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Executive Director

The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) is looking for a passionate, talented and strategic experienced executive to lead the organisation.

As the Executive Director, you will oversee the running of the organisation, including SPCA’s animal welfare services and programmes, outreach and advocacy efforts, public relations, fundraising, stakeholder engagement and general administration, taking a hands-on approach when required. You will inspire and empower a dedicated team, work to raise the standards of animal welfare and move us towards our vision of a compassionate Singapore where animals are treated with kindness and respect.

 Key responsibilities

  • Work closely with the board to lead the strategic development, planning and delivery of impactful programmes and services
  • Oversee the management of operations
  • Lead SPCA’s efforts to reform Singapore’s animal related laws and policies, and serve as an effective advocate for change
  • Oversee education and outreach efforts, and develop the organisation’s communication platforms, to effectively deliver key animal welfare messages to a broad based audience
  • Serve as the main spokesperson for the organisation
  • Develop positive relationships with all stakeholders and work collaboratively to help further SPCA’s mission
  • Oversee fundraising efforts to provide for sufficient income to sustain and expand SPCA’s work
  • Manage budgets and ensure prudent use of resources
  • Oversee the management and development of SPCA’s human resources
  • Ensure practice of robust operational and financial processes, and compliance to all legal and regulatory requirements

 Requirements

 Experience:

  • At least seven years of management experience
  • At least two years as part of an organisation’s senior strategic leadership team
  • Experience in the strategic planning, design and delivery of impactful programmes and services
  • Proven track record in leading teams for success, innovating and driving growth
  • Experience in successful budget planning and financial decision making
  • Experience in the not-for-profit or animal related sector an advantage

 Qualifications:

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

Other requirements:

  • Passion for animal protection and knowledge of animal welfare issues
  • 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 leadership and 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 ‘Executive Director’ in the subject field, including your CV, expected salary and a cover letter explaining why you  are interested in the position and why you feel you are suitable for the role. 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.

Fundraising Officer

The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animal (SPCA) is seeking a committed, collaborative and dynamic person to join the team. As the fundraising officer, you will manage various fundraising initiatives at the SPCA. While the work is challenging, your efforts will make a difference in the lives of animals.

Key Responsibilities

  • Engage with donors and supporters
  • Conceptualise and drive effective fundraising strategies
  • Manage sponsorship programmes and SPCA’s iconic donation boxes
  • Work with various stakeholders to organise fundraising events
  • Prepare fundraising materials for campaigns
  • Collaborate with corporates, student groups and individuals for various fundraising initiatives

 Requirements

  • Diploma/Degree in any discipline
  • Experience in a fundraising or marketing position an advantage
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to work collaboratively with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Passion for animal welfare

Interested candidates please send your resume with a cover letter to [email protected], indicating ‘Fundraising 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 Rescue Officer

At the SPCA, animal rescue work is challenging, exciting and rewarding. Our rescue officers receive an approximate of 600 reported cases of animals in distress on a monthly basis.

We are seeking individuals that are responsible, physically fit, professional and passionate about animal welfare.

Responsibilities:

  • Attend to cases of animals that are sick, injured or in distress.
  • Perform general driving duties in line with operations at the SPCA.
  • Maintenance of vehicles and equipment assigned to you.

Requirements:

  • Bilingual
  • GCE ‘N’ or ‘O’ level
  • Applicants must possess a valid class 3 driving licence
  • Be able to work 24-hour rotating shifts (including weekend and after hours duty)
  • 5 days’ work week
  • Training will be provided

Please apply via email to [email protected] stating ‘Animal Rescue Officer’ 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.

Clinic Admin Officer (Part-Time)

We are looking for a highly independent and dynamic individual for the post of Clinic Administrative Officer (Part-Time). The job requires you to be in regular contact with members of public and community feeders and you will need to be able to communicate clearly and effectively. You will also need to be able to multi-task and be meticulous in your work.

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.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and update the clinic filing system/s and assist in the periodic stocktaking of clinic drugs and medical supplies
  • Assist with the answering of the clinic telephone calls, booking of appointments and dealing with the members of the public who bring animals to the clinic.
  • Responsible for the issuing and distributing of the sterilisation vouchers each month, maintaining data records for the Sterilisation Programme.
  • To look and liaise with fosterers when there are animals to be fostered, ensuring the smooth running of the SPCA Foster Programme.
  • Any other duties or assignments as instructed by Management.

Requirements:

  • Ability to coordinate and work with various partners and people of different backgrounds
  • Physically fit
  • Competent in common computer software.
  • Experience in data entry and database management an advantage
  • Comfortable in the presence of animals

Please apply via email to [email protected] stating ‘Clinic Admin Officer (PT)’ 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.

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.