Career Opportunities

With Old Friends Senior Dog Sanctuary

Why Work with Us? 

Our rapidly growing organization needs dedicated dog lovers to join our team! We are seeking long-term employees who wish to grow and learn with us. We promote a collaborative work environment in which everyone’s opinions and ideas are valued. 

Our number one priority is to keep our Old Friends happy, healthy, and comfortable. This is reflected in the decisions and actions of all employees.  

All of us at Old Friends share a mutual love for these animals. We work together, with dedication and cooperation, to save and enrich the lives of Middle Tennessee’s senior dogs. 

Is a Career at Old Friends for You? 

If you are passionate about helping animals, then come join our team for a fulfilling job providing love and care for senior dogs! We need hard-workers who are dedicated to our cause; this can be a strenuous job, but it is incredibly rewarding! 

How Do I Apply?

Information about how to apply are listed in each position description.

Available Positions

DOG CARETAKER

We are looking for dependable dog-lovers to work part-time, with the possibility of promotion to full-time, to help care for dogs at our sanctuary.

Read more about this position and apply here.

MEDICAL CARETAKER

We are looking for dependable dog-lovers to work part-time, with the possibility of promotion to full-time, to help care for dogs in our medical wing (dogs in intake, recovering from surgery, extremely limited mobility, etc). 

Read more about this position and apply here.

KITCHEN STAFF

We are looking for dependable dog-lovers to work part-time, with the possibility of promotion to full-time, to help prepare meals and medications for senior dogs. Applicants must be able to pay great attention to detail, be effective communicators, and have excellent memory.

Read more about this position and apply here.

VETERINARIAN

We are seeking a compassionate, experienced veterinarian to join our medical team. This position involves providing comprehensive medical care to the sanctuary residents and the ~ 400 dogs in our forever foster network.

Read more about this position here.

Applications for this position are being received via Indeed.

VETERINARY TECHNICIAN

The Medical Department at Old Friends Senior Dog Sanctuary is currently hiring licensed veterinary technicians to join our team. The right candidate will have a strong work ethic, be reliable, and work well with the rest of the team.

Read more about this position here.

Applications for this position are being received via Indeed.

VETERINARY ASSISTANT/RECEPTIONIST

The Medical Department at Old Friends Senior Dog Sanctuary is currently hiring a veterinary assistant/receptionist. This is a hybrid position. The right candidate will have a strong work ethic, be reliable, and work well with the rest of the team.

Read more about this position here.

Applications for this position are being received via Indeed.

VETERINARY ASSISTANT

The Medical Department at Old Friends Senior Dog Sanctuary is currently hiring veterinary assistants. The right candidate will have a strong work ethic, be reliable, and work well with the rest of the team.

Read more about this position here.

Applications for this position are being received via Indeed.

Old Friends Senior Dog Sanctuary offers a competitive compensation package, including comprehensive healthcare benefits starting at full-time employment, 401(k) and matching 401(k) program, and an accrual of PTO.

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