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

Clinic Veterinary Technician Team Leader/Large Animal

Community Cat Program Assistant

Community Outreach Specialist - Best Friends Visitor Center

Dog Caregiver 

Dogtown Behavior Consultant

E-commerce Operations Coordinator

Gift Shop Associate

Group Coordinator (Part-Time)

Help Desk/Desktop Support Specialist

Horse Haven Caregiver


Intern Coordinator

Kids' Camp Counselor - Seasonal Summer Job

Mixed Practice Veterinarian

No More Homeless Pets Network Events Administrative Assistant

Project Manager/Systems Engineer (Kanab preferred, remote considered)

Sanctuary Ambassador/Tour Guide

Senior Manager, Canyon Operations

Switchboard Operator - Part time

Systems Engineer III

Veterinary Technician

Veterinary Technician - Cat World

Los Angeles, CA

Administrative Specialist

Adoption Specialist

Adoption Specialist, NKLA

Animal Caregiver/Admin Assistant (night shift) - Cats

Cat Caregiver

Client Service Specialist

Dog Walking Attendant

Mobile Adoption Specialist

Overnight Technician (temporary)

Pet Caregiver, NKLA

Relief Staff Veterinarian – Adoption Center and Spay/Neuter Clinic

Relief Veterinary Technician

New York City, NY

Manager, Partnership Development

Transport Specialist

Salt Lake City, UT

Community Cat Program Coordinator (Weber County, UT)

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

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

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


Community Cat Project Assistant - Philadelphia

E-commerce Operations Coordinator

Major Gifts Officer - Chicago, IL

Major Gifts Officer - Dallas/Houston, TX

No More Homeless Pets Network Events Administrative Assistant

Project Manager/Systems Engineer (Kanab preferred, remote considered)

Strut Your Mutt Marketing Outreach Lead (Atlanta, GA)

Strut Your Mutt Marketing Outreach Lead (WDC)