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Employment

The Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Ontario SPCA) is a registered charity with a Provincial Office in Stouffville and supports close to 50 communities throughout Ontario. The following opportunity is available at the Cat Adoption & Education Centre in Markham.

 

Centre Coordinator, Markham Cat Adoption & Education Centre (CAEC) 

Reports to:  Manager, Provincial Education and Animal Centre (PEAC)

Full Time – 40 hours per week

 

Overview:

As Centre Coordinator, CAEC, you will have the exciting opportunity to coordinate the overall operation of the Animal Centre, the first of its kind partnership with a municipality. This will include financial planning, animal care, staffing, volunteer engagement, fundraising and promotion, and other Centre activities and events in accordance with the City of Markham.

You will also promote the Ontario SPCA’s mission and implement provincial initiatives within the Centre and community. This will include developing and maintaining key relationships with the community and city of Markham.

Essential Functions:

Centre Operations

  • Responsible for short term and long term planning, budgeting, fundraising, volunteer management, and engagement, animal care, and other related Animal Centre activities.
  • Supervising and training staff to ensure that: all animals receive appropriate care, disease prevention and other protocols are adhered to at all times.
  • Communicating with the management of PEAC, and municipal contacts necessary to provide required information and reports in a timely manner.

Human Resources

  • Motivating, engaging, and supervising staff and volunteers in meeting the goals and objectives while adhering to employment and operational policies and procedures as established by the Ontario SPCA.

Community Relations

  • Developing and nurturing relationships with volunteers, donors, suppliers, media and municipal government, including but not limited to the city of Markham. Supervising community outreach programs, and exceeding the needs of municipal expectations.
  • Supervising community outreach programs, and exceeding the needs of municipal expectations. These programs promote the centre within the community through promotional activities, fundraising events, producing and circulating literature, and maintaining media relations through both public and social media platforms.

Health and Safety

  • Establishing safe work practices while taking the necessary precautions to protect employees as outlined in the Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • Ensuring training is provided to all staff and volunteers on safe work practices, protective equipment, workplace hazards, reporting accidents, and hazardous conditions.
  • Investigating and reporting all incidents of injury that require medical aid and/or lost time to the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB)
  • Ensures all concerns and incidents are communicated to the PEAC management.

Other Duties

  • Other duties as required.

Qualifications:

  • Post secondary education, or related experience
  • Minimum 1year managerial experience
  • Fundraising, volunteer management and media experience preferred
  • Animal welfare background ideal, and a desire to learn
  • Customer service experience essential
  • Demonstrated passion for animal welfare
  • Excellent verbal/written communication, interpersonal, conflict resolution and relationship building skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Windows and MS Office
  • Police Clearance certificate is required
  • Willingness to travel as needed
  • Ability to work weekends occasionally
  • Valid “G” driver’s license is required

 

Please forward your resume indicating which position you are applying for by July 16, 2018 to:

 

Elizabeth Westover
Provincial Education & Animal Centre Manager
Ontario SPCA
ewestover@ospca.on.ca

 

We thank all applicants for your interest in the Ontario SPCA however; only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The Ontario SPCA is proud to provide employment accommodation during the recruitment process. Should you require any accommodation, please indicate this on your application and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs. For any questions, suggestions or required documents regarding accessibility in a different format, please contact us at 888-668-7722 or resumes@ospca.on.ca

 


 

 

The Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Ontario SPCA) is a registered charity with a Provincial Office in Stouffville and supports close to 50 communities throughout Ontario.  The following opportunity is available at the Sudbury & District Animal Centre located within College Boreal.

Animal Care Attendant 3 (ACA3) – Sudbury
Full-time Position- 40 hrs per week 

Reporting to the Animal Centre Manager, you will be responsible for maintaining effective animal care protocol and procedures. Essential functions include:     

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Provides guidance and assists ACA-1 and ACA-2 employees with daily responsibilities
  • May provide back up to the Animal Centre Manager in his/her absence
  • Keeps and maintains records of receipt books, log books, cash, remittances etc.
  • Vaccinates shelter animals as required
  • Seeks veterinary advice and transports animals to vet clinic when required
  • Assists the public with adoptions and inquiries
  • Works in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and its regulations
  • *Some overnight shifts and travel may be required in support of the Northern Dog Transfer Program.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have genuine compassion for animals
  • Certificate as Animal Care Attendant or equivalent would be an asset
  • Previous supervisory experience would be an asset
  • Good command of the English language – verbal and written
  • Good communication and customer service skills
  • Must be a team player
  • Must not have allergies limiting or affecting exposure to animals

If you have a passion for animal welfare, please forward your resume by July 16, 2018 to:

Jennifer Hughes
Centre Manager
JHughes@ospca.on.ca 

We thank all applicants for your interest in the Ontario SPCA however; only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The Ontario SPCA is proud to provide employment accommodation during the recruitment process. Should you require any accommodation, please indicate this on your application and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs. For any questions, suggestions or required documents regarding accessibility in a different format, please contact us at 888-668-7722 or resumes@ospca.on.ca

 


 

The Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Ontario SPCA) is a registered charity with a Provincial Office in Stouffville and supports close to 50 communities throughout Ontario.  The following opportunity is available at the Sudbury & District Animal Centre located within College Boreal.

Animal Care Attendant 2 (ACA2) – Sudbury Animal Centre
Full-time Position – 40 hours per week 

Reporting to the Animal Centre Manager, you will be responsible for maintaining effective animal care protocol and procedures. As an Animal Care Attendant, you would be responsible for the day-to-day care of the animals housed in the shelter as well as maintaining the cleanliness of the shelter. In addition you would provide customer service to the public, including assisting with adoption applications and reception duties.

Additional responsibilities may include transporting animals to local veterinary clinics for medical attention and assisting the Animal Centre Manager with other administrative duties.

*Some overnight shifts and travel may be required in support of the Northern Dog Transfer Program.

The ideal candidate will be a team player with previous animal care training and/or experience and leadership skills. You will have good customer service and interpersonal skills. You must be organized, flexible, have the ability to prioritize and work independently. You must be available to work weekend hours and some evening hours and have a valid class “G” drivers’ license with reliable transportation. 

If you have a passion for animal welfare, please forward your resume and cover letter by July 16, 2018 to:

Jennifer Hughes
Ontario SPCA
Centre Manager
JHughes@ospca.on.ca 

We thank all applicants for your interest in the Ontario SPCA however; only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The Ontario SPCA is proud to provide employment accommodation during the recruitment process. Should you require any accommodation, please indicate this on your application and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs. For any questions, suggestions or required documents regarding accessibility in a different format, please contact us at 888-668-7722 or resumes@ospca.on.ca

 


 

 

The Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Ontario SPCA) is a registered charity with a Provincial Office in Stouffville and supports close to 50 communities throughout Ontario.  Our Barrie Animal Centre located in Barrie currently has the following position available:

Centre Manager – Barrie Animal Centre
Full Time Position
POSITION SUMMARY 

The Centre Manager is responsible and accountable for the overall operations of the Barrie Animal Centre, promotion of the Ontario SPCA’s mission and implementation of provincial initiatives within the Animal Centre and the surrounding community.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and nurture relationships with volunteers, donors, suppliers, media and municipal government agencies
  • Promote public awareness of the Animal Centre and its services through the media and other marketing mediums.
  • Plan, develop and execute various fundraising activities to increase revenue to the Animal Centre through innovative and effective means
  • Responsible for short-term and long-term planning, budgeting, staffing, volunteer management, fundraising, purchasing, animal care, and other related Animal Centre activities.
  • You will be flexible to work weekends and evenings as required. 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum three years experience in community outreach, fundraising and networking;
  • Possess a post-secondary business related education or equivalent experience, as well as three years in a similar role with financial management, operational planning and staff supervision;
  • Exceptional interpersonal, communication and leadership skills will be critical to this position;
  • Proven experience in community relations and business marketing, volunteer management and media will be considered assets; good understanding of the Community
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint);
  • If considered, you must have a Valid Class “G” driver’s license, be able to provide and maintain a clean Drivers Abstract and have no criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted. 

If you are looking for a rewarding and challenging position and have the above qualifications, please forward your resume with a covering letter including salary expectations by July 16, 2018 to:

Tracy McElman
Provincial Manager Community Programming & Animal Centre Services
Ontario SPCA
tmcelman@ospca.on.ca 

We thank all applicants for your interest in the Ontario SPCA however; only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The Ontario SPCA is proud to provide employment accommodation during the recruitment process. Should you require any accommodation, please indicate this on your application and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs. For any questions, suggestions or required documents regarding accessibility in a different format, please contact us at 888-668-7722 or resumes@ospca.on.ca

 


 

The Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Ontario SPCA) is a registered charity with a Provincial Office in Stouffville and supports close to 50 communities throughout Ontario. The following opportunity is available at the Ontario SPCA Animal Centre in Midland.

Registered Veterinary Technician – Midland
Part Time– 30 hours per week 

POSITION TITLE:   Registered Veterinary Technician
Department:             Shelter Health and Wellness
Reports to:               Manager-RVT Program

POSITION SUMMARY:

As a registered Veterinary Technician, you will report to the Manager- RVT Program, Department of Shelter Health and Wellness. You will be responsible for assisting the Animal Centre Manager and staff with all aspects of shelter health and wellness including preventative care, treatment, and daily monitoring of various animal factors including daily rounds. You will also be responsible for the physical health and mental well being of animals housed in the building.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Coach and mentor facility staff to maintain standards of care based on Canadian Shelter Guidelines and Shelter Health and Wellness policies and protocols
  • Monitor various animal needs daily
  • Closely and regularly communicate with Manager- RVT Program
  • Work closely with Animal Centre Manager
  • Oversee the preparation and administration of medications and vaccines under direction of veterinarian
  • Administer or oversee treatments as prescribed by the veterinarian
  • Notify Animal Centre Manager of any health problems or concerns regarding the animals
  • Innovatively brainstorm with Animal Centre Manager to determine health and wellness related budgetary needs for the centre
  • Assist facility staff with humane care procedures
  • Follow policy and procedure of Ontario SPCA
  • Immediately report all incidents of injury, property damage, absence of or failure of a protective device and/or equipment to the supervisor immediately.
  • In the event of injury, work co-operatively with Manager- RVT Program, to facilitate an early and safe return to work.
  • Work in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and its regulations
  • Additional duties as required

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduated from an OAVT accredited or approved college
  • Be a member of good standing of the OAVT
  • Experience in a shelter setting or veterinary clinic
  • Strong animal care and biosecurity knowledge
  • Exceptional verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to share information and provide feedback using adult learning principles
  • Self starter and ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Must be a team player with proven leadership skills and experience
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and adapt to change using strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Must not have allergies limiting or affecting exposure to animals
  • Valid Ontario Driver’s license and reliable transportation with the ability to travel occasionally

*Must be able to work flexible hours including occasional weekends.

 

If you have a passion for animal welfare, want to be an integral part of reducing the pet overpopulation crisis and have the qualifications above, please email your resume by July 16, 2018 to:

 

Mary Pecarski
Manager, RVT Programs
mpecarski@ospca.on.ca

Please specify “RVT Midland” in the subject line.

 

We thank all applicants for your interest in the Ontario SPCA however; only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The Ontario SPCA is proud to provide employment accommodation during the recruitment process. Should you require any accommodation, please indicate this on your application and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs. For any questions, suggestions or required documents regarding accessibility in a different format, please contact us at 888-668-7722 or resumes@ospca.on.ca


 

The following position is available at the Georgian Triangle Humane Society:

Position Title: Fundraising Coordinator

Status: Regular Full-time (One-year Maternity Leave Contract)

Hours: 40 hours per week, weekend and after-hours work will be required

Start Date: September 2018

The Georgian Triangle Humane Society is a not-for-profit charity in the South Georgian Bay area.  Our mission is to provide abandoned, neglected, and abused domestic animals a second chance in life at a forever home.  We endeavour to accommodate as many domestic animals as our resources will allow in our dedicated shelter. We promote responsible pet ownership, including spay/neutering and micro chipping.  Through educational programs we provide information regarding animal care, as well as the humane treatment of all domestic animals.

We are currently recruiting for a full-time Fundraising Coordinator for a one year maternity leave contract. This position is responsible for planning, implementing and monitoring annual and third-party fundraising events for the Georgian Triangle Humane Society. This includes developing event communication plans and soliciting sponsorships.

Our ideal candidate will have post-secondary education in fundraising, event management, sales or a related field along with applicable experience in fundraising and event planning. Knowledge of social media platforms, graphic design and client management databases will be enhanced by exceptional communication, organizational and relationship building skills 

A detailed job description is available on our website’s job posting section at www.gths.ca/gths-team/job-postings/

Interested candidates are asked to send their confidential resume and cover letter to Glenda Green, Operations Manager glenda@gths.ca no later than August 7th, 2018 at 4:30pm.

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