Working at HSPPR

What it's like working at HSPPR

Animal Care
Animal Law Enforcement
Customer Service
Veterinary Services

Why I work at HSPPR

Who Are We?

HSPPR is a nonprofit animal shelter serving El Paso, Pueblo, and Douglas Counties as well as the City of Centennial. The first of only two AAHA accredited shelters in Colorado!

Employment at the HSPPR

We employ a total of 200+ employees. We are an organization that celebrates and prioritizes diversity and inclusion. In addition to competitive salaries, we offer comprehensive benefits to our full-time staff.

Benefits include:

  • Health Insurance
  • 401K with employer matching up to 4% of salary
  • Group dental, vision and supplemental insurance
  • Short and long-term disability insurance
  • Paid time off & holidays
  • Direct deposit
  • Personal pet perks

The Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region is a Public Service Loan Forgiveness qualified employer.  To learn more about this program, go to

“HSPPR makes its staff and the animals we care for a priority. I love feeling appreciated for not only the hard work I do but also I feel supported emotionally at this organization.” 
  Jamie, Director of Animal Law Enforcement
“If you want to work at a place with room for employee growth and education, a culture of kindness, and plenty of animals to care for; look no farther!”
Maya, Certified Behavior Specialist
“The adorable animals and mission are what got me through the door, but I stay for the people. I work alongside tremendously resilient, compassionate, hardworking, and dedicated people every day.”
Jackie, Digital Communications Manager