About HHS


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.


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.

Shelter Director

It is the responsibility of the Shelter Director to; oversee the daily operations of the shelter, including the care of the animals and to ensure that each shelter department operates to its fullest capacity; to work with the Executive Director regarding the enforcement of policies and procedures; to review and recommend policies and procedure updates to the Executive Director and to assist in the future growth and expansion of the organization.
Must have a minimum of 10 years’ experience in management, animal behavior and shelter operations. Must be able relate to and confer with managers and staff, volunteers, and exercise good judgment when dealing with the public. Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. Must be able to work independently and in a team setting. Degree in Animal Sciences or Business Degree preferable but not necessary.
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.

Development Manager

The Houston Humane Society is looking for an Development Manager to take responsibility for development, managing, and administering the organizations’ fund development. Under the leadership of the Development Director and Executive Director, the Development Manager will implement short and long term fundraising plans by managing major donor, corporate and business, foundation, endowment, special event, and direct mail efforts. The Development Manager should capitalize on networking opportunities in order to maintain and grow existing relationships with donors, sponsors, and partners, while also working to expand our community engagement, find untapped resources, and recruit new champions for the organization. This person is expected to have effective written and verbal communication skills as to also be effective at developing and delivering presentations, letters, and engagement campaigns. This position will require participation in all steps of the grant process including research, proposal generation, calendar management, revenue and expenditure tracking, and status reports.
Requirements include at least three years’ experience in fundraising and nonprofit organizations including major gifts fundraising. In addition to always maintaining a positive and professional demeanor as a public representative of the organization, applications must be prepared to adhere to the highest ethical standards while interacting with highly sensitive organizational finances and donors. Must have demonstrated writing and editing skills, be an experienced public speaker, and have excellent attention to detail. Experience working with Donor Perfect and Microsoft Office is desired, as is being self-motivated, deadline motivated, and adherent to progressive values and social change.
To be considered, please send your resume and cover letter to jobs@houstonhumane.org.


Special Events Coordinator
Seeking a Special Events Coordinator with strong previous experience planning and implementing both large and small scale events, such as luncheons, galas, fun runs, golf tournaments, and high-profile meetings.  Coordinator must be highly organized and detail-oriented with excellent project and time management skills.
The ideal candidate must have a proven ability to meet tight deadlines and communicate effectively with all levels of staff and management. He/she must be a quick and productive multitasker able to anticipate departmental needs and take charge in a sometime challenging environment.  Individual must be independent problem solver and remain poised in a fast pace environment.
Bachelor's Degree preferred.
At least 3 years of experience event planning in a fast-paced corporate and/or non-profit setting.
Applicant must have exceptional written and verbal communication skills to liaise with all levels of management and staff, and a proven ability to take projects from inception to completion while simultaneously executing competing priorities, both independently and alongside a team.
Must be a resourceful problem solver with excellent decision-making skills and a high level of discretion regarding sensitive or confidential information.  Must be able to build strong relationships and operate under result-oriented methodology. 
Needs to be confident, outgoing, professional, good-humored.
Excellent computer skills needed and must be proficient in all Microsoft Office programs.
To be considered, please send your resume and cover letter to jobs@houstonhumane.org.

Clinic Receptionist
Are you great with both people and pets?  Then this is the perfect job for you!  We are looking for a Full-time Clinic Receptionist who is able to multi-task, enjoy a fast-pace, high-volume environment, maintain a positive outlook, has a strong work ethic and able to work alone or with a team. 
Duties include but not limited to:
  • Greeting clients and their pets
  • Checking in/out clients
  • Invoicing
  • Scheduling appointments
  • Answering general questions
  • Oversee cleanliness and orderliness of front desk and lobby
Job Requirements:
  • Clinic and Shelter experience is preferred
  • Bilingual is preferred
  • High School Diploma or equivalent, some college preferred
  • A minimum of 1-year experience in a clinic and/or shelter environment with customer interface highly preferred
  • Candidate must be able to lift up to 50 pounds and work weekends
  • Intermediate to advance computer use and data entry skills
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $10.00 /hour
To be considered, please send your resume and cover letter to jobs@houstonhumane.org.


Assistant Veterinary Technician Supervisor

Who wishes to manage and lead an already vibrant and experienced team!
Must be a positive individual with the ability to work in a high-volume environment.  The candidate will share HHS’ mission; and deliver the highest quality patient care and client relationship.  Strong social skills are required and must be committed to upholding and maintaining a positive and professional work environment.
This position is a working assistant supervisory position, which oversees the veterinary technical staff as well as providing patient and client services.
  • Assisting Veterinary Technician Supervisor with training and supervising technicians
  • Assist with overseeing the completion of daily tasks and maintenance logs in treatment and surgery
  • Work with team and build positive energy to staff
  • Upholding and promoting all clinic policies and procedures
  • Participating in performance assessments
  • Organize the staff work schedule
  • Continuing education (10 hours minimum) – topics must be relevant to the position
Technical Skills:
  • Humane animal restraint
  • Laboratory skills, manual/IDEXX
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Providing referrals
  • Client Education
  • Surgical assistance for HQHVSN
  • Euthanasia Certified (provided by HHS)
  • Minimum of 3 years as a veterinary technician
  • 1-2 years of experience in a supervisory or lead technician role is preferred
  • High school or equivalent; degree in related field or from an accredited institution in Veterinary Technology or other animal biology related field preferred
  • Strong customer service skills – ability to work as a team
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds
  • Bilingual preferred
To be considered, please send your resume and cover letter to jobs@houstonhumane.org.


Veterinary Technician

Full-time Veterinary Technician needed for a fast paced wellness clinic. Duties include, but are not limited to helping provide medical services to community animals; assist with examinations, vaccinations, testing and other preventative medical care to patients; to assist the veterinarian examine and provide treatment for animals that have been scheduled for health issues of injuries; assist the surgery technicians when needed; medicate and provide prescribed treatments for shelter animals.

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 50 pounds, and work weekends and holidays.

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


Mobile Adoptions Coordinator

It is the responsibility of the Mobile Adoptions Coordinator to; coordinate, organize, prepare and operate Houston Humane Society’s Mobile Adoption Program; to adopt animals and bring public awareness about the Houston Humane Society, its programs and services.
Daily duties include, but are not limited to, screening potential pet adopters, reviewing applications, filing paperwork, educating adopters about their pet’s needs, and driving to events.  A valid driver’s license, 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.

The Houston Humane Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 



14700 ALMEDA RD.






Houston Humane Society is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization and all contributions are tax deductible.  Tax EIN 74-1340341



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