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.

Now Hiring: Full-Time Adoption Center Lead Veterinarian

Do you have a passion for animals and the people that love them?  Are you the type of person who needs to be on the move at all times?  Do you dream about becoming part of a team that makes a difference in the lives of homeless animals? If this sounds like you then Dakin Humane Society Adoption Center wants to know!  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-time lead veterinarian.  We are seeking a senior veterinarian with experience in shelter medicine and herd health management. This position will be responsible for performing exams on adoption center animals, working at our weekly vaccine clinic, as well as performing spay/neuter, other surgeries and dentistry.  This position will also be responsible for working with our Animal Care Manager on oversight of the organization's medical program, daily oversight of shelter medical components, working to enforce current and create new policies and standards of care, as well as managing and mentoring the other veterinarian on staff. 

Dakin is a 501(c)3 not for profit organization and you may 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.

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Contact for additional info:  (413) 781-4000 X116

Now Hiring: Per Diem Spay/Neuter Veterinary Technician

Are you a lifesaver? Are you also a veterinary technician? Then we may have just the job for you!

Dakin's Community Spay/Neuter Clinic is the in the market for a vet tech (certification would be cool, but it's not required) who knows his or her stuff. We are a fast-paced, team-oriented clinic that provides spay or neuter surgery to more than 10,000 cats and dogs each year.

If you love to work alongside other smart, effective people to accomplish great things, this is the job for you. If you are detail-oriented, don't mind doing the same type of work every day, and have high hopes that your hard work will make a difference in the long run, then we'd like to talk to you.

You should also be a skilled technician, comfortable with everything from anesthesia to surgical prep to monitoring, and fun to be around (hey, we're all working in the same room for 8 hours a day, it's the least we could ask!).

The job is per diem (filling in for staff technicians who are out) and it may include working Saturdays. Starting pay is $13.00/hour. Get your foot in the door for a full-time position or just pick up some extra hours here and there. Most importantly, be amazing.

Want to know more? Check out the job description below, and then use the form on the bottom of this page to apply.

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Spay/Neuter Vet Tech Job Description

How to Apply

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