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

IT Summer Internship
Lollypop Farm is recruiting for a IT Summer Intern to assist in upgrading PC software systems across the company. The position is a full-time Monday through Friday, 40 hour a week position and will run for approximately 10 weeks.
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Spay/Neuter Program Coordinator
The temporary Spay/Neuter Coordinator administers the activities that enhance the quality of life for pets and people in our community through Lollypop Farm’s in-house spay and neuter programs. Such efforts promote the work of Lollypop Farm by providing access to low-income spay/neuter services, information, and resources. By responding to requests for assistance, the Spay/Neuter Coordinator helps to foster the human-animal bond within the community while serving a global need to reduce the number of unwanted dogs and cats.

The position is Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. and is scheduled through August 2018.
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Farm Attendant
Lollypop Farm has a current part-time Farm Attendant opening to care for and rehabilitate farm animals at Lollypop Farm; work on improving adoptability of the animals; and to educate the public on the care of farm animals. Must be able to work Friday through Sunday from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
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Veterinary Assistant
Lollypop Farm has a current part-time Veterinary Assistant opening to assist the veterinarians and technicians by facilitating the effective and efficient operations of the clinic for animal treatment and surgery. The hours are Monday and Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
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Veterinary Technician
One part-time position is available for a NYS Licensed Veterinary Technician at Lollypop Farm, Humane Society of Greater Rochester. Schedule is 30 hours, Monday through Friday. Become part of the team that provides the medical and surgical care to the 12,000+ animals that come into the shelter annually. Duties include: anesthesia, induction, post op monitoring, communicating with clients. Must be licensed by NYS, able to work independently and have proficient technical abilities. 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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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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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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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.