Kokomo Humane Society Careers & Employment Opportunities

Animal Care Kennel Attendant (Part-Time)


Are you a reliable, hardworking animal lover? The Animal Care Attendant position is a crucial part of the Kokomo Humane Society’s mission.


  • MUST love dogs, cats, and animals 
  • Provide compassionate care for domestic animals, exotic animals, and wildlife as needed 
  • Clean animal cages and kennels in accordance with established procedures 
  • Monitor cage and kennel cleanliness
  • Maintain public hallways and corridors 
  • Feed shelter animals and provide water as scheduled  
  • Groom animals and assist with pet recreation 
  • Wash shelter pet laundry

Contact Kokomo Humane Society for more information on this position.


Working Conditions

Our animal shelter operates seven days a week. This position is from 8 am to 12 pm. 

The Animal Care Kennel Assistant position involves exposure to dust, moisture, strong odors, and high noise levels.

Your work requires physical exertion, including:

  • Standing for long periods 
  • Bending often to interact with shelter animals 
  • Lifting animals averaging 50 pounds 
  • Carrying food and litter bags 
  • Transporting wet and dry laundry loads 

WARNING: You will be exposed to dozens of adorable and loving pets who want love.

Starting wage: $10.00 per hour