Careers

Are you passionate about being a champion for companion animals? Do you embrace optimism and compassion, meeting everyone with an open mind, kindness and respect? Want to join a growing team dedicated to bringing people and companion animals together for a lifetime of love? Become a part of the Delaware SPCA family! We are looking for animal lovers who want to make a lasting difference for needy pets in our area. The Delaware SPCA located in Newark, DE (Stanton), is a private, nonprofit organization that is Delaware’s oldest animal welfare agency, founded in 1873.

Shelter/Clinic Veterinarian

PART-TIME or FULL-TIME
The veterinarian is responsible for providing high-quality
medical care to both shelter-owned and publicly-owned animals, and will be joining an established veterinary team. This position includes high volume spay/neuter, general wellness, disease management, vaccine clinics, and some specialty or emergency surgeries, dependent on skill. The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in shelter medicine, as well as the development and oversight of shelter veterinary protocols. This job will require some weekend and holiday availability. 

Qualified applicants should send resume and cover letter to resumes@delspca.org.

Maintenance Worker

The Maintenance Worker is responsible for the upkeep of the grounds and facilities at our Newark campus. General Responsibilities include minor carpentry, wall repair and painting, minor plumbing (such as drain cleaning, faucet repair/replacement), landscaping, maintenance tasks (such as gutter cleaning, replacing light bulbs, kennel repairs), obtaining quotes from appropriate contractors for bigger jobs and other duties as assigned. Must be able to lift 50 pounds and be able to safely use appropriate maintenance tools. Applicants must have a valid driver’s license and be comfortable working around animals.

This job may require some weekend and holiday availability (flexible schedule). Starts at $15/hourly.

Qualified applicants should send resume and cover letter to resumes@delspca.org.

Delaware SPCA is committed to making a safe, efficient, and productive work environment for all employees. Therefore, we require all applicants to undergo drug screening and a background check upon offer of employment.