Careers

Want to work for one of the most progressive, effective, and innovative no-kill animal shelters in the country?

Do you believe in “Solutions, Not Excuses” when it comes to saving the lives of over 10,000 from our community? Join our team!

We are currently hiring for a number of positions at our locations around the metro area.

  • Winner of the Petco Foundation’s national 2018 Unsung Hero Award for our Director of Shelter Operation’s lifesaving work in our shelter’s parvovirus and panleukopenia ward.
  • Winner of a 2018 Maddie’s Hero Award from Maddies’ Fund for our CEO & Chief Lifesaving Officer, Teresa Johnson.
  • Winner of the first ever Paul Jolly Compassion Award in 2014 from the Petco Foundation for our compassion for animals that made a lifesaving difference in our community.
  • Winner of the ASPCA’s Community Engagement Award for 2014 as the shelter who best engaged their community in saving lives.
  • Named as Kansas City’s Best Nonprofit and Best Place to Adopt a Pet.
  • Made history in Kansas City by officially achieving “No-Kill” status within 6 months of taking over operations of the city’s municipal shelter in 2012 – one of the largest open admission, No-Kill animal shelters in the United States.

And we’re just getting started!  Our new state-of-the-art 54,000 sq. ft. Kansas City Campus for Animal Care – home to KC Pet Project – is located in Swope Park adjacent to the Kansas City Zoo, Starlight Amphitheater, and Lakeside Nature Center.

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