More than just a job...
At Hearing Dogs for Deaf People, we're on a mission: we want to see a time when no deaf person feels alone.
This is why we train dogs to help deaf people. Our amazing hearing dogs offer practical support, by alerting deaf people to important sounds, but as importantly they offer constant companionship. Deaf people can feel isolated or anxious: a hearing dog can help them to leave loneliness behind and reconnect with friends, family, community... with life.
If you share this passion for making a difference to people's lives – in beautiful surroundings, working with amazing dogs and amazing people – then find out now how you can join us.
Making a difference
It's well known that the charity sector attracts kind-hearted and compassionate people, who want to make a difference to other people's lives. These are the people you'll find at Hearing Dogs, who really do believe that "we make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give." Perhaps you do too.
Our headquarters are in rural Buckinghamshire and Yorkshire. They are both in beautiful countryside locations, with the Buckinghamshire site in particular offering stunning scenery. It's a group of listed barn conversions, nestled in the Chiltern Hills area of outstanding natural beauty, surrounded by fields, hills and woodland. There's no shortage of fresh air and great dog walks nearby! It's also where we have lots of fun events, and where we recently opened our Grange Restaurant and Gift Shop which has been incredibly popular.
Working with amazing dogs
Our trainers are living the dream: they've always known they wanted to work with dogs, and have pursued this as a career from an early age. However, everyone gets to join in the dog-related fun! This is because we have dogs in every office, some of them demo dogs, others applicant assessment dogs, others at various stages in their training. What was that? A little nudge from a puppy that wants its ears played with? Or some tickle-tums? Oh, go on then, the spreadsheet can wait five minutes...
Working with amazing people
If you come to Hearing Dogs, you'll be part of an amazing, committed, passionate team. Everyone helps everyone. Nothing is too much trouble. You'll find yourself saying 'Good morning' to people you've never met, and making new friends for life. You'll look forward to every day, helping deaf people to leave loneliness behind and reconnect with life. There is a kind of magic at Hearing Dogs for Deaf People, and you'll feel it if you come here too.
What are you waiting for? Don't paws for thought!
The latest career options are listed below. And if you're still not sure, learn more about our work further down this page.
Learn more about our work
Peek behind the scenes, and see what it's really like to work here on Hearing Dogs TV, our online TV channel. You can ‘meet’ staff, volunteers, hearing dog recipients – and of course the adorable puppies and dogs that we train to transform deaf people's lives.