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.

Humane Investigator – Full Time
Responsible for animal rescues, investigations and animal law enforcement. Must be compassionate and excellent in working with a broad spectrum of people on responsible pet ownership and animal advocacy. Excellent communication and computer skills, meticulous report writing and documentation are required. Must be able to work independently and possess strong investigative skills and exceptional judgement. Experience with animals is a plus and must be committed to animal welfare. Background in social services, law enforcement and/or mediation is helpful. Must be available for day, night, and weekend shifts in high-paced environments and able to qualify for HPD deputization. Valid driver license and a clean driving record required. Email resumes

Dispatcher - Full Time
Responsible for handling quality dispatching of Field Services Officers to respond to a high volume and variety of calls for service from rescues and emergencies to animal pickups and complaints. Must be able to maintain professionalism, composure and compassion in emotionally charged situations while ensuring accuracy, efficiency and ability to prioritize response calls. Full time position with flexibility needed to work night and weekend shifts as needed. Send resumes to

Volunteer Coordinator-Shelter Services – 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 people. 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

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 – Full 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

Admissions Representative – Part Time
Seeking compassionate representative who thrives in fast-paced work environment to admit animals, loan humane traps, as well as provide education and information to the public. Must be self-motivated and able to work independently, while as a team, work equally successfully with proven communication, collaboration and customer service. Ability 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, and able to lift and carry 50 pounds. Must have excellent customer service skills including verbal and written communications and competently perform cash, computer, licensing, and paperwork transactions. Training period is equal to one month and will be scheduled five days a week, 8 hours per day. Most shifts are closing shifts (1:30 - 10 pm) during weekends.Email resumes 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 andvideo created by our interns.