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  • Thank you for your interest in joining the team at the Austin Humane Society!  Our current open positions are posted below.       

Current Openings:
Adoption Counselor
Community Cat Project Coordinator

Adoption Counselor

The Austin Humane Society currently has an immediate opening for a Full Time Adoption Counselor in our Adoption Department. Duties include cleaning animal areas, providing exemplary customer service, computer data entry and general office duties. The ability to multi-task, strong organizational skills and some customer service intensive position are required. This position includes mandatory weekend hours. Spanish Speaking candidates are a plus, but not required. Please send your resume and cover letter to Adoption Supervisor, Cassandra Maybury, at to be considered for the position.

Community Cat Project Coordinator

The Austin Humane Society has an immediate opening for a Community Cat Project Coordinator. This position is responsible for trapping free roaming community cats for spay/neuter surgery at AHS and increasing community involvement in targeted Austin neighborhoods with the ultimate goal of reducing cat intakes into our city’s shelters. Primary duties include trapping cats in targeted neighborhoods within the city of Austin. Working collaboratively with current AHS staff to schedule timely surgeries and return cats after recovery. Additionally recruiting, educating and training community volunteers to trap cats in targeted areas, while working to increase community understanding and support of TNR practices.

The ideal candidate for this position will have 2 years of animal handling experience, preferably with cats. Previous work in an animal shelter is a plus. Additionally experience in customer service or community outreach is required.  Candidates should have excellent oral and written communication skills, basic computer skills including Microsoft Office programs and strong organizational skills. Fluent English is required, bilingual (English/Spanish) is preferred. Ideal candidates should enjoy working collaboratively as part of a diverse team and possess strong diplomacy and negotiation skills. 

This is a full time position that requires a flexible schedule. Evenings, early mornings, and weekends may be required.  Position requires local travel within the city of Austin. State issued driver’s license and clean driving record required. 

Please send your resume and cover letter to Shelter Manager, Sarah Hammel, at to be considered for this position.


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