Join the ASPCA's Community Medicine team and help bring veterinary care directly to the communities who need it most. We offer a range of free or low-cost, top-quality medical services that goes far beyond basic wellness. Operating a combination of stationary and mobile clinics equipped to treat a wide range of medical conditions, ASPCA veterinarians improve the health and welfare of animals whose owners face financial barriers to care in the five boroughs of New York City.
Pay: the ASPCA offers a highly competitive salary - you don't have to sacrifice income to work in nonprofit!
Rewarding work: focus on serving people and pets, not the bottom line
Training/mentorship: new and experienced DVMs receive individualized on-boarding support and train at our one-of-a-kind ASPCA Spay/Neuter Alliance training center in Asheville, NC, as needed
Growth potential: receive a $1500 stipend plus three paid days off annually to attend continuing education opportunities of your choice so you can keep growing
Work/life balance: the ASPCA offers a true 40 hour schedule with no on-call or overnight hours
Benefits: we provide an excellent benefits package, including three weeks paid vacation and a selection of health, dental and vision plans
Retirement: the ASPCA offers a 401K savings plan with generous employer matching
Location, location, location: live and work in one of the greatest cities in the world!
Opportunity: the ASPCA has been dedicated to helping animals for over 150 years - and growing - there has never been a better time to be a veterinarian with us!
Multiple Locations Available. For a full description of responsibilities and requirements, or to submit your application, click on the location of interest below:
Ability to maintain open mind regarding changes and be willing to learn, implement, and teach new protocols
Ability to work equally well independently or as part of a team
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Microsoft Office and Outlook proficiency
Must be able to lift and carry 40-plus pounds repeatedly throughout day with assistance
Must be interested in animal welfare population control and serving low-income communities
Must have excellent work attendance record
Must have strong interest in animal welfare and/or promoting spay/neuter
Must hold NY State Veterinarian License
Must possess ability to work in high-volume, fast-paced clinic environment
Must possess excellent animal handling skills, including the ability to lift and move domestic animals in stressful conditions, up to 25 lbs with assistance
Must possess excellent customer service skills, with the ability to maintain good working relationship with clients and staff
Must possess the ability to work efficiently and calmly under challenging conditions, including the ability to occasionally work in physically challenging conditions and wear appropriate protective gear
Must possess the ability to work standing for 8-plus hours
Will be required to reach, bend, crouch, climb, kneel, and move freely to access animals in overhead and low cages when necessary.
4 openings. Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 2020-145
Our mission is to provide effective means for the prevention of cruelty to animals throughout the United States. We offer national programs in humane education, public awareness, government advocacy, shelter support, and animal medical services and placement. Our New York City headquarters houses a full-service animal hospital, behavior center, adoption facility, and Humane Law Enforcement Department. We are a privately funded 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation.Our EEO Policy:The ASPCA is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, gender, gender identity or expression, age, marital or domestic partner status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances.Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to a reasonable accommodation under the terms of the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the ASPCA’s standard application process, ...which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on the ASPCA. Please inform the ASPCA’s Human Resources Team if you need an accommodation in order to complete any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process.Individuals seeking employment are considered without regards to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, gender, gender identity or expression, age, marital or domestic partner status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances.ASPCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/D/V).