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Career Day at Oregon Humane Society

April 23 | 9:20 am - 12:15 pm

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 to impress! Business casual attire is best. No shorts, sweatpants, crop tops, hats, t-shirts with objectionable logos/graphics or gum. Nice, clean jeans are ok.

Download the printable flyer here.


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

Portland Public Schools: Talk to your career counselor.

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

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

Tri-county districts: Students from other districts are welcome when space permits.  Join the waiting list by following the North Clackamas process above.

Career Day at Oregon Humane Society


April 23
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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