San Francisco SPCA Careers Front Desk Adoption Center


Make a Difference.

Workplace Values

At the SF SPCA, we work together to heal, care for, and protect companion animals. Our work is about more than just providing care for animals—it’s about creating a more compassionate, just world for all beings.

What’s the real value of working with us?

Powered by Purpose

With a 155-year legacy and a goal to save five million animal lives by 2030, our reach is simply beyond compare.

Compassion in Action

Leading statewide efforts to increase access to care for all companion animals.

Dare to Discover

We have the largest general-practice hospital in the Bay Area with a top-notch veterinary team so you'll never have to figure it out alone.

Wellness First

We’re committed to putting your wellness first, including customizable health benefits, ample PTO, and market-rate salaries.

Join Our Team

Work in a continuous learning environment with others who share your passion for the human-animal bond.

Discover a wide range of career paths in our busy general-practice hospital; a high-quality, high-volume spay and neuter clinic; community and shelter medicine programs; and our administrative headquarters.

Current Job Openings

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


  • Bring your companion dog to work
  • $3,000 annual continuing education credit for DVMs
  • Commuter benefits and FREE on-site parking
  • Nonprofit loan-forgiveness programs
  • Organization-funded, direct-to-principal student-debt payments
  • Seven paid holidays and two floating holidays
  • Employee discounts on veterinary care, prescriptions, and retail supplies
  • 401k plus company matching up to 6%
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision programs
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Flexible Savings Account (FSA)
  • PTO accrual, bereavement (including companion-animal leave)

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The San Francisco SPCA is creating a more inclusive, equitable future for people and animals. We know change requires action, and we’re committed to advancing socioeconomic justice and anti-racism through our work and within our workplace. Our mission to increase access to care for all companion animals helps dismantle the barriers to the human-animal bond.