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.” - Bailey Deacon, Community Engagement team

BARCS provides vital services to the animals and people of Baltimore City by sheltering and adopting animals, offering 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 for 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: hr@barcs.org

Fax: 410-783-6266, ATTN: HR

Mail: Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter, c/o HR Department, 2490 Giles Road, Baltimore, Maryland 21225