Employment Opportunities

Join Our Team

The Bitter Root Humane Association has been serving our community since 1972. We are the only open admission animal shelter in Western Montana and care for over 1000 animals each year providing safe shelter, food, medical attention and love while each pet waits for their new forever home, no matter how long it takes!

Our recently built facility is state of the art and we are looking for team members that have a passion for animals and to assure BRHA will be around for years to come. If that’s you, please take a look at our current and upcoming openings and apply…we’d love to hear from you!


Volunteer Coordinator

Part Time - 25 hours per week
Starting Pay: $17.00 hour DOE

Our Volunteer Coordinator is responsible for directing all BRHA volunteer program activities including recruiting, scheduling, oversight, and recordkeeping. This position requires a passion for animal welfare and proven experience in community relations and will be a strong ambassador for BRHA. Must be 18 years or older to apply. 


Front Desk Coordinator

Full Time - 40 hours per week
Starting Pay: $13.00 per hour

Our Front Desk Coordinator acts as gatekeeper for other staff and management. They allow access to other employees, answer phones, take messages, schedule appointments, answer questions, give directions and manage the flow of traffic in the office. In addition, this position manages social media accounts, animal inventory logs, monetary transactions and acts as the face and spokesperson for the organization by greeting people as they enter and determining their needs. Must be 18 years or older to apply.

Animal Care Attendant/Adoption Counselor

Full Time/Part Time - hours and schedules varied
Starting pay: $13.00 per hour

Our Animal Care Attendant/Adoption Counselors are the backbone of our shelter. They are responsible for the entire animal care of our “guests” which includes all aspects of sheltering, feeding, cleaning, exercising, training & loving. These positions also deal with the public and potential adopters. Must be 18 years or older to apply.