Employment Opportunities

Liberty Humane Society hires regularly, looking to expand and improve our operations. In addition to working in a friendly environment and caring for wonderful animals, working at Liberty Humane Society comes with the benefits of a flexible schedule, medical benefits for full time employees, advancement opportunities, and a competitive wage.

Opportunity to work for a progressive animal shelter in a period of explosive growth. Liberty Humane Society, a 501c3 nonprofit animal welfare organization, boasts a new (2015) on-campus spay/neuter clinic, new (2015) outdoor dog run, new (2015) childhood Humane Education Program, a large volunteer support system, a well regarded Pet Owner Support Program and weekly low-cost public pet wellness clinics. Providing sheltering and adoption services for stray animals from Jersey City and Hoboken, this urban shelter promotes adopting pets from local shelters, supports local businesses in its transactions and partnerships, and embraces its community by participating in fairs, festivals, markets, and other community events. LHS’s “BARK Event Series” feature massive pet-centric one-day festivals in each partner community, culminating in the flagship event Bark in the Park in Hoboken each year.


Current Openings (updated 10/25/16)

Join our dedicated team of animal welfare professionals.  The animal care attendant is responsible for providing compassionate and attentive care to shelter animals at all times and exemplary customer service and assistance to adopters and visitors.  The position provides hands-on enrichment and training to showcase shelter animals at their best, and ensures the shelter facility is organized, clean, and welcoming.

Those interested may submit a resume and cover letter to LHS@libertyhumane.org.


We are looking for a qualified intern to work directly with the Executive Director. A successful candidate will assist with marketing, external communications, fundraising, scheduling, and other daily tasks. The intern should be prepared to work in a fast-paced environment, and will finish the internship having gained broad experience in various aspects of marketing, public relations, and non-profit management.


  • Hit the pavement and distribute and/or deliver marketing materials.
  • Conduct market research and potential promotional products and strategies.
  • Help plan, prepare and execute community events.
  • Assist with bulk mailings, data entry and constituent management.
  • Create and disseminate press releases and public service announcements.
  • Assist in the shelter’s social media and web presence efforts. Especially if you have design skills. 
  • Have ideas for promotions and events.
  • Gladly and proudly support the Development Team.
  • Search out cuteness happening in the shelter. Document cuteness.
  • Come up with a Final Project that is awesome and beneficial to homeless animals and the communities we serve.

Liberty Humane Society is looking for a student seeking college credit in the field(s) of: Business, Marketing, Communications, Event Planning, Development, Management and/or related fields. This person should have excellent verbal and written communication skills, be self-motivated, and possibly a bit looney. Knowledge and experience with Excel, PowerPoint and Word are preferred. Knowledge of graphic design and relevant software (InDesign, Adobe Suite, etc) is a huge plus. Loving animals is a given. 

This is an unpaid position. Intern is eligible for transportation stipend. 

Those interested may submit a resume and cover letter to David@libertyhumane.org.