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Employment Opportunities

Hawaii Island Humane Society is a non-profit animal welfare organization. All positions require humane treatment of animals, compassionate public service, excellent communications and computer skills, a clean driving record and no limitations in working with animals. Requires a flexible schedule including weekends and holidays. Hawaii Island Humane Society is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace. HIHS offers a generous employee benefits package.

All positions are full-time unless otherwise noted.

To apply for any open position, please email your resume to

Available Positions at the Animal Community Center in Kona:

Adoptions Coordinator (Full-Time)

Location: The Animal Community Center in Kona, 78-6767 Mamalahoa Hwy, Holualoa

The Adoptions Coordinator is directly responsible for utilizing progressive, conversation-based adoption counseling to facilitate the adoption of shelter animals. Essential functions of the position include but are not limited to responding to adoption applications in a timely manner, facilitating meet and greets, writing emails, phone conversations, conversing via text message, participating in weekly Adoptions meetings, participating in Adoption events, educating interested adopters about individual animals, providing care to shelter animals through cleaning and feeding, and more. 


  • High School graduate or GED equivalent, required
  • Bachelor's degree, preferred
  • Experience in customer service, preferred
  • Experience with animals, preferred
  • Ability to work collaboratively and cooperatively as a team
  • Must possess effective communication skills and proficiency with technology


Available Positions at the Keaau Shelter

No positions at this time.