Join Our Team and Make a Difference at Santafe Animal Shelter!

Santa Fe Animal Shelter is always looking for talented people who are passionate about supporting animals, saving lives, and spreading compassion. Get ready to join a unique and supportive community that works together to do more good for animals in need.

SFAS is dedicated to compassionate care for animals and for the people who care for them. In addition to competitive salaries, we offer comprehensive benefit packages to full-time staff members to support healthy, productive, and rewarding lifestyles. They include:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • 401K
  • Basic life insurance
  • Paid sick leave
  • Personal time off
  • Discounts on supplies, vaccinations, and medications for your pets
  • Lead Resale Store Sales Associate

    The Lead Resale Store Sales Associate is the Supervisor on duty at our resale store, The Cat Santa Fe, and primarily oversees the opening and closing of the store, ensures proper cash/change to open the store, completes the deposit after the store closes, ensures the alarm is set correctly and working, handles customer complaints/concerns throughout the day, trains new staff and ensures employees get designated breaks throughout the day. If interested in this position, please send a resume to No phone calls please.

  • Truck Assistant/Sales Associate at Cat South

    The Cat Truck Assistant’s is responsible for executing the pick-up of merchandise for the shelter, delivering merchandise in some instances, unloading and setting up furniture and large items on the floor of both stores. Heavy interaction with shelter/store donors and store employees and management. 25% of time: The Resale Store Sales Associate is responsible for sorting donations and maintaining high quality inventory, customer service, and cashiering. The Resale Store Sales Associate is also responsible for working to reach sales goals. If you are interested in this position, please email Kim at No phone calls, please.

  • Resale Store Sales Associate

    The Cat Santa Fe, Santa Fe’s premier resale store, is looking to fill part-time and full-time sales associate positions. Individuals must maintain a high level of customer service and professionalism to customers at all times. Have an understanding of pricing in terms of the current market value of items in the store and knowledge of trends and styles- ie. vintage vs. old, as well as, have extensive knowledge of brands in regards to quality, designer, price, location. Individuals must be capable of carrying up to 50 pounds, be self-motivated, have a team player attitude, stand for long periods at a time, and must love animals. A valid NM driver’s license is required. Retail experience preferred. No phone calls, please. Starts at $15 with benefits. The Cat Santa Fe is owned and operated by the Santa Fe Animal Shelter. If interested in this position, please send your resume to phone calls please.

  • Behavior Team Member

    Behavior Team Members are responsible for supporting and maintaining the physical and psychological well-being of the animals in the custody and care of the Santa Fe Animal Shelter. With the goal of providing exceptional humane care for our animals, a Behavior Team Member is responsible for performing the following duties, including but not limited to: running playgroups, walking dogs of all sizes and strengths, performing behavior assessments on cats and dogs, implementing behavior modification training plans, assist the public with questions they may have about behavior problems with their dogs or cats, take animals to offsite events and represent the shelter in a professional manner at other shelter events. In addition, this role involves acting as a liaison between the behavior department and other shelter departments and its volunteers. This role may include other tasks as directed by the Behavior Manager. This position is full-time – 40 hours per week. Please email resume to Kim at Please no phone calls.

  • Payroll and Finance Associate

    The Payroll and Finance Associate’s responsibility is to work closely with the Director of Finance and HR Director in maintaining the Shelter’s financial, payroll and personnel records. This person is responsible for managing the Shelter’s biweekly and year-end payroll preparation for 100 plus employees and related duties including setting up employees in timekeeping and payroll systems, payroll taxes and other payroll reporting requirements including ACA compliance reports, 401(k) maintenance and maintaining personnel files and payroll support documentation, run various Paylocity reports when requested, review quarterly payroll reports, ensure payroll system (Paylocity) is utilized to capacity, etc. If you are interested in this position, please email a current resume to No phone calls please.

  • Compassion Services Technician

    This individual will provide compassionate aftercare pet services for guardians, veterinary hospitals, veterinary clinics and shelter animals. Processing private cremations for grieving guardians as well as SFAS and other agencies. If interested in this position, please email Kim at and to see a full job description please look for the job posting on Indeed. No phone calls please.