Employment Opportunities

HSSM accepts employment applications on an ongoing basis.

If we have job openings, they are listed below.  We are always in search of valuable advocates to help with our lifesaving mission.  We encourage you to apply anytime even if we do not currently have any openings.

If you are interested in joining the winning team at HSSM, download and print this Job Application PDF (writable)

If you are unable to download and print the application you can fill one out at the shelter during normal business hours. Please enter through the Adoptions Entrance and speak with the BowWow Meow Boutique attendant to get an application.

Current Openings:

Chief Veterinarian:

Seeking a veterinarian for our spay/neuter clinic and shelter medicine, full-time.
Chief Veterinarian Job Description
To apply send your resume to Lori West

Shelter vet tech:

The Shelter Veterinary Technician is primarily responsible for working with the veterinarians to ensure the health of animals in the shelter and in foster homes. Under the direction of the veterinarians, she/he will administer medications and vaccinations, perform diagnostic tests, monitor animals for signs of illness, and act as a liaison between the veterinarians and various departments.

Shelter Vet Tech Job Description

To apply send your resume to Heather

Volunteers Needed!

The HSSM is looking for people that are driven by results and reward. Volunteering requires lots of work and twice the love, but the reward sustains. Please visit our Volunteering page for more information!


Our Mission

The mission of the Humane Society of South Mississippi is to save and enhance the lives of pets through cooperative and innovative approaches to adoption, spay/neuter, sheltering and community engagement.

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