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.


Please download the Great Plains Employment Application. Once downloaded, fill out the application & save it. Please send the completed application, along with any supplemental documents (if applicable) to hr@greatplainsspca.org with the name of the position you are applying for and the location in the subject line.

dog3-COB-webCurrent Opportunities in Merriam, KS:

Director of Development – Merriam

Shelter Veterinarian – Merriam

Shelter Vet Tech – Merriam

Animal Care Technician – Merriam

Summer Camp Director – Merriam

Current Opportunities in Independence, MO:

Adoptions Counselor – Independence

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, however 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 hr@greatplainsspca.org. Please include “employment opportunities” and the name & location of the position you are interested in the subject line.

Great Plains SPCA is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, or for any basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. We assure you that your opportunity for employment with Great Plains SPCA depends solely on your qualifications.