Join our team!


Do you have a heart for people and pets? Do you have a passion for making a difference?

As a member of Animal Allies Humane Society team, your work will directly benefit the pets and people of the Northland.Our staff are caring, compassionate and dedicated to fulfilling the Animal Allies Mission - to ensure a loving home for every pet. At Animal Allies we care about the people and pets who rely on us to provide compassionate care. We believe that every pet deserves a second chance.

Available staff postings are listed below.

Don't see something that fits? Consider volunteering to share your skills and benefit the animals!

Part-Time Shelter Veterinarian

The mission of Animal Allies Humane Society is to ensure that every pet has a loving home. Care protocols are not driven by clients but by compassion. We focus on Humane Education, Diversion, and Adoption-driven Capacity to serve Duluth and the surrounding communities. Our Shelter Veterinarians play a critical role in determining strategies and systems that ensure the best in-shelter care and outcomes for pets and people. Animal Allies is recognized as one of the top Adoption Centers for canines and felines in the state and nationally.


The Shelter Veterinarian will play a key role in all medical  aspects of animal welfare including diagnosis, treatment, and spay/neuter surgeries.  This position will work closely and collaboratively with the Practice Manager to assist in training and supervision of medical staff including certified veterinary technicians and veterinary assistants. This position provides leadership and technical expertise to the medical team and makes recommendations to Direct Animal Care leadership for policy, protocol and decision making.

Position open until filled. up to 20 hours per week.

To apply; Submit resume and cover letter to operations@animalallies.net.

Full-Time Development Officer

Department:  Administration

Reports To:  Executive Director

FLSA Status:  Full-Time, Non-Exempt 

Prepared Date: 04/20/2020



Pioneering regional humane society serving northeastern Minnesota seeks a Development Officer reporting to our Executive Director and partnering with key staff to facilitate development and fundraising needs of Animal Allies Humane Society. The Development Officer provides leadership, direction, oversight, planning and implementation of initiatives to ensure that all areas of development are operating at the highest standard possible. As a leader in the organization, the Development Officer is responsible to achieve key financial objectives which support the mission and vision of Animal Allies. The Development Officer works closely with the Executive Director, the Development Assistant, the Content Editor, key committee volunteers and is in charge of maintaining important connections with key community supporters. This individual should have a strong commitment to the mission and vision of Animal Allies Humane Society. Evening, weekend and “off-site” events are part of this position. Employment at Animal Allies is on an “at-will” basis.

Position open until filled. Position offers competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including; health insurance, paid time off and matching contribution to 401k. 

To apply; Submit your resume and cover letter to juliewaltenb@animalallies.net

Volunteer opportunities:​

  • Direct Animal Care  - Walk dogs, clean kennels, provide enrichment for cats and dogs.

  • Shelter Maintenance - General cleaning, trail maintenance, garden weeding, etc.

  • Join a Committee - Special event committees and development task groups are always in need of driven individuals to lend a helping hand.

  • Assist our Medical Team - Licensed professionals can volunteer with our medical staff assisting with evaluations, direct care, and more.

  • Assist our Admin Team - Data entry, mailing correspondence, grant writing, and event prep assistance positions are available on an at-needs basis.

  • Stuffing Newsletters - No training required!  Help put The Paw Print newsletter into mailboxes each quarter. The project varies from issue to issue, and is a fun and social time to meet and engage with our staff and other volunteers.

There are a variety of ways you can help the animals as a volunteer! 


For more information on volunteering please click here.

Internship and Work Study Program:


As a student or young professional an internship or work study experience can help you stand out above your peers. Individuals looking to build their skills and add real-life work experience to their resume are encouraged to apply for the below positions.

Humane Education Internships - Assist with our Humane Education program, classroom visits, and camp sessions. Email; education@animalallies.net for more information.

Volunteer Internships - Help with the behind-the-scenes daily activities and programs surrounding our Volunteer Program. Assist our Volunteer Coordinator with trainings, event volunteer coordination and daily volunteer needs as they arise. Positions are available year round. 

Email; volunteer@animalallies.net for more information.


Animal Allies Humane Society

4006 Airport Road

Duluth, MN 55811

Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 12-6pm

Sunday 12-4pm


phone; 218-722-5341

fax; 218-722-7975 




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