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For information about career opportunities with the Ontario SPCA please read the available positions below. The Ontario SPCA Provincial Office and its 56 Branches and affiliated Humane Societies employ a wide variety of staff from animal care attendants to investigators and more. Keep checking for new and updated employment opportunities across Ontario or check with your local shelter.

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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 Newmarket Spay/Neuter Clinic location.


Receptionist and Animal Transportation Coordinator, Newmarket 3 month Contract Position




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.  This position requires receptionist coverage from 8 am to 12pm Monday to Fridays with some weekend work.


Animal Transportation Coordinator

As an Animal Transportation Driver your role will be to provide round–trip transportation from shelters to the Ontario SPCA Spay/ Neuter Clinic in Newmarket. You will be responsible for communicating with shelter(s) to schedule appointments, advise of changes to scheduling or health condition, and maintain related paperwork while providing round-trip transportation from shelter(s) to the veterinary clinic, ensuring animals are fit for surgery/transport. You will also ensure animals are securely fastened into the vehicle, using appropriate locking mechanisms and proper restraining clasps, to avoid any harm to the vehicle or other passengers.




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 own vehicle and be able to work flexible hours including Saturdays.  Candidates should have no allergies affected by ongoing exposure to animals.


Animal Transportation Coordinator

• Ability to follow Ontario laws and safe driving practices

• Licensed to drive in Ontario with a clean driver’s abstract

• Have general knowledge of the local and surrounding areas

• Ability to work independently and be supportive of the Society’s policies and procedures                                                                                       

• Comfortable driving for long periods of time, in inclement weather conditions

• Able to ensure confidentiality and ability to handle sensitive information

• Good organizational and decision making skills

• A genuine compassion for animals and animal welfare philosophies.

• Be punctual and dependable                          


If you have a passion for animal welfare and are qualified to perform the responsibilities above, please forward your resume by October 6, 2014 to:

Andrea Erwin  Manager, Spay/Neuter Clinics This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


We thank all applicants for your interest in the Ontario SPCA; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.




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