Open Positions

Thank you for looking into joining our team! 
If you would like to consider volunteering, we are always on the lookout for animal lovers willing to donate their time to the pets! Visit our volunteer page.

Adoption Counselor (PT)

Adoption Counselor - Sioux Falls Area Humane Society
Are you an animal lover who is wanting to help match those looking for a companion to their perfect pet? Do you like to work in a fast-paced environment with some high traffic to keep things moving and provide friendly, excellent customer service? If so, this is the job for you! We are seeking a passionate, caring, reliable, and outgoing PT Adoption Counselor!

This position is PT at 28-32 hours/week, with some weekdays, and must be able to work weekends (of course we do give weekends off for work/life balance).  

What will you do!
  • Assist the general public with services provided by the SFAHS, such as adoptions, admitting pets, releasing strays, advising with animal-related questions, etc.
  • Various clerical duties, keeping the front office area clean/organized; work with retail items.
  • Provide excellent, high-level customer service to co-workers and customers.
  • Experience with interacting with animals, vet clinic exp, retail experience working with animals/pets highly desired for this role.
  • Must have good work history and experience is highly beneficial.  

We are looking for the “purrfect” candidate who loves animals, is comfortable working directly with the public, and is a dependable team player! Customer service experience strongly preferred. Must be 18 years or older. 

Competitive compensation $11.75/hour plus some benefits! 
We offer a very fun environment with all our “furry friends”, food events, community volunteer events and fun competitions to participate in!!

Apply today


Kennel Assistant and Kennel Team Leader

Kennel Assistant and Kennel Team Leader 

At the Sioux Falls Area Humane Society, caring for animals isn't a job — it’s our passion. We are a professional, highly innovative team of people who share a love for animals, and we're dedicated to making a difference in their lives and the community we serve.

Interested in a career working to help animals in our community? Helping a pet go from homeless to loved is an incredible experience and a job like no other!

Now hiring an ambitious, reliable and dedicated full-time Kennel Assistant and a full-time Kennel Team Leader!

Kennel Assistant

We are looking for a team player to grow with our team and be flexible when there is a need. Must have excellent work history and attendance. Excellent customer service and computer skills. Shouldn’t be afraid to get messy as this job includes working directly with animals as well as washing and scrubbing kennels on a daily basis. Primary responsibility will be cleaning and eventual training to evaluate animals. Our Kennel Staff are a very important part of our shelter team, for the cleanliness of the shelter and health of the animals. *Shift for the Kennel Assistant FT opportunity is 7am-4pm Sunday-Thursday.   Pay rate $11.75/hour. 

Kennel Team Leader

Kennel Team Leader on our team is a designated senior staff member within the Kennel Department. Responsible to assist the Kennel Manager in responding to staff questions and troubleshooting operational issues. This position is responsible for the proper feeding, handling and care of animals admitted to and boarded by the SFAHS, as well as for the cleaning and maintenance of the kennel equipment and facilities. This person is also responsible for providing high levels of service to co-workers and customers. * Shift for Kennel Team Leader FT opportunity - hours range between 7am-6pm with rotating weekends. Pay rate $12.50/hour. 

You will get to be a part of the process of helping homeless animals find a forever home; a job where you get to be a hero!

These positions will be exposed to bleach on a regular basis, so it is important that you not have a bleach allergy.

Must be 18 years or older.

Competitive compensation plus benefits, fun team, events to attend, fur babies to love on and take care of - jeans day every day!  

Apply today to join us!


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