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.

Customer Care Representative

Currently Hiring

At the Humane Society of Western Montana we care for over 1300 animals each year, maintain an adoption rate of 98%+ and work with our community to enhance the lives of pets and their people.

The Humane Society of Western Montana is looking for an energetic and friendly Customer Care Representative to join our dedicated, knowledgeable and compassionate team.

Our ideal candidate will have the following skills and qualifications:
• Ability to multitask
• Ability to respond to and resolve customer inquiries in person and over the phone
• Enthusiastic and knowledgeable about HSWM programs and services
• Basic computer skills
• Ability to solve problems logically and efficiently
• Demonstrated effective time management and organizational skills
• Comfortable delegating and communicating with coworkers to enhance the customer experience
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
• Available to work a flexible schedule that may include weekends and holidays

To Apply
Please submit a one page cover letter, resume and a completed Humane Society application. 

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Pet Adoption & Welfare Specialist (PAWS)

Accepting applications, Not currently hiring

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: Camp Counselors are responsible for overseeing and ensuring the safety of kids ages 7-11, and one smaller session with a 12-14 year old group.  Counselors will also be working with cats and dogs residing at the shelter.  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 about 8-4pm.  Camp session dates are: June 12-15, June 19-22, June 26-29, July 10-13, July 17-20, July 24-27 and July 31-Aug 3. There are no camp sessions the week of July 3-6.  There will also be two days of counselor training on June 1 and 2 or possibly two other days that week, depending on counselor availability. 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, and possess a true love for teaching and working with kids. 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 are 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. Again, 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 in mid/late March.  For more information on Critter Camp and other Humane Society programs, please check out our full website at www.myhswm.org.