Iowa County Humane Society

Serving the animals and citizens of Iowa County and its surrounding communities

Employment at I.C.H.S.

There is nothing more satisfying than making a lasting difference in the life of an unwanted, homeless or abused animal. As an employee of the Iowa County Humane Society, you will be an important part of our team of dedicated staff who help give over 600 animals each year a chance for a new life in a loving home. If you have a passion for animals and their welfare, possess a positive, upbeat attitude and are a team player, you could be part of the ICHS mission of giving every animal the chance that it deserves!!

Outreach Manager

The Outreach Manager supports the organizational mission and goals of the Iowa County Humane Society by implementing and managing programs to benefit ICHS and the community. The listing below is organized by priorities.

1. Fundraising: Organize and plan events to raise funds for operation of ICHS. Research and apply for grants. Create Mailings for Fundraising. Focus on planned giving. Cultivate major donors.
2. Community Outreach and Public Relations: Be the voice of ICHS for the press, TV, public speaking requests etc. Create press releases, PR materials and actively seek out PR opportunities. Create informational materials, flyers, promotional materials etc. Contribute to the website and Facebook page. Manage the stray animal contract program. Promote and oversee ICHS volunteer opportunities. Create, implement & obtain funding for community programs. Create and update internal policies and procedures documents. Coordinate, with office staff, field trips/visits to the shelter. Be the point person for DATCP inspections & compliance.
3. Iowa County Humane Officer: Provide 24/7 service for all animal (large and small) neglect/abuse investigations including follow ups, citations, court appearances etc. Assist law enforcement with animal related issues as needed. Work with local municipalities to ensure better dog licensing compliance. Assist county emergency management during county disasters involving animals.

Please email your resume and cover letter to Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found. We look forward to hearing from you!

Office Coordinator

The Iowa County Humane Society in Dodgeville, Wisconsin is looking for a professional, friendly, reliable, animal-loving individual to be our next Office Coordinator!

The Office Coordinator will:
Open and close the office
Answer phones
Assist walk-ins
Handle dogs and cats, many of whom are stressed
Schedule front desk staff
Create and maintain records in PetPoint, an online shelter management resource
Process adoption applications
Maintain daily log of sales/donations
Handle cash/process credit card information
Write thank you letters
Perform adoption counseling
Perform "meet and greets" with animals and potential adopters
Assist volunteers 
Participate in monthly board meetings
Photograph pets
Process shelter donations
Perform light office housekeeping duties
Work well with supervisor and colleagues
Other duties as assigned

Requirements: The Office Coordinator must have office experience and excellent communication skills, be well-versed in Microsoft Word and Excel, and have animal handling experience. Desktop publishing and cash handling skills a plus. Must have the ability to multitask and stay calm under pressure, and be assertive yet kind. This can be a physical position at times, particularly when handling larger dogs or processing shelter donations like kitty litter and dog food. 

25-30 hours a week, including at least one weekend shift per week. The shelter is open Tuesday-Friday from 1 until 5:30pm, and Saturdays and Sundays from noon until 4pm. $10-$11/hour based on past experience. 

Please email your resume 
and cover letter to Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found. We look forward to hearing from you!

We work every day including holidays and bad weather days so reliable transportation and an ability to be at work when scheduled is necessary.

Please contact Iowa County Humane Society at (608) 935-1381 or for more information or to apply.  An application can be downloaded here as a Word Document or as a .pdf file.


Low Cost Vaccination and Dog Licensing Clinic Schedule
Low Cost Vaccination and Dog Licensing Clinic Schedule
Upcoming Event Calendar
ICHS Memberships
Donate to ICHS
ICHS Thanks Business and Organizations who help us help the animals!
Board Meetings and Financial Information
I.C.H.S. Newsletter


ICHS Pets of the Month

Partner Websites:
Use GoodSearch for internet searchs and earn money for ICHS

Shop using iGive and earn money for ICHS - More than 500 of your favorite stores!
Donate to this organization through Drs. Foster and Smith
Dog Supplies - Cat Supplies - Pet Blog
Kwik-Trip Fund-Raiser

We have chosen Kuranda dog beds because they are so good for our dogs. We don't have enough for all of our kennels. You can help by donating a bed.

WI Dog Rescue


Local Communities

Mineral Point

Iowa County Humane Society
305 Co. Rd. YZ
Dodgeville, WI. 53533

Phone: 608-935-1381
Fax: 608-935-2884

For additional contacts go to:
 Board of Directors and Staff

WI Dog Seller & Dog Facility Operator license #267019-DS

ICHS Hours:
Tues - Fri:  1:00 to 5:30pm
Sat & Sun:  Noon to 4pm
Mondays & Holidays: Closed

ICHS shelter dogs are walking the red carpet!

Check out their debut in the
Lands' End Home catalog

modeling their pet jackets!

(page 38-39)