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 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.

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

Business Intelligence Software Engineer III

Cat Caregiver

Community Cat Program Assistant

Dogtown Behavior Consultant

Dogtown Behavior Consultant Team Lead

General Construction & Labor

Group Coordinator (part time)

Help Desk/Desktop Support Specialist


Inventory Coordinator

Mixed Practice Veterinarian

Project Manager/Systems Engineer

Rabbit Caregiver

Rabbit Caregiver Team Leader

Senior Manager, Canyon Operations

Veterinary Technician - Cat World

Veterinary Technician - Clinic

Veterinary Technician - Clinic Team Leader

Veterinary Technician - Horse Haven

Los Angeles, CA

Adoptions Manager

Cat Caregiver

Dog Behavior Specialist

Dog Caregiver

Lead Dog Caregiver

Pet Caregiver, NKLA

Registered Veterinary Technician

Relief Staff Veterinarian – Adoption Center and Spay/Neuter Clinic

Relief Veterinary Technician

Wellness Veterinarian

New York City, NY

Administrative Coordinator

Adoption Specialist (Temporary, Full-Time)

Major Gifts Officer

National Events Specialist

Veterinarian - Adoption Program (Part-Time)

Salt Lake City, UT

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

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


Business Intelligence Software Engineer III

Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations (Telecommute)

Major Gifts Officer - (Florida based telecommute)

Project Manager/Systems Engineer

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.