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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 $4.5M. Its 140 acre facility shelters a variety of domestic pets and livestock.

Current Openings

Kennel Attendant

Lollypop Farm has a full-time position available in our kennel area. The Kennel Attendant is responsible for caring for our shelter animals as well as keeping work areas clean and well stocked. (Must be available to work weekends.)
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Veterinary Assistant (Full-time)

Two full-time openings as a Veterinary Assistant are available at Lollypop Farm. 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 by performing various clinic duties. For a listing of clinic job duties, see the job description at the link provided below.
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Humane Education Camp Counselor (Full-time/Seasonal)

Lollypop Farm has seasonal openings for full-time work as Humane Education Camp Counselors. This is an exciting opportunity to work with children, ages 4-12, and animals! The Humane Education Camp Counselors run the day-to-day camp operation which includes developing and implementing humane education lessons, preparing materials for each week's campers, overseeing animal interaction with the campers, leading campers in chore duties, hikes around Lollypop Farm property and animal-related crafting sessions.
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Director of Human Resources (Part-time)

The incumbent in this position is responsible for providing strategic and tactical Human Resources leadership to Lollypop Farm. Develops and implements policies, programs and services for management and employees of the organization. Fosters a workplace environment consistent with the values and mission of the organization. Areas of focus include: recruitment and selection, employment policies, practices and procedures, retention, legal compliance, compensation, employee benefits, training and employee development, employee relations, performance management, and organizational development. Working with the Volunteer Manager, provides direction and oversight to all aspects of the Humane Society's volunteer program.
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Adoption Counselor

One full-time position as an Adoption Counselor is available at Lollypop Farm. The Adoption Counselor ensures that animals are cared for and placed in suitable homes, as well as cares for customer needs. Must be able to work weekends.
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Full Time Licensed Veterinary Technician

One full-time position (40 hrs including one weekend day) is available for a NYS Licensed Veterinary Technician at Lollypop Farm, Humane Society of Greater Rochester. Become part of the team that provides the medical and surgical care to the 12,000+ animals that come into the shelter annually. Duties include: anesthesia, induction, post op monitoring, communicating with clients. Must be licensed by NYS, able to work independently and have proficient technical abilities. Use your skills to their fullest potential and help make a difference in the lives of these needy animals.
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General Employment Information

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

or by email to

Lollypop Farm is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Our Guiding Statement

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.

About Us

Lollypop Farm

99 Victor Road; Fairport, NY 14450
Phone: 585-223-1330 | Fax: 585-425-4183
Animal Cruelty 24 Hour Hotline: 585-223-6500

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