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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.

Adoptions Counselor

Part Time

Position Summary: 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.

posted: November 17, 2017

Wellness Clinic Veterinary Technician

Full Time

Position Summary:

The veterinary technician assists the clinic vet in all aspects of exams, patient care, and client education.  This position will include surgical, dental, and radiographic assistance and duties.  Technicians will also be providing assistance to reception staff as needed with phone calls, creation of estimates, and client communications.

posted: November 10, 2017

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: November 10, 2017

Wellness Clinic Veterinary Technician -  Front Desk

Full Time

Position Summary:

This is a combined position with one day reception work, the other three as a technician. 

The veterinary technician assists the clinic vet in all aspects of exams, patient care, and client education.  This position will include surgical, dental, and radiographic assistance and duties.  Technicians will also be providing assistance to reception staff as needed with phone calls, creation of estimates, and client communications. 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: November 10, 2017

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: October 04, 2017

Events Manager

Full Time

Position Summary:

The Events Manager is responsible for proactively planning and implementing a variety of events across all three business units of the Maryland SPCA – Education, Veterinary Services, and Humane Care. Events are held throughout the year to achieve specific annual organizational objectives, including: community education, advocacy and outreach; fundraising and donor cultivation; as well as animal adoptions. This position coordinates and leads multiple, cross-functional, inter-departmental teams in creating and delivering consistent, high quality, client-focused, and uniquely Maryland SPCA experiences.  The Events Manager will report to Director of Communications and Media Relations.

posted: September 22, 2017

Director of Finance

Full Time

Position Summary: 

As a key member of the senior leadership team, the Director of Finance (DF) reports to the Executive Director (ED) and assumes a strategic role in the overall management of the Maryland SPCA (MD SPCA). The position is responsible for leading and over-seeing all fiscal and fiduciary responsibilities for the organization and serves as an advisor to the ED, the Board of Directors, and the Finance Committee. The DF is accountable for administrating controls over the financial operations of the organization, procurement management as it pertains to financial operations, developing the financial strategy and metrics tied to that strategy, and the ongoing development and monitoring of control systems designed to preserve organization assets and report accurate financial results. This position is hands-on and quality focused, combining sound financial leadership with proven business effectiveness. The DF is responsible for the day-to-day financial management of the organization including accounting, budget analysis and management, financial modeling and reporting, cost benefit analysis, forecasting needs, and oversight of the investment portfolio.  The DF is also responsible for the mentoring, guiding, and supervising the finance department staff.

posted: September 19, 2017

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