Employment Opportunities


Full Time Animal Care Specialist/Adoption Counselor

Have a passion for happy endings?  Love to help people solve problems?  Consider cats purring the best stress relief in the world?  Walk dogs for fun?  Homeward Bound, Addison County’s Humane Society may be the next place you want to work!

We have an opening for a full-time Animal Care Specialist/Adoption Counselor.  Animal Care Specialists are on the front line for the animals at the shelter and provide daily feeding, walking, and socializing to our residents as well as keep animal housing and maintenance areas clean and organized. Adoption Counselors provide customer service and care, match animals with prospective families, and process paperwork associated with animal surrenders and adoptions.

If you have comfort and experience working with animals and people, consider yourself detail-oriented and computer literate, and want to go home at the end of the day knowing you have made a difference, this is the job for you.

Position is 40 hours with regular weekends and offers a competitive benefit package. If you can meet these requirements, have a heart for animals, and do your best work as part of a small team please send a resume or work history and letter to Clehrer@homewardboundanimals.org  and tell us why this is the perfect fit for you!

Job applications are available at the shelter and may be picked up between 12-5 Tuesday-Saturday.


Contact Details

236 Boardman Street
Middlebury, VT 05753

Adoption Center Hours

Tuesday - Saturday
12pm to 5pm