Great Plains SPCA will be closed to the public on Thursday, November 26th for Thanksgiving Day

Employment Opportunities

At Great Plains SPCA, our team members are our Heroes!

Our organization provides a variety of lifesaving programs to the community throughout the Greater Kansas City Metro, and we have an array of staff positions to reflect it. Great Plains SPCA  is an equal opportunity employer.


Current Opportunities in Merriam, KS:

Veterinarian (full and part-time positions)

Director of Special Events

Development Administrative Associate


Animal Care Associate (Pet Adoption Center)

Adoptions Counselor 

Feline Animal Care Associate (Part Time)

Please send your scanned Great Plains SPCA application and any supplemental documents (if applicable) to with the name of the position you are applying for and the location in the subject line. All applicants are asked to complete a short survey prior to submitting their application.

We are grateful to receive such strong interest in our organization! At times, we are unable to respond to every applicant due to a high volume of submissions, but we sincerely appreciate every person who reaches out to us.

If you do not see a position you are interested in, but would like to be considered for future employment opportunities, applications may be submitted via email to Please include “employment opportunities” and the name & location of the position you are interested in the subject line.