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Great people. Unique opportunities. Amazing animals. Incredible progress. Unforgettable experiences. Come join our team.

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There is nothing like going home at the end of the day knowing you made lives better.

We all share a common passion here at the San Francisco SPCA. Not just for the animals saved, but for their companions and those in our community who then foster, volunteer, or adopt. Whether affected by illness, injury, or homelessness, the animals we help need our expertise and compassion. You could wake up every day knowing you’ll be “doing good work” in a fulfilling environment where no two days are the same. The SF SPCA has been at the forefront of animal welfare for 150+ years, and Vision 2030 is our plan to positively impact 5+ million lives over the next decade. We are looking for animal-loving professionals to help us turn this vision into reality!


Diversity. Inclusion. They’re more than just words for us. They are on every SF SPCA job description and are the principles guiding how we build our teams, cultivate our leaders and build a culture of belonging where differences are valued.

Career Opportunities

With a busy veterinary hospital, a high volume spay neuter clinic, plus community and shelter medicine programs, we have positions for veterinarians, veterinary nurses and assistants, customer service representatives, and animal care associates. We also offer positions in a wide variety of other professions. Our current openings may include the job that’s the perfect fit for you.


Our Mission Campus, at 201 Alabama Street, is the home of our innovative dog and cat shelter, full-service public veterinary hospital, and veterinary clinics.


The SF SPCA is proud to offer our employees a robust benefits program including: paid time off, medical, dental & vision insurance, life insurance, tax-deferred retirement plan, pre-tax commute expense deductions, discounted veterinary care, a dogs-at-work program, employee discount on retail, and pet supplies.

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