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Join Our Team!

Thank you for your interest in saving lives with us at Berkeley Humane! Our open positions are listed below.

Berkeley Humane is an Equal Opportunity Organization for Volunteers and Staff. Berkeley Humane is committed to cultivating and preserving a culture of inclusivity and belonging. We are able to grow and learn better together with a diverse team of volunteers and staff. We embrace individual differences, not limited to life experience, knowledge, innovation, self-expression, and talent that our volunteers and staff bring to their work and to our culture. In recruiting for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that you can bring in terms of your education, opinions, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, veteran’s status, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation, and beliefs.

Open Positions

Assistant Thrift Shop Manager, Full or Part Time

Job Title

Assistant Manager, Thrift Shop

Summary

Is it possible to help animals and the environment at the same time while getting paid as well? You better believe it! Berkeley Humane’s Thrift Shop is seeking a thoughtful, caring, loving individual who loves fashion, pets and people. We are hiring a full or part-time Assistant Manager to have a big impact and have lots of fun. Learn more in the full job description:

View full job description here.

TO APPLY

Please submit a cover letter and resume, via email to jobs@berkeleyhumane.org with “Assistant Thrift Shop Manager” in the subject line and indicate if you are interested in full or part-time.   Your documents must be in Word or PDF format to be considered.

Director of Finance

No matter how many times you run the numbers, the answer is always the same! The best way to make sure your talent and leadership skills are put to good use is to work for Berkeley Humane, one of the Bay Area’s oldest and most trusted animal welfare non-profits. If you want to make sure your work life matches up with your personal values, if you would like to help save the lives of dogs and cats, and if you care about pets and the people who love them, then the Director of Finance role might be the next great opportunity in your life!

Learn more in the full job description.

TO APPLY

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements via email to jobs@berkeleyhumane.org with “Director of Finance” in the subject line. Your documents must be in Word or PDF format to be considered.

Full Time Adoption Animal Care Specialist

SUMMARY:

For the LOVE of animals! Here is an opportunity to do something really important with your time and talent.

Berkeley Humane’s animal care team play a hands-on role to ensure every dog, puppy, cat, and kitten in our shelter receive the best possible care, butt rubs, ear scratches and so many treats! The best part is matching them with their new family.

If you love a happily ever after story, then you belong here with us. Competitive pay, benefits and all the sloppy puppy kisses you can handle. If you are ready to enter the exciting world of animal welfare as an Adoption Animal Care Specialist, please apply today. 

Full job description here.

TO APPLY

Please submit a cover letter and resume, via email to jobs@berkeleyhumane.org with “Full Time Adoption Animal Care Specialist” in the subject line. Your documents must be in Word or PDF format to be considered.

Relief Registered Veterinary Technician

SUMMARY

The Relief Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) supports the provision of medical care to animals treated at Berkeley Humane’s Hospital. This position provides nursing care and assists in medical treatments, handling, and procedures as directed by the Shelter Veterinarian. Click here for the full job description.

TO APPLY

Please submit your resume and cover letter detailing your interest to jobs@berkeleyhumane.org with “Relief Registered Veterinary Technician” in the subject line. Your documents must be in Word or PDF format to be considered.

Relief Veterinary Hospital Assistant

Summary

The Veterinary Hospital Assistant works closely with the Veterinarian and is responsible for aiding the veterinary team in accordance with standard and acceptable veterinary practices, particularly in a shelter medicine environment. In addition, the Veterinary Hospital Assistant will perform certain duties of a non-medical nature that will facilitate Hospital administration and engender positive relations with public Hospital clients and ensure the highest possible standards of care for Berkeley Humane’s animals.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Interested? Click here for the full job description.

TO APPLY

Please follow these instructions: submit your resume and a cover letter stating why you are interested in working at Berkeley Humane to jobs@berkeleyhumane.org with the job title in the subject line. Your documents must be in Word or PDF format to be considered.

Temporary Adoption Animal Care Specialist

SUMMARY:

For the LOVE of animals! Here is an opportunity to do something really important with your time and talent.

Berkeley Humane’s animal care team play a hands-on role to ensure every dog, puppy, cat, and kitten in our shelter receive the best possible care, butt rubs, ear scratches and so many treats! The best part is matching them with their new family.

If you love a happily ever after story, then you belong here with us. Competitive pay, benefits and all the sloppy puppy kisses you can handle. If you are ready to enter the exciting world of animal welfare as an Adoption Animal Care Specialist, please apply today. 

Full job description here.

TO APPLY

Please submit a cover letter and resume via email to jobs@berkeleyhumane.org with “Temporary Adoption Animal Care Specialist” in the subject line. Your documents must be in Word or PDF format to be considered.

Volunteer Manager

Summary

The Volunteer Manager will ensure the recruitment, training, evaluation, and recognition of volunteers to supplement staff resources. Volunteers are vital to the success of our organization and allow the organization to fulfill its mission of both saving the lives of shelter pets and supporting the people who love them.

View full job description here.

To apply

Please submit a cover letter and resume, via email to jobs@berkeleyhumane.org with “Volunteer and Programs Manager” in the subject line. Your documents must be in Word or PDF format to be considered.

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