Join the Homeward Animal Shelter Team!

Do you enjoy working with animals AND people? Then we'd love to have you join the Homeward Animal Shelter team! Current open positions are listed below:

Part-Time Weekend Adoption Counselor

We are currently seeking a part-time weekend adoption counselor for our busy shelter! 

Duties include speaking with customers and adopters, answering phone calls, processing adoption applications, and sending animals into loving forever homes. 

Ideal candidate will have excellent customer service skills, be able to prioritize work in a busy environment, be capable of handling both dogs and cats of various breeds, sizes and temperaments, feel comfortable counseling adopters before and after adoption, and have a desire to make an impact in their community!

Hours would be Saturdays from 9:30am-6:30pm and Sundays from 11:30am-4:30pm. Average of 14-18 hrs/week. Availability to fill in occasionally during the week, when necessary, is a plus.

If interested in applying, please send a cover letter and resume or an application (located below) to Heather at or drop off at our shelter located at 1201 28th Ave N, Fargo, ND.

Part-Time Animal Care Technician

We are currently seeking to hire a part-time Animal Care Technician (ACT). Duties include caring for, feeding and medicating animals, cleaning kennels, and general cleaning of the shelter. Excellent customer service skills are also a must, as you will be helping customers seeking to adopt during business hours.

Scheduled hours do vary, and someone with open availability is preferred, as hours may vary from morning shifts (7:30am-11am) to afternoon shifts. Weekend hours are required. Average of 25-30 hours per week.

If you love animals and want to help them find loving homes, this is the job for you! To apply, you can submit a resume or fill out an application (located below), and 
send them to Anna at or drop off at the shelter located at 1201 28th Ave N in Fargo.

  • Please fill out an employment application for any current available positions. Completed applications can be emailed to the contact person listed in the job postings above or dropped off at our shelter, located at 1201 28th Ave. N, Fargo, ND 58102. Questions? Please call 701-239-0077 ext. 1. Thank you!

Homeward Animal Shelter is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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