Job Opportunities

Passionate about animals and want to make a positive difference?
Join us for a meaningful and exciting career to change the lives of our community animals!

Deputy Inspector (Animal Welfare & Cruelty)

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 changes 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 shelter@spca.org.sg, indicating  ‘Deputy Inspector’ in the subject line. We regret that only shortlisted applicants will be notified.

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/ 3A driving licence, with at least 2 year’s driving experience and a clean driving record
  • Be able to work 3 rotating shifts (8am- 5 pm, 2pm- 10pm and 10pm – 8am), including weekends and public holidays
  • 5 days’ work week
  • Training will be provided

Interested candidates please send your resume with a cover letter to shelter@spca.org.sg, indicating ‘Animal Rescue 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 Technician 

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 

Interested candidates, please send your resume with a cover letter and expected salary to hr@spca.org.sg indicating ‘Vet Assistant’ in the subject line. We regret that only shortlisted 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.

Education Officer

The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) is seeking a committed person to join the education and outreach team. You will play a vital role in educating the public about animal welfare issues and inspire the next generation to advocate for the cause. You will meet with and engage people from all walks of life, and of all ages. Working in a supportive and mission-driven environment, you will get an opportunity to develop professionally while doing your part for the animals. 

Key responsibilities

  • Conduct education talks for children and adults
  • Conduct group visits to the SPCA
  • Be actively involved with the strategic development and execution of new education projects 
  • Organise and coordinate exhibitions and events
  • Assist with management of various social media platforms
  • Manage content on SPCA’s website 
  • Produce content for publications and education materials

 Requirements

  • Passion for animal welfare
  • Degree/Diploma in relevant field
  • 2 years of working experience in relevant field
  • Confident with public speaking
  • Able to create simple yet professional posters using Adobe Creative Suite  
  • Basic knowledge of HTML and CMS preferred
  • Mature, eloquent, and personable with excellent communication and interpersonal skills to interact at all levels

Please apply via email to hr@spca.org.sg stating ‘Education Officer’ in the subject field, including your CV and a cover letter indicating your interest in the position. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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 education@spca.org.sg 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 hr@spca.org.sg 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 communications@spca.org.sg with the subject line Communications Intern. Only shortlisted applicants will be notified.