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Career Opportunities

Interested in a working with Second Chance Humane Society? Have a passion for animal welfare? Submit an application for employment today!  Apply your talents & skills toward saving animals' lives. Current employment opportunities are listed below:

Job Opportunities

Pet Care Specialist

Second Chance is expanding its programming and is looking for compassionate animal lovers to care for the homeless pets at the Angel Ridge Ranch property in Ridgway. Learn how to be a professional dog and cat trainer while performing the important duties as a Pet Care Specialist! Part time and full time positions available. Our pets need care everyday so weekends and holidays are required. Come join the Second Chance Team and help make a difference!


Join the Second Chance team performing much needed handyman tasks around the Angel Ridge Ranch property and other Second Chance locations in Ridgway. Must love animals, have great people skills and be a creative fixer of things that break. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, landscaping/snow removal, small plumbing, carpentry, painting, fence repair and construction, general ongoing maintenance, and facilities improvement. A current local driver license and experience pulling an equipment trailer are required. Flexible schedule 16-24 hours per week. Come join the Second Chance Team and help make a difference!

Our animals

Shelter Hours

Open Tuesday - Saturday

Animal Resource Center
11 am - 6 pm

Cat Castle
11 am - 6 pm

Dog Den
11 am - 5:45 pm


PO Box 2096 [mailing]
177 County Road 10
Ridgway, CO 81432

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