Careers at MCPAWS

Current Job Openings at All Locations

Join the MCPAWS Team! If being around awesome people and animals all day isn’t enough, we also offer these other great employee benefits!

Employee Benefits and Perks At MCPAWS we know that we are only as good as the people on our team. We are committed to continuous learning and growth, allowing all staff members a path towards reaching their fullest potential. Enthusiasm, excellent communication skills, and the desire to work in a team environment are qualities we look for in each candidate.

Applicants who are flexible, innovative, and wish to play a role in the development and growth of our organization and the positive impact we have on our community are particularly suited to join our organization.

Health BENEFITS: We don’t have a “one size fits all” mindset at MCPAWS. Most of our employee benefits can be tailored to meet your needs, whether those needs focus on price point, medical coverage or other individual aspects of your life. All employees that work at least 25 hours/week are eligible for the MCPAWS health benefits program.

  • MCPAWS Sponsored Medical Insurance: MCPAWS offers a choice of at four different health care plans. Options vary by price-points and coverage levels. All your options will be explained to you during enrollment so you can make the best choice for your family and your needs. MCPAWS covers 50% of your monthly premiums
  • MCPAWS Paid Short-term Disability Insurance: Benefit eligible employees receive a weekly benefit equal to 60% of your gross salary in the event of a short-term accident or illness that keeps you from work
  • MCPAWS Paid Life insurance: Employees are covered by a $25,000 life insurance benefit
  • MCPAWS Paid Accident Insurance: Benefit eligible employees receive cash benefits, paid directly to you, for any covered injury – on or off the job that you or your family experience
  • Dental and Vision Insurance: Employees may obtain comprehensive dental and vision benefits at their own cost


  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) Accrual Policy: for any employee working 25 hours/week
  • COVID-19:We have updated our PTO policies to enable team members to take the time they need to support their families or themselves as we navigate through the pandemic
  • Employee Enrichment: We recognize our employees as our greatest resource which is why we make sure that each branch has funds dedicated to celebrate our employees. This varies by location, but team lunches, coffees, and after-work parties are encouraged and supported. 
  • Pet Food Discounts: Our employees qualify for discounted pet food through the Hill’s VIP Market program
  • Veterinary Discounts: MCPAWS provides significant benefits for employee pets receiving care and treatment at our veterinary hospital, including annual stipends and deep discounts
  • Holiday Pay: MCPAWS pays team members double-time on holidays.
  • Continued Education: Training, professional development, and continued education opportunities vary by location and are encouraged and supported for all team members.
  • Uniforms: MCPAWS offers reimbursement benefits for employees are required to wear a uniform and monthly credits at our thrift store for employees in need of uniform components and/or work wear items


Current job openings for all MCPAWS locations are posted below.

Position: Staff Veterinarian (Shelter/Community/Private Practice)
Location: MCPAWS Veterinary Hospital
Schedule: Full time, salary, exempt
Reports to: Director of Veterinary Services
Salary: $90,000 – $130,000/year
Classification: Exempt
Benefits: Paid Time Off; health benefits, CE allowances and required dues and licenses paid, eligibility for Public Service Loan Forgiveness; $10,000 Signing Bonus
Position Summary and Purpose:
At MCPAWS, we work to celebrate and enhance positive human/animal connections. One way that we are able to accomplish this is through the provision of accessible, quality veterinary care for shelter animals, pets belonging to under-served community members and community cats, as well as established private practice clients. This position serves as a key member of our veterinary care team to help us carry out the veterinary work that is fundamental to our bigger, organizational goals.

This position is unique and the incumbent will provide veterinary care across a spectrum of programs. Duties are balanced between clinical and surgical responsibilities at our veterinary hospital and providing for the veterinary needs of cats and dogs being cared for at our no-kill, shelter.

Expect to spend 2-3 days/week at the vet hospital, serving practice clients as well Safety Net Program clients (emergency vet care, low or no cost spay/neuter). The remaining time will be spent at the shelter
providing needed vet care for shelter animals and completing additional duties like protocol/policy adjustments, updating patient records, and working collaboratively with support staff. Occasional
opportunities for community engagement in the field via vaccination and microchip clinics and Trap-Neuter-Return efforts will also be available.

Complete Job Description: MVH Staff Veterinarian (Shelter_Private Practice_Community)

Contact Kattie Kingsley: for more information or to submit your resume!

Position: Part-time Relief Veterinarian (Shelter/Community/Private Practice)
Location: MCPAWS Veterinary Hospital
Schedule: Part-time
Reports to: Director of Veterinary Services
Salary: $700/day
Classification: Exempt
Benefits:  $10,000 Signing Bonus

• Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from an accredited veterinary college
• Currently licensed in Idaho to practice veterinary medicine or ability to obtain a license upon hire
• Qualified and eligible to obtain Idaho state pharmacy license and DEA license

• One year licensed Veterinarian with the ability to work independently

• Mondays and Tuesdays with additional days optional (possibility of Saturdays 9-2 if interested)
• No night shifts

Complete Job Description:  Relief Veterinarian

Contact Kattie Kingsley: for more information or to submit your resume!

Position: Animal Care Technician
Location: MCPAWS Regional Animal Shelter
Schedule: Full-time/Part-time, hourly, non-exempt
Reports to: Shelter Manager/Assistant Shelter Manager
Salary: $15-$20 Per Hour
Classification: Non-Exempt
Benefits: Paid time off, Health benefits package, Paid holidays, Discounted veterinary services, Continuing education, Required dues and licenses paid, Eligibility for Public Service Loan Forgiveness.
Position Summary and Purpose:

• Treat all animals humanely, with compassion and concern, both on and off the job, and transmit these values to
• Assure all animals are well cared for in terms of providing basic, daily necessities like food, water, exercise, and
safe and comfortable living conditions
• Perform daily sanitation of all canine and/or feline housing areas according to MCPAWS policies and procedures
• Monitor the health and behavior of animals and report any pertinent changes to the supervisor and/or Shelter
Medicine Program Coordinator according to MCPAWS policies and procedures
• Administer daily medications as directed by the supervisor and/or Shelter Medicine Program Coordinator
• Carry out implemented behavior and kennel enrichment programs
• Retrieve dogs for the public as requested
• Provide feedback and assistance for dog pairing and introductions for daily playgroups
• Marketing support; handle animals safely and gently for marketing photos and videos

Complete Job Description:  Animal Care Technician

Contact Ashley Colglazier, Shelter Manager: for more information or to submit your resume!

Support the Shelter and Donate Today!


Microchip four cats


Purchase enrichment items for all shelter cats



Vaccinate seven dogs



 Provide formula for three orphan kittens



 Neuter three dogs


MCPAWS Regional Animal Shelter
831 S. 3rd St #1375
McCall, ID 83638

Shelter Hours:

Monday - Saturday:

11:30am to 6:00pm

Closed Sundays

 Dog introductions & adoptions by appointment.

No appointments needed to visit and adopt cats.

Please call (208) 634-3647 to schedule an appointment!

MCPAWS Thrift Store

301 Lenora Street
McCall, ID 83638

Thrift Store Hours:

Monday - Saturday:

11:00am to 5:00pm


10:00am to 4:00pm

Donation Drop Off: Monday - Saturday 9:30am - 3:00pm

MCPAWS Veterinary Hospital
8 Coho Lane
McCall, ID 83638

Hospital Hours:

Monday - Friday:

8:00am to 5:00pm

Closed Saturday & Sunday

Please call (208) 325-4510 to schedule an appointment!


Transforming lives by strengthening the

human-animal connection.


A humane community where all animals are well

cared for and loved.

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