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Career Day at Oregon Humane Society

October 9, 2019 | 9:20 am - 12:15 pm

2018 Oregon Humane Career Day header

Dream of caring for animals on a daily basis? Spend the day at the Oregon Humane Society!

Career Day Information

Learn about careers within animal shelters including veterinarian, technologists, communication specialists, and volunteer coordination with the nonprofit Portland Workforce Alliance!

  • Visit the Oregon Humane Society shelter for a day with a variety of Animal Welfare Professionals.
  • Tour the shelter, watch a surgery, and experience what it takes to work with and on behalf of animals at a progressive animal welfare organization.
  • Learn about volunteer opportunities and many careers in Veterinary Care, Animal Behavior, Communications, Investigations and more.


Check-in & Eligibility
Check-in is at approximately 9:20 am, doors do not open prior so please dress warmly and plan accordingly. Program starts promptly at 9:30 am and ends at 12:15 pm. Open to students from PWA's partner high schools.


Dress Code
Dress nicely. No shorts, sweatpants, crop tops, hats, t-shirts with objectionable logos/graphics or gum. Nice, clean jeans are ok.


Download the printable flyer here.


Portland Public Schools: Talk to your career counselor.

Parkrose School District: Fill out this Permission Form and turn in completed form to the College & Career Center and await confirmation.

North Clackamas, Gresham-Barlow, Reynolds School Districts: Fill out this Permission Form and email (via scan or photo) to and await confirmation.

Registration closes: When filled. Seats fill fast! Sign up today.

Students from other school districts are welcome when space permits. Join our waiting list by filling out this Permission Form. Email form (via scan or photo) to and await confirmation.

Career Day at Oregon Humane Society


October 9, 2019
9:20 am - 12:15 pm
Event Category:


Portland Workforce Alliance


Oregon Humane Society
1067 NE Columbia Blvd
Portland, OR 97211 United States
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