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Employment Opportunities


Current Openings:  


Behavior and Training Associate

Development and Marketing Intern - Non-paid
Videographer- Intern-Non-paid



Behavior and Training Associate


HOURS:  Part-time

We are looking for a dynamic individual who is committed to positive reinforcement training, loves working with people and animals and has a desire to help people improve their relationship with their pets and keep them as part of the family. This person will also help homeless animals find successful new homes by offering in-shelter behavior plans for staff and volunteers. 



  •  Be a resource for those in the community who are struggling with behavior challenge
    • Teach obedience classes and provide consultation to those who are seeking assistance with behavior modification
    • Research, develop and implement relevant workshops and seminars and other education opportunities for the community
    • Provide on-site behavior consultations, as needed
  • Work in conjunction with the Animal Care Managers and staff to help animals become better adoption candidates
    • For in house assessment and public assessment
    • Assess training needed for animals in our care.
    • Provide in shelter behavior enrichment plans and advice to staff and volunteers
  • Organize, promote, execute and follow-up on NHSPCA programs
    • In-house training - MOD Squad and “Shelter Stars”, Reiki volunteer program, etc.
    • Properly clean and organize training facilities and equipment 
  • Assist in administrative tasks
    • Organizing and processing registrations
    • Create and maintain schedule of classes throughout the year with other trainer(s).
    • Oversee work study students, volunteers and interns.  
    • Prepare Training program monthly reports and newsletter articles  


  • Proven ability to teach group obedience classes and private training experience for more complex issues, including those related to fear and aggression
  • Ability and desire to engage your students and create a positive, energetic, friendly and supportive class environment is essential
  • Certifications such as CPDT-KA, CDBC or equivalent education/experience is required
  • Computer literacy or aptitude
  • Strong commitment and experience with animal welfare
  • Proven ability to work cooperatively with individuals and groups
  • Exceptional customer service skills and the ability to converse compassionately with people under difficult and stressful circumstances
  • Some weekend, weeknight work required
  • Must understand the application of learning theory
  • Must be reliable and able to carry out duties and meet deadlines with minimal supervision
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred 


  • To apply:  Please send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to hr@nhspca.org with the desired position in the subject line or write to NHSPCA, PO Box 196, Stratham, NH 03885. No phone calls please. 


Development and Marketing Intern - Non-paid


REPORTS TO: Director of Development and Marketing
HOURS: 200 hour internship
FUNCTION: To provide support for the development department and help to increase fundraising potential


  • Assist with planning of major and minor agency events
  • Telephoning of donors and potential donors for solicitation or appreciation purposes
  • Cultivate advertising clients for newsletter publication
  • Data Entry
  • Volunteer Phone calls
  • Write/respond to correspondence
  • Perform other duties as assigned.



Videographer Internship, Part-time, Unpaid


As part of the NHSPCA’s 2017 event strategy, we are commencing an effort to build fundraising event participation and attendance by utilizing captivating video content for marketing purposes.

Description of the role:

This is an internship position.  Interns are expected to work 8-16 hours a week at the NHSPCA in Stratham and at home.  The candidate must have their own camera and computer with video editing software.  The internship must be for college credit.

The intern would assist with event videography & editing efforts. This position reports directly to the Special Events and Sponsorship Manager and allows you to film and work with our animals, volunteers and staff.


Develop shot lists

Coordinate content shoots

Film animals

Edit all footage

Maintain and prioritize multiple video projects to meet goals and deadlines




Ideally going to college for relevant discipline, such as film, video editing, animation, and/or photography.

Experience with video editing software

Excellent communication skills (written and verbal), interpersonal skills, who can collaborate effectively in a group as well as working alone to meet project deadlines.

Organized, resourceful, and tech-savvy.

Experience with animals

Candidate that owns their own video and photo equipment

Reliable transportation 


Contact MBickford@nhspca.org to apply


We always have opportunities for Volunteers!
Please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at 772-2921 ext.104 for more information.







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