Join Our Lifesaving Mission!

“When a dog walks out the door—looking up excitedly at their new dad—or when a fearful cat purrs for the first time in the arms of their new mom...these daily miracles are the reason their lives are worth saving, and that is why I work at BARCS.” -Lizzy Grap, Marketing

BARCS provides vital services to the animals and people of Baltimore City by sheltering and adopting animals, providing training classes, providing safety net services to help people keep their pets, caring for injured and orphaned animals, and much more. Check our open positions in the link below, or scroll down to learn more about BARCS' working culture, benefits and perks.

See our current employment openings

We are a private, nonprofit organization that is not affiliated with any other local or national animal welfare organization.


Work Culture

BARCS fosters a supportive environment for employees and volunteers alike. Here’s why it’s a great place to work:


Benefits Overview

BARCS offers a comprehensive benefits package to our regular, full-time employees. Our benefits are designed to help our staff lead healthy, productive, and rewarding lives.



BARCS Employment Application

To apply, please submit your resume and completed application to:

Email: barcs.hr@gmail.com

Fax: 410-783-6266 attention “HR”.

Mail: Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter, c/o HR Department, 301 Stockholm Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21230


EEO Statement (Legal Statement): BARCS is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here, if you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please contact BARCS Human Resources Department at 410-396-4695 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.