Join our committed team of animal lovers!

Thank you for your interest in employment at Heartland Animal Shelter! When we have job openings they are listed below. If no employment opportunities are listed, we can always use dedicated volunteers!

Veterinary Technicians:

Heartland Animal Shelter is seeking Veterinary Technicians to add to our expanding medical team! Duties include evaluating the health of our resident dogs and cats and prescribing appropriate medication and treatment plans, approving animals for adoption, administering medications (oral, topical, SQ, IM, IV, etc.) and vaccinations, obtaining samples and running diagnostic tests (bloodwork, urinalysis, fecal floats, skin cytology, etc.) and responding to medical emergencies. Other duties might include assisting in surgeries, assisting with the shelter’s foster care program, and so on.

Heartland is seeking CVTs to fill these roles, or someone with relevant shelter medicine experience. Professional experience with both dogs and cats is required. Applicants must be comfortable handling both species, of all sizes and temperaments. The ideal candidate will be highly motivated, exceptionally organized and able to work independently.

Pay is commensurate with experience. Health insurance benefits are NOT offered through the organization.

To be considered for this role, please email résumé and cover letter to: Applications submitted without both of these items will not be considered. No phone calls, please.

Other Positions

No other positions are open at this time. To inquire about other positions not listed above, please contact:


When you adopt from a no-kill shelter, you save two lives. The animal you adopt and the one that replaces him.