Join Our Team

Are you passionate about helping animals? Are you dedicated, hard-working and driven? Do you thrive working in a fast-paced and challenging environment? You could be an ideal addition to our team!

Application Instructions:

Submit letter of inquiry, resume, and Animal Humane Employment Application to John Brant, Human Resources Manager at 615 Virginia St. SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108.  You may also fax materials to 505.265.6470 or email them to  No phone calls, please.

  1. Letter of inquiry
  2. Resume
  3. Animal Humane’s Employment Application
  4. Reference Form
  5. Release Form

Current positions available:

Marketing Intern

Job Summary
The Marketing intern is an unpaid part-time position in the Marketing Department. This dynamic team member assists in planning of promotional and fundraising events, promotion of our organization, marketing research and production of marketing collateral.

Specific Duties

  1. Assist in planning & logistical tasks for Doggie Dash & Dawdle, our signature event and largest fundraiser
  2. Promotion of our organization via social media
  3. Production of marketing materials
  4. Update & distribute weekly e-blasts to Animal Humane Adopters
  5. Planning & execution of outreach/awareness events
  6. Continual industry research to discover new/best methods to achieve our mission
  7. Represent Animal Humane and promote our organization at outreach events
  8. Provide creative insight and suggestions to improve and progress Animal Humane’s image in the community.
  9. Maintain a high level of professionalism when representing Animal Humane to the general public.
  10. Work as a team member among all departments of Animal Humane.

Internship Requirements
Typically requires enrollment in pertaining continuing education and/or design certification or college degree. Previous non-profit experience a plus.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter, including availability to Laura Kuechenmeister, Director of Marketing, at

Clinic Manager

If you are looking for a new opportunity, why not choose one connected to an organization saving more than 6,000 lives annually? We have outstanding medical teams dedicated to exceeding expectations. We are looking for a Clinic Manager to lead that exceptional team.

Who we are: Animal Humane New Mexico is the state’s largest shelter, serving many thousands of pets each year. We are not just your average shelter- we provide full spectrum veterinary care to the public as well as fulfilling our mission to care for and place homeless pets in New Mexico. We offer behavior services, community outreach services and of course, adoptions at our new, state of the art campus.

Who you are: You're an experienced Veterinary Manager that takes take fun seriously and enjoys working with a highly-skilled group who is passionate about making a difference every day. You understand the business side of our industry and how dedicated, passionate people drive that business. You like being challenged and learning from your coworkers while positively influencing them in return.

What you'll do: The Clinic manager: Is responsible for business and operations management, people and inventory management and tracking and reporting for our generous donors. Facilitating good working relationships through teamwork and collaboration is essential for your success and the success of the team. You will be part of the Senior Management Team, collaborating with all other departments to achieve our shared mission.

Where you'll do it: Animal Humane New Mexico is centrally located near Wyoming and Central in Albuquerque, NM, with easy access to I-40 and I-25 freeways.

Why this is one of the best places to work:

  • Great environment: We are a team environment that respects one another and knows how to have fun while working hard too. Our Clinic is open Monday-Thursday, with Friday-Sunday off.
  • Competitive pay and fantastic benefits: Salary is competitive and commensurate with skills and there are annual opportunities for increases. Our benefits plan includes health, dental, vision, and life insurance, paid time off, paid CE, retirement plan, and deeply discounted veterinary care for your pets.
  • A chance to grow your career: We believe deeply in helping our teams expand their skills. Our facility is favored by those seeking to expand technical and operational expertise beyond what a Practice Manager would encounter in private practice. We encounter a broad spectrum of cases through our shelter as well as our public clinic.
  • An opportunity to help homeless animals: While we see many owned animals too, our hospital also provides medical care to our shelter animals. And it's gratifying to be a part of the largest and most successful animal welfare organization in the state. Your hard work isn't going into the coffers of an owner or shareholder. It's helping support programs that save the lives of homeless animals, right here in our community!

Application Instructions
Submit letter of inquiry resume, and Animal Humane Employment Application to John Brant, Human Resources Manager, at 615 Virginia St. SE, Albuquerque NM 87108. You may also fax materials to 505.938.7920 or email them to No phone calls, please.

We welcome applications from people who contribute to our diversity. We look forward to hearing from you.

Retail Associate

Job Summary: Assists management by working as a team member and providing customer service in receiving and/or selling merchandise.  Assists in processing incoming merchandise, stocking the sales floor, merchandising, sales, and inventory control.  Participates in and promotes animal safety and wellness.  Shares information to enhance the public’s knowledge of animal welfare as well as their knowledge of Animal Humane’s mission and programs. 

Eligibility Requirements:
High school diploma or equivalent.  One year of retail sales or customer service experience.  Thrift experience preferred. Must demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively in the English language.  Bilingual Spanish is a plus.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Working knowledge of retail store environment.
  • Work as a team member.
  • Cash handling experience in a retail operation
  • Exercise good judgment and decision making skills.
  • Ability to maintain effective relationships with associates, volunteer participants, and the public in a friendly and professional manner.
  • Must be physically capable of handling 50 pounds routinely.
  • Demonstrate and employ safe lifting techniques when handling or moving heavy or large items.

Application Instructions
Submit letter of inquiry, resume, and Animal Humane Employment Application to John Brant, Human Resources Manager, at 615 Virginia St. SE, Albuquerque NM 87108. You may also fax materials to 505.938.7920 or email them to  No phone calls, please.

Clinic Receptionist

Job Summary:  Responsible for providing office and clerical services to a donor subsidized veterinary clinic.  Responsible for handling front office reception and administration duties including greeting customers, answering phones, handling clinic inquiries regarding various programs offered by the clinic, records keeping, accounts maintenance, cash processing, data entry, word processing.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Education: High school graduate or equivalent. Minimum of (1) year medical, veterinary or animal technical training from accredited school or private practice is desired. AA degree from two year college or technical school preferred.
  • Experience: One year experience as a receptionist in a veterinary or medical practice. Typing and computer skills are required
  • Skills and Abilities: Strong communication and client service skills. Ability to effectively handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.  Excellent written and oral communication skills (English). Bilingual Spanish is a plus. Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment. Regular attendance and timeliness are essential functions of the position.

Application Instructions

Submit letter of inquiry, resume, and Animal Humane Employment Application to John Brant, Human Resources Manager, at 615 Virginia St. SE, Albuquerque NM 87108. You may also fax materials to 505.938.7920 or email them to  No phone calls, please.
Animal Humane New Mexico is dedicated to providing equal employment opportunities in all areas of occupation without regard to age, ancestry, color, mental or physical disability, gender, gender identity, serious medical condition, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, spousal affiliation or veteran status, according to state and federal laws.