"Larimer Humane Society's mission is to promote and provide the humane care and treatment of animals."

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Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in working at Larimer Humane Society! Regular full-time and regular part-time employees (30 hours plus per week) are eligible for benefits including:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Tax-deferred Retirement Plan (403B)
  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays

To apply for a position, please email your cover letter and resume or fax to 970-226-2968. Please note that Larimer Humane Society accepts applications solely for posted positions.  Applicants are requested to submit a separate cover letter and resume for each position in which they are interested.  Cover letters should highlight a single job posting.  

Larimer Humane Society 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. 

Over 65 animal lovers work at Larimer Humane Society! Apply today!


We are currently accepting applications for the following positions 

Click on job title to view description and requirements:

Veterinary Technician
Part Time (20 hours), Non-Exempt, Hourly.
Larimer Humane Society is seeking qualified applicants for a part time Veterinary Technician position. Our Veterinary Technicians provide clinical and administrative support for the Shelter’s Veterinary Services department. Major responsibilities include assisting with the surgical program including induction and intubation of surgery patients; maintaining accurate records; performing basic animal assessment and triage; administering treatment and medications as needed; performing dental cleanings and more. The position requires a minimum of 1 to 2 years previous work experience in a veterinary clinic and/or animal shelter clinic.  Surgical assistance and proficiency with intubation, IV catheter placement and IV injection techniques is also required. This is a part-time position with PTO (paid time off) accrual benefits. Weekend and holiday shifts will be required. Please indicate days and times of availability in cover letter. Hiring range for non-certified techs begins at $10.87 and at $11.45 for certified techs. Rate may be negotiable commensurate with experience.  
Closes when filled or Dec. 31, 2014.

Volunteer Program and Humane Education Coordinator
Full Time (40 hours), Exempt, Salary.
Larimer Humane Society is seeking qualified applicants for our Volunteer and Humane Education Coordinator position. The position reports to the Director of Development and Community Relations and is responsible for developing, implementing and coordinating all aspects of Larimer Humane Society’s volunteer program to assist in the delivery of the Organization’s programs and services. The position is also responsible for planning and overseeing the design and implementation of the Society’s youth and adult Humane Education programs and for ensuring programs adequately represent the Society’s ideology and policies. Volunteer program work comprises approximately 75% of position time. Requirements include a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in volunteer management, education or public relations ; a minimum of one year experience in volunteer management, education, public relations and event planning; a minimum of one year supervisory and customer service experience; proven public speaking and project management experience and more. Applicants must be willing and able to work a varied schedule including evenings and weekends as required. Please indicate date of availability and salary expectations in cover letter. Hiring range for the position starts in the is high twenties to low thirties and may be negotiable commensurate with experience.
Closes when filled or Dec. 31, 2014.

Client Services Representative Lead - (Internal Only Applicants)
Full Time (40 hours), Non-Exempt, Hourly
The Client Services Representative (CSR) Lead position represents Larimer Humane Society in a professional and courteous manner and provides quality client service and leadership at the Shelter’s front desk.  The position requires a working knowledge of a wide range of policies and procedures and the ability to consistently enter complete and accurate data into our computer system.  CSR Lead positions are chartered with assisting with staff and volunteer training.  The positions are generally full-time.  Position requirements include a minimum of two (2) years customer service experience in a fast paced environment dealing with a variety of client needs and minimum of eight (8) months of Larimer Humane Society CSR experience.  Please indicate days and times of availability in cover letter.  Position rate begins at $10.50 per hour.   
Closes Dec. 12, 2014.


Larimer Humane Society conducts criminal background checks, DMV checks and requires drug testing of employment candidates. Employees must be a minimum of 21 years of age for insurance purposes.