We are Hiring!

Come join the NH Humane Society Team!

Part-Time Receptionist

If you possess strong communication skills, tempered with equal parts compassion and good humour, are of professional but kind demeanor under pressure, have a pleasant telephone presence, and interested in facilitating guest connections with adoptable pets – New Hampshire
Humane Society would like to hear from you!
Position responsible for greeting and handling visitors and consumers, coordinating incoming enquiries both in person and via telephone. Clerical duties encompass adoption service and community program support and Administration assignments as necessary, handling and processing cash/credit card sales and donations.

Must be available to work Sundays.

Animal Care Staff - 20-25 hours per week 

This position is responsible for maintaining a safe and sanitary facility for animals and people and providing humane handling and care for all shelter animals.  Assures all animals’ nutrition, housing and basic needs are met on a daily basis.


Performs animal care duties such as preparing food, feeding, and providing water; cleaning and disinfecting kennel and/or cat cages; washing litter and food pans; sweeping and mopping floors; picking up fecal material; washing and sweeping debris from walls, doors, beds, and dog run areas.

Assure all animals are cared for regarding food, water, daily exercise and appropriate living conditions. Monitor the health of the animals and report concerns to the medical team.

Shows animals to the public and provides information regarding licensing, vaccinations, euthanasia, rabies control, pet-owner responsibilities, spaying, neutering, and adoptions; collects surrender, redemption, and adoption fees.

Completes various records and forms such as kennel cards, daily activity sheets, socialization, etc.  Carry out implemented behavior, socialization and kennel enrichment programs.

Actively participates in fundraising events; other duties as assigned by department supervisor or Director of Operations.


Treat all animals, staff, volunteers, and clients with dignity and respect on and off the premises. Perform job duties in a professional, efficient, positive, and helpful manner at all times by communicating effectively with all departments within the shelter.


Environment can be dirty, malodourous, noisy, stressful, and demanding. There is exposure to cleaning chemicals, fractious animals, and disgruntled people. Work can be physically and emotionally demanding.  While NHHS is a no-kill facility – there are occasions when a terminally ill or extremely aggressive animal will need to be euthanized humanely.

Hours per week dependent on animal population. Must be able and willing to work weekends and holidays.


  1. Ability to lift and carry 50lbs; bend and reach; work with a variety of cleaning agents.
  2. Ability and initiative, working with minimal supervision and direction.
  3. Good working knowledge and experience working with animals.


Send resume to

or mail your resume to New Hampshire Humane Society, PO Box 572, Laconia, NH 03247