Iowa County Humane Society

Serving the animals and citizens of Iowa County and its surrounding communities

Employment at ICHS

There is nothing more satisfying than making a lasting difference in the life of an unwanted, homeless or abused animal. As an employee of the Iowa County Humane Society, you will be an important part of our team of dedicated staff who help give around 400 animals each year a chance for a new life in a loving home. If you have a passion for animals and their welfare, possess a positive, upbeat attitude and are a team player, you could be part of the ICHS mission of giving every animal the chance that it deserves!

If you're interested in helping Iowa County Humane Society and it's animals you can also check our volunteer needs

Executive Director Needed

Iowa County Humane Society (ICHS) in Dodgeville, WI is seeking an Executive Director (ED) to lead the organization. ICHS is a small animal shelter (intake of approximately 400 animals annually) with a no-kill philosophy that has contracts with several cities for stray animal holding and also handles humane investigations. Dodgeville is a picturesque city with excellent schools, a low cost of living, many recreation areas and a high quality of life. Median house price is $155,000.

The ED will report to the Board of Directors and lead the staff in the execution of ICHS’ mission. The ED will provide leadership across all operations and programs including hiring and management of staff, facilities, day-to-day administration, budgeting, training, purchasing, community outreach, marketing and fundraising. The ED will also develop and maintain policies and procedures for all staff functions; ensure fiscal responsibility over budgeting in collaboration with the Board Treasurer; determine staffing needs and maintain, develop and implement fundraising initiatives through donor relations, social media, grants and events.

Working closely with the Board of Directors, the Executive Director will help to develop an overall strategy to achieve our long-term vision. This position is an outstanding professional opportunity to shape and build a strong and successful organization that will continue to serve the needs of our community for many years to come. Full-time. Salary $40K.

Requirements include previous experience in non-profit animal shelter management; knowledge and expertise in animal sheltering issues such as animal care, disease prevention, volunteer management, adoption issues and methods to decrease the length of stay; ability to coach staff and develop high-performance teams; strong marketing, social media, public relations and fundraising skills; strong written and verbal communication skills; and budget development. Bachelors degree strongly preferred.

If you believe you are the right person for this role, please send your resume to


Office Assistant



Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: receiving incoming animals, completing animal adoptions, and providing counseling and education on animal welfare and enrichment. 

Job Responsibilities:


      ****  Vet tech experience desirable  ***


Please fill out a job application and return to: 305 Co Rd YZ, Dodgeville WI 53533 or email to

We work every day including holidays and bad weather days so reliable transportation and an ability to be at work when scheduled is necessary.

For general employment opportunities, please contact Iowa County Humane Society at
(608) 935-1381 or for more information or to apply.  

We are an equal opportunity employer.


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Iowa County Humane Society
305 Co. Rd. YZ
Dodgeville, WI. 53533

Phone: 608-935-1381
Fax: 608-935-2884

For additional contacts go to:
 Board of Directors and Staff

WI Dog Seller & Dog Facility Operator license #267019-DS

ICHS Hours:
Tuesday - Friday: 1:00 to 5:30pm
Sat & Sun: Noon to 4pm
Mondays & Holidays: Closed

ICHS shelter dogs are walking the red carpet!

Check out their debut in the
Lands' End Home catalog

modeling their pet jackets!

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