Opening Hours

Animal Viewing Hours:
Monday - Saturday: 10am - 3pm

General Hours: 
Most Days: 9am - 5pm
Wednesdays:  10am - 5pm
CLOSED: Sundays and Public Holidays

Employment Opportunities

RSPCA ACT offers a range of exciting roles at a variety of levels. From time to time, opportunities become available and are filled through a merit-based process. Core skills needed for all roles at RSPCA ACT include:

An empathy for and understanding of animal welfare
Outgoing personality embodying a willingness to always improve
Loyalty, honesty, integrity and personal maturity
Able to balance passion with integrity and common sense

RSPCA adopts an equal employment philosophy. Successful candidates are required to submit a police check and in some circumstances, a medical examination may be sought.

RSPCA ACT offers:
Free parking
Subsidised Veterinary Care for your pet
A range of other employee benefits

Available Positions


RSPCA ACT’s mission is the prevention to cruelty to animals in the ACT. We are the only animal shelter for all species, as well as, full time animal welfare Inspectorate in the greater Canberra community. Our 60+ staff members and hundreds of volunteers care for thousands of abused, neglected, abandoned, injured, sick and unwanted animals every year.

Click here to read more about our history and our mission.

Marketing and Fundraising Team Assistant - Full Time

Marketing and Fundraising Team Assistant
Full Time 38 hours per week

RSPCA ACT has a rare opportunity for an admin super-star to join our passionate marketing team as the Marketing and Fundraising Team Assistant. This is a ground floor opportunity to join the RSPCA ACT and embark on a challenging but highly rewarding career.

We are currently seeking an outgoing, personable and a detail-oriented person to join our team. You will be heavily involved in the day-to-day support of the team as you will process incoming fundraising revenue, ensure that the Customer Relations Management system is kept up to date and provide supporter care to our donors.

The ideal candidate will also have high level computer skills in a range of software including Microsoft Word and Excel. You will need to have an attention for detail as you will work closely with a range of platforms to import data into the CRM. You will have strong verbal and written communication skills to build effective relationships with our supporters.

If this sounds like you, then we would love to hear from you!

This position may include weekend work, at events. Additional hours and duties at peak times such as events may be required

Salary and conditions are in line with the Clerks Private Sector Award 2010, Level 2-3 plus super. RSPCA ACT also offers a number of employee benefits.

Download & complete the documents listed. The job description includes the selection criteria.

Job Description
Health Declaration
Personal Information Cover Sheet

Your resume and covering letter complete with your responses to the selection criteria are to be forwarded to by COB 8th July 2022.

Applications not addressing the selection criteria will not be considered. Due to the overwhelming amount of applications we receive, contact will only be made with candidates we select for our shortlist

Veterinarians – Part-time, Casual, New Grad

Part-time, Casual, New Grad

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals ACT is Australia’s prominent animal welfare organisation. We provide a strong voice for animals experiencing cruelty and neglect. The RSPCA ACT is committed to the care and welfare of animals, providing extensive professional facilities, including a fully equipped veterinary hospital with dedicated staff to care for animals.

We currently have part-time and casual opportunities for either experienced and/or junior veterinarians looking to extend their skills and knowledge in shelter medicine and provide limited health services to the general public’s animals.

RSPCA ACT offers:

  • Flexible hours to enjoy a family friendly work-life balance
  • AVA membership
  • Support to continue professional development
  • A happy supportive team
  • An environment to share your passion for animal welfare
  • An interesting mix of consulting, treatment and surgical opportunities.


What we are looking for:

  • Appropriate Veterinary Science qualifications with registration for Veterinary’s Board of ACT.
  • A great work ethic
  • A team player
  • A passion for animal welfare
  • A passion for fostering great customer relations
  • Experience in not-for-profit would be an advantage
  • Experience with wildlife would be an advantage

To apply for the position you will need to download the following documents:

Job Description
Health Declaration
Personal Information Cover Sheet

Applications are to be emailed to