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$9.50 an hour

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Full Job Description

Are you looking to gain animal care experience, build your resume, and get your foot in the door to a career in the animal welfare field? Then this opportunity is for you! The Wisconsin Humane Society’s Green Bay Campus has an opportunity for a dependable, hardworking, and well-organized individual to join our team as part-time Animal Care Intern. Interns work alongside our dedicated team of animal welfare professionals to provide daily care to animals. This is a paid, seasonal opportunity. Interns will work 20-29 hours/week for a minimum of 3 months. Interns are responsible for their own housing and transportation.

Job Responsibilities

  • Clean and sanitize animal suites and facility while maintaining high standards of cleanliness
  • Demonstrate safe and appropriate animal handling
  • Providing animals with food, water, enrichment, and other essential daily needs
  • Assist the behavior and veterinary staff as needed
  • Other duties as assigned


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Availability to work some evenings, a weekend shift, and holidays
  • Must be able to routinely carry 25lbs and up to 50lbs
  • Must be committed to our organizational values of compassion, respect, and kindness, innovation, professionalism, equity, and positive approach

Benefits & Compensation

This position pays a rate of $9.50 per hour.

All staff are eligible for the following benefits:

  • 30% off adoption fees
  • 10% off discount in our Animal Antics Store
  • Limited wellness care veterinary services for companion animals

Application Instructions

To apply for this position, please complete the Apply Now section at the top of this job page to begin your online employment application. Only applications submitted through our online application system may be considered. Please know that it is our policy to reply to each and every application received once we have a status update.

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Equal Opportunity Employer

The Wisconsin Humane Society believes in equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment. WHS’s success depends on the effective utilization of qualified people regardless of the age, race, creed, color, disability, marital status, veteran status, sex, national origin, ancestry, sexual preference, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

About Us

Wisconsin Humane Society (WHS) is the oldest and largest shelter in Wisconsin. It was founded in 1879 and operates shelters in Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, Door, and Brown Counties, as well as a Spay/Neuter Clinic in West Allis. The organization offers adoption services, educational programming, and veterinary resources for animals from low-income households, retail stores, volunteer programs and dog training classes. The Milwaukee shelter also houses the states busiest Wildlife Rehabilitation Center. WHS is an independent nonprofit and receives no general government funding and is not part of any national umbrella group.