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  • Medical Director

    Norfolk SPCA

    The Norfolk SPCA, founded in 1892 and one of the leading no-kill adoption centers in Virginia, seeks a new Medical Director for its adoption center and two veterinary clinics, with annual volume approx. 5,000 surgeries (s/n, dentals, etc.) and 20,000 vaccines via walk-in clinic. Primary focus of Medical Director will be delivery of veterinary care of the highest quality for shelter and public animals, as well as developing protocols, auditing medical records to ensure accuracy and compliance, and ensuring all regulations followed. Significant experience in high-volume/high-quality s/n and shelter setting a must. Must possess strong people management skills and have ability to succeed in fast-paced environment. Must have appropriate licenses, as well as occasionally work weekends and be on-call. The Norfolk SPCA offers competitive wages, continuing education allowances and various benefit packages.

    Closing Date: April 30, 2014 Posted: April 4, 2014
  • Licensed Veterinary Technician


    High volume mobile spay/neuter program in Southeastern VA seeks a licensed veterinary technician. Full time, flexible schedule, competitive pay, excellent benefits available. Must be strongly committed to animal protection. Humane animal handling skills a must. To view the complete job description and apply online, please visit:

    Closing Date: May 20, 2014 Posted: March 21, 2014
  • Position Wanted: Animal Care Attendant

    I am a retired preschool teacher with many years of experience and want to begin a new career as an animal care attendant. I am a dog owner and care deeply for the welfare of all living things. My past professional experience includes but is not limited to supervision of personnel, responsibility for creating work schedules, answering phones and other administrative assistant to facility director, director of health, safety, and transportation, nutrition supervisor, director of activities for students of all ages.

    Closing Date: July 10, 2014 Posted: March 10, 2014
  • Executive Director for Non-Profit All-Breed Dog Rescue

    Operation Paws for Homes

    The Executive Director will direct and manage all OPH programs and relationships including volunteers, shelters, adoptions, fundraising, event planning and community outreach. This is a full-time position that reports to the Board of Directors. The ideal candidate will possess a passion for our mission, coupled with initiation and experience to create a successful role within the rescue, while maintaining strong volunteer engagement. Prior experience as an Executive Director, Assistant Director, or similar role in a non-profit or animal welfare organization is required. Development experience is essential for continuing to build on the success we have had in rescuing dogs. Strong preference for a candidate with experience managing budgets, volunteers and programs simultaneously. This position is home-based and will require a flexible work schedule, including evening and weekend events.

    Closing Date: May 31, 2014 Posted: March 4, 2014
  • Associate for new dog rescue establishment


    Retired couple, located in the Shenandoah Valley in Virginia, is in the process of reconstructing our farm to provide for a limited, no kill dog rescue service. We are completing legal procedures for setting up a 501(c)(3) (non-profit, non-political organization), and are now looking for an associate to work with us in our new dog rescue undertaking. Some of the qualification requirements are: 1. Highest requirement- Excessive love of dogs. 2. Animal Science/Veterinarian Skills. 3. Results oriented. 4.History of responsibility. 5. Compatible with small town environment. 6. Internet Skills. We are located on a 50 acre farm with 4 noisy dogs, a few assorted miniature farm animals, two rental houses, and two fruit orchards. Some of our initial undertakings are planning construction for a new facility, establishing a vet commitment (we could put together an attractive arrangement for a recent vet graduate), etc.

    Closing Date: June 30, 2014 Posted: February 28, 2014
  • Licensed Veterinary Technician

    Norfolk SPCA

    Licensed Veterinarian Technician Part-time Licensed Veterinary Technician wanted to join the Norfolk SPCA team. The Norfolk SPCA is a full service clinic in need of another skilled LVT. The individual we are looking for must be hard working with a great work ethic. We are offering above average wages. Example job duties include but are not limited to medication administration, induction and monitoring of anesthesia, assisting in surgery, performance of basic laboratory tests. Qualifications: LVT license in good standing. Candidate must be motivated and compassionate with good written/oral communication skills, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills; attention to detail, ability to multi-task and prioritize. Previous LVT experience is required. Please forward resume and cover letter to

    Closing Date: February 1, 2014 Posted: November 12, 2013
  • Intake Specialist


    Position Objectives: To assess and handle inquiries from the general public relating to domestic animal and wildlife cruelty issues Primary Responsibilities and Duties: • Evaluate incoming telephone calls and e-mails and provide the required responses or refer callers to the appropriate staff members • Provide research support to cruelty caseworkers on miscellaneous animal cruelty and neglect issues • Handle animal cruelty and neglect cases • Maintain confidential files, correspondence files, case reports, and other departmental reports • Handle Community Animal Project calls and check in surrendered animals • Train staff members on administrative tasks and use of the departmental database • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor Qualifications: • Degree in a related field or a minimum of two years of casework experience • Proven animal-handling skills and willingness to obtain euthanasia certification • Thorough knowledge of animal rights issues and PETA campaigns • Proven ability to make sound decisions in crisis situations • Ability to work independently and make sound judgments • Demonstrated ability to maintain strict confidentiality at all times • Proven excellent writing and research skills • Must be at least 21 years of age and have a valid U.S. drivers' license, a minimum of three years of driving experience, and a satisfactory driving record • Support for PETA's philosophy and the ability to professionally advocate PETA's positions on issues • Commitment to the objectives of the organization

    Closing Date: January 5, 2014 Posted: November 4, 2013
  • Position Wanted: Educated, experienced animal lover seeks job

    Hello, I am a passionate, well spoken person who seeks to continue her career in the animal non-profit world. I am dedicated, responsible, personable, compassionate and driven to support animal welfare. I am willing to relocate for the right job. I have my resume and references available upon request. Thank you for your time and consideration.

    Closing Date: August 13, 2014 Posted: August 13, 2013

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