Why join us

Discover what it’s like to work or volunteer for RSPCA Victoria, the country’s oldest and most trusted animal welfare charity. 

Our values

At RSPCA Victoria, six values are embedded into our people and decision-making processes and guide our interactions with one another on a daily basis.

Alpaca of Accountability  

We take ownership of, and responsibility for, our actions. 

Cat of Consideration  

We show courtesy, compassion and a genuine desire to help and we seek to understand others’ perspectives. 

Chicken of Collaboration   

We actively share our knowledge and partner with others to educate and influence change. 

Cow of Clarity  

We are clear, ethical and consistent in everything we do. 

Echidna of Expertise  

We value evidence and insight. 

Rabbit of Respect  

We value and acknowledge every contribution from our people, our supporters and the community.

Benefits and support

Flexible work 

RSPCA Victoria provides a flexible working environment and flexible work options to facilitate work and life balance, including options to work from home and the provision of a rostered day off (RDO) for eligible roles. 

Career support and professional development  

We support your growth at RSPCA Victoria and beyond, offering internal and external training, higher duties and secondment opportunities to progress your career development. 

A healthy workplace  

We prioritise health and wellbeing to keep our teams healthy with a range of mental health support programs, including confidential counselling services for employees and volunteers, education programs for you and your family and mental health leave days. 

Fostering inclusiveness  

We are committed to being an inclusive place to work and volunteer. You can read more about our work in this space on our Diversity and Inclusion page.  

Animals in the office  

To help socialise our shelter animals, the Animals In The Office program sees dogs and cats spend time in our offices across the state.  

Salary packaging and discounts 

As a not-for-profit, we offer salary packaging options and novated lease options through our provider Maxxia. We also receive generous discounts on products and services from our corporate partners (including Royal Canin pet food, Hush Puppies footwear, RSPCA Victoria retail and vet clinic products and services.)

Employment opportunities

If you think you would be the perfect fit at RSPCA Victoria, you can search our current employment vacancies.

Volunteer opportunities

If you love animals and want to make a difference, consider volunteering at RSPCA Victoria.