Employment with MCHS

The positions listed below are currently open.

To apply for a listed position, print, complete and return the employment application (pdf)

Email to: human resources or
Fax to: (240) 547-4308 or
Mail to: MCHS, 601 South Stonestreet Avenue, Rockville MD 20850

Animal care attendant

Do you love animals, especially dogs and cats? Do you want to help homeless animals who need loving care and new adoptive homes?

MCHS is looking for dedicated team members who want to help cats and dogs in need. Experience with animal handling is a plus, or we will train. We’re filling full-time and part-time positions responsible for cleaning dog kennels and cat housing, feeding/watering the animals, scooping, exercising and socializing animals, and other duties, including sorting donations and doing animal laundry. You’ll also work with the public to assist with animal adoptions.

You must have a love of animals and a desire to bring that love, any specific animal handling skills, a strong work ethic and a commitment to training to care for cats and dogs. Also must be able to lift 55 lbs. Applicants also must be authorized to work in the U.S.

To apply, complete the employment application and return it with a cover letter.
Fax to (240) 547-4308 or email to jbaquero@mchumane.org.

Job type: Full-time, Part-time
Pay: from $15.00 per hour
COVID-19 considerations: Staff and patrons must wear a mask while in our building. Staff must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Part-time truck driver

Our busy thrift store is seeking a hard-working individual for a part-time driver on Saturdays.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • driving to homes and other locations to pick up donated furniture and other large items
  • lifting heavy boxes and furniture
  • cleaning and monitoring the maintenance schedule for the company-owned box truck.

The successful candidate will be a team player who brings experience in driving delivery-size trucks, and wants to work hard to help animals. He or she must possess excellent customer service skills, act in a professional and courteous manner with our donors and the thrift store team, and have a clean driving record.

To apply, complete the employment application and return it with a cover letter.
Fax to (240) 547-4308 or email to jbaquero@mchumane.org.

Thrift store sales and receiving clerk

Large, busy thrift store in Rockville, MD seeks hardworking, flexible individual to work as a store and receiving clerk. Will consider part-time or full-time, depending on specific experience.

Duties include, but are not limited to: donation day set-up and tear-down, accepting donations from the public; sorting incoming inventory and delivering it to the appropriate area for processing; stocking shelves and creating pleasing displays; regularly straightening inventory and cleaning the store; assisting customers and the cashier; and helping maintain Covide-19 safety protocols.

Ability to lift at least 50 lbs. is a requirement of the position. Experience as a cashier, experience in merchandising, and experience in a thrift or second-hand retail store highly desirable. The successful candidate will be a flexible, positive, energetic and proactive team player, as well as a fast learner who is capable of working independently. Availability to work on weekends is a must.

Full- or part-time position

The store operator, the Montgomery County Humane Society, offers benefits for full-time employees that include medical/dental/vision/life insurance, paid vacation and sick leave, free parking and some paid holidays. MCHS follows strict Covid-19 retail protocols at all times, including mandatory masks, distancing and sanitation.

To apply, complete the employment application and return it with a cover letter describing any hobbies or other expertise you could apply to the merchandising of a varied thrift store inventory, along with resume and hourly wage requirements.
Fax to (240) 547-4308 or email to jbaquero@mchumane.org.

MCHS is an equal opportunity employer