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:

Full-Time Adoption Counselor

Posted: October 11, 2019

Our Adoption Counselors are an integral part of the adoption process! They help our potential adopters find the pets that match their lifestyles and guide them through the adoption process. Duties include, but are not limited to: greeting visitors and showing them our animals, having conversations with potential adopters, answering phone calls, processing adoption applications and completing adoptions with approved applicants, entering animal information into our database, creating folders with medical records for each animal, scheduling veterinary appointments, and other office duties. The Adoption Counselor will be required to handle animals, including both cats and dogs, of various sizes, breeds and temperaments.

Customer service experience is preferred and ideal candidates will be able to stay focused and organized in a busy environment. Ability to handle emotional situations in a mature and tactful way is a necessary part of the job. Animal-related experience is preferred but not required.

Hours for the position are 10:30am-7pm Monday-Friday. Benefits include health, vision, and dental insurance, as well as paid time off.

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to Heather at

  • 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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