Humane Society of Missouri
  • 02-Aug-2021 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Adoption Center - Maryland Heights
  • St. Louis, MO, USA
  • 14.00
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, Paid Time Off, Product/Service Discounts


The Humane Society of Missouri is seeking a highly motivated individual with a passion for helping animals. The Adoption Counselor takes care of dogs, cats, rabbits, and other small companion pets. This person also interacts with the public daily to connect pets and people through the adoption process. We are looking for people who have animal handling experience, strong customer service skills, and are passionate about helping animals find their forever homes!

Responsibilities include:

  • feeding, watering, walking, kennel sanitation, and general care of the animals
  • determining if animals are ready to go home, and
  • forming strong relationships with clients who are making adoption decisions.

This is a full-time, entry-level position, which may include weekend hours.

Starting pay is $14/hour. Qualified candidates must have a high school diploma or equivalent, at least 3 months of customer service experience and animal handling experience is preferred.


The Humane Society of Missouri offers competitive wages and excellent benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Short-term disability
  • Long-term disability (100% employer paid)
  • Retirement Savings Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Deductible Reimbursement Account
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid time off, including vacation, sick and holiday pay

Employees are eligible for the following discounts after 90 days of employment:

  • 40% off veterinary services
  • 15% off prescription diets
  • $50 off adoptions at HSMO
  • 10% off gift shop
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