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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)

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: December 11, 2014

Spay/Neuter Outreach Coordinator

With the Spay/Neuter Program Manager (MD SPCA) and the Director of Operations (BARCS), the Spay/Neuter Outreach Coordinator will develop, implement and coordinate a new spay/neuter outreach project funded by a grant provided by the Maryland Department of Agriculture. This outreach project is designed to reach pet owners and caretakers in underserved and/or target areas. The coordinator must provide excellent customer service to spay/neuter clients and operational and logistical support to various components of this program and deliver critical messages regarding resources, information and services to our communities of focus, collect and assist in analyzing data and serve as a liaison with partner organizations. Coordinator will work with various volunteers in support of this project. This is a 32 hour per week position.

posted: December 02, 2014

Pet Trainer

Part Time, Temporary

Position Summary: This part-time temporary 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.  

posted: November 25, 2014

Exam Room Manager

Full Time

Position Summary: The Exam 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: November 14, 2014

Animal Care Technician (Part-time)

Part Time

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.

posted: October 08, 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