The staff at the Maryland SPCA strives to reflect our mission of helping pets and people. We do this through a work environment that is:
We treat animals kindly and compassionately at all times. We serve the public in a prompt and friendly manner and we treat every co-worker with respect and value working as a team. Most importantly, we enjoy the fact that we are doing something important that makes a difference.
The Maryland SPCA is located on Falls Road in Baltimore. Please forward your completed employment application and resume to Deidre Carroll, Director of Human Resources, (firstname.lastname@example.org) along with a cover letter describing why you are a good fit for this position. Incomplete submissions will not be considered. No phone calls please.
To ensure that policies are being followed and values are being reflected relative to all behavior and training functions. Primarily responsible for managing internal and external behavior programs. Shares responsibility in training staff and volunteers in animal handling and training techniques that will create a safe environment where pets are adoptable and happy.
Position Summary: The main purpose of this position is to provide quality care for the animals, maintain the cleanliness of the shelter facility, and to serve the public in a professional, expedient, and courteous manner.
The Adoption Counselor reports directly to the Adoption Manager. An Adoption Counselor’s main purpose is to serve the public in a professional, expedient, and courteous manner and to assist in the adoption process.
The Admissions Department is responsible for counseling dog and cat owners looking to give up their pets for adoption or for owner-requested euthanasia. Admissions Coordinators counsel pet owners by phone, email, and in person to help resolve problems and determine fitness for the shelter adoption program, and provide re-homing resources in accordance with our lifesaving mission. When pets are brought to the Maryland SPCA for adoption, it is the Admissions Coordinator’s role to accurately collect and report information on the animals entering the shelter. On-the-job training in animal behavior and handling will be provided, but some experience with dogs and cats is required
Our communications interns help take photos and videos of adoptable animals to use to promote them in social media and other means of communication. Other responsibilities include writing newsletter stories and animal descriptions and assisting in animal care and shelter operations as needed. This is a volunteer internship.
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