The Edmonton Humane Society has been an animal welfare leader in the Edmonton community since 1907. We are more than a shelter and a safe haven for the thousands of animals in our care each year. We play a key role in the Edmonton region by enriching the lives of people and their companion animals not only through our sheltering, but through our programs, services and community engagement.

Want to join one of Edmonton’s most reputable not for profits and support our vision to be a model of excellence in the advancement of animal welfare?

When you join us you have the chance to make a difference in the lives of animals and to engage with a team of like-minded individuals who love their work and being part of a big impact team!

We are a proud recipient of the 2023 Non-Profit Employer of Choice (NEOC) Award.

The Nonprofit Employer of Choice Award recognizes nonprofits whose exemplary talent management practices support successful mission delivery in the communities they serve.

How to Apply

Thank you for your interest in working with us at the Edmonton Humane Society!

All applicants are reviewed and qualified candidates may be contacted for interviews. Please note that phone calls regarding open positions cannot be returned due to the high volume of calls received.

Current Opportunities

Summer Positions

Summer Camp Counsellor, Humane EducationFull-time, TemporaryUntil Suitable Candidate Found


Adoptions Counsellor 1, Level 2Full-time, PermanentUntil Suitable Candidate Found
Adoptions, SupervisorFull-time, PermanentUntil Suitable Candidate Found
Adoptions Counsellor 2, Level 3Full-time, PermanentUntil Suitable Candidate Found

Animal Care & Training

Animal Care Attendant, Level 1Full-time, PermanentUntil Suitable Candidate Found
Contract TrainerFull-time, PermanentUntil Suitable Candidate Found

General & Administrative

Educator, Humane EducationFixed Term ContractUntil Suitable Candidate Found
Coordinator, Fund DevelopmentFull-time, PermanentUntil Suitable Candidate Found


Veterinary Medical AssistantFixed Term ContractUntil Suitable Candidate Found
  • Adoption Story

Every dog deserves love.

When Sampson came to our shelter, he was in terrible shape. Our team was ready to jump into action to help him get the care and love he needed.