Job Openings at CCHS

Full Time Surgical Assistant Position Available

The Champaign County Humane Society seeks a dependable and hardworking individual for the Surgery Assistant position. This is a full-time position, $16.50 per hour with benefits. Primary responsibilities include: surgery preparation; monitoring of animals while under anesthesia and post-op; cleaning and preparation of surgery packs; performing physical exams/vaccinations; administering medications; venipuncture; microchipping; and working closely with the public for low cost spay/neuter appointments. This position includes data entry and requires a very organized and detail-oriented individual. The position also requires good communication/interpersonal skills. The Surgery Assistant works closely with the Shelter Manager, Shelter Veterinarian, and Medical Lab Supervisor. Experience with animal handling and/or working in an animal shelter or veterinary setting is required.

Those interested in this position should submit their resume and cover letter to the Shelter Manager, Karen Simmons, at


Full Time Animal Care Position Available

The Champaign County Humane Society seeks an energetic and self-motivated individual to join our animal care staff.  This is a full-time position, $15.00 per hour with benefits.  Primary responsibilities include sanitization and maintenance of animal kennels and facilities, daily feeding, animal intakes, and data entry.  Other responsibilities include kennel enrichment and socialization of our animal residents.  This is a physically demanding position that may require heavy lifting, exposure to high noise levels, and exposure to cleaning chemicals.  Those interested in applying must have animal handling experience and be knowledgeable in animal behavior.

To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to Karen Simmons, Shelter Manager, via email to

No phone calls, please.