Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Join Our Team

At Guide Dogs of America | Tender Loving Canines, we breed, raise, and train guide dogs for individuals who are blind/visually impaired and service dogs for veterans with PTSD and children with autism. We also place facility dogs with professionals in hospitals, schools, and courtrooms.

Regardless of where you work at GDA | TLC, you will contribute to fulfilling our mission. We recognize and support employees’ efforts to develop, expand their knowledge, improve their skills, and assume added responsibility. Yet, the greatest reward comes from knowing that you have a role in assisting blind/visually impaired individuals, veterans, and children with autism pursue their goals of greater independence and mobility.

Open Positions

Canine Development Assistant (Temp)

Client Services Specialist

Director of Human Resources and Risk


Kennel Tech- Part-Time

Lead Veterinary Assistant

Maintenance Superintendent

Veterinary Assistant/ Receptionist

About Guide Dogs of America | Tender Loving Canines

At Guide Dogs of America | Tender Loving Canines, all of our volunteers, donors, clients and staff share a belief that we don’t just train guide dogs, we inspire others to live their lives. GDA | TLC places more than 50 dogs each year, serves more than 300 graduates across the U.S. and Canada and has been enriching the lives of others for 70 years.

Guide Dogs of America | Tender Loving Canines is a Four-Star Charity of Charity Navigator and a “Best” award recipient of the Independent Charities of America and earned the 2023 Platinum Seal of Transparency from Guide Star. Our guide dogs are provided at no cost to our clients. Guide Dogs of America | Tender Loving Canines is an accredited member of the International Guide Dog Federation and Assistance Dog International.