HSSM accepts employment applications on a rolling basis.

We frequently post job openings and we are always in search of valuable advocates to help with our lifesaving mission.

If you are interested in joining the winning team at HSSM, download and print this Job Application PDF (writable) and mail or bring to the shelter. We do not accept emailed applications at this time.

If you are unable to download and print the application you can fill one out at the shelter during normal business hours. Please enter through the Adoptions Entrance and speak with the BowWow Meow Boutique attendant to get an application.

Current Openings:

Adoption Counselor- Part-TimeA team player, able to work in a fast paced environment. Excellent communications, customer service, organization and leadership skills. Ability to read and write English required. Knowledge of animal breeds and behavior helpful; with the ability to make decisions regarding the welfare of animals. Customer service experience required. Able to work weekends. Basic computer skills in a Windows environment required. Committed to the mission of the HSSM. Continue reading
Animal Care Associate (Part-Time)Department: Animal Care/Lost and Found Classification: Part-time, hourly, exempt Job Relationships: Reports to the Animal Care Supervisor Position Summary: Responsible for all aspects of animal care as it relates to animal intake and surrenders. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: A team player, able to … Continue reading
Facilities AssistantFacilities Assistant Department:                            Facilities Classification:                         Hourly, part-time (20 hours), non-exempt Job Relationship:                    Reports to Facilities Manager Position Summary:                  Assists Facilities Manager with facility, equipment, grounds and vehicle maintenance.  Performs janitorial, landscaping and other duties.  Monitors deliveries, storage rooms, and in-kind … Continue reading

Volunteers Needed!

The HSSM is looking for people that are driven by results and reward. Volunteering requires lots of work and twice the love, but the reward sustains. Please visit our Volunteering page for more information!


Our Mission

The mission of the Humane Society of South Mississippi is to save and enhance the lives of pets through cooperative and innovative approaches to adoption, spay/neuter, sheltering and community engagement.

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