Job Openings

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

Animal Care Taker (Kennel Staff)

This position is part-time, 2 to 4 eight-hour days per week. It is a physical job that requires dedication to the wellbeing of the animals that live at our facility. Members of our Kennel Staff team play a vital role in the care of each animal. The position is very rewarding. The job involves heavy cleaning and handling all types of domestic animals. Must be a team player, willing to get dirty, and be comfortable around animals. Occasional mandatory overtime.

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

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.


Entire Month of February | Glove Drive Campaign
February 12-17 | Shelter Sweethearts Week
February 19-23 | Deep Clean Week

April 15-22 Volunteer Appreciation Week

May 5 | 5K Run/Walk for the Animals

Events Calendar

Workplace Giving

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