Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in working for the Charlottesville-Albemarle SPCA. As a nationally recognized organization, we are committed to making a positive difference in the lives of the animals in our community. You have the opportunity to become a part of this exciting, positive, innovative and professional organization.


Clinic Assistant. Full-time position. Available August 1st. Open until filled. Looking for an enthusiastic team player to provide safe, efficient and humane medical care and treatment to all animals in the custody of the CASPCA. Duties include performing intake protocols for all animals entering the shelter, administering medications and veterinary treatments to all shelter and foster animals, providing husbandry and medical care to patients housed in critical care areas, and maintaining detailed and accurate medical records for each patient. Previous experience working with animals in a professional setting preferred; effective verbal and written communication skills required. Interested candidates should send resume, cover letter and three professional references in a combined PDF to kallen@caspca.org. No calls or walk-ins please.

Licensed Veterinary Technician. Full time position. Open until filled. Licensed Veterinary Technicians play a key role in the day to day functions of the clinic here at the CASPCA. They are vital to the success of our high volume surgical clinic, while also providing medical care for all shelter and fosters animals. Looking for an experienced LVT who is comfortable working in a fast paced environment. Candidates should have strong independent decision making stills, and be able to work effectively as part of a strong and energetic team. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and three professional references in a combined PDF to kallen@caspca.org. No calls or walk-ins please.

Marketing and Communications Specialist. Full-time position. Open until filled. This position reports to the Director of Advancement and works closely with the Advancement Department and other key staff to market the agency’s brand and services. Responsibilities focus heavily on graphic design and copy-writing. Salary range is $32,000-$36,000. Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter in a combined PDF to Angie at agunter@caspca.org. No calls or walk-ins please.

Dog Care Specialist Part-time position with potential for full-time hours. Open until filled. Looking for reliable, self-motivated staff to join our team.  Primarily responsible for providing routine dog care, facility cleaning, customer service and related duties. Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter in combined PDF file to nvalentino@caspca.org. No calls or walk-ins please.

Adoption Counselor.  Part-time position available, with potential for full-time hours. Looking for a team player to provide exceptional care to our customers, and clear communication of CASPCA services. Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter in a combined PDF to Claire at ccarpenter@caspca.org. No calls or walk-ins please.

Rummage Store Associate Part-time store associate, up to 28 hours/week. Looking for a self-motivated team player to provide exceptional care to our customers both in the receiving warehouse and on the showroom floor. Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter in a combined PDF file to Ryan at rwillis@caspca.org. No calls or walk-ins please.

Surgical-Assistant The CASPCA surgical team completes approximately 30 surgeries per day. The majority of surgeries are routine spay/neuter of dogs and cats, however, additional procedures such as amputations, enucleations and dentals are also performed. Surgery assistants are an essential part of this process and must have the ability to maintain a positive attitude, strong work ethic, and be an effective team player in a fast-paced work environment. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and three professional references to kallen@caspca.org. No calls or walk-ins please.

Humane-Education-Outreach-Coordinator- Full-time, Exempt position, Tuesdays- Saturdays ( Monday-Friday, during Summer Camp). The Humane Education & Outreach Coordinator is responsible for programs and information reaching people of all ages concerning the welfare of animals consistent with the mission, philosophy and values of the CASPCA. He/She is responsible for accomplishing department goals and working collaboratively with the CASPCA staff and volunteers.  Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter in a combined PDF to Angie at agunter@caspca.org. No calls or walk-ins please.


Please note the following on job descriptions: Non-Exempt is hourly status and Exempt is salary status.