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

Humane Education Camp Counselor
Lollypop Farm has one temporary full-time opportunity available as a Humane Education Camp Counselor. This is an exciting opportunity to gain hands-on experience with animals while working in the child education field. 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 »

Admission/Adoption Supervisor
Lollypop Farm has one full-time opportunity available as an Admission/Adoption Supervisor. The primary function of the Admission/Adoption Supervisor is to provide direction to the Admission/Adoption Counselors, oversee admissions and adoptions and maintain the cleanliness of the animals and interface with the public. (Regular schedule includes Sundays.)
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Facilities Maintenance Tech
Lollypop Farm has a full-time opportunity as a Facilities Maintenance Tech in our Facilities Department. The primary function of the Facilities Maintenance Tech is to perform maintenance and maintain operational functionality of the facility and grounds; serve as a secondary site contact for all sub-contracted maintenance and repair services; and ensure implementation of standards set for safety, security, general maintenance and cleanliness of the facility.
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Equine Manager
Lollypop Farm has a full-time opportunity available on our farm as an Equine Manager. The Equine Manager is responsible for overseeing the admission, care, training, and adoption of equine on the farm as well as for supervising equine staff and volunteers.
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Behavior and Training Staff
Lollypop Farm has a full-time opportunity available in our shelter as Behavior and Training Staff. The primary function of the Behavior and Training Staff is to support the activities and duties of the behavior department, including: conducting training classes, performing behavioral evaluations and enrichment activities with shelter animals, and providing behavioralcounseling to adopters and clients.
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Animal Care Attendant
Lollypop Farm has two full-time opportunities available as an Animal Care Attendant. 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. (Must be able to work Saturdays and/or Sundays regularly.)
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Veterinarian (Part-time 16 hrs.)
Lollypop Farm has one part-time opportunity available in our shelter as a 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, and to set a professional and positive example for clinic staff. (Must be able to work Saturdays.)
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Kennel Attendant 
Lollypop Farm has one part-time opportunity available in the shelter as a Kennel Attendant. The Kennel Attendant is responsible for caring for dogs in shelter throughout the day as well as keeping work areas clean and well stocked. (Must be available to work Sundays regularly.)
Learn more about the position and apply online »

 

Talent List

Lollypop Farm invites candidates to submit resumes to our Talent List for positions that may not be currently open. We’ll consider your qualifications when new positions open up.

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.

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.

Clinic Positions
While the Clinic team is currently fully staffed with Veterinary Technicians and Veterinary Assistants, and we are not currently hiring for these positions, we are inviting candidates to submit a résumé and or application for a Veterinary Technician or Veterinary Assistant position to keep in our Talent List for future openings.

 

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 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.