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Employment Opportunities

We're hiring for the following positions: 

Adoption Counselor

Adoption counselors work directly with the public to help interested families through the viewing, application, screening and adoption process. The ideal candidate will be outgoing and have the ability to provide a positive experience for all visitors.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Greet and assist visitors to our rescue with impeccable customer service.
  • Interact with potential adopters by giving tours, providing accurate information about animals, answering questions and completing the adoption process.
  • Communicate and listen to potential adopters and visitors with tact and empathy.
  • Provide information on NHS policies, values, mission, programs and events.
  • Work cooperatively with all volunteers and recognize the talent and commitment they bring to NHS adoption team.
  • Learn about animal behavior, common challenges, and ways to deal with challenges in order to match adopters with animals and to keep animals in homes.
  • Follow adoption guidelines in accordance with the NHS policies and procedures.
  • Assist with answering phones and animal database record keeping.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a high school diploma.
  • Two years in customer service, animal-related, and/or non-profit settings preferred.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work well in a team.
  • Strong administrative and organizational skills.
  • Self motivated and ability to remain flexible under pressure.
  • Attention to detail. 
  • Computer proficiency including Microsoft Office (especially Word & Excel) and ability to learn new programs quickly.
  • Ability to stand, walk, talk, bend, squat, reach above shoulder hights, lift, push or pull up to 50lbs for situations of restraining or moving animals, lifting food and supplies, etc. 

Hours: Part-time position, ability to work weekends necessary, and some holidays (shared with other staff)

Appl: please emaile resume to swilliams@nshumane.org

Associate Veterinarian

Northshore Humane Society Community Vet Clinic located in Covington, Louisiana, is seeking both a full-time and part-time associate veterinarian to join our four-doctor practice. Northshore Humane Society is a competitively priced, high-volume community clinic that also manages the health and well-being of 150+ shelter pets. Our clinic is an established, well-respected practice with an excellent reputation for delivering top quality medicine with a focus on client satisfaction and community well-being.

NHS is going through an exceptional growth phase with plans to build a new facility in the next two years. By accepting this position, you will become part of the NHS family where there’s a true passion for quality pet care along with treating and caring for our shelter pet community.

More info:

Full time

Part time


Veterinary Assistant

We are looking for an experienced, reliable veterinary assistant/ veterinary technician for part-time work. Tasks to include but not limited to:

  • Appropriate patient restraint and handling
  • Administering medications by mouth, subcutaneous, intramuscular and IV routes
  • Client education
  • Venipuncture
  • Filling in for receptionist as needed, answering phones
  • Filling prescriptions
  • Obtaining vitals and collecting history from clients for appointments
  • Running labs such as blood chemistries, cbc, urinalysis, fecals
  • Surgical monitoring, IV catheterization, drug administrations, and intubations
  • Diagnostic imaging procedures
  • Complete dental prophylaxis and dental charting skills
  • Assisting Veterinarians as needed
  • Assistance in a kennel with boarders as needed
  • Strong computer skills preferred
  • Assistance with daily cleaning of the hospital

To apply, please send resume via email to drfelarise@nshumane.org or drop-off in person at our rescue located at 20384 Harrison Ave. Covington, LA 70433.


Animal Care Staff: 

Animal care staff is primarily responsible for the daily care of our rescue animals. Please apply in person by visiting our facility and filling out an application or visit our Faccebook job postings. Our address is 20384 Harrison Ave. in Covington. 

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