HSMSC is always looking
to add compassionate, caring
animal lovers to our team!


As our staff will tell you, the Humane Society of Memphis & Shelby County is a rewarding and special place to work. Each one of our staff, from the vet clinic staff and the kennel technicians to the adoption counselors and the business office staff, are pivotal in helping our residents make the transition from injured, abused, and forgotten to healthy, happy and ready for their forever home.

Current Job Opportunities

Adoption Counselor


If you would like to be considered for future opportunities, feel free to pick up a job application at the front desk or download one here, and we will keep it on file. 

The Humane Society of Memphis & Shelby County is an equal opportunity employer. It is a fundamental policy of HSMSC not to discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, physical, mental or visual disability, marital status, predisposing genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, or any prohibited basis under applicable federal, state, or local law.  HSMSC follows this policy in regard to all aspects of employment, including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, and all other terms and conditions of employment.  Employment decisions will be based strictly on legally permissible criteria, generally consisting solely of an individual’s qualifications and abilities relating to the requirements of the position for which the individual is being considered. 

In addition, it is the policy of the Humane Society of Memphis & Shelby County to maintain a work environment free of discrimination by supervisors, co-workers, or others based on an employees race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partner status, sex, gender identity or expression, disability, pregnancy, liability for service in the Armed Forces of the United States, union status, sexual orientation, atypical or hereditary cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law (“Protected Categories”). Thus, all employees are expected to conduct themselves in a manner that maintains a work environment free of discrimination. Any employee who believes he or she has been discriminated against should file a report with the Executive Director.  All complaints of discrimination will be promptly investigated in as confidential a manner as possible, and corrective action will be taken where appropriate. Retaliation on the basis of employee complaints of discrimination is strictly prohibited and will not be tolerated.

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