Who We Are

We are the oldest and most comprehensive animal welfare organization in the state providing care for more than 33,000 homeless and companion animals each year.

Employment Opportunities

The Louisiana SPCA is an equal opportunity employer and has a rich benefits program including medical benefits and 401K. To report any issues with the online application process, or for special assistance, please contact greg@la-spca.org.


Client Care Counselor

The Louisiana SPCA is currently seeking to fill the position of Client Care Counselor. The position schedule is five work days (40 hour week) and applicants must be available to work weekends. Client Care duties include stray and owner relinquishes, owner request euthanasia, lost and found, owner redemptions, court case payments, retail services, and much more. Main Duties:

  • Assisting with proper identification and the transferring of animals brought in by the public.

  • Entering animal information into our computer data base and documenting all communications regarding certain animals in our care.

  • Informing citizens, in a positive way, about the policies and procedures in place at Louisiana SPCA.

  • Counseling and assisting clients with lost pets.

  • Counseling owners that would like to relinquish their pet and ensuring that they have exhausted all other options.

  • Counseling clients about TNR services and fees.

  • Communicate with Humane Law Officers in regards to clients who have animals at our facility.

  • Assisting adoption counselors when help is needed.

  • Knowledge of all retail products, including heartworm prevention and flea control.

  • Contacting possible owners, vet clinics, and microchip companies by phone and email.

  • Basic animal handling skills, including both cats and dogs.

  • A true compassion for people, as well as animals, and a willingness to educate clients in a positive, respectful manner.

  • Perform all other duties as necessary and required. 

  • Treating all animals humanely, properly, and with compassion at all times, regardless of the situation or circumstance and promoting a humane and caring attitude toward all animals.

Compensation:  Starting wage $9 per hour and eligible for $10 per hour after 30 days probationary period.
To apply: Complete online application


Animal Care Attendant

The Louisiana SPCA is currently seeking to fill the position of an Animal Care Attendant. Animal Care Attendants provide for the humane care and excellent quality of life for all animals in the shelter.

  • Duties include, but are not limited to: cleaning, feeding, watering, and monitoring the animal’s health and behavior

  • Must possess a high school diploma or GED.

  • Must present a professional appearance, flexibility, ability to multi-task in a fast-paces environment.

  • This position is physically demanding and requires a significant amount of bending, reaching and kneeling.

  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds.

  • Should not be allergic to animals, must work with industrial strength cleaners and disinfectants and have the ability to perform all physical tasks.

Compensation: Starting wage $9 per hour and eligible for $10 per hour after 30 days probationary period.

To apply: Complete online application.


Experienced Veterinary Surgical Technician (Full and Part Time)

Looking for compassionate and experienced veterinary surgical technician. The Louisiana SPCA Community Clinic is dedicated to providing preventative health services and accessible spay/neuter surgeries in an effort to reduce pet overpopulation and increase the quality of life of animals in our community. Full and Part time positions are currently available; candidates must be available to work within the hours of 7 am and 6 pm, Monday – Friday.

  • Must be dedicated to animal welfare and committed to the Louisiana SPCA's mission to eliminate animal suffering.

  • Candidates must be reliable, work well as part of a team,  have a proactive attitude and  provide excellent customer service.

  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Minimum of one year experience with companion animal surgery is required.

  • College preferred, High School diploma or G.E.D. is required.

  • Compensation: Commensurate with skills and experience.

To apply: Complete online application.  


Did You Know?

Did you know that the Louisiana SPCA is not affiliated with the ASPCA? We are independent and rely on local donations.

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