At the Windsor/Essex County Humane Society, caring for animals is not just a job, it’s a passion. We share a love for animals and care about the communities we serve. The Humane Society employs a highly dedicated, professional, diverse, and innovative team of people whose collaborative efforts help thousands of animals each year. Interested in joining our team? Check out our current openings below:


Part Time Animal Care And Customer Service Staff

The Windsor-Essex County Humane Society is seeking two Part-Time staff persons.  The individuals selected will be cross-trained for animal care work and/or front line customer service.  Duties are dependent on position but may include feeding, cleaning, and monitoring of animals, handling cash, as well as working with the public showing animals or helping people find their lost pets.  Hours and days of work vary (including weekends and holidays), but weekday availability is a requirement.


  • Knowledge of and support for the goals and aims of the Windsor-Essex County Humane Society
  • Compassion for animals, and a genuine dedication to their welfare
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to work cooperatively as part of a team
  • Computer skills; Ability to use computer-based shelter software program
  • Ability to effectively communicate with the public and coworkers
  • Self-motivated, with a high energy level and willingness to work hard
  • Minimum Grade 12 education (additional education or training very desirable)
  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be comfortable handling all species of animals and their waste; No animal allergies
  • Ability to work with bleach and other cleansers
  • Ability to follow directions
  • Previous work or volunteer experience involving animals will be considered an asset

To apply, submit resume and cover letter by email to with “Human Resources” in the subject line.  While the individual hired will be cross-trained to cover both type of positions, please include in your resume if you have a strong preference for one of the listed positions.

Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.  We will begin reviewing applications immediately.  We regret that due to the volume of resumes received, only those being considered will be contacted.


The Windsor/Essex County Humane Society is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome diversity in the workplace and encourage applications from all qualified candidates including men, women, members of visible minorities, persons with disabilities, and aboriginal peoples.  The WECHS is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments and will provide necessary accommodation throughout the recruitment process.