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.

Canine Enrichment Specialist – 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.

Cashier – 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.

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.

Daytime Custodian – Responsible for thorough and outstanding cleanliness of the entire facility, with particular attention to high traffic areas both indoors and outdoors.  The objective is to maintain a spotless appearance through regular, safe, thorough, systematic housekeeping duties.  We are looking for service superstars who are reliable, ready to learn on the job, can work efficiently and with minimal supervision while upholding the SPCA’s dedication to team work and customer service. Interested candidates must submit a resume to careers@caspca.org. No calls or walk-ins, please.

Director of Veterinary Services – Oversees the SPCA’s onsite veterinary clinic, providing leadership, direction, and supervision to all members of the clinic staff. The Director of Veterinary Services is expected to be well versed in shelter medicine including protocol development, outbreak prevention and management, and staff training. They are expected to stay current in the field of shelter medicine through independent research and continuing education conferences. The Director of Veterinary Services reviews clinic statistics on a weekly basis and participates in executive meetings with the other directors. Due to the nature of the shelter setting, after-hours and on-call work is necessary. Interested candidates must submit a cover letter and resume to careers@caspca.org. No calls or walk-ins, please.

Shelter Veterinarian – Oversees the SPCA’s onsite veterinary clinic, providing leadership, direction, and supervision to all members of the clinic staff. The Shelter Veterinarian is expected to be well versed in shelter medicine including protocol development, outbreak prevention and management, and staff training. They are expected to stay current in the field of shelter medicine through independent research and continuing education conferences. Due to the nature of the shelter setting, after-hours and on-call work is necessary. Interested candidates must submit a cover letter and resume to careers@caspca.org. No calls or walk-ins, please.

Surgical Veterinary Assistant – The CASPCA 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 cover letter and resume to careers@caspca.org. No calls or walk-ins, please.