Employment Opportunities

Looking for a position in animal care, sheltering, veterinary care, or animal programs? Lollypop Farm, the Humane Society of Greater Rochester, may have the perfect employment opportunity for you. Lollypop Farm is a community-funded nonprofit animal shelter and learning center located in Fairport, NY on a 140-acre campus. It employs over 100 full- and part-time employees with an annual operating budget of over $6 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

Chief Operating Officer/VP
One full-time position as the Chief Operating Officer/VP is available. The COO/VP ensures Lollypop Farm has the operational procedures and policies in place while maintaining high quality standards and performance. The COO/VP provides leadership, direction and oversees performance of all operations including shelter, farm, clinic, behavior, equine and maintenance, in accordance with Lollypop Farm mission. If interested, please submit your resume to Cheryl Yawman, CPA and Kym Bailey-O’Brien at Cochran, Cochran & Yale by email at cykb@ccy.com.

Per Diem Veterinarian
One per diem position is available as Veterinarian. 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.  Set a professional and positive example for clinic staff.
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Equine Manager (Full-Time)
One full-time position is available as an Equine Manager, 40 hours a week. The primary function of the Equine Manager is to oversee the training, admission, care and adoption of Lollypop Farm equine animals as well as provide daily leadership to equine staff and volunteers.
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Animal Care Attendant (Part-Time)
One part-time position is available for an Animal Care Attendant, 24 hours a week. 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 by performing the following duties. Use your skills to their fullest potential and help make a difference in the lives of the animals in our care!
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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 direction.

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.