We Are Hiring!

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

Please apply by clicking here.

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. All positions open until filled.


Executive Director

Kauai Humane Society’s Board of Directors is seeking a dynamic, enthusiastic, and innovative Executive Director who is able to be the spokesperson for the organization as well as managing daily shelter operations. The ideal candidate is an experienced leader, relationship builder and manager.  Crucial skills include leadership experience preferably in non-profit setting; knowledge of and commitment to accepted shelter animal care standards; fundraising experience; skill and experience preparing and delivering public presentations; capacity to work with the board to develop and implement a strategic plan; ability to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences and stakeholders.  An understanding of business principles, including a background of good budget management, is necessary. The shelter receives a majority of its funding from individuals and businesses in the local community, and the Executive Director is an important liaison in our effort to raise funds to ensure the ongoing financial sustainability of the shelter.  Demonstrated accomplishments in fundraising, including developing new relationships, successful cultivation, solicitation and acquisition of donations is essential.

If you would like more information, please email the Board of Directors at boardofdirectors@kauaihumane.org


Full-Time and Part-Time Veterinarian Technicians

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. If you work well with people too, join our team! Perform physical examination and provide treatment for animals flagged as needing medical attention. Medicate, and treat animals as prescribed by veterinarian and follow standard operating protocols. Vaccinate shelter animals as needed Provide medical assistance and counseling to patrons. Collect samples for testing and perform laboratory tests. Administer anesthesia and monitor animals under anesthesia. Place IV catheters, calculate drug dosages and fluid rates. Assist veterinarians in medical and surgical procedures. Use and maintain medical equipment. Perform euthanasia and other related tasks. Perform data entry to update animal records. Clean and maintain work areas. Contribute to and lead initiatives to improve processes and procedures. Place IV catheters, calculate drug dosages and fluid rates. Vaccinate shelter animals as needed Perform euthanasia. Complete cleaning and administrative projects as assigned. If this sounds like your dream job, click the above link to apply now.


Full-Time and Part-Time Client Services Representatives

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.  The ideal candidate would have prior customer service experience, have strong communication skills, be responsible for money management, be efficient and able to multi task, be able to work well with others and be well organized and high energy. This does include hands on working at the desk, animals and typically works a rotating schedule. If this sounds like your dream job, click the above link to apply now.


Full-Time and Part-Time Animal Care Technicians

The Kauai Humane Society is actively seeking hard-working, dedicated individuals to join our team as Animal Care Technicians. We have an open position 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. From feeding and cleaning to grooming and moving, an Animal Care Assistant’s job is fast-paced and fun. Animal Care Assistants are the glue that keeps the shelter running so if you’re motivated, hard-working, and interested in animal care, apply today! We are specifically looking for applicants with weekend availability. If this sounds like your dream job, click the above link to apply now.


Full Time Humane Officer

The Animal Services Field Officer is responsible for investigating and resolving citizens complaints relative to (but not limited to) animal nuisances, violations of ordinances, inhumane treatment, property damage, animal bites to humans, and related animal control problems/concerns. Duties include patrol of assigned County area; enforcement of animal related ordinances, codes and statutes; dissemination of information regarding ordinance requirements to animal owners; sale of animal licenses; issuing of warnings and citations; as well as impounding animals when required.  Must have a valid drivers license with a good driving record. Requires minimum two years working with the public and strongly prefer two years working with animals. If this sounds like your dream job, click the above link to apply now.


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. Please send a copy of your resume and cover
letter to jobs@kauaihumane.org. Mahalo!