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

Animal Area Volunteer Coordinator - Dogtown

Clinic Veterinary Technician

Clinic Veterinary Technician Team Leader

Dog Trainer

Estate Administrator

Horse Caregiver

Mixed Practice Veterinarian

Software Engineer II

Staff Veterinarian

Veterinary Technician Floor Supervisor

Volunteer Specialist

Los Angeles, CA

Adoption Center Veterinarian (Full or Part-Time)

Adoption Specialist - NKLA

Dog Caregiver (temporary)

Foster Program Coordinator

Pet Admissions Lead

Pet Admissions Specialist

Planned Giving Officer

Relief Staff Veterinarian – Adoption Center and Spay/Neuter Clinic

Relief Veterinary Technician

New York City, NY

Human Resources and Finance Administrator

Major Gifts Officer

Salt Lake City, UT

Veterinarian - Spay/Neuter Clinic (South Ogden, UT)

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

Veterinary Technician - Spay/Neuter Clinic (Orem, UT)


Community Cat Program Coordinator - Washington County, UT (Temporary)

Major Gifts Officer - Chicago, IL

Major Gifts Officer - Houston/Dallas, TX