The York County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (YCSPCA) is dedicated to providing long-term human and animal services to residents of York County through programs that find permanent, loving homes for displaced and stray animals, help control animal population growth, investigate and prosecute cruelty offenders, and educate the general public about animal wellness and safety.
Established in 1926, the YCSPCA is an independent humane organization with no affiliation with other organizations including the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA). Through its wide variety of programs and services, the YCSPCA has positioned itself as York County’s premier organization for tending to the welfare of not only cats and dogs, but also horses, birds, and other companion animals.
The YCSPCA provides a continuum of services and programs for the homeless animals of York County, including:
The new Executive Director will be a visionary leader who can help YCSPCA fulfill its mission and continue on a trajectory of growth and prosperity. With an appreciation for animal welfare, the Executive Director will lead with compassion and a strong desire to connect with community members, staff, and volunteers.
Under the direction of a dedicated Board of Directors (22 members), the Executive Director will oversee the comprehensive and integrated services and programs of the YCSPCA. Managing an operating budget of $2.2 million, a professional staff of 40 (PT/FT) and hundreds of committed volunteers, the Executive Director is the public face of YCSPCA and will serve as the key spokesperson and visible community leader for the organization.
The Executive Director is primarily responsible for the following:
Leadership and Management
Shelter and Surgical Center Operations
Revenue Generation and Community Relations
The new Executive Director must be a visionary leader who has a deep understanding of the business practices of a high-functioning nonprofit. This individual must take personal responsibility for driving the organization’s success, demonstrating a high level of ownership for results. All candidates should have exceptional and proven nonprofit management, leadership, relationship management, and resource development experience.
Compassion and appreciation for the exceptional work of animal welfare organizations is essential, as well as a combination of the following skills and attributes:
In the near term, the Executive Director will be expected to continue to deliver outstanding outcomes while successfully addressing the following: