Employment at Lollypop Farm

Lollypop Farm, the Humane Society of Greater Rochester, is a community-funded nonprofit animal shelter and learning center located in Fairport, NY. It employs over 90 full- and part-time employees with an annual operating budget of over $6 million. Its 140 acre facility shelters a variety of domestic pets and farm animals.


Behavior and Training Staff
Lollypop Farm has a full-time opportunity available in our shelter as Behavior and Training Staff. The primary function of the Behavior and Training Staff is to support the activities and duties of the behavior department, including: conducting training classes, performing behavioral evaluations and enrichment activities with shelter animals, and providing behavioral counseling to adopters and clients.
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Animal Care Attendant (Part-time)
Lollypop Farm has two part-time opportunities available as an Animal Care Attendant. The primary function of the Animal Care Attendant is to keep the animals clean and fed throughout the day as well as keep work areas clean and well stocked. (Must be able to work Saturdays or Sundays regularly.)
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Veterinary Assistant
One full-time and one part-time (16 hours—Fri./Sat.) position as a Veterinary Assistant is available. The primary function of the Veterinary Assistant is to assist the veterinarians and technicians by facilitating the effective and efficient operation of the clinic for animal treatment and surgery.
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Executive Assistant
Lollypop Farm has a full-time opportunity available as Executive Assistant. The primary function of the Executive Assistant is to provide comprehensive administrative support to the President & CEO. Manage calendar, coordinate meetings, events, and travel schedules. Provide support for board and board committee meetings. Coordinate schedule with Development Department for donor meetings and events. Responsible for minutes of all board and committee meetings. Coordinate or assist with board and staff events as needed. (Schedule must be flexible.)
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Humane Education Camp Counselor (Seasonal)
Lollypop Farm has two (2) full-time seasonal positions available as Humane Education Camp Counselors. This is an exciting opportunity to gain hands-on experience with both children and animals. Humane Education Camp Counselors will be responsible for supervising children and managing the daily activities within camp. The job entails but is not limited to implementing humane education lessons, animal interactions, animal related chores, crafts, educational games, and communicating with parents/guardians. Camp Counselors are also responsible for prepping supplies each day and helping to plan educational lessons. (Break camp runs April 17 – April 21 and again June 26 – August 16.)
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Crematory/Maintenance Worker
Lollypop Farm has a full-time opportunity available as Crematory/Maintenance Worker. The primary function of the Crematory/Maintenance Staff is cleaning building and grounds; performing grounds and building maintenance; tracking and maintaining inventory of supplies; overseeing all aspects of cremations.
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Employees at Lollypop Farm must be at least 18 years old. Currently, we do not have a summer jobs program. If you would like to fill out an employment application and submit it for future consideration, you can download the application, fill it out, and mail it to:

Lollypop Farm, Humane Society of Greater Rochester
Attn: Human Resources
99 Victor Road
Fairport, NY 14450
HR Fax: 585-402-7898

or by email to hrrep@lollypop.org

Lollypop Farm is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Our core values unify and guide us to provide the best service to the animals, our community, our organization and ourselves:

  • We exhibit our compassion for each other and the animals in everything we do
  • We communicate openly and clearly
  • We are flexible in our approach to an ever changing environment
  • We drive for continuous improvement through our individual commitment
  • We embrace teamwork among staff and volunteers
  • We build the Lollypop Farm Community through personal integrity, respect and support for each other.


Core Values

Compassion: Showing empathy and sympathy for what others—people and animals—are experiencing through constructive and positive actions.

Communication: A two-way process in which there is an exchange and progression of thoughts, feelings, or ideas towards a mutually accepted goal or directio

Flexibility: Being willing and comfortable adapting to new circumstances and conditions.

Commitment: A pledge to the mission, fellow employees, volunteers, animals, and the community.

Teamwork: Willingness to collaborate and communicate to achieve a common goal, understanding that the organization works best when unified.

Integrity: Pursue our mission with honor, fairness, and respect for animals, individuals, and the organization.

Respect: Showing consideration and professional regard for all aspects of the organization.