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

Clinic Veterinary Technician Team Leader/Large Animal

Community Cat Program Assistant

Dog Caregiver 

Dogtown Behavior Consultant

General Landscape Worker (seasonal)

Group Coordinator (Part-Time)

Horse Haven Caregiver

Kitten Nursery Caregiver


Mixed Practice Veterinarian

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

Rabbit Caregiver

Sanctuary Ambassador/Tour Guide

Senior Manager, Canyon Operations

Veterinary Technician

Veterinary Technician - Horse Haven

Volunteer Specialist

Los Angeles, CA

Adoption Specialist

Cat Caregiver

Client Service Specialist

Dog Caregiver

Mobile Adoption Specialist

Overnight Caregiver, NKLA

Pet Admissions Specialist

Registered Veterinary Technician

Relief Staff Veterinarian – Adoption Center and Spay/Neuter Clinic

Relief Veterinary Technician

Wellness Veterinarian

New York City, NY

Manager, Partnership Development

Marketing Specialist - Temporary

Salt Lake City, UT

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

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

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

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


Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations (Telecommute)

Major Gifts Officer - Chicago, IL

Major Gifts Officer - Dallas/Houston, TX

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

Strut Your Mutt Marketing Outreach Lead (WDC)