We Are Hiring!

Love to be rewarded with wet sloppy kisses or wiggly butts? Join our fast paced team!

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Your interest in joining our team of devoted and caring staff is appreciated and may lead to a rewarding career with the Kauai Humane Society. The staff here provides care and hope to the shelter’s animals and services to the community that is a great help in our endeavors to reach our goals.

It is our hope that working at KHS is a rewarding and challenging experience.  We want all KHS staff to be part of the process – the humane treatment of all living creatures.

Full-Time Director of Finance

The Kauai Humane Society is actively seeking a strategic leader to oversee all finance and accounting functions within our organization.  The ideal candidate has both the technical know-how and is a fit to our team-focused and values-based culture.  On the technical side, an accounting degree, CPA, or extensive accounting experience are preferred, as well as a desire to participate in defining the strategy and future direction of the organization.  Candidates must be prepared to be effective, collaborative leaders who are confident enough to provide value and teach, and humble enough to learn from their colleagues.  Providing superior service to our customers and the animals that they love is required.

Please email us at with your resume. We look forward to hearing from you. Mahalo!

Full-Time Volunteer Engagement Manager

We are looking for a compassionate individual who enjoys working with people.  Our Volunteer Engagement Manager oversees, recruits, and engages our amazing volunteer workforce.  This role is critical to the care that we provide our animals.  Expect to be working directly with members of our senior leadership team as we participate in a nationally recognized training program which will bring enterprise service to our volunteer engagement.  This position also oversees a variety of community programs for KHS.  This position reports directly to the Senior Director of Operations.

This job might be perfect for you if:

– You are a great communicator who can give directions to places you’ve never visited.

– You are a natural leader who enjoys working with a dynamic and diverse team.

– You want to work for more than just a paycheck; You want to make a difference for people helping animals in our community.

If you are interested in joining a fun, positive team, email a cover letter and resume to

Full-Time Animal Care Technician

The Kauai Humane Society is actively seeking hard-working, dedicated individuals to join our team as Animal Care Technicians. We have several open positions and are eagerly interviewing candidates. The Animal Care Technician team is critical to the function of KHS as they ensure a clean environment for our animals and a pleasant experience for our customers. This position is responsible for cleaning, feeding and providing water to all of our shelter pets, as well as interacting with our customers to ensure an excellent customer experience. If you are a motivated, hard-working individual who doesn’t mind finishing the day with sweat on your brow and dirt under your fingernails, this job may be for you!

Please email us at with your resume. We look forward to hearing from you. Mahalo!

 Full-time & Part-time Veterinary Technician

This position involves animal intakes (exams and vaccinations), behavior evaluations, surgical assisting, and participation in euthanasia. Interacting professionally with the public and computer proficiency are also important. This position works closely with our veterinarians to maintain the health of shelter animals and assist in the spay/neuter clinic. We prefer a candidate with at least one year experience in a clinic or shelter setting. A working knowledge of animal behavior and medical/surgical care is needed, but veterinary technician certification is not required.

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Email a cover letter and resume to or come by 3-825 Kaumualii Highway to complete an application.

 Full-time Client Services Representative

This position represents KHS in a professional and courteous manner and provides quality client service at the Shelter’s front desk. This position requires learning a wide range of policies and procedures and the ability to enter complete and accurate data into our computer system. CSR positions work with clients to facilitate the adoption and receiving of animals and the redemption of animals dictated by local and state laws and KHS policies. Assists clients visiting the shelter for programs and services.

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Email a cover letter and resume to or come by 3-825 Kaumualii Highway to complete an application.

Blooming Tails Manager

We are looking for a dynamic leader to join our enthusiastic team as our Blooming Tails Resale Shop Manager. At the Kauai Humane Society, we are looking for motivated individuals who not only have managerial experience, but are effective leaders always seeking development and growth opportunities. This position is responsible for managing a profit-generating resale shop in the heart of Lihue which accepts donations from the public daily and turns those goods into a profit for the animals in our care. In this role, you will lead a dedicated group of employees and volunteers and be the face of the Kauai Humane Society to numerous donors and customers. Delivering an excellent customer experience while effectively operating a resale shop are our primary goals at Blooming Tails, and we’re looking for people who can help us succeed.

How do you know if you’d be a fit? You may love this job if the following statements sound familiar…

You appreciate good service at restaurants and stores, and strive to deliver an excellent experience to all you interact with at work, too.

You get intense enjoyment from developing your team members; in fact, nothing makes you happier than seeing your staff member get promoted.

You enjoy going to garage sales and rummaging through to find treasures.

You don’t mind a little dirt under your fingernails and grime on your clothes after an honest day’s work.

People know you as the multi-tasking master – the one who can juggle multiple tasks with ease.

When completing assignments, you do so with a sense of urgency – dawdling is not your cup of tea. You frequently strike up conversations with complete strangers – just because!

You enjoy thinking outside of the box to solve challenging problems – and usually enlist others’ help to do so.

If you think you may be a fit, we’d love to hear from you.

Email a cover letter and resume to or come by 3-825 Kaumualii Highway to complete an application.