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.
Lollypop Farm has a full-time opportunity available in our shelter as a Kennel Attendant. The Kennel Attendant is responsible for caring for our shelter animals throughout the day as well as keeping work areas clean and well stocked. (Must be available to work weekends.)
One part-time position (schedule of 12 hrs.) is available at Lollypop Farm as a Farm Attendant. The primary function of the Farm Attendant is to care for and rehabilitate farm animals at Lollypop Farm, work on improving the animal's adoptability, and educate the public on the care of farm animals. Experience working with horses is highly desired.
One full-time Veterinarian position is available at Lollypop Farm. The primary function of the Veterinarian is to oversee and monitor the health of shelter animals and provide veterinary expertise in accordance with the organizational policies and procedures; perform spay/neuter surgeries; assist the Director in establishing and maintaining all health related protocols to maximize animal placement and minimize euthanasia of adoptable animals; and, set a professional and positive example for clinic staff. (Some evening and weekend work required.)
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 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.
Community Outreach Manager
The Community Outreach Manager implements outreach activities that aim to enhance the quality of life of pets and people in our community in support of the Lollypop Farm mission and strategic goals. Focusing on targeted communities, the Community Outreach Manager collaborates with program staff and volunteers to increase participation in Lollypop Farm programs and services, to provide access to needed community resources, and to promote responsible pet ownership. For a job description and to apply, click the link below.
Associate Director of Communications
One full-time opening as Associate Director of Communications is available at Lollypop Farm. The Associate Director of Communications is responsible for management and execution of marketing communications plans, customer relations services, retail operations, and projects that are aligned with Lollypop Farm's brand and meet the organization's strategic goals. Working with the Director of Communications and Outreach, and managing a communications and customer service team, the Associate Director of Communications maximizes the positive public awareness of Lollypop Farm programs and activities. For a job description and to apply, click the link below.
Clinic Manager (Full-time)
One full-time opening as Clinic Manager is available at Lollypop Farm. The Clinic Manager is responsible for overseeing the day to day operations of the clinic, including the supervision, evaluation, training and performance of all non-exempt clinic staff. For a listing of job duties, see the job description at the link provided below.
Vet Tech Supervisor (Full-time)
One full-time opening as a Vet Tech Supervisor is available at Lollypop Farm. The primary function of the Vet Tech Supervisor is to provide direction to the clinic staff, oversee daily clinic operations and assist Veterinarians in providing surgical and medical care to shelter animals. For a listing of job duties, see the job description at the link provided below.
One full-time position is available at Lollypop Farm as a Humane Investigator. The primary function of the Humane Investigator is to investigate complaints alleging animal abuse and make arrest when appropriate.
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 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:
Compassion: Showing empathy and sympathy for what others—people and animals—are experiencing through constructive and positive actions.