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.

Animal Care Specialist – Primarily 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.

Animal Care Manager – The Animal Care Manager is responsible for the coordination of care for all shelter animals. In addition to ensuring safe and humane treatment for all shelter animals, this position is also responsible for reducing animal stress in the shelter and assisting in lowering length of stay for all animals in the care of the SPCA. This position will oversee a team of Animal Care Specialists, as well as provide supervision and support to animal care volunteers. Interested candidates must submit a cover letter and resume to careers@caspca.org. No calls or walk-ins, please.

Adoptions and Intake Coordinator – The Adoptions and Intake Coordinator focuses on placing adoptable animals in caring and appropriate homes and counseling adopters on animal care needs. Responsible for implementing adoption promotions, facilitating placements for animals with medical or environmental needs, and supporting the organization’s pet retention efforts to keep animals in loving homes. Processes pets into the system upon arrival. Maintains accurate recordkeeping, provides empathetic counseling, and promotes 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.

Behavior Manager – The Behavior Manager is responsible for the overall behavioral health and wellbeing 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. 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.

Canine Enrichment Specialist – This role is responsible for the overall cognitive health of the SPCA’s canine shelter population with the goals of shortening length of stay, reducing shelter stress, and increasing pet retention and adoption. Interested candidates must submit a cover letter and resume to careers@caspca.org. No calls or walk-ins, please.

Clinic Reception Team Member – The primary function of the Clinic Reception team member is to provide exceptional customer service to our clients and community partners, while ensuring prompt and appropriate care of our animal patients. Responsibilities include client relations, administrative functions and reception maintenance. Assorted administrative tasks including scheduling appointments, maintaining clinic calendar, answering phones, filing, responding to emails, and processing payment transactions. 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 cover letter and resume to careers@caspca.org. No calls or walk-ins, please.

Database and Grants Manager – Reporting to the Director of Development & Communications, the Database & Grants Manager is charged with supporting fundraising activities for the Charlottesville-Albemarle SPCA (SPCA). This position will support the Director of Development & Communications in all aspects of fundraising related to annual appeals, donor research, donor development and cultivation, sponsor identification and engagement, grant writing and calendar creation, and database maintenance. Interested candidates must submit a cover letter and resume to careers@caspca.org. No calls or walk-ins, please.

Foster Coordinator – The Foster Coordinator is responsible for performing support functions for all aspects of the foster care program. This includes facilitating placement of animals in appropriate foster homes, supporting the Medical Foster Coordinator regarding medical and surgical concerns, aiding foster caregivers in foster animal adoption placement, and helping expand the organization’s foster base as the program continues to grow. Interested candidates must submit a cover letter and resume to careers@caspca.org. No calls or walk-ins, please.

Medical Foster Coordinator – The primary responsibility of the Medical Foster Coordinator is management of all patients in foster homes due to body weight, age, or medical concerns (medical foster patients). The goal of the Medical Foster Program is to provide responsible, low stress home environments for shelter patients that require weight gain or medical care. The Medical Foster Coordinator is responsible for placing these patients in appropriate foster homes, scheduling appointments with the CASPCA Clinic, and responding to any concerns expressed by the fosters. Interested candidates must submit a cover letter and 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 resume to careers@caspca.org. No calls or walk-ins, please.