Careers with Dakin

Have you ever wanted to work at a place that does amazing things for animals? Do you love people and creative problem-solving? We may have an opening for you! Already got your dream job? Please share these postings with someone you think would be awesome. 

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Now Hiring: Part-time IT Support Specialist

Do you have a passion for animals? Do you dream about becoming part of a team that makes a difference in the lives of shelter animals and those living in the community? Do you want to work in an environment that is welcoming, friendly, and supportive and has no shortage of humor? If this sounds like you then Dakin Humane Society wants to know!

Dakin Humane Society is currently seeking a part-time IT Support Specialist, because “Have you tried rebooting it?” doesn’t always work. This person will be responsible for supporting, evaluating, maintaining, and troubleshooting the organization’s hardware and software and provide support to users while anticipating upcoming needs. The ideal candidate is someone who enjoys taking initiative to solve problems while implementing technology solutions that are in line with the organization’s needs. Ability to think logistically with attention to detail and support others using excellent interpersonal and written communication skills. As the only non-profit, full-service animal welfare organization serving our region, we need to help a lot of animals. You can help us do it.

You’ll be working part-time (about 20-25 hours per week) with flexible scheduling available! What’s the pay? $22 - $28 per hour to start based on experience.

Interested or would like to apply? Please submit your resume and cover letter below. For more information regarding this position, please contact

IT Support Specialist Job Description

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Now Hiring: Veterinarian (Full, Part-Time, and Per diem available)

Do you have a passion for animals and the people that love them? Do you dream about becoming part of a team that makes a difference in the lives of homeless animals, and also those who can't access traditional veterinary care?

Nestled in the beautiful Pioneer Valley of Massachusetts, we are a fast-paced, open admission adoption center that takes in 6,000 animals each year. We are looking for the perfect people to join our veterinary team!

Dakin is looking to add to our staff of veterinarians. We serve animals and our community in many ways and we are sure there is something for everyone. Are you a Spay/Neuter expert, a Vaccine Clinic Rockstar, or do you prefer Shelter or Community Medicine? Excellent compensation for the right candidate. Flexibility in scheduling (full-time, part-time, and per diem opportunities are available), generous paid time off as well as paid continuing education days and reimbursement for professional memberships, and required licensing/insurance. You may also qualify for student loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. As a full-time employee, you will also receive extremely generous PTO!

Interested or would like to apply? For this position, please send resume and cover letter directly to

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