Want to save lives? Join our fast-paced team at Furry Friends and be a part of our no-kill community providing a safety net for all area animals in need!

Current Openings

Updated January 3 2022

Animal Caretaker: Will provide care for all animals at our Mills Civic West Des Moines facility. Must be able to lift 50 lbs regularly, experience handling animals (including large dogs with behavioral challenges), able to stand and do physical work for long periods of time, must have a can-do attitude. All team members must be passionate about our no-kill community building mission and love animals. This position cares primarily for our dog population and includes ensuring all required paperwork, pictures and adoption marketing information about the animals is current to ensure a short length of stay within the shelter until adoption. Also include receiving stray animals of all types and posting their information to locate owners and reunite with their families. This position includes 3-5 days a week including one weekend morning. Shifts are generally 3-5 hours beginning between 7-8am for a total of approximately 10-25 hours per week. Please email resume and cover letter or why you are applying for the position to adoptions@furryfriendsrefuge.org