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Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in working at Yavapai Humane Society. We are proud of our passionate, dedicated and extremely hard working employees. If a position is listed for which you would like to apply and you feel you have what it takes to save lives every day, please email your resume to

YHS Employment Application

The Yavapai Humane Society (YHS) is nestled in the beautiful mile-high Bradshaw Mountains of Arizona, just 90 minutes north of Phoenix.  YHS is one of the most progressive and innovative animal welfare programs in the nation and is currently recruiting for the following positions:

Cat Care Specialist - Adoptions Division

We are currently recruiting for a Cat Care Specialist, working full-time, including weekend hours. YHS is seeking a candidate with a positive, outgoing, energetic personality with strong customer service skills, computer skills, problem solving skills, written and verbal communication skills.  Essential functions are managing multiple tasks in order to perform routine duties related to upkeep of cats in the shelter, including: cleaning; feeding; watering and general care for cats; updating electronic records on the computer; and assisting customers with animal adoptions.  A High School diploma or G.E.D equivalency is required.  Previous work experience or volunteer experience caring for cats is a plus.  Applicants should have previous customer service experience and good computer skills.  In addition, this position requires a lot of standing and walking, frequent crouching or stooping, kneeling, reaching and bending.  The candidate for this position must also be able to lift and carry, pull or push or move 50-70 pounds unassisted. If interested in this position, please send your resume to


Marketing and PR Intern

(10-20 hours/week, unpaid - college credit may apply)
The Yavapai Humane Society is seeking a Marketing Intern.  Under the direction of the Director of Marketing and Development, the Marketing and PR Intern assists the Marketing Department with day-today activities. He/she will help generate a greater awareness of the Yavapai Humane Society throughout our service areas.  The intern will also assist with special projects, special events (adoptions, fundraisers, etc.) and cause marketing campaigns.

For more information on our internship program or to apply, please click here.

Our Mission, Vision, and Values



To Promote and Protect the Health, Safety and Welfare of Pets.


We envision the day when every pet has a good home and is well cared for all of its life.


Respect: We vow to treat each person thoughtfully, politely and kindly regardless of rank or relationship.

Trust: We vow to conduct ourselves in an honest, ethical, and professional manner in everything we do and say, inspiring confidence in mission.

Communication: We vow to communicate openly and honestly and to listen carefully to the communication of others.

Customer Service: We vow to take personal responsibility in providing our best service to every customer, whether internal or external, every time while building strong relationships.

Compassion: We vow to care, advocate, and work diligently to ensure the best possible outcome for all animals and people at all times and in all places.

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