Open Positions

Thank you for your interest in becoming part of the PAWS family! Please find below details of the open paid positions we're currently recruiting for.

Education Programs Manager
This full time permanent position sets vision and develops/executes a comprehensive and results-oriented education and outreach plan that inspires children and adults to have compassionate attitudes towards, and understanding of, all animals. 

View the full job description and requirements here.

Closing date for applications: 5 p.m. Friday, May 15, 2015

How to apply
Please send your resume, cover letter, and a PAWS employment application via email to Liz Harrison, Director of Development & Community Relations, at

Adoption Advisor
This role provides for the comfort and health care of cats and dogs at our companion animal shelter, and assists the public and animal control officers in their transactions with PAWS.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Processing incoming and outgoing animals
  • Administering vaccinations, immunizations and treatment for injuries and illness as prescribed by a veterinarian
  • Providing accurate information and courteous service to the public

View the full job description and requirements here.

Closing date for applications: This position will remain open until filled.

How to apply
Please complete a PAWS employment application, and send with your resume and a letter stating why you are interested in this position and what makes you uniquely qualified, to Alternatively you can mail this information to:

Lisa Hockins
Shelter Manager
Lynnwood, WA 98046


If you're looking to gain valuable hands on experience in animal welfare, animal sheltering or wildlife rehabilitation, please also check out the various opportunities we have for volunteersinterns and externs.