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Deputy Executive Director

The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) is looking for a talented, strategic and dynamic individual to join our organisation’s senior leadership team.

As the deputy executive director, you will oversee SPCA’s education and outreach efforts, public relations, fundraising and stakeholder engagement and management, taking a hands-on approach when required. You will inspire and empower dedicated teams to achieve targets and provide critical support for our animal protection work.

Key responsibilities

  • Lead the strategic development, planning and delivery of impactful programmes and services, while motivating staff to perform at their best
  • Enhance education and outreach efforts to deliver key animal welfare messages to a broad based audience
  • Oversee and develop SPCA’s communication platforms, and publicity and branding efforts, and actively enhance message delivery
  • Oversee volunteer management and actively grow and develop the volunteer base
  • Develop and implement a fundraising strategy to grow the organisation’s income, and develop and build positive relationships with donors

Requirements

Experience:

  • At least five years of management experience with direct reports, preferably with communications, marketing or fundraising as part of portfolio
  • Experience in the strategic planning, design and delivery of impactful programmes
  • Proven track record in leading teams to meet and exceed targets

 Qualifications:

  • Degree in any discipline
  • Qualifications in the areas of business, marketing or communications an advantage

Other requirements:

  • Passion for animal welfare
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong planning, analytical and decision making abilities
  • Be able to take a hands-on approach to managing departments
  • Possess multidisciplinary project skills and able to work under the pressure of various concurrent priorities
  • Mature and personable with excellent interpersonal skills to work collaboratively with multiple stakeholders including board members, staff, volunteers, donors and external community partners

 Application details

Please send in your application to [email protected] stating ‘Deputy Executive Director’ in the subject field, including your CV, a cover letter expressing your interest in the position and expected salary. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

* Please note that for all positions, you must be prepared to travel to 50 Sungei Tengah Road. Please check to make sure that the distance is not too far for you to travel before applying.

Deputy Inspector

The SPCA’s Deputy Inspector plays a crucial role in protecting animals in Singapore. You will respond to feedback from the public regarding animal cruelty and welfare, approximately 60 – 80 cases are received every month. The work is challenging but rewarding as you will have an opportunity to make meaningful change to the lives of animals. Join our animal welfare team to start making a difference.

Responsibilities:

  • Investigation of animal cruelty and welfare cases
  • Inspection of animal related establishments
  • Working closely with government agencies, the police, feedback providers, owners and the community
  • Assisting with policy research and analysis, and animal welfare advocacy
  • Assist in running the Inspectorate in the absence of the Inspector
  • Assist with animal rescue work when required

Requirements:

  • Passion for animal welfare
  • Experience working with animals an advantage
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good problem solving capabilities
  • Police/enforcement background an advantage
  • Minimum ‘A’ Levels/Diploma
  • Valid Class 3 or 3A driving license with 2 years’ clean record

Interested candidates please send your resume with a cover letter to [email protected], indicating ‘Deputy Inspector’ in the subject line. We regret that only short-listed applicants will be notified.

* Please note that for all positions, you must be prepared to travel to 50 Sungei Tengah Road. Please check to make sure that the distance is not too far for you to travel before applying.

Animal Support Officer (Part Time)

At the SPCA, we are seeking friendly and cheerful individuals who can manage calls and over the counter enquiries efficiently. You will play an important role to ensure SPCA’s timely response to emergency calls and cruelty cases.

Responsibilities:

  • Receive, screen and facilitate distribution of cases received via the phone
  • General administrative duties at the reception counter
  • Handle general enquiries from members of the public over the phone or in person
  • In charge of after-hours security of premise
  • Basic animal care work when required

Requirements:

  • Bilingual
  • GCE ‘N’ or ‘O’ level
  • Able to exhibit professional and friendly customer service over the phone and in person
  • Comfortable handling animals
  • Able to work from 5pm to 10 pm for four days a week

Interested candidates please send your resume with a cover letter to [email protected], indicating ‘Animal Support Officer’ in the subject line. We regret that only short-listed applicants will be notified.

* Please note that for all positions, you must be prepared to travel to 50 Sungei Tengah Road. Please check to make sure that the distance is not too far for you to travel before applying.

Animal Care Officer

At the SPCA, we are seeking individuals that are responsible, physically fit, professional and passionate about animal welfare.

Responsibilities:

  • To be responsible for the care, treatment and overall well-being of animals.
  • Routine duties include cleaning/washing of cages/kennels, feeding, medicating, bathing and taking care of the needs of the animals
  • To assist with animal rescue calls when required

Requirements:

  • Bilingual
  • GCE ‘N’ or ‘O’ level
  • Passion for animal welfare
  • Good communication and written skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Physically fit
  • Experience in handling animals an advantage
  • 5-day work week (8am – 5pm) but must be able to work weekend

Interested candidates please send your resume with a cover letter to [email protected], indicating ‘Animal Care Officer’ in the subject line. We regret that only short-listed applicants will be notified.

* Please note that for all positions, you must be prepared to travel to 50 Sungei Tengah Road. Please check to make sure that the distance is not too far for you to travel before applying.

Veterinary Assistant

The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) is looking for veterinary assistants to join our community animal clinic. The SPCA’s clinic is unique, as it is a not-for-profit clinic serving needy animals in Singapore. These include street dogs and cats, abused and rescued animals, shelter animals and, eventually, pets from low income households.

As part of the clinic team, you will be responsible for the provision of the highest standards of veterinary medicine and care.

Responsibilities:

  • To be responsible for the care, treatment and overall well-being of animals.
  • To assist the duty Veterinarian with consultations, treatments and surgeries
  • Maintain diagnostic equipment, sterilisation of surgical instrument and general cleanliness of the clinic
  • Maintain records, and write and file reports

Requirements:

  • Minimum Diploma in Veterinary Nursing or equivalent
  • At least 3 year(s) of working experience in a veterinary clinic
  • Passion for animal welfare
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • A team player
  • Able to work weekends

Please apply via email to [email protected] stating ‘Vet Assistant’ in the subject field, including your CV and a cover letter indicating your interest in the position. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

*Please note that for all positions, you must be prepared to travel to 50 Sungei Tengah Road. Please check to make sure that the distance is not too far for you to travel before applying.

TNRM Field Officer

The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) is looking for a dynamic and committed individual to join our team as Trap-Neuter-Release-Manage (TNRM) Field Officer.

As a Field Officer, you will be part of an operations team managing a large scale dog sterilisation project, promoting high standards of animal welfare and providing excellent service to our clients. You will be well placed to make a difference for the animals by working on an impactful humane population management project.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that high standards of animal welfare are maintained for all animals in the project
  • Managing dog trapping operations on the ground, ensuring trapping targets are met consistently
  • Conducting field surveys and collecting data
  • Mediating human-animal conflict cases
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with all stakeholders

Requirements:

  • Passion for animal welfare
  • Animal handling experience
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Class 3 driving license, with at least two years driving experience
  • Able to work shifts, including weekends
  • Mature and personable with strong interpersonal skills to work collaboratively

Please send in your application to [email protected]  stating ‘Field Officer (TNRM)’ in the subject field, including your CV and a cover letter indicating your interest in the position. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

* Please note that for all positions, you must be prepared to travel to 50 Sungei Tengah Road. Please check to make sure that the distance is not too far for you to travel before applying.

We provide excellent opportunities for undergraduates or fresh graduates to do something meaningful for the animals and strengthen their resumes at the same time!

Education Intern

Duration
Minimum commitment of at least two months

Key Responsibilities

  • Planning and organising talks, visits, and events such as youth symposium and World Animal Day
  • Designing posters, banners, and webpages for the promotion of events.
  • Developing content for promotional materials
  • Assisting the Education Officer in talks, visits and events

Requirements

  • Qualified with or currently undertaking Diploma/ Degree in Marketing and/or Communications; those without the aforementioned qualifications but with experience in Event Management may be considered
  • Excellent communication (written and spoken English) with the ability to connect with people of all ages
  • Proficiency in Photoshop and other design tools
  • Committed to educating people on animal welfare and responsible pet ownership

This job description covers the main tasks. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary according to the Society’s needs.

Interested applicants can email their resume to [email protected] with the subject line Education Intern. Only shortlisted applicants will be notified.

Advocacy Intern

Duration
Minimum commitment of at least two months

The SPCA is seeking dynamic individuals who would like to contribute to Singapore’s animal welfare scene. You will get to be involved in various aspects of animal welfare work as an advocate making a difference for animals.

The work is varied and will hone your skills in areas such as research, writing, critical thinking, project management and public relations. The internship will provide you a deeper understanding of the complexity of animal welfare issues and how it intersects with socio-economic, cultural, political and legal factors.

Key Responsibilities

  • Researching animal welfare issues in Singapore and beyond
  • Analysing current problems and proposing workable solutions
  • Drafting position papers, proposals and letters advocating for change
  • Planning and executing a project to enact positive change for animals
  • Conducting research in the field

Requirements

  • Qualified with or currently undertaking any degree, having undertaken coursework with a focus on writing and research
  • Excellent communication skills in both written and spoken English
  • Comfortable conducting fieldwork independently
  • A strong desire to make a difference in the lives of animals

This job description covers the main tasks. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary according to the Society’s needs.

Interested applicants can email their resume to [email protected] with the subject line Advocacy Intern. We regret that only shortlisted applicants will be notified.

Communications Intern

Duration
Minimum commitment of at least two months

Key Responsibilities

  • Support content creation for SPCA’s social media channels, newsletters, magazines, etc with the aim of increasing awareness about SPCA, raising funds, and supporting cause marketing partnerships
  • Draft press releases, fact sheets, appeal letters, and other materials as directed
  • Support SPCA in our outreach and internal events
  • Track SPCA’s media coverage and seek opportunities with reporters
  • Help with planning and execution of logistics during media visits

Requirements

  • Qualified with or currently undertaking Diploma/ Degree in Marketing and/or Communications
  • Excellent communication skills in both written and spoken English
  • “Can Do” attitude
  • Passionate about animal welfare
  • Strong belief in our values of promoting kindness and preventing cruelty to animals through education, advocacy, and action.
  • Experience in organising events will be an advantage

This job description covers the main tasks. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary according to the Society’s needs.

Interested applicants can email their resume to [email protected] with the subject line Communications Intern. Only shortlisted applicants will be notified.