Employment Opportunities


NHS receptionists are the first contact for all parties entering NHS and assist all departments of the organization. The largest portion of their position is to provide administrative/clerical support to our community veterinary clinic. 

Duties and Responsibilities include the following, but are not limited to:

  • Greet clients and pets warmly, providing great customer service with positive and professional demeanor at all times
  • Answer phones, send faxes, get/sort/deliver mail and packages; assist other department with phone screening as needed
  • Schedule appointments; contact no-show appointments to reschedule
  • Remind owners of any pre-op or procedural instructions, i.e. fasting
  • Make callbacks in a timely fashion to verify response of patients to treatment
  • Promote the practice by attending events, word of mouth, business cards
  • Escort clients to adoptions or answer any basic questions regarding adoptions
  • Take payment for services and enter into record
  • Perform day end closeout
  • Set-up new client records
  • Set-up/verify accuracy of invoices
  • Maintain cleanliness of front desk and waiting area
  • Verify medication for refills; if authorized by doctor, call prescriptions in to pharmacies
  • Understand vet assistant duties and help other clinic staff with tasks/procedures as needed to ensure efficiency of clinic


  • 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
  • Ability to organize and set priorities a must
  • 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 heights, lift, push or pull up to 50lbs for situations of restraining or moving animals, lifting food and supplies, etc.
  • Understand the potential of exposure to parasites and infectious diseases carried and transmitted by animals.


  • Veterinary experience: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Customer service: 1 year (Preferred)

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

Salary: $11.00 - $13.00 per hour

Benefits: Employee discount Flexible schedule

Schedule: 10 hour shift 8 hour shift Weekend availability

TO APPLY: Apply in person at our rescue or email resume to hcantrell@nshumane.org.


Animal care staff is primarily responsible for the daily care of our rescue animals.


  • Cleans and disinfects all kennels, cages and equipment
  • Feeds and waters all animals
  • Helps administer medicine to animals
  • Assists in the execution of adoption events and fundraisers
  • Maintains overall appearance and cleanliness of facility
  • Works with NHS volunteers to complete daily tasks
  • Interacts with other staff members and the public including supporters, clients, etc.
  • Works as directed


  • Ability to work in the elements: winter weather, summer heat, rain, etc.
  • Maintains standard physical fitness level
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
  • Experience handling dogs and cats, potentially stressful situations
  • Schedule flexibility - animal care staff works on weekends and holidays

Please apply in person by visiting our facility and filling out an application or contact acoogan@nshumane.org for more information.

Our address is 20384 Harrison Ave. in Covington

We are a large veterinary practice and non-profit rescue looking for an experienced, reliable veterinary assistant/ veterinary technician to work at our clinic.

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 receptionists 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 with daily cleaning of clinic


  • Veterinary Technician: 1 year (preferred)
  • Strong computer skills preferred

Hours: Part-time position, 20-40 hours per week, overtime as needed

Salary: $12.00 - $15.00 per hour. Signing bonus available

Benefits: Employee discount, health insurance and paid time off

Schedule: Monday - Saturday

To apply: Apply in person at our rescue or email resume to swilliams@nshumane.org.