Job Openings

Part-Time or Full-Time Customer Service Associates

HSHA is looking for highly motivated, customer service minded individuals to fulfill important roles within the Adoption and Intake Centers. Individuals should have a passion for both pets and people with an interest in helping to facilitate both joyous occasions and potentially difficult situations professionally while also displaying empathy. The job opening is responsible for a variety of important administrative work that requires a keen sense for attention to detail. These tasks include, but are not limited to: processing adoptions, checking in a stray animal, fielding phone inquires, data entry, providing a warm, welcoming and inviting customer service experience, recognizing donors and supporters, performing basic animal care duties, scheduling low-cost clinic appointments, and some soft-selling.

Preferred candidates would have customer service experience, an out-going personality, detail oriented, basic computer skills, and successfully function within a team. Working at HSHA is not only fulfilling work but gives employees a greater purpose in life.

If you are interested in the position described above, please submit a pre-employment questionnaire and application (available below) to

Veterinary Team Coordinator

The Humane Society of Harrisburg Area is now accepting resumes for assertive, organized individuals with experience in the veterinary field. The position requires a working knowledge of veterinary terms, equipment and techniques, and management of a small yet passionate group of individuals. The applicant should be capable of communicating in a professional and effective manner with the leaders of other departments within our organization, as well as veterinary professionals within the community, to collaboratively provide optimal care to the residents. At least two years of experience in the veterinary field is required. Management experience and animal shelter experience is preferred but not necessary.

Interested candidates should send resumes or inquiries to

Full-Time Veterinary Technician

HSHA is in need of a highly motivated, skilled and enthusiastic Veterinary Technician to join their committed team! The general purpose of a Veterinary Technician is to assist the Veterinarian in all aspects of veterinary care (i.e., surgery, intensive care, pre- and post-operative care, emergency care, restraint and treatment).


  • CVT/LVT preferred. Experience as a veterinary technician - required.
  • Driver’s license required
  • Must have excellent customer service skills and computer skills.

This is a full-time position, 40 hours a week. We encourage dedication and flexibility and we have an excellent benefit package that includes: Medical, Vacation, Sick, Personal and Holiday time-off.

Please submit your resume, employment application, and questionnaire to

Part Time Barn Staff

Permanent part-time weekend and weekday barn help needed to provide basic horse care; feeding, turn out and stall cleaning. Opportunities for riding and training available for the right candidate.  
Flexible hours and schedule available. Not accepting seasonal workers. Pay rate based on experience.

***Please note this position is at our Perry County facility*** 

Applications and resumes can be emailed to

Part-Time or Full-Time Clinic Veterinarian

HSHA needs a licensed veterinarian to assist at our low-cost vaccine clinics. Location of the clinics change seasonally. Position is challenging, fast-paced, but never boring. Dedication to herd-health and disease control is a must. Qualified candidates must be a graduate of accredited school of veterinary medicine and currently licensed to practice in Pennsylvania. Interpersonal communication skills essential as qualified veterinarian will be working closely with other staff, volunteers, and community members. This is position could accommodate part-time or full-time hours based on applicant's request.

Interested candidates should send resumes or inquiries to

Please submit the following two forms when applying at HSHA:

Donate to Humane Society of HarrisburgAdopt a pet from the Humane Society of Harrisburg
Report Cruelty

How Can I Help Homeless Animals in My Community Today?

Currently our greatest need is canned food for both dogs and cats! Our cats prefer pate but the pups aren't picky! In addition, we could use some Clorox Wipes to help maintain a safe, clean, and healthy environment for all the sheter's residents.

Check out HSHA's Amazon Wish List for more specific needs.

We have several dogs and cats that are looking for a foster home.  If you think you may be able to help, please visit our Fosters Needed page.

Workplace Giving

CFC (Combined Federal Campaign) – 77697
SECA (State Employees Combined Appeal) – 4401-0027
United Way – 3022