About Houston Humane Society


The Houston Humane Society is searching for energetic, compassionate and dedicated people to join our efforts in ending the cruelty, abuse and overpopulation of animals.  We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive package of benefits to full time employees.


Executive Director

Houston animal welfare organization is searching for Executive Director responsible for overall reputation and leadership, development and management of fundraising, board, shelter staff, and operations. Fundraising including: major donor acquisition, management and retention; grant writing, board and partnership development and special events growth.  Shelter operations such as: maintain and grow community involvement, and animal care and protection programs. Although duties may be delegated to appropriate members of the staff, the Executive Director will retain responsibility for their accomplishment.
Qualifications and Skills
Bachelor's Degree preferred
5 years successful business management experience
Proven record: working with a Board of Directors or equivalent, passion for animal welfare, leadership, fundraising and development.
Please send your resume and cover letter to: employment@houstonhumane.org.


Director of Development

The Director of Development will serve as senior administrative officer responsible for planning, implementation, management, and oversight of all development and marketing activities including fundraising and donor relations, capital campaign, annual campaign, major gifts, endowment, and supervision of development staff. This individual reports to the Executive Director, and works collaboratively with Houston Humane Society board, staff, administration, volunteers, and prospective donors The Director’s primary areas of focus are the cultivation of major donor gifts and development of $20-25 million capital campaign. He or she will build innovative fundraising and marketing approaches that reflect Houston Humane Society’s culture, identity and personality. The Director will oversee the business operations of the department, including developing and administering operating and capital budgets in the areas of fundraising, communications, and marketing donor/funder research and relationship management, board and designated committee communications, database maintenance, direct mail, events, public relations, communications/marketing, and campaign design and implementation. He or she will participate in these activities along with overseeing and managing staff.


Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, business management, public relations or related field required. No less than 5 years of fundraising experience. Non-profit experience is preferred. Creative, enthusiastic and outgoing professional who enjoys interacting with donors, senior administrators, and community leaders. Ability to manage difficult or complex situations and/or people with tact, confidence and diplomacy. Ability to travel to meet with donors and prospective donors throughout Houston and to travel throughout the region for occasional needs. Excellent writing and computer skills needed. Proficient in all Microsoft Office programs Effective oral and written communication skills. Strong organizational skills and detail focused. Self-starter who can work independently as well as with a team and can operate in a changing environment, following timelines and meeting deadlines. Ability to attend evening and weekend donor functions. Demonstrated success in closing five-, six- and seven- figure gifts.
To be considered, please send your resume and cover letter to jobs@houstonhumane.org.

Executive Assistant

Provide high-level administrative support by conducting research, preparing statistical reports, handling information requests, and performing clerical functions such as preparing correspondence, receiving visitors, arranging conference calls, and scheduling meetings. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required. Must have the ability to prepare correspondence and other documents with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail as well as the ability to handle multiple tasks and efficiently prioritize work to meet deadlines with minimal supervision. 5-10 years’ work experience as an administrative assistant supporting executives is required.


To be considered, please send your resume and cover letter to jobs@houstonhumane.org.


Full-Time Veterinarian

The Houston Humane Society is looking for an experienced DVM to join our team. Work in a well-equipped spay/neuter clinic with highly skilled staff.  Must be available for high-volume spay/neuter work and capable of performing surgeries daily. Assisting with exams, diagnostics, lab work, administering vaccines, and medical treatments for general public and sheltered animals will be included.  Exotic and large animal experience prefered but not required.
Must be a positive, energetic team player capable of thriving in a fast-paced environment. Strong work ethic and commitment to our mission to end pet overpopulation is paramount. Candidate must possess a DVM/VMD degree and be licensed to practice in Texas and also procure DEA license. Candidate must be able to work weekends. We offer excellent support staff, clean, well equipped facilities and competitive wages. Become part of our highly successful spay/neuter team!
To be considered, please send your resume and cover letter to jobs@houstonhumane.org.

Part Time Adoption Counselor
Part Time Adoption Counselor needed to help our animals find the perfect home. Daily duties include, but are not limited to, screening potential pet adopters, reviewing applications, filing paperwork, introducing pets to potential adopters, and educating adopters about their pet’s needs.  Animal experience, organizational and computer skills and strong customer service is required. Bilingual is a plus. Candidate must be able to lift up to 50 pounds and work weekends.
To be considered, please send your resume and cover letter to jobs@houstonhumane.org.

Part Time Animal Caretakers

The Houston Humane Society is seeking individuals to work in the inside animal adoption areas and outside kennels. Applicants must be willing to perform daily cleaning of the animal housing areas. This includes, but not limited to; moving animals so that rooms and kennels can be cleaned, removing waste, cleaning, disinfecting and drying each room and kennel, providing food and water, replacing bedding and moving animals back into their room or kennel. Applicants must also perform janitorial duties, removing trash, sweeping and moping.
Applicants must be able to handle and restrain dogs, cats and small mammals so previous experience working with animals is preferred but not required.
To be considered, please send your resume and cover letter to jobs@houstonhumane.org.

Full Time Phone Receptionist
Person needed full-time as receptionists to answer calls, set appointments for our busy wellness clinic and direct incoming calls using a multi-line phone system. Good people skills, computer skills, and Bilingual is a plus.
Weekends are required.  
To be considered, please send your resume and cover letter to jobs@houstonhumane.org.

Veterinarian Technician
Full time veterinarian technician needed for a fast paced wellness clinic. All applicants must be dependable and hardworking. Clinic and Shelter experience will be a plus.  Will need to have computer skills and able to handle customer service for this busy clinic. Candidate must be able to lift up to 80 pounds, and work weekends and holidays.
To be considered, please send your resume and cover letter to jobs@houstonhumane.org.


The Houston Humane Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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14700 ALMEDA RD., HOUSTON, TX 77053


Monday-Friday 11:00am-6:00pm


Saturday - Sunday 11:00am-5:30pm





Monday - Saturday

By Appointment Only



By Appointment ONLY





Monday - Sunday

Exams 10:00am-1:30pm

(By Appointment)


Vaccinations 9:00am-3:00pm

(Please arrive by 

2:00 PM for walk-ins)