Jobs at the Michigan Humane Society

Interested in a career working to help animals in our community? Helping a pet go from homeless to loved is an incredible experience and a job like no other!

The Michigan Humane Society has job openings at all of our locations. Employment at MHS adoption centers, veterinary centers, and the administrative office provides a wide variety of opportunities for passionate individuals to help make a difference in the lives of animals. MHS works hard on behalf of our communities and the animals in our care – finding homes for thousands of animals, many of whom come with significant behavioral or medical issues. MHS truly appreciates those who are willing to help change animal lives!

MHS Employee Benefits
The Michigan Humane Society offers a comprehensive benefits package for eligible* employees.

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability coverage, and other optional types of coverage
  • 403 (b) Retirement Savings Plan with employer match
  • Staff Training and Talent Development
  • Paid Time Off
  • Multiple Paid Holidays
  • Employee Assistance Program

*Benefits may vary based on your employment status and length of employment.

MHS Employee Discounts
All MHS employees are eligible for discounts through MHS and our partner organizations.

  • Adoption at MHS (after 90 day orientation)
  • MHS Veterinary Care (after 90 day orientation)
  • US Mattress.Com
  • Purina
  • Petfirst Insurance
  • Verizon Wireless

MHS Career Paths
Adoption Center: Seeing a pet go from homeless to loved is an incredible experience. In the adoption center, you can find yourself helping match an adopter with their new best friend, reuniting an owner with their lost pet, or helping get pets for adoption. Our adoption center team is always ready to help animals and people.

  • Adoption Center Career Paths Include:
  • Customer Service/Animal Care
  • Animal Evaluation
  • Management
  • And more!

Veterinary Center: Working at an MHS veterinary center is unlike any other. Every day, you get to keep our customers animals happy and healthy. But it doesn’t stop there, for every client animal you care for, MHS is able to help other pets, that don’t have an owner to care for them!
Veterinary Center Career Paths Include:

  • Veterinarians
  • Veterinary Techs/Assistants
  • Receptionist
  • And more!

Administration: In administration, there are a variety of ways to help animals. Our team in administration helps animals by raising funds and raising awareness. You might also find them coordinating our wonderful volunteer team, or working to keep our buildings safe and secure. Our admin team works behind the scenes to keep our facilities running smoothly.
Administration Career Paths Include:

  • Accounting
  • Development
  • Communications
  • Community Outreach
  • Animal Welfare
  • Logistics
  • General Administration
  • Maintenance


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Please Note: The Michigan Humane Society is unable to accommodate job inquiries from staffing or employment agencies, or to accept phone calls or faxes. The Michigan Humane Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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