Job Openings

The Humane Society of Western Montana staff is a team of passionate, knowledgeable and forward-thinking employees. We care for over 1500 pets at the shelter each year, maintain an adoption rate of 98%+ and work with our community to enhance the lives of pets and their people. Join our team of dedicated individuals!


  • Health Insurance
  • Vision/Dental Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Multiple Paid Holidays
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Discounts

*Benefits may vary based on employment status and length of employment.

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.

Pet Adoption & Welfare Specialist (PAWS)

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), 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

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Trainer and Behavior Consultant

Position open until filled

We are currently hiring for a full time Trainer and Behavior Consultant to join our Behavior team. HSWM operates a progressve behavior program, assisting pets temporarily residing in the shelter, community pets, and a large number of transfer pets requiring additional behavioral intervention. Ideal candidates will be available 40 hours per week but alternate schedules may be considered for experienced applicants. Only the most qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview. View the full job description here. Read our positing statement on dog training here. To apply please submit a cover letter and resume to