Employment Verification: Please note that employment verification can only be done by our outside HR/Employment Management Service. If the employee you are seeking verification for does not have their info, please contact us and we will be glad to give you their contact information.
Wayside Waifs is committed to Equal Opportunity Employment.
It is the policy of Wayside Waifs, Inc., to consider each applicant for employment on the basis of qualifications for the job without regard to race, color, creed, sex, age, disability, ancestry or national origin. All employees will be given equal consideration with respect to compensation, benefits, and opportunities for advancement (except where sex, age or physical capabilities are a bona fide occupational requirement).
The positions on this page are paid positions. Interested in Volunteering? Check out our Volunteer Program
Veterinary Students - see our Preceptorship Program
How to Apply?
Click on the "click here" link next to the listing you wish to apply to (If you wish to apply to more than one opening, please fill out one application and let us know that you wish to be considered for more than one position; similarly, if you wish to apply at a later date, let us know to look up your earlier application).
Wayside Waifs needs caring, conscientious people to join us in providing a temporary home to animals who depend on us for a safe, clean, and nurturing environment. Employees at Wayside enjoy fellowship, personal respect, and the latitude to work independently in their areas of responsibility, while learning the professional care of animals. To join one of the leading animal shelters in the Midwest, contact us about one of the opportunities shown below.
In the Operations area, Wayside Waifs requires experience and/or knowledge of animals, a successful work history, and a pre-employment drug test. Applicants must be at least 18 years old, able to lift 50 lbs to waist height, and have a HS diploma or GED. Full benefits package.
We offer the following benefits to full-time employees: Group Health Plan, Dental Plan, Group Life Insurance, 401(k) Plan with Wayside contribution, pet care and pet adoption discounts, and supplemental insurance options. Part-time benefits include 401(k) Plan with Wayside contribution and pet care and pet adoption discounts.
Paid leave plans include: Paid Time Off, sick leave, and six holidays.
Applications may also be filled out and/or submitted in person. Personal interviews, however, are not scheduled until your information is carefully reviewed and considered by our management team.