Jobs and careers with animals at our Sanctuary and across the country

Do you love animals? Would you dedicate your career to saving the lives of homeless pets? Best Friends Animal Society has a variety of career openings for people in a wide array of professions. And everyone who comes to work here has one thing in common — that we all want to help animals and work in a community of caring people who feel the same way. We offer career positions in animal care, welfare and advocacy, as well as in administration, communications, development, veterinary care, and more. No matter what your area of expertise, we may be looking for you!

More than 4,100 dogs and cats are killed in animal shelters across the country every single day. But together, we can Save Them All. Read on to learn more.

Animal rescue jobs with Best Friends

Scroll down to see current job openings at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, the nation’s largest no-kill sanctuary for companion animals, set in Utah’s gorgeous red rock canyons. You also can apply for a job with Best Friends’ programs in Los Angeles, New York City, Salt Lake City or Atlanta. We also have remote positions around the country. If one of these positions sounds like it’s meant for you, and you’re talented, experienced, dedicated and kind, we welcome your application.

Current full- and part-time, and remote (telecommuting), positions working with pets

Kanab, Utah

Angels Rest Caretaker

Caregiver 1 - Float (Full-Time, Temporary)

Cat Caregiver

Cat World- Team Lead

Clinic/Rehabilitation Technician

Clinic Veterinary Technician and Training Supervisor

Community Cat Program Coordinator - Four Directions

Dog Caregiver

Dog Groomer

Emergency Response Manager

Facilitator, Leadership and Staff Development

Group Coordinator (Full-time)

Group Coordinator (Part-time)

Help Desk/Desktop Support Specialist I

Horse Haven Caregiver

Housekeeper

Parrot Caregiver Part-Time

Sanctuary Ambassador/Tour Guide

Sanctuary Store Associate

Sanctuary Volunteer Engagement Team Float

Veterinarian - Small or Mixed Practice

Veterinary Technician - Clinic

Veterinary Technician - Dogtown

Wild Friends Caregiver/Rehabilitator I

Los Angeles, California

Adoption Center Veterinarian

Adoption Specialist, Best Friends - LA

Adoption Specialist - NKLA

​Cat Caregiver (Part-time)

Cat Caregiver (Temporary), Best Friends - LA

Director, Best Friends Animal Society - Los Angeles

Dog Caregiver

Manager, Volunteer Engagement

Overnight Veterinary Assistant (Full-time)

Relief Staff Veterinarian – Adoption Center and Spay/Neuter Clinic

Relief Veterinary Technician

Veterinary Assistant 1

Salt Lake City, Utah

Veterinarian - Utah Program

Veterinary Technician - Orem Clinic

Veterinary Technician - S/N Clinic (S. Ogden)

New York City, New York

Adoption Specialist

Director, Best Friends Animal Society

Kitten Nursery Caregiver (Part-Time)

Overnight Caregiver

Pet Caregiver

Atlanta, Georgia

Pet Adoption Center Specialist

Regional

Community Cat Program Assistant - Coachella Valley, CA

Cloud Data Architect (Remote)

Regional Director, South Central Region

System Engineer/Cloud Engineer (Remote)

Animal internship opportunities at Best Friends Animal Society

Not quite ready for full-time employment, but interested in gaining experience in the animal welfare industry with one of the leading organizations? Check out our amazing internship opportunities. You can get up close and personal with the animals by learning from our dedicated caregivers. Or work alongside our marketing team, planning and promoting our national events.

Animal rescue and shelter employment opportunities with our Best Friends Network partners

Best Friends Animal Society firmly believes that working together with local shelters and rescue organizations is the key to ending the killing in our nation's shelters. Our Best Friends Network is comprised of over 2,000 organizations committed to working together to save the lives of homeless pets. We encourage you to review their current employment opportunities here, and please follow the instructions to connect with them directly for further information on particular openings.