Join Our Team

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

Do you have a passion for animal welfare? Do you want to make a difference to pets in need? Then Great Plains may be the place for you! At Great Plains, Kindness, Grace and Accountability are at the root of all we do. We strive to create an environment that is diverse and inclusive for everyone, where our staff and volunteers are empowered to do their best and pull together to achieve amazing results….every day! Come join us in our lively, fast paced and energizing workplace where mental health and well-being are key to employee engagement!

Here is an overview of the benefits package:

    • 403(b) Retirement Plan
    • Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits
    • Disability and life insurance
    • Generous PTO
    • Discounts on medical treatment for employee pets
    • Employee discounts for purchases in our retail store
    • Lots of puppy and kitten kisses!

Please see our current opportunities below. Click on the job title to view the job description and apply.

Current Opportunities:

Thank you for your interest in joining our team! Unfortunately, we currently do not have any available. Please check back soon for new opportunities. If you would still like to be a part of our organization, please see our Volunteer page to learn how you can help.

Director of Development
Description: Reporting to the CEO, this role is responsible for leading the Development team and growing the financial strength through current and future donations. This position will focus on expanding major gifts, grants and planned giving that enable Great Plains to achieve both our short term and long-term revenue goals. With a target compensation of $90,000-$110,000 per year, this opportunity is an excellent opportunity to join a best in class, mission-driven service organization within the animal welfare industry.
Shelter Veterinarian

Description:We are searching for a Part-Time Shelter Veterinarian who will provide first-class medical care to shelter animals as a member of the Shelter Medicine Team. 

Animal Care and Adoptions Advocate

Description: The Animal Care and Adoptions Advocate is a full-time, non-exempt position that will provide our animals compassionate, consistent, and professional care from arrival to time of adoption while matchmaking animals with adoptive families. The successful candidate will have a high drive for results, proactive communication skills, follow through and ability to work in a fast paced ever changing environment. An ideal candidate will also be bilingual in both Spanish and English. This position requires weekend and holiday availability.

Board of Directors Opportunities:

We are looking for diverse, passionate community leaders with a strong background in finance, development, fundraising and marketing who are willing to bring their experience to help us increase our brand  awareness and financial growth.  While day-to-day operations are led by GPSPCA’s Chief Executive Officer, the Board-CEO relationship is a partnership. The appropriate involvement of the Board is both critical and expected to provide leadership, governance, and oversight. Here’s what you can expect as a member of our Board:

  • Serving on our Fundraising committee and taking on special assignments (1-4 hours per month).
  • Actively participate as Brand Advocate and Ambassador in GPSPCA’s fundraising efforts, events, and donor engagement meetings.
  • Serving as a trusted adviser to the CEO as she develops and implements GPSPCA’s strategic plan.
  • Approving GPSPCA’s annual budget, audit reports, and material business decisions.
  • Being informed of and meeting all legal and fiduciary responsibilities.
  • Reviewing outcomes and metrics for evaluating community impact.
  • Reviewing agenda and supporting materials in preparation for quarterly board meetings.
  • Contributing to the annual performance review of the CEO.
  • Assisting the CEO and Board Chair in identifying and recruiting other Board members.
  • Ensuring GPSPCA’s commitment to a diverse board and staff that reflects the communities GPSPCA serves.

If you have any questions about the posted opportunities, please email with the name of the position you are applying for in the subject line.

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 Please include “employment opportunities” and the name 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.

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