Suncoast Humane Society has the following job openings:


Animal Behavior Program Specialist

Suncoast Humane Society is welcoming applicants for the position of Animal Behavior Program Specialist. This position is responsible for assisting with evaluating canine or feline for temperament, documenting behavior assessments, behavior modifications and progress in current pet management program. Assist with leading and supervision of designated volunteers to achieve annual goals and objectives. Works cooperatively with other managers, staff and volunteers to enrich the lives of animals at the Animal Care Center, thus improving the animal’s well-being. Certified Dog Trainer and Behavior Consultant preferred. Degree or certification in an animal behavior related field preferred. Knowledge, understanding and ability to work with pet management programs such as Shelterluv preferred. Please send cover letter and resume to Fatime Duka, Associate Director of Innovative Programs, at Starting hourly rate is $14. No phone calls please.


Suncoast Humane Society is welcoming applicants for a Bookkeeper to help manage AP/AR, payroll, Quickbooks, and other data systems reports. The Bookkeeper must be comfortable learning new data systems and working with various team members and systems to design reports for stakeholders. Attention to detail is a paramount. Please send cover letter and resume to Leah Cornish, Director of Business & Finance, at Starting hourly rate is $15. No phone calls please.

Truck Driver

Suncoast Humane Society is accepting applications for a full time truck driver for our thrift stores in Englewood and Venice. The right candidate will pick up and deliver furniture, boxes of household items and other goods as assigned. This position will have an assigned helper to assist with loading, unloading and the picking up of donations. Excellent customer service skills required. Must be able to lift 50 pounds or more, and able to handle a 14’ box truck. Valid Florida Driver’s License required. Please email resume to Leah Cornish, Director of Business & Finance, at Starting hourly rate is $13. No phone calls please.

Suncoast Humane Society is looking to hire a full time, passionate and experienced Veterinarian. Our vision is to celebrate a community whose pets are safe, protected and loved. We are located in Southwest Florida where you may enjoy beautiful weather year-round with a plethora of outdoor activities and just a short day trip from destinations such as Orlando, Miami and the Florida Keys. The Veterinarian is an invaluable member of the team. This is a skilled, professional position requiring the performance of surgical sterilization, preventive health care, and overseeing medical examination and treatment of animals received at Suncoast Humane Society. This includes supervising surgical assisting staff. A Doctoral Degree of Veterinarian Medicine is required, and two years of experience is preferred. Please send your resume and cover letter to Cheryl Casey, Director of Operations, at No phone calls please.

Director of Innovative Programs

Suncoast Humane Society is welcoming applicants for the position of Director of Innovative Programs to join our leadership team. This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate who is passionate about positive alternatives to shelter surrenders, fostering, deeply engaged volunteers, and all manner of programs dedicated to the human-animal bond. Data collection, management, reporting and utilization to create performance-based measures is critical to leading dynamic teams, including direct reports of a Volunteer Coordinator, Pet Behaviorist and Foster Coordinator. The ideal candidate will have strong management and leadership experience, as well as partnership building and be able to motivate a team to accomplish more than they know possible. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume, including a description of experience with creating and implementing innovative animal welfare programs and lessons learned from the effort. Tell us what excites you about the future of animal welfare and what you want to affect in your career. Please submit your cover letter and resume to Maureen O’Nell, CEO, at Salary is commensurate with experience. Please include your salary requirements in your submission. No phone calls please.

Director of Development

Do you know how important a well-crafted Development Plan is to success? Do you enjoy setting and measuring annual and long term goals? Do you want to work with a CEO who understands fundraising and is prepared to work with you and a board who is poised to learn from the right teacher? Suncoast Humane Society is hiring a well-rounded Development Director to join our passionate, sometimes quirky, and always driven leadership team. Suncoast Humane Society is a fifty year old animal welfare agency providing Sheltering, Prevention and Community Outreach based in Englewood, Florida. We are fortunate to have robust support from our community and donors who support our annual operations as well as the final stages of a capital campaign. You will need to have three to five years of experience managing major gifts, grants, appeals, planned giving and a lifetime of working well with others. Individual donors are the lifeline to our mission. There is always work to be done to inspire a culture of philanthropy. Are you the leader to make that happen? Experience with Little Green Light and Capital Campaigns a plus. Please send your cover letter and resume to No phone calls.