Job Openings

Come join our committed team of animal lovers!

Thank you for your interest in employment at Blue Earth Nicollet County Humane Society (BENCHS). When we have job openings, they are listed below. If no opportunities are listed, we can always use dedicated volunteers!

Interested in one of the job opportunities below?

Please see the full job posting on our page at and complete your application through their system.

Shelter Veterinarian

The Shelter Veterinarian provides high-quality medical care to shelter animals, including spay/neuter surgery and treatment of various medical conditions. The Shelter Veterinarian also assists in developing, advancing, and implementing shelter medicine protocols and delivers and ensures humane medical treatment of all animals seen in the shelter. This is done while fostering an environment of inclusion and accountability. These responsibilities are expected to be completed through respectful, professional, and timely conduct and communication. This is a full-time, hourly position which will include some weekends.

Assistant Shelter Manager

The Assistant Manager is responsible for implementing workflow procedures based on direction from the Animal Care Manager. The duties include supervising employees during day-to-day tasks, providing customer support in escalated situations and managing the overall workflow of the workplace when the Animal Care Manager is not present. This is a full time position that is paid salary. The typical schedule will be Tues-Saturday with possible on-call hours.