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Lots of Dogs

CBHS is looking for people like YOU!

Mutt Hutt Dog and Cat Boarding Kennel Attendant:
Cedar Bend Humane Society is now hiring for the Mutt Hutt dog and cat boarding facility. This is a part-time position, approximately 10-20 hours per week. We are looking for kennel attendants that are available to work weekends and holidays; some weekdays will also be required. Schedules will range between 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.  Applicants should be comfortable handling all types of dogs and cats, interacting with customers on a daily basis, and keeping the facility clean and organized. Duties also include computer skills. 

Please send resume to CBHSAdoption@mchsi.com or apply at Cedar Bend Humane Society located at 1166 West Airline Hwy., Waterloo.

Board Members:
The Cedar Bend Humane Society is currently accepting applications for Board Members! Applicants must have a passion for animals and be willing to advocate for the stray, neglected, and unwanted cats and dogs of the Cedar Valley!

The CBHS is looking for individuals that are interested in working as an active team member to help educate the community about responsible pet ownership, and assist with raising funds which allow the shelter to provide humane care for all animals under its protection.

This is a volunteer position requiring approximately five hours of time dedicated to CBHS each month. We are currently seeking candidates with fundraising experience!

If you have a love for animals, and are looking for a volunteer position that serves a great cause please contact Amanda Stack at amandabstack@yahoo.com for more information about joining the CBHS team!

CBHS Internship Program (Unpaid)

The CBHS Internship Program provides a wide range of opportunities for students to gain insight into the work of CBHS and a non-profit organization. CBHS is a 501c3 non-profit organization accredited by the Better Business Bureau and the only full service shelter in Black Hawk County. Every year a limited number of places for internships are available.

CBHS offers Internships in the following departments: 

  • Volunteer Programs
  • Animal Care
  • Adoptions
  • Special Events
  • Behavior and Learning
  • Marketing and Communications

Currently CBHS is offering internships for the Volunteer Program.

 Minimum eligibility criteria to take part in the program.

  • Applicants must be enrolled in a degree program in a college or university, second university degree or higher, at the time of application and during the internship.
  • A minimum of 18 years of age
  • Approval from the department’s internship adviser and completed Internship Application Package should be turned in before starting the internship.

To apply for an Internship:

Via mail:                                                                                                        

Cedar Bend Humane Society

1166 West Airline Highway

Waterloo, IA 50703

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1166 West Airline Highway 
Waterloo, IA 50703-9634


Open Tues. - Sun., 10am - 5pm 
Closed on Mondays
Adoption Center Open Tues. - Sun., 10am - 5pm
Closed on Mondays

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June, July, August
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Thurs., & Fri., 10am - 7pm
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319-232-6887 Animal Control Open Mon. - Fri., 8am - 5pm