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1/26/15: The Maryland SPCA will not be having kennel visiting hours, today.

Our adoption administrative office will be open until 2 p.m., today.

Compassionate Staff

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:

  • Professional
  • Positive
  • Knowledgeable
  • Safety Conscious
  • Dependable
  • Supportive
  • Compassionate
  • Trustworthy
  • Patient
  • Alert and Attentive

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.

To Apply for an Open Position:

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, (dcarroll@mdspca.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.

Admissions Coordinator (part - time)

Part Time

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. 

posted: January 15, 2015

Exam Room Manager

Full Time

Position Summary: The Exam Room Manager is responsible for maintaining excellent standards of medical care in a shelter environment. This person is responsible for shelter animal medical care, overseeing veterinary technicians, veterinary assistants, and veterinary services coordinator. They will work under the supervision of the Director of Operations and work closely with the Director of Veterinary Services to ensure excellent care to shelter pets. This position also oversees the foster program and foster coordinator. This position requires a highly-motivated, clinically-skilled and compassionate veterinary technician who wants to both lead and manage a highly-skilled team to improve program productivity, foster communication among departments and create a positive, motivating work environment. 

posted: December 30, 2014


Part Time

Position Summary: This part-time trainer position's major responsibility is to teach All Star Canine classes to the public at the Maryland SPCA, but will also be attending to behavior modification within the shelter system. Hours vary depending on class schedule, maximum 12 hours a week.  

posted: December 29, 2014

Communications Intern

Internship, Part Time

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.

posted: January 07, 2014