Employment Opportunities – Join the Team


The SPCA of Wake County offers a mission-driven, positive and supportive work environment, and the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of homeless pets! Other benefits include health insurance, retirement plan, and paid vacation/sick time. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, or the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or handicap.

 

Position: Admission Center Manager: Full Time

Location: SPCA Holding Center

Overview: The SPCA of Wake County in Raleigh, NC is seeking a full-time Admission Center Manager to lead its growing animal admission program to new heights.  Must have a passion for saving animal lives and for the mission of the SPCA:  To transform the lives of pets and people through protection, care, education, and adoption.  Candidates best suited for this position will be energetic, highly organized, detail-oriented, flexible, friendly, team-oriented, and able to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment. Essential skills include seeking out and developing new ideas and approaches to further the SPCA’s mission and positively impact the lives of more animals and people in our community.

The Admission Center Manager is responsible for all Admission Center operations, including admission of animals to the SPCA’s adoption program and their efficient flow through the facility.  Creates, maintains and supports a positive work environment.  Ensures the consistent use of best practices in animal sheltering and husbandry throughout the facility.  Directly supervises all admissions staff, the animal care & behavior supervisor, the foster care program coordinator and the facility’s veterinary technician.

Required Qualifications:

  • Four-year degree from accredited college or university or commensurate experience
  • Minimum of three years’ supervisory experience
  • Experience in animal welfare or a related field
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to meet the physical requirements of the job
  • High degree of professionalism and customer service
  • Passion for the mission and core values of the SPCA of Wake County
  • A positive attitude and collaborative, team-oriented management style
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

Please include a cover letter explaining why you are interested in working for the SPCA.
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. APPLICANTS WHO ARE BEST QUALIFIED FOR THE POSITION WILL BE CONTACTED.

Contact: Send resume, cover letter and employment application (link below) to lkroll@spcawake.org. Applications can be downloaded from the SPCA website and printed or e-mailed. You may also drop off your application during business hours.

Download Application Here»
Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, or the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or handicap.


• Position: Animal Care & Behavior Associate: Part Time

Location: SPCA Pet Adoption Center

Overview: The SPCA of Wake County seeks a motivated, detail-oriented, team player with excellent verbal skills. Candidate must have a strong desire to work with homeless animals and be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment. Qualified candidate will have an exceptional work ethic and be extremely reliable.

Animal Care & Behavior Associates work with all of the animals at the Adoption Center: cleaning, feeding, vaccinating, training, and providing multiple types of enrichment. Associates also work directly with volunteers. Time management skills and excellent organizational abilities are necessities. Associates also assist staff in other areas as needed, including medical treatment. Candidates must be friendly, professional, and flexible. Must love animals and really enjoy working with a diverse group of people! Candidate must be prepared for physical work including lifting, carrying, and pulling up to 50 lbs., as well as kneeling, crouching, and reaching over head. Must be willing to learn to drive SPCA’s modified passenger van for animal transport.

Details:

  • Excellent public relations skills are essential!  Professional animal handling experience is preferred.
  • High school diploma required; completion of college courses, degree or equivalent work experience preferred.
  • Currently accepting applications for part time (20-25 hours/week).Work hours may include all of the following: mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidays. A flexible schedule is required.
  • Starting salary: $10.00/hr

Please include a cover letter explaining why you are interested in working for the SPCA.
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. APPLICANTS WHO ARE BEST QUALIFIED FOR THE POSITION WILL BE CONTACTED.

Contact: Send resume, cover letter and employment application to thenry@spcawake.org. Applications can be downloaded from the SPCA website and printed or e-mailed. You may also drop off your application during business hours.

Download Application Here»
Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, or the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or handicap.


Position: Animal Care & Behavior Associate: Full Time

Location: SPCA Holding Center

Overview: The SPCA of Wake County seeks a motivated, detail-oriented, team player with excellent verbal skills. Candidate must have a strong desire to work with homeless animals and be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment. Qualified candidate will have an exceptional work ethic and be extremely reliable.

Animal Care & Behavior Associates work with all of the animals at the Holding Center: cleaning, feeding, vaccinating, training, and socializing. Associates also work directly with volunteers. Time management skills and excellent organizational abilities are a necessity. Associates also assist staff in other areas as needed, which includes medical treatment and animal intake. Candidates must be friendly, professional, and flexible. Must love animals and really enjoy working with a diverse group of people! Candidate must be comfortable working in all weather conditions (the Holding Center animal areas do not have heat or air conditioning) and be comfortable handling animals who are not fully vaccinated or who haven’t been behaviorally evaluated yet.

Details:

  • Excellent public relation skills are essential!
  • Hourly pay rate is $10.00 + great benefits
  • High school diploma required; completion of college courses a plus; degree preferred or equivalent work experience.
  • Currently accepting applications for full time (40 hours/week).Work hours currently needed are: Weekday and Weekend hours between 8am and 6pm, but may change according to organization’s needs. Weekends and Holidays are required. Having a flexible schedule is required.

Please include a cover letter explaining why you are interested in working for the SPCA.
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. APPLICANTS WHO ARE BEST QUALIFIED FOR THE POSITION WILL BE CONTACTED.

Contact: Send resume, cover letter and employment application to ewarren@spcawake.org. Applications can be downloaded from the SPCA website and printed or e-mailed. You may also drop off your application during business hours.

Download Application Here»
Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, or the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or handicap.


Position: Veterinary Assistant: Full Time

Location: SPCA Pet Adoption Center

Overview:

The SPCA of Wake County in Raleigh, NC is seeking a full-time Medical Assistant with a passion for the mission of the SPCA:  To transform the lives of pets and people through protection, care, education, and adoption. Candidates best suited for this position will be highly organized, detail-oriented, flexible, friendly, team-oriented, and able to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment.  Experience in Shelter Medicine is a plus.

Details:

The Medical Assistant works directly with the Staff Veterinarian to ensure the health and safety of animals at the SPCA and ensure that all procedures are performed in a highly efficient and effective manner. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting in the medical treatment of SPCA animals; performing and documenting routine health checks; and recognizing signs of injury or illness to ensure proper and timely medical care. The Medical Assistant also helps with intake of a portion of the new animals entering our adoption program, including initial health assessment, vaccinations, testing, and data entry.

Responsibilities include providing routine and minor health care for SPCA animals, keeping accurate and timely records of medical treatments for each animal, ensuring that daily treatments are completed as prescribed, monitoring treatment progress, and performing laboratory procedures such as fecal flotation exams, heartworm tests, heartworm treatment, FeLV/FIV tests, Parvo tests, skin scrapings, urinalyses, fungal cultures and venipuncture.

The SPCA offers a positive and supportive work environment, competitive pay, health insurance, generous sick and vacation time, retirement benefits, a predictable schedule, and the opportunity to make a significant difference in the lives of pets and people.

Please include a cover letter explaining why you are interested in working for the SPCA.
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. APPLICANTS WHO ARE BEST QUALIFIED FOR THE POSITION WILL BE CONTACTED.

Contact: Send resume, cover letter and employment application to lkroll@spcawake.org. Applications can be downloaded from the SPCA website and printed or e-mailed. You may also drop off your application during business hours.

Download Application Here»
Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, or the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or handicap.


• Position: Veterinary Assistant: Part Time

Location: SPCA Holding Center

Overview: The SPCA of Wake County seeks a part-time Medical Assistant. Candidate must have a strong commitment to the humane treatment of animals, a positive, team-oriented work style, and a passion for the SPCA mission. An interest in the field of Shelter Medicine is a plus. Qualified candidate will have an exceptional work ethic and be extremely reliable.

The Medical Assistant will work with all of the animals in the Holding Center. Assess new animals entering the SPCA program, provide basic vaccines, and work with the Shelter Veterinarian and Veterinary Technician to provide each pet with medical care. Time management skills and excellent organizational abilities are a necessity. The Medical Assistant will also be responsible for some data entry. Candidates must be friendly, professional, and flexible. Must love animals and really enjoy working with a diverse group of people!

Details:

  • Excellent public relation skills are essential!
  • High school diploma required; completion of college courses a plus; degree preferred or equivalent work experience.
  • Currently accepting applications for part time (24 hours/week).Work hours currently needed are: Weekday and Weekend hours between 9am and 6pm, but may change according to organization’s needs. Weekends and Holidays are required. Having a flexible schedule is required.

Please include a cover letter explaining why you are interested in working for the SPCA.
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. APPLICANTS WHO ARE BEST QUALIFIED FOR THE POSITION WILL BE CONTACTED.

Contact: Send resume, cover letter and employment application to Kat Magee at kmagee@spcawake.org. Applications can be downloaded from the SPCA website and printed or e-mailed. You may also drop off your application during business hours.

Download Application Here»
Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, or the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or handicap.