Job Openings

Veterinary Team Coordinator

The Humane Society of Harrisburg Area is now accepting resumes for assertive, organized individuals with experience in the veterinary field. The position requires a working knowledge of veterinary terms, equipment and techniques, and management of a small yet passionate group of individuals. The applicant should be capable of communicating in a professional and effective manner with the leaders of other departments within our organization, as well as veterinary professionals within the community, to collaboratively provide optimal care to the residents. At least two years of experience in the veterinary field is required. Management experience and animal shelter experience is preferred but not necessary.

Interested candidates should send resumes or inquiries to

Part Time Barn Staff

Permanent part-time weekend and weekday barn help needed to provide basic horse care; feeding, turn out and stall cleaning. Opportunities for riding and training available for the right candidate.  
Flexible hours and schedule available. Not accepting seasonal workers. Pay rate based on experience.

***Please note this position is at our Perry County facility*** 

Applications and resumes can be emailed to

Part Time Front Desk Staff

Responsibilities include:

  • Processing adoptions
  • Fielding phone calls
  • Data entry
  • Continuously providing a warm, welcoming, and inviting customer experience
  • Recognizing donors and other supporters
  • Performing basic animal care duties
  • Other duties as assigned

Preferred Candidate Qualities:

  • Customer service experience
  • Able to function successfully in a team
  • Basic computer skills are necessary
  • Detail oriented
  • Out-going personality

For more information please contact

Volunteer Clinic Veterinarian

HSHA needs a licensed veterinarian to assist at our low-cost vaccine clinics once a month. Location of the clinics change seasonally. Position is challenging, fast-paced, but never boring. Dedication to herd-health and disease control is a must. Qualified candidates must be a graduate of accredited school of veterinary medicine and currently licensed to practice in Pennsylvania. Interpersonal communication skills essential as qualified veterinarian will be working closely with other staff, volunteers, and community members. This is a volunteer position that requires 3-4 hours a month.

Interested candidates should send resumes or inquiries to

Please submit the following two forms when applying at HSHA:

Donate to Humane Society of HarrisburgAdopt a pet from the Humane Society of Harrisburg
Report Cruelty

How Can I Help Homeless Animals in My Community Today?

We are currently in need of Non-clumping (clay) cat litter, Liquid Laundry detergent, Paper towels, Hand soap, Ziplock style sandwich baggies (any brand), 13 and 60 Gallon Trash bags, Purina Healthy Weight Cat Chow (orange bag- dry food), Purina ONE Sensitive Stomach cat food (dry food), Kitten canned food (any brand), Soft and chewy dog treats, Gift cards for Gasoline (for animal transport and cruelty investigations); Pet Stores (for animal supplies and food), Local stores (Walmart, Weis, Giant, Home Depot, Lowes- for emergency supplies and building repairs); Office Supply Stores (paper, ink cartridges, etc). If you'd like to help out, please drop some off at the shelter!

Check out HSHA's Amazon Wish List for more specific needs.

We have several dogs and cats that are looking for a foster home.  If you think you may be able to help, please visit our Fosters Needed page.


May 5 | 5K Run/Walk for the Animals

May 10-12 | Shelter Buddies Yard Sale

July 21 | Christmas in July

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Workplace Giving

CFC (Combined Federal Campaign) – 77697
SECA (State Employees Combined Appeal) – 4401-0027
United Way – 3022