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. 

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Now Hiring: Veterinary & Animal Care Supervisor

Have you always wanted to have a job that enables you to help homeless animals and animals and people in their homes? Do you enjoy helping others excel? If so, you might want to take a look at this opportunity at Dakin Humane Society.

Dakin is looking for an animal superhero to support the organization’s Veterinary & Animal Care team. As a member of the organization’s leadership team, the Veterinary & Animal Care Supervisor will ensure daily animal care is being performed to the highest standards while lending their voice to help shape the organization's future. You will be responsible for coaching and mentoring staff. This position will also oversee the organization’s Pet Food Aid program that provides pet food to animals (and people) in need.

Nestled in the beautiful Pioneer Valley of Massachusetts, 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. As a full-time employee, you will receive great benefits including extremely generous PTO (like 37 days in your second year of full-time employment, 42 days in your third year)!

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

Contact for additional info: jlaporte@dakinhumane.org (413) 781-4000 x 129

 

Veterinary & Animal Care Supervisor Job Description

Veterinary & Animal Care Supervisor.pdf (86.5 KiB)

Now Hiring: Vaccine Clinic Veterinarian (Part-Time or Per Diem)

Are you looking to help animals and the people that love them?

Dakin Humane Society is seeking a Veterinarian for the organization’s weekly Community Vaccine Clinics. These clinics operate every Saturday morning and care for up to 40 animals per shift. The shift would be 3-4 hours.

This position can be either part-time or per diem. We are open to the option that works best for you. Massachusetts Veterinary License required.

To learn more about this opportunity or to apply, please email jlaporte@dakinhumane.org

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.

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)

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)

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