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Member Organizations: Employment Opportunities

Animal Rescue League of New Hampshire - Shelter Veterinarian

 The Shelter Veterinarian is directly responsible for setting the standard of care and ensuring the delivery of high quality veterinary care to shelter animals in line with industry best practices. This person will primarily oversee the sterilization of dogs, cats, and rabbits, examine transport animals for health certificates and serve as veterinarian and expert witness on neglect and cruelty cases as warranted. The Shelter Veterinarian will support the Animal Rescue League of NH in all their programs and be a good steward in the community of the League’s mission and vision.

 Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all aspects of veterinary care for shelter animals residing at ARLNH
  • Perform spay and neuter sterilization on all shelter animals adhering to ARLNH policies, including pediatric altering and late-term spays. Knowledge and experience performing rabbit surgeries preferred, willingness to learn rabbit spay/neuter required. Spay/Neuter publically owned animals through the League’s Spayapalooza program as well.
  • Perform routine exams on all shelter animals. Administer rabies vaccinations on dogs, cats, and ferrets.
  • Provide comprehensive care to the extent possible and within reasonable financial constraints of the organization, including care to correct and treat illness that will render the animal adoptable. May include outsourcing surgical procedures that cannot be done in-house.
  • Work with operational directors to ensure standard operating procedures related to veterinary medicine and animal care are well documented, up to date, and implemented by all staff and volunteers. Host learning opportunities for staff and volunteers.
  • Support care for neglect and cruelty cases ARLNH may undertake. Includes precise and methodic documentation of veterinary findings in support of any possible cruelty charges lodged. May need to testify in court proceedings
  • Maintains impeccable records of all shelter animals, written charts, digital files, including treatments performed, vaccination histories, clinical findings, surgeries performed, etc., including health certificates as required by NH State Law.
  • Prepare specimens for pathology testing when required, specifically those cases needed for rabies testing.
  • As part of the shelter team, contribute professional opinion to the euthanasia decision-making process, and perform and assist with euthanasia as needed. Animals may be shelter or publicly owned.
  • Assist operational directors with behavioral plans of the animals in the League’s care if medicinal options may be needed in the best interest of the animal. Comfort with prescribing behavioral medication and monitoring animals on them preferred. Willingness to learn, a must.
  • Work with animal care staff to ensure all relevant veterinary pharmaceuticals are in-stock, stored properly in conjunction with state and federal regulations and that public health regulations are strictly adhered to by the staff and volunteers.
  • Communicate with the public regarding adoption and surrendering when veterinary assistance or guidance is warranted, may include seminars and public education.
  • Act as a liaison on behalf of ARLNH in maintaining positive productive relationships with area veterinarians, state veterinary boards, and the Department of Agriculture. Serve as spokesperson on humane and shelter issues as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualification Requirements:

  • Graduation from an AVMA accredited college or university with a DVM or VMD degree plus 2 years’ experience as a veterinarian. Must be licensed to practice veterinary medicine in the State of New Hampshire.
  • Must have a current DEA registration number
  • Willingness to become USDA certified.
  • Demonstrate superior spay/neuter skills, solid clinical, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50lbs.
  • Two years of driving experience and a valid driver’s license


  • Hectic work environment with multiple demands from staff/superiors/and daily needs of the animals in the care of ARLNH. Exposure to animals with physical and emotional issues can be a challenge which must be met empathy and compassion at all times

This is a full-time, benefit eligible position.

Please submit a resume and cover letter to Marianne Jones, Director of Administration at or mail to Animal Rescue League of NH, 545 Route 101, Bedford, NH 03110. No phone calls please.

 For a detailed job description click Animal Rescue League of New Hampshire/Employment

Monadnock Humane Society - Development Specialist

Monadnock Humane Society is looking to add a dynamic new team member to our high energy and rewarding organization. The primary responsibility of this full time Development Specialist position is to secure funds for our nonprofit organization, develop and oversee our donor database program, as well as expand and execute fundraising strategies to connect with our community and financially support the vision and mission of the organization.  The Development Specialist will be responsible for identifying and cultivating donor prospects – both individual and corporate, managing a strong development plan for the organization, grant writing and promoting the organization in the community to ensure a broad base of funding resources. If you have a background in nonprofit fundraising and development, we encourage you to apply.

Qualifications: 3+ years of non-profit fundraising experience building relationships with donors and a proven track record of results. Self-motivated and possess a positive and enthusiastic attitude, outstanding communication skills (oral and written), acute attention to detail, organized and the ability to work in a fast-paced, goal-oriented environment. Proficient in Word, Excel, Outlook, and donor databases. Monadnock Humane Society, founded in 1875, is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to foster a compassionate community by promoting and providing for the well-being of animals.  Application Process: Interested candidates should submit a letter of application describing interest and qualifications, resume and two references via e-mail to (no calls, please). The position offers health insurance, paid holidays and Paid Time Off.

New Hampshire Humane Society - Veterinary Technician

Primary Purpose: Part-time position (24-32 hours/week, including one weekend day) working directly with shelter animals providing all aspects of care including examinations, vaccinations, lab tests, and assisting with spay/neuter surgeries. Wonderful opportunity to join a dynamic team in a rewarding environment where animals are placed in loving forever homes.

Seek an individual with demonstrated technician skills including venipuncture, intubation, animal restraint, and records management.  Starting rate of pay will reflect candidate’s level of experience.

Full job description can be viewed

Please send resume and letter of interest via email to Karen Bald, Finance Director, at

Animal Rescue League of New Hampshire - Animal Care Specialist (Part-Time)

The Animal Rescue League of NH is looking to add an experienced, knowledgeable, motivated person to their team!  We are hiring for a part-time Animal Care Specialist (Sunday-Thursday).  As an Animal Care Specialist, you will be responsible for cleaning animals, scheduling appointments for surrenders, performing intakes and maintaining a good relationship with the public.  The ideal candidate will have professional experience working in an animal shelter, demonstrated capacity for teamwork and proficiency in animal handling and restraint of a variety of species.  Ability to life up to 50 pounds and be on your feet for long periods of time is a must.  If interested, please email resume to  No phone calls, please.