Humane Society Jobs Available

Proud recipient of Hawaii Business Magazine’s “Hawaii’s Best Places to Work,” the nonprofit Hawaiian Humane Society has these positions available. The organization has a staff of 85 professionals and experts in their field and more than 600 regular volunteers. All positions require a passion for animals and people, compassionate public service, excellent communications and computer skills, high-performance efficiency, a clean driving record and no limitations in working with animals. No phone calls and must be available for in-person interview.  Requires flexible schedule including weekends and holidays.

Field Services Manager – Full Time
Seeking manager to oversee animal rescues, investigations and enforcement of animal laws. Looking for a strategic thinker with the ability to understand and articular a clear vision, set goals and performance expectations and provide ongoing and constructive feedback. This position also requires excellent communications skills in working with a broad spectrum of people on responsible pet ownership and animal issues in the community. Must have flexible schedule and strong conflict resolution skills. Minimum of two years of supervisory experience required. Management in law enforcement and/or animal welfare experience preferred. Must be able to qualify for HPD deputization. Valid driver license and a clean driving record required. Salary will be commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits. Submit a resume along with a cover letter to 

Humane Investigator – Full Time
Seeking professional to handle animal rescues, investigations and enforcement of animal laws. Must be compassionate towards animals and excellent in working with a broad spectrum of people on responsible pet ownership and animal issues in the community. Excellent communication and computer skills, meticulous report writing and documentation are required. Must be able to work independently with strong investigative skills. Experience with animals is a plus. Must be available for day, night, and weekend shifts in high-paced environments and able to qualify for HPD deputization. Experience as a case worker, social services, law enforcement and mediation are helpful. Valid driver license and a clean driving record required. Email resumes

Operations Volunteer Coordinator – Full Time
Seeking a highly effective communicator, trainer and multi-tasker with excellent interpersonal skills to provide hands-on training and orientation to volunteers who assist at the shelter. Must have demonstrated leadership in working effectively with a wide variety of publics and interfacing with departments for success. Responsible for scheduling, continuing education and training, program assessment and development with the overall goal of increasing retention and creating a quality experience for volunteers. Volunteer management, leadership, training or education background is preferred with a bachelor’s degree in any field. Must be able to lift 50 pounds as job is physical with outdoor, hands-on work with animals. Email resumes to

Youth Programs Coordinator - Full Time
Supports the Society’s education initiatives and community relations activities including: student education programs, in-school and community presentations, student service learning projects, shelter visits and education programs, curriculum support, and Society and education events. Must have at least two years of experience as a professional or volunteer in youth education. Experience in humane education or motivational speaking a plus. Strong presentation, verbal, computer and written skills required. Must have a clean driving abstract and vehicle. Submit resume to

Event Assistant – Part Time
Seeking part-time, temporary event assistant to provide support for the Society’s biggest fundraiser of the year. Looking for a team recruiter to engage companies and individual teams in the annual October charity walk. Must have strong inter-personal, relationship building, phone and presentation skills and be a self-starter who is passionate about animal welfare. Must have strong office skills to assist in event logistics and be proficient on MS Office programs especially Excel, Word and Power Point. Must have a valid driver’s license, clean driving record and able to perform physically rigorous work for event set up. Send resumes to

Database Coordinator –  Full Time
Full-time position maintaining the Raiser’s Edge database, processing donations and producing timely acknowledgements, creating regular and ad hoc reports and data files, developing and managing online donation forms and transactions and leading training efforts to maximize efficiencies for all Development Department staff and volunteers.  Must be highly organized with strong critical thinking and analytical skills and the ability to meet deadlines while maintaining superior attention to detail.  Proficiency in Raiser’s Edge and Microsoft Suite required.  Experience with Blackbaud NetCommunity preferred. Send cover letter and resume to

Veterinary Technician – Full Time
Performs assessments, selection, and healthcare of all animals and provides technical support for veterinary services including sterilization surgeries and medical treatment. General handling and knowledge of variety of animal species, behaviors, general physical needs, common diseases, and medical conditions. General knowledge of routine veterinary needs of variety of animal species and ability to perform routine and emergency treatment. General knowledge of veterinary surgical operations, monitoring, preparation, and equipment including drugs and instruments. Customer service skills including telephone operation and etiquette. Clear and legible writing skills. Ability to work under pressure and without direct supervision. Knowledge of computer input skills. Weekends, evenings and holidays included. Must have experience as a veterinary technician. Must agree with and be committed to Society goals, objectives, and programs. Email your resume to

Adoptions Representative – Part Time
Rehomes adoptions animals by facilitating successful matches of people and pets.  Assists public with lost and found services, sales of dog licensing and other retail sales. Position serves as adoptions advisor, off-site adoptions support, pet lost and found assistance, and customer care. Must be self-motivated and able to work independently, while as a team with proven communication, collaboration and customer service. Must be able to maintain professionalism, composure and compassion in emotionally charged situations and able to resolve conflicts effectively. Must be able to perform physically rigorous work, stand for long periods of time and able to lift 50 pounds. Driver’s license and clean driving record required. Must be available of weekends and holidays. Email resumes to

Animal Caregiver – Part Time
An energetic individual needed for physically rigorous work caring, cleaning and feeding all types of animals. Must be able to work outdoors and lift and carry 50 pounds. Must have no limitations in handling or working with all animals. Email your resume to

Community Relations Internship
Gain valuable field experience in a variety of Community Relations departments, including Education, Public Relations, Advocacy, Journalism, Event Planning and Administration. Must love people as much as animals and be comfortable with computer and phone work. Email resume to´╗┐. Must be available for an in-person interview. This is an unpaid internship. Check out this blog and video created by our interns.