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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.

Wellness Clinic Receptionist

Full Time

Position Summary:

This position provides professional, timely, & informative services to clients of Maryland SPCA Wellness Clinic.

posted: September 23, 2016

Exam Room Veterinary Technician

Part Time

Position Summary:  The SPCA Exam Room Tech is responsible for assisting the Shelter Veterinarian & ensuring all animals in the MD SPCA’s care receive swift and appropriate medical attention.  He or she performs work related to the advanced & daily medical care of the animals housed at the shelter, working along with positions charged with the daily care of animals, help with smooth running of the shelter’s animal medical program & daily maintenance of the shelter, & performs related work as required.  Employee will also be expected to perform euthanasia, assist staff & the public with handling animals, & keep the non-administrative areas of the shelter clean.

posted: September 09, 2016

Admissions Coordinator

Part Time

Position Summary:

 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: September 06, 2016

Education and Outreach Coordinator

Part Time

Position Summary: The Education and Outreach Coordinator is responsible for humane education activities and humane education outreach across all MD SPCA departments. The E & O Coordinator serves as the coordinator of the organization’s Humane Education Program and works collaboratively with the Community Affairs Director to help assess needs that drive the creation of this new program. 

posted: August 31, 2016

Shelter Medicine Manager

Full Time

Position Summary: The Shelter Medicine 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 coordinators. 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 coordinators. 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: August 31, 2016

Off Site Adoptions Coordinator (Pet Valu/ Events)

Position Summary: The Offsite Adoption Coordinator is responsible for oversight of all aspects of the offsite adoption space (PetValu Rotunda) including pet inventory, pet care, customer service, instore adoptions, and adoption event planning (1 or 2 per month). The Coordinator will report to the Adoptions Manager.

posted: August 19, 2016

Animal Care Technician

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: July 21, 2016

Wellness Clinic Receptionist

Part Time

Position Summary: This position provides professional, timely and informative services to clients of Maryland SPCA Wellness Clinic. The Wellness Clinic is a very busy work environment requiring an ability to handle a fast pace and manage competing priorities. 

posted: May 19, 2016

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: May 01, 2015