Employment Opportunities

South Wood County Humane Society provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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Animal Care Technician

Level: Entry | Position type: Part-Time | Education Level: High School | Job Shift: Flexible
Are you available Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays or Mondays? Are you a passionate animal lover looking for a rewarding career? The South Wood County Humane Society has an opportunity for a reliable, professional, compassionate, and well-organized individual to join our family as an Animal Care Technician.

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SWCHS relies on our wonderful volunteers to help make sure each pet receives the care they require. Volunteers work alongside our staff and fill many roles. Volunteers allow SWCHS to continue helping an average of 800 pets each year. It is a tremendous help if you are able to commit at least 2 hours per shift as many days per week as possible.. Volunteers must be 18 years or older.

Volunteer applications are currently being accepted for the calendar year of 2024. After the application is reviewed, you will be contacted about the next steps of the process. Thank you for supporting the pets at SWCHS!

Fill out a Volunteer Application today!

Board Member

Level: | Position type: Volunteer | Job Shift:

The board of directors serves as the governing body for the shelter. The board makes key decisions pertaining to fundraisers, promotions, and distributions of shelter funds. The Shelter continually accepts applications for animal loving board members who can share their time, talents and treasure with our organization. https://www.swchs.com/forms/volunteer-application/

Cat Room Technician

Level: Entry | Position type: Volunteer | Job Shift: Flexible

Hours can be flexible. Must be able to attend a short informational orientation.

Maintenance Technician

Level: Intermediate/Experienced | Position type: Volunteer | Job Shift: Flexible

We are looking for someone to fix/maintain various areas at the shelter – the amount of time needed is variable and we can work around your availability.