff Veterinarian

Veterinary Technician Floor Supervisor

Los Angeles, CA

Cat Caregiver

NKLA Manager

Nursery Lead

Overnight Caregiver

Pet Admissions Specialist

Relief Staff Veterinarian – Adoption Center and Spay/Neuter Clinic

Relief Veterinary Technician

Veterinary Technician Assistant (Part-Time)

Volunteer Specialist

New York City, NY

Major Gifts Officer

Salt Lake City, UT

No current open positions


Community Cat Project Assistant - Philadelphia

Community Cat Project Coordinator - Tucson

Coordinator - NMHP Network Data and Operations

Development Manager - Workplace Campaigns

Digital Fundraising Manager