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

Adoption and Admissions Counselor
Lollypop Farm is hiring for part-time and full-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 two (2) full-time and one (1) 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 »

Animal Placement Manager
Lollypop Farm is hiring for one (1) full-time Animal Placement Manager. The Animal Placement Manager’s role is to provide daily management of shelter animal placement departments including: Adoptions and Admissions, Foster Care, Rescue Placement and other alternative placement options. Learn more about the position and apply online »

Behavior and Training Staff
Lollypop Farm is hiring for one (1) full-time Behavior and Training staff member. The Behavior and Training Staff’s role 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 behavioral counseling to adopters and clients. Learn more about the position and apply online »

Facilities Maintenance Technician
Lollypop Farm is hiring for one (1) full-time Facilities Maintenance Technician. The primary role of the Facilities Maintenance Technician is to maintain the building, equipment and grounds, and prioritize/resolve time-sensitive work requests from internal departments. The Facilities Maintenance Technician also completes mechanical repairs and supports strategic projects to improve animal welfare, and improves the facility and maintains safe shelter operation. Learn more about the position and apply online »

Grant and Foundation Relations
Lollypop Farm is hiring in Grant and Foundation Relations. The Grant and Foundation Relations position will be responsible for soliciting donations from private and corporate foundations in order to secure funding to provide for Lollypop Farm’s mission. This position will be an essential member of the development team and will research new grant funding opportunities including potential state and government grants to support the programs and mission of Lollypop Farm. Learn more about the position and apply online »

Intake/Admissions Counselor
Lollypop Farm is hiring for one (1) Intake/Admissions Counselor. The Intake/Admissions Counselor’s role is to interface with the public who are interested in relinquishing an animal. Learn more about the position and apply online »

Law Enforcement Assistant
Lollypop Farm is hiring for two (2) part-time Law Enforcement Assistants. The Law Enforcement Assistant’s role is to assist with the office administrative functions of the Law Enforcement dept. by providing clerical duties, filing, data entry, and keeping of statistics. 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 »

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.