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, ([email protected]) 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.
Position Summary: The Spay Neuter/ Exam Room Veterinarian position is designed to build upon the Maryland SPCA’s strong spay neuter & medical care programs. The SN/Exam Veterinarian is responsible for the medical and surgical care of shelter pets and client owned patients. The SN/Exam Veterinarian works in the following areas: MD SPCA Spay Neuter Clinic and the MD SPCA Animal Shelter.
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.
Schedule: Part-time, hours vary depending on class schedule, maximum 16 hours a week. Availability required on Saturday and Monday. Hours will vary dependent on class schedule. Maximum class load will be 4 (one-hour long sessions) on Saturdays and one weekday class.
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 and speaking with adopters about specific dogs with known behavioral challenges.
The Maryland SPCA (MD SPCA) is seeking an innovative and experienced marketing and communications professional to lead the organization in the areas of marketing, branding, communications and public relations as our next Marketing and Communications Director (MCD).
Founded in 1869, the MD SPCA is one of the nation’s oldest animal welfare organizations. We are an independent, 501 c 3 non-profit organization with no affiliation to the ASPCA. Our mission is to improve the lives of both pets and people in the greater Baltimore region and across the state of Maryland. We do this by delivering innovative programs and services in the areas of education, veterinary services, and humane care. Our team of over 90 staff is joined by a corps of nearly 1000 volunteers. Our work together is driven by the shared values of community, compassion, innovation, integrity and respect.
What do animals mean to you? Are you a cat or a dog person – or both? Either way, your identification as an animal lover is important to us. People who fit well at the Maryland SPCA have a deep, unwavering commitment to animal welfare. You will join a team of staff and volunteers who understand our vision, contribute to our mission, and thrive on hard work in order to care for and find loving homes for the cats and dogs in our care. Together we work tirelessly in the community to prevent new animals from coming through our doors. Our efforts are based on a deep belief in community, compassion, innovation, integrity and respect.
You are an enthusiastic, outgoing, and experienced marketing and communications professional with a passion for collaborating with colleagues at all levels in a mission-driven work environment. You will bring an entrepreneurial spirit and a commitment to innovation, creativity and excellence. You possess strong executive leadership qualities and project management skills to lead and inspire your team, your fellow senior management team members, and the Organization as a whole.
The Marketing and Communications Director (MCD) leads the marketing and communications strategy that brings our mission to life. The MCD is responsible for the planning, development and implementation of the Organization’s marketing, communications, and public relations strategies and activities, both external and internal. The MCD will lead the marketing of MD SPCA programs and services, including creating and implementing an annual marketing plan that achieves organizational goals and drives programmatic and revenue growth. The MCD will assume primary responsibility for ensuring the effective and timely delivery of all marketing and branding initiatives and processes.
This person directs the efforts of the marketing, communications staff (currently two) and coordinates at the strategic and tactical levels with the other functions of the Organization. The MCD keeps the big picture in focus and ties all marketing activity back to organizational goals, particularly driving program impact and revenue generation. Serves as the key point of contact for all major internal and external marketing and communications relationships (eyes, ears, and mouth of the marketing team as a whole). Oversees major marketing campaigns. Chief translator, navigator, and coach to the team. As a member of the executive management team, the MCD will be involved in organization-wide strategic and business planning, evaluation, and professional development initiatives. The position reports to the Executive Director.
This is a combined position with at least 1-2 days of reception (Veterinary Customer Service Representative) work, the 2-3 days as a Veterinary Technician (depending on the needs of the clinic).
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.
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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