Jobs and careers with animals 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 career opportunities for a wide array of professions. And everyone who comes to work here has one thing in common — we all want to help animals and work in a culture of caring people who feel the same way. No matter what your area of expertise, we may be looking for you!

Start your Best Friends job search

Discover full- and part-time job opportunities in animal care, welfare and advocacy, as well as in administration, communications, development, veterinary care, and more. We often have openings in Kanab, Utah, at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary and the Best Friends Roadhouse and Mercantile, and our lifesaving centers in cities around the country:

  • Atlanta 
  • Houston
  • Los Angeles 
  • New York City 
  • Salt Lake City
  • Remote (telecommute) positions

Browse and filter listings by location or department to find the right fit. If a position looks like it’s meant for you, and you’re talented, experienced, dedicated and kind, we welcome you to apply.

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Internship opportunities with Best Friends

Not quite ready for full-time employment, but interested in gaining experience with one of the leading animal welfare 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.

Job opportunities with our Best Friends 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 Best Friends Network is comprised of thousands of organizations committed to working together to save the lives of homeless pets. We encourage you to review employment opportunities with our Network partners, and connect with them directly for further information on particular openings.