The Roanoke Valley SPCA is seeking a dedicated, customer service orientated individual as Part-time Adoption and Humane Education Specialist. The position is 18-26 hours weekly, rotating schedule, 11:30-7:00 pm, including weekends and some holidays at $11 per hour.

The Roanoke Valley SPCA is working to create a community where there are no homeless cats or dogs through the power of adoption, prevention and intervention. Adoption counselors are key to the success of finding homes for the animals in our care.

Applicants for this position must be enthusiastic, reliable, and detail-oriented, as well as having basic computer skills. Excellent communication and customer service skills are a must. Comfortable around children and educational environment.

Adoption Counselor Position Summary:  Provide excellent personal interactions and customer service to potential adopters so that they have a wonderful adoption experience with the Roanoke Valley SPCA.  Help potential adopters through the adoption process of finding a new family member by talking with them about our available pets, the adopter’s lifestyle and home environment.  Present to a wide variety of groups, humane education lessons and information.  Work with dogs and cats to provide essential enrichment and to understand the pet enabling the adoption counselor to advocate for the pet during the adoption process.

Please send Resume and Cover Letter to Ruth at to be considered for this position.

Roanoke Valley SPCA Adoption & Humane Education Specialist Job Description