Careers with Dakin

Have you ever wanted to work at a place that does amazing things for animals? Do you love people and creative problem-solving? We may have an opening for you! Already got your dream job? Please share these postings with someone you think would be awesome.  Please double check the requirements of the position that you are interested in to ensure that you are qualified before you apply.  Please note that due to the volume of applications, we will only be contacting applicants if they are selected for further consideration. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

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Veterinary Surgeon
Veterinarian

Now Hiring: Veterinary Surgeon (Spay/Neuter Concentration; Part-Time)

Four score and seven years ago…….actually more like 9 years and 80,000 animals spayed/neutered and counting. That is what is happening at Dakin Humane Society, lots and lots of surgery. Do you have ninja-like surgery skills or are you looking to train to become a spay/neuter ninja? Would you be interested in being a hero for underserved animals? Spay/neuter, cystotomies, amputations, enucleations... If it’s surgery you like doing, then Dakin is the place to be.

Dakin is looking for a part-time veterinarian to focus primarily on spay/neuter and life saving surgeries for community and shelter animals. As part of a veterinary team, you will provide feedback and oversee medical protocols. The schedule can be very flexible, so please apply and talk to us about options. Spay/neuter only or spay/neuter plus other surgeries are both options.

Contact for additional info: jlaporte@dakinhumane.org  (413) 781-4000 X129

Interested?  Please use the form on the bottom of this page to apply.

Veterinary Surgeon Job Description

Veterinary Surgeon SN- PT.pdf (119.1 KiB)

Now Hiring: Veterinarian (Full or Part-Time)

Do you have a passion for animals and helping people that love them? Do you dream about becoming part of a team that makes a difference in the lives of shelter animals and those living in the community? Do you want to work in an environment that is welcoming, friendly, and supportive and has no shortage of humor? If this sounds like you then Dakin Humane Society wants to know! Nestled in the beautiful Pioneer Valley, we are a fast-paced, open admission adoption center that takes in 6,000 animals each year. We are looking for the perfect person to join our team!

Dakin is looking for a full or part-time veterinarian to complete our dedicated team in our Adoption Center and soon to be developed Community Medicine program. Excellent compensation for the right candidate. Flexibility in scheduling, generous paid time off as well as continuing education days and reimbursement for Professional Memberships, and required licensing/insurance. You may also qualify for student loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.

Interested?  Please use the form on the bottom of this page to apply.

If you already have your dream job, please pass this along to someone you think would be awesome. Thank you.

Contact for additional info: jlaporte@dakinhumane.org  (413) 781-4000 X129

Full-Time Salary Range:  $85,000 - $95,000

Veterinarian Job Description

VeterinarianJuly2018.pdf (101.4 KiB)

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