Job Openings

Thank you for your interest in joining our life-saving team. We are always on the lookout for high-energy, customer service oriented individuals with a passion for improving the lives of pets. The Humane Society of Western Montana is an equal opportunity employer. It is our intention that all qualified applicants are given equal opportunity and that selection decisions are based on job-related factors.

Current Openings

Please see application instructions under each job description.

Camp Coordinator

Currently hiring

We are hiring for a Camp Coordinator for our 2017 summer Critter Camps.  The Camp Coordinator position runs from May 30-August 4, with the week of July 4-7 off. Qualified applicants must be available for all nine weeks, and must love people and pets!  To apply, please review the complete position summary and submit a cover letter and resume to outreach@myhswm.org.  

Pet Adoption & Welfare Specialist (PAWS)

Not currently hiring, accepting applications

PAWS team members are responsible for ensuring the pets and people we serve receive exceptional and enriching care. The duties of this position include providing daily pet care (enriching, cleaning, feeding, monitoring and medicating), match-making and performing pet adoptions, performing pet intake interviews and exams, placing special needs pets and, above all, practicing the humane treatment of all animals.  To apply, please review the position summary and submit a cover letter, resume and completed application to adoptions@myhswm.org.

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Camp Counselor

Currently hiring for two positions

Job Description: Counselors are responsible for working with shelter pets and kids ages 7-11 and ensuring safety of all participants. Counselors lead daily activities, art projects, games, animal care for "camp" pets and more. Camp is fast-paced and counselors must be energetic, reliable and love working with both kids and pets. Day camps run Tue-Fri from 8-3:30pm.  Camp session dates are: June 13-16, June 20-23, June 27-30, July 11-14, July 18-21, July 25-28 and August 1-4. There are no camp sessions the week of July 4-7.  There will also be two days of counselor training on June 8 and 9. Counselors must be available for all 7 camp sessions and the two training days.  Wage is $10.50/hour at 32-36 hours per week.

Qualifications: Must have experience working with children, ideally in the 7-11 year range. Ideal qualifications include teaching or student teaching, working as a camp counselor or in a day care or similar field. Students in the School of Education strongly encouraged to apply. Must be creative, outgoing, enthusiastic, organized and be able to work well as a member of a team as well as individually. Physical requirements include being able to go up and down stairs, be able to lift up to 40 pounds and stay on your feet much of the day. This camp is very active and we move around the shelter frequently throughout the day. Experience working with animals other than your own pets is a plus but not required. High school diploma and minimum of some college required. Must be available to work all 7 camp sessions.

To apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume to outreach@myhswm.org. No phone calls please.  We will contact the most qualified applicants for interviews.