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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 over 50 communities throughout Ontario. The following opportunity is available at the Leeds & Grenville Animal Centre.

Animal Care Attendant 1 (ACA1)
Part Time – Approximately 11 hours per week

Reporting to the Centre Manager, you will be responsible for maintaining effective animal care protocol and procedures.

Essential functions include:

• Feeding, bathing, grooming, exercising and care of animals
• General cleaning and disinfecting of premises and equipment
• Laundry duties, customer service
• Documentation of animal care provided
• Animal transport as required
• Compliance with Occupational Health and Safety Act
• Other duties

Qualifications

• Computer knowledge required
• Team Player
• Ability to work under stress is essential.
• A valid Ontario Drivers Licence (G2) and clean driver’s abstract are required.
• The successful candidate may be required to work weekend and evening shifts.
• Previous experience and/or education in animal care

If you have a passion for animal welfare, please forward your resume by November 20, 2017 to:

Marianne Carlyle
Animal Centre Manager, Leeds & Grenville
mcarlyle@ospca.on.ca

Please quote “ACA1” 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 Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Ontario SPCA) is a Registered Charity with a Provincial Office in Stouffville, and supports over 50 Communities throughout Ontario. The following opportunity is available at the Marion Vernon Memorial Animal Clinic, Spay/Neuter Services, Barrie location.

Receptionist Spay/Neuter Services, Barrie
Full-Time Position – 6 month Contract

As the receptionist, you will be responsible for making appointments, greeting clients, taking payments, recording patient information and performing general administrative duties. You will also be assisting in the clinic, helping with animal care and with maintaining clinic cleanliness, as time allows.

The successful candidate will have strong computer and customer service skills, and be a team player. Animal care experience is an asset. Candidates must have reliable transportation and be able to work flexible hours including Saturdays. Candidates should have no allergies affected by ongoing exposure to animals.

If you have a passion for animal welfare and are qualified to perform the responsibilities above, please forward your resume by November 19, 2017 to:

Jennifer Tucker
Regional Manager, Spay/Neuter Services
91A Patterson Rd
Barrie, ON L4N 3V9
jtucker@ospca.on.ca

Please quote “Receptionist” in the subject line of your email

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 Newmarket and supports over 50 communities throughout Ontario. The following opportunity is available at the Renfrew Animal Centre.

Community Development Coordinator - Renfrew Animal Centre
Full Time 1 Year Contract Position- 40 hours per week

Responsible for developing and maintaining effective community relations and public awareness of the Ontario SPCA through communication, education, special events and fundraising initiatives. Accountable for achieving fundraising goals and objectives according to the Renfrew Animal Centre revenue budget.

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Meets with key community leaders to inform them of the SPCA’s functions and objectives as well as of activities and goals of local branches
• Makes presentations to service groups and other local agencies in order to obtain support for the Centre(s)
• Organizes special events to heighten public awareness and to attract donors.
• Develops written applications for funding from local organizations.
• Develops relationships with local media and makes regular contact with them to encourage coverage of branch and relevant Ontario SPCA news.
• Ensures that Ontario SPCA provincial campaigns are carried out at the local level.
• Plans and implements special fund-raising initiatives e.g. walk-a-thon, Nevada boxes, etc.
• Develops and maintains appropriate mutually beneficial partnerships with organizations e.g. PetsMart, PetValu, etc.
• Assists in attracting and maintaining a volunteer base.
• Garners support from the public through public awareness events.
• Organise & Assists in the implementation of Ontario SPCA humane education initiatives at the local level.
• Follows policies and procedures set out by the Society and reports all incidents to his/her immediate supervisor immediately.
• Works in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and its regulations.
• Immediately reports 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, works cooperatively with Supervisor to facilitate an early and safe return to work.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES
• Assist with the developing the plan and budget for the Renfrew Animal Centre.
• May perform other Ontario SPCA position functions.
• Develop & Assist in delivery of Renfrew Animal Centre events and Humane Ed programs.
• Meets with key Ontario SPCA Centre staff, volunteers and its committees, as well as local community leaders, corporate partners, service groups, and event sponsors to cultivate and steward relationships that will assist in increasing revenue and participation in key community fundraising initiatives
• .Assist the Renfrew Animal Centre team in establishing and growing new fundraising initiatives to increase revenue.
• Recruit, motivate and train taskforce committee volunteers and day-of special event volunteers and work with these volunteers to plan, manage and execute fundraising initiatives.
• Develop relationships with local media to encourage coverage of branch and relevant Ontario SPCA fundraising initiatives.
• Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS
• Must have proven track record in fundraising.
• Excellent communication, interpersonal and customer service skills required
• Proven negotiation and volunteer management skills
• Excellent Presentation and Public Speaking skills
• Media experience an asset
• Must be highly self-motivated and a visionary planner
• Must be a team player
• Must have genuine compassion for animals
• M Must be flexible to work some weekends and evenings
• Must have valid “G” drivers license

If you have a passion for animal welfare, please forward your resume by November 29, 2017
Amanda Eckersley
Ontario SPCA
Regional Manager
aeckersley@ospca.on.ca

Please quote “CDC Renfrew” in the subject line of your email.

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 Stouffvillle and supports over 50 communities throughout Ontario. The following opportunity is available at the Provincial Education & Animal Centre in Stouffville.

Animal Welfare Associate- Provincial Education and Animal Centre
Part Time Positions – 24 hours per week

We are currently hiring for Animal Welfare Associate positions who will be responsible for daily animal care, enrichment of animals, infection control and bio security.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Completing daily husbandry duties for animals housed within the Centre, including but not limited to; cleaning and disinfection of animal areas, animal nutrition and feeding, monitoring individual animal health, and accurate records management including data collection and entry. This position will also assist in the training and orientation of new staff and volunteers, and ensure infection control procedures are followed for the premises, animal housing units and equipment used within the Centre, while working in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act. In addition this role will be required as necessary, to complete vet runs and animal transfers using an OSPCA business vehicle. Other duties requiring a valid license will also be assigned as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS
The ideal candidate must have a good working knowledge of animal welfare practices, excellent customer service skills, be self motivated with a high energy level, and the ability to work as a part of a team. Key strengths must include critical thinking skills, the ability to problem solve, flexibility, and high work standards.
• Experience in Social Media an asset.
• Valid G drivers license and clean drivers abstract is required
• Registered Veterinary Technician or equivalent experience an asset.
• You must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
• Must have the ability to work a flexible schedule including weekends and holidays

Please email your resume and cover letter by November 27, 2017 to:

Diana Marsilio-Apostoli
dmarsilio@ospca.on.ca

Ontario SPCA Provincial Education & Animal Centre Manager
Please specify “AWA PT” 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 Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Ontario SPCA) is a registered charity with a Provincial Office in Stouffvillle and supports over 50 communities throughout Ontario. The following opportunity is available at the Provincial Education and Animal Centre in Stouffville.

Animal Welfare Associate- Provincial Education and Animal Centre
Part Time Positions – 25 hours per week

We are currently hiring for Animal Welfare Associate positions who will be responsible for daily animal care, enrichment of animals, infection control and bio security.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Completing daily husbandry duties for animals housed within the Centre, including but not limited to; cleaning and disinfection of animal areas, animal nutrition and feeding, monitoring individual animal health, and accurate records management including data collection and entry. This position will also assist in the training and orientation of new staff and volunteers, and ensure infection control procedures are followed for the premises, animal housing units and equipment used within the Centre, while working in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act. In addition this role will be required as necessary, to complete vet runs and animal transfers using an OSPCA business vehicle. Other duties requiring a valid license will also be assigned as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS
The ideal candidate must have a good working knowledge of animal welfare practices, excellent customer service skills, be self motivated with a high energy level, and the ability to work as a part of a team. Key strengths must include critical thinking skills, the ability to problem solve, flexibility, and high work standards.

• Experience in Social Media an asset.
• Valid G drivers license and clean drivers abstract is required
• Registered Veterinary Technician or equivalent experience an asset.
• You must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
• Must have the ability to work a flexible schedule including weekends and holidays

Please email your resume and cover letter by November 27, 2017 to:
Diana Marsilio-Apostoli
dmarsilio@ospca.on.ca

Ontario SPCA Provincial Education & Animal Centre Manager
Please specify “AWA PT” 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 Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Ontario SPCA) is a Registered Charity with a Provincial Office in Stouffville and supports over 50 Communities throughout Ontario. The following full-time opportunity is available at the Provincial Office, centrally located in York Region and easily accessible by Hwys 407 and 404.

Community Development Coordinator
Provincial Education and Animal Centre
Full Time Position - 40 hours per week


The Community Development Coordinator is responsible for developing and maintaining effective community and donor relationships in support of the Ontario SPCA through various fundraising and community engagement initiatives. This position is accountable for achieving fundraising goals and objectives for the Provincial Education and Animal Centre (PEAC) development budget.


RESPONSIBILITIES
• Acts as primary lead for development functions in support of PEAC in collaboration with the Animal Centre Manager and Community Development Assistant.
• Cultivates and maintains appropriate mutually beneficial relationships with local media partners, community organizations, school and youth groups, businesses and individual donors.
• Plans and executes signature fundraising events (Friends For Life Walk and National Cupcake Day); with emphasis on increasing event participant and corporate sponsorship revenue generation.
• Promote and steward relationships with third party event organizers; further developing the program in collaboration with the provincial development team.
• Recruit, motivate and train fundraising and special event volunteers and work with these volunteers to plan, manage and execute various fundraising initiatives.
• In collaboration with the provincial development team, research and prepare written applications for funding from local organizations and foundations.
• Ensure provincial fundraising campaigns and initiatives are carried out at the local level.
• Represent the Ontario SPCA at various community outreach events at various offsite locations, including some evenings, weekends, and statutory holidays.
• Assist with developing and monitoring a fundraising plan and budget for PEAC.
• Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS
• Post secondary education in a related field and minimum 2 years of fundraising and/or event management experience or equivalent.
• Strong time management skills and proven ability to manage multiple projects and priorities on tight deadlines.
• Proven communication skills, both verbal and written; preferably with experience in the not-for-profit sector.
• Experience with and high-degree of comfort presenting and public speaking.
• Finely honed customer service and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to develop and maintain collaborative external and internal relationships.
• Personal drive for continuous learning and professional development.
• Microsoft office experience a minimum requirement; Raiser’s Edge experience an asset.
• Ability to work independently and as part of a multi-faceted team.
• Must be flexible to work some weekends and evenings.
• Must have valid “G” drivers license and access to vehicle.

If you are interested in this opportunity and have the above qualifications, please forward your resume with a covering letter including salary expectations by Friday, November 17, 2017 to:
Stephanie Miller, CFRE
Director, Community and Donor Development
Ontario SPCA
16586 Woodbine Avenue, Stouffville, ON L4A 2W3
smiller@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

 


 

Development Volunteer Assistant
Volunteer position: Approximately 1 day per week for a minimum of 3 hours.

Position Summary:
As a Development Volunteer Assistant, your role will provide vital administrative support in our busy Development department; assisting with office support and event related tasks including filing, data entry, telephone duties, organization of supplies, shredding, photocopying, document collation, mail, and other administrative duties as assigned.


Qualifications:
• Excellent customer service skills, along with a positive attitude.
• Previous experience with basic administrative duties such as stuffing envelopes, photocopying, computer work.
• Well organized with strong listening skills.
• Comfortable working independently with an aptitude for details.
• Eagerness to work with people.
• Pleasant phone manner when calling our donors and supporters.
• Comfortable working in an open environment with occasional office pet visitors.
• Able to follow instructions.
• Able to ensure confidentiality.
• Able to act professional at all times
• Must have a genuine compassion for animals and animal welfare philosophies.

Please apply by email to:

smiller@ospca.on.ca
Director, Community and Donor Development
Quote “Volunteer” 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 

 


 

External Positions

Humane Society of Kawartha Lakes is seeking an Animal Care Attendant


Animal Care Attendant 1 (ACA1)
Part time contract – 32 hrs per week

The Animal Care Attendant will assist in the daily operations of the Shelter. Duties will include caring for the health and welfare of the animals, management of their medical and physical needs, maintaining sanitary and humane conditions, dealing courteously with the public, and the adoption and surrender process.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
• Feeding of all animals housed within the Humane Society
• General cleaning and disinfecting of the premises and equipment used within the shelter, i.e. food bowls, cat litter pans, utensils, carrying cages
• Laundry Duties as required
• General bathing and grooming of animals
• Vaccinating and deworming shelter animals
• Notifying supervisor of any health problems or concerns regarding the animals
• Exercising of animals
• Assisting the public with adoptions and inquiries
• Following policies and procedures set out by the Society and reporting all incidents to his/her supervisor immediately
• Working in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and its regulations.
• Immediately reporting all incidents of injury, property damage, absence of or failure of a protective device and/or equipment to the supervisor

QUALIFICATIONS
• Must have a genuine compassion for animals
• Animal care training and experience would be an asset
• Good communication and customer service skills
• Must be flexible to perform a variety of duties
• Must not have allergies limiting or affecting exposure to animals
• Class G Drivers License is required
• Must have completed grade 12 education or equivalent
• Note: this position requires regular weekend work

Please apply by November 24 , 2017 to:

Henny Venus
Executive Director
107 McLaughlin Road
Lindsay, ON K9V 6K5
Email manager.hskl@cogeco.net

We thank each individual for your interest.
Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

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