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

Per Diem Humane Education Facilitator
Lollypop Farm is hiring for a Per Diem Humane Education Facilitator to work multiple Saturdays and/or Sundays per month. The Humane Education Facilitator will prepare and facilitate humane education programs for children and adults and must be an energetic and highly motivated person who enjoys working with children. Learn more about this position and apply online »

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 the 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.

Animal Care Attendant
Lollypop Farm is looking for both full and part time employees to work in our shelter departments. 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.
Learn more about this position and apply online »

Part-Time Licensed Veterinary Technician
Lollypop Farm is hiring for part-time Licensed Veterinary Technicians to work on Saturdays and/or Sundays. The primary function of this position is to assist the veterinarians in providing surgical and medical care to shelter animals as allowed by licensure. Learn more about this position and apply online »

Facilities Manager
Lollypop Farm is hiring a full-time Facilities Manager. The primary function of the Facilities Manager is to oversee and manage all aspects of facility management including staff, repair projects, preventative maintenance, janitorial functions, fleet management, and construction. The Facilities Manager partners with the COO to achieve the strategy and facility goals of Lollypop Farm and is a member of the organization’s Safety Committee. Learn more about this position and apply online »

ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR POSSIBLE FUTURE OPENINGS

Adoption Counselor
While we are not currently hiring for the position, we are inviting candidates to submit a résumé and/or application for an Adoption Counselor 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 »

OUR GUIDING STATEMENT

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:

  • 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.