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.

Executive Assistant – Contributes to the efficient day-to-day operations of the organization by managing administrative processes to maximize productivity; assisting with staff recruitment and training; maintaining employee and vendor records; performing payroll processing; managing employee benefits; oversees calendars and scheduling; prepares correspondence; and handles meeting preparation and logistics. The Executive Assistant will also remain flexible and versatile while working semi-independently to manage multiple projects simultaneously as special projects may be assigned. This position requires excellent organizational skills and the ability to handle sensitive information confidentially. Interested candidates must submit a cover letter and resume to careers@caspca.org. No calls or walk-ins, please.

Pet Promotion Expert – Provides photography and video services to create marketing and promotional material for animals available for adoption at the SPCA. The Pet Promotion Expert creates print, digital, and social media content to reach potential adopters and to share our animals with the community. A high level of professionalism, flexibility, enthusiasm, creativity, and attention to detail is required. Interested candidates must submit a cover letter and resume to Moriah Good at mgood@caspca.org. No calls or walk-ins, please.

Adoption & Intake Specialist – Responsible for delivering welcoming, solution-oriented client services to all visitors of the Charlottesville-Albemarle SPCA. Responsible for ensuring animals are placed in caring and appropriate homes and adopters are counseled on animal care needs. Maintains accurate record keeping, provides empathetic counseling, and facilitates a safe and healthy work environment. Interested candidates must submit a cover letter and resume to careers@caspca.org. No calls or walk-ins, please.

Animal Care Specialist – Responsible for providing routine animal care, maintaining clean and safe housing areas for the animals in care, facility cleaning, customer service and related duties. Interested candidates must submit a cover letter and resume to careers@caspca.org. No calls or walk-ins, please.

Behavior Manager – Responsible for the overall behavioral health and well being of the shelter population placing concentrated focus on assessment, behavior modification and management, stress reduction, enrichment, shortening length of stay, providing adopter and foster support, and ensuring animals are placed for success in homes. The Behavior Manager develops, executes, and oversees regular in-shelter welfare rounds and foster follow-up, environmental enrichment, and thorough training and behavior management plans. This position works closely with the adoptions, foster, transport and clinic teams with all Enrichment Specialists and Behavior Assistants reporting directly into him/her. All functions are to be performed in keeping with the organization’s philosophy of utilizing humane training equipment and methods to achieve desired objectives while minimizing stress on the animal. Interested candidates must submit a cover letter and resume to careers@caspca.org. No calls or walk-ins, please.

Chief Operating Officer – Responsible for operational development, design, analysis, evaluation and improvement; regulatory compliance; emergency preparedness; relationship building with internal and external stakeholders; program and service delivery; among other essential activities under the direction of the CEO. Interested candidates must submit a cover letter and resume to careers@caspca.org. No calls or walk-ins, please.

Clinic Veterinary Assistant – Responsible for monitoring and treating all patients with medical concerns within the shelter. They perform thorough intake protocols for all animals entering the shelter, administer daily medications, triage reported health concerns, and provide care for patients housed in critical care areas within the clinic. Clinic Assistants must have a strong team mentality, multitasking and independent decision making skills, and effective written and verbal communication skills. Interested candidates must submit a resume to careers@caspca.org. No calls or walk-ins, please.

Rummage Store Associate – Responsible for efficiently sorting incoming donations, processing sales transactions, merchandising inventory, providing excellent customer service to donors and colleagues. Interested candidates must submit a cover letter and resume to careers@caspca.org. No calls or walk-ins, please.

Surgical Veterinary Assistant – The SPCA surgical team completes approximately 30-35 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 must submit a resume to careers@caspca.org. No calls or walk-ins, please.

Volunteer Manager – Oversees all elements of volunteering within the organization and provides educational training and presentations. The responsibility of this role is to create volunteer engagement assignments for the provision of an excellent, rewarding experience that encourages an ongoing connection with the SPCA as volunteers, donors and advocates. Interested candidates must submit a cover letter and resume to careers@caspca.org. No calls or walk-ins, please.