Careers at Lollypop Farm

Looking for a career in animal welfare? Lollypop Farm, the Humane Society of Greater Rochester, may have the perfect employment opportunity for you in animal care, veterinary care, fundraising, programs, and administration. Lollypop Farm is a community-funded nonprofit animal shelter and learning center located in Fairport, NY on a 140-acre campus. It employs over 115 full- and part-time employees with an annual operating budget of over $8 million. Its modern, 55,000 sq.ft. facility shelters domestic pets and farm animals and offers a variety of programs to the community.

CURRENT Employment Opportunities

Accounting Associate (Entry Level)
Lollypop Farm is hiring for a full-time Accounting Associate. The Accounting Associate performs accounting functions to support daily operations, including but not limited to, timely and accurate financial statements, reconciliations and year-end audit procedures. Learn more about the position and apply online »

Adoption and Admissions Counselor
Lollypop Farm is hiring for a part-time Adoption and Admissions Counselors. The Adoption and Admissions Counselor’s role is to interface with the public admitting animals and aiding in the adoption process. Learn more about the position and apply online »

Animal Care Attendant
Lollypop Farm is hiring for part-time Animal Care Attendants. The Animal Care Attendant’s role is to keep the animals clean, fed and enriched throughout the day, and keep work areas clean and well stocked. Learn more about the position and apply online »

Director of Development
Lollypop Farm is hiring for a full-time Director of Development. The Director of Development directs Lollypop Farm’s donor engagement and fundraising programs. This position is a key steward of the organization’s culture of philanthropy that helps donors fulfill their passions and interests through their giving to Lollypop Farm. Collaborating across the organization and with the development team, the director maximizes annual contributed revenue from individual donors, corporations, foundations and other entities by overseeing staff managing a wide variety of giving programs. The Director of Development applies the highest ethical standards to donor relations in alignment with Lollypop Farm’s mission, vision, and values. Learn more about the position and apply online »

Events Manager
Lollypop Farm is hiring for a full-time Events Manager. The Events Manager is responsible for the strategic development and tactical execution of fundraising, stewardship, and program events that engage the community in the mission and work of Lollypop Farm. Learn more about the position and apply online »

Humane Education Camp Counselor (Seasonal)
Lollypop Farm is hiring for two 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. Learn more about the position and apply online »

Legacy and Gift Planning
Lollypop Farm is hiring in Legacy and Gift Planning. The Legacy and Gift Planning position is responsible for managing various components of Lollypop Farm’s planned and deferred giving program. This position will be a member of the Development team and work to identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward current donors and prospects who have an interest in supporting Lollypop Farm both now and in perpetuity. The primary objective of this role is to help donors fulfill their passions and interests through their giving to Lollypop Farm. Learn more about the position and apply online »

Veterinary Assistant
Lollypop Farm is hiring for a full-time Veterinary Assistant. The Vet Assistant’s role is to assist the veterinarians and technicians by facilitating the effective and efficient operation of the clinic for animal treatment and surgery. Learn more about the position and apply online »

ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR POSSIBLE FUTURE OPENINGS

Farm Attendant
While we are not currently hiring for the position, we are inviting candidates to submit a résumé and/or application for a Farm Attendant position to keep in our Talent List for future openings. Click here to submit an application or resume for future possibilities »

Veterinary Technician
While we are not currently hiring for the position, we are inviting candidates to submit a résumé and/or application for a Veterinary Technician position to keep in our Talent List for future openings. Click here to submit an application or resume for future possibilities »

Core Values

We embrace and recognize that Lollypop Farm donors are the heroes of our work — voluntarily offering time or money, no matter the amount — to support our mission. Together, our core values unify and guide us to provide the best service to the animals, our community, our organization, and ourselves.

Compassion: We show empathy and sympathy for what people and animals are experiencing through positive and constructive actions.

Communication: We engage in a two-way process to exchange thoughts, feelings, and ideas in pursuit of a mutually-accepted goals or direction.

Flexibility: We are willing and comfortable adapting to new circumstances and conditions.

Commitment: We persevere in our efforts to achieve our mission.

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

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

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