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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.



 Job Opportunities

 

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 Provincial Office in Newmarket.

 

Dispatcher – Provincial Office
Causal Position – on call/relief position

 

The Ontario SPCA operates a 24 hour dispatch Centre to report suspected animal cruelty. As a result this position may require the successful candidate to work day, evening, and overnight shifts.

 

Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to the following:


• Provides emergency dispatch services for all incoming animal control and investigation calls at the Provincial Office
• Gathers specific information from complainants to dispatch to individual officers
• Tracks the whereabouts of the Provincial Inspectorate to ensure their safety
• Maintains dispatch log of all incoming calls
• Enters new complaints into PetPoint
• Assists officers with entry of cases into PetPoint, as required
• Follows policies and procedures set out by the Society and reports all incidents to his/her immediate supervisor immediately
• Works in a safe manner and in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and its regulations
• Completes various administration tasks including review and filing of daily reports
• Reviews invoices and codes for various departments
• Assists with input to various database software
• Other Duties as required.

 

Qualifications/Experience Required

• Strong administrative experience – 5+ years
• Minimum grade 12 or equivalent
• Knowledge of Microsoft and Excel an asset
• Previous dispatch and/or customer service experience an asset
• Knowledge of municipal, provincial and federal legislation that pertains to animals would be an asset
• Able to deal with difficult situations in a calm manner
• Excellent communication skills required both verbal and written
• Excellent listening, interpersonal and customer service skills
• Must be detail oriented and flexible to perform a variety of duties
• Must be a team player and have a genuine compassion for animals
• Must be familiar with Windows and Microsoft Office applications

 

Please note this is a casual position and you will be required to work on an on-call basis. The successful candidate must be available and willing to be called in on a flexible basis to cover for regular staff absences due to illness or vacation.


If you have a passion for animal welfare and have the qualifications above, please forward your resume by April 8, 2015 to:


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

 

 


 

 

 

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 our Provincial Office location.

 

Communications Coordinator
Full Time Position

 

POSITION SUMMARY

Reporting to the Director, Marketing & Communications, the Communications Coordinator will assist in the execution of the objectives in the Communications Operational Plan.


RESPONSIBILITIES

• Media liaison, coordinating the appropriate spokesperson for the requested interview.
• Participate in planning, Communications plans and community engagement
• Monitor and address hot topics, media slants and issues impacting strategic goals
• Assist in podcast and video production for online social media programs.
• Assist in the delivery of public relations plans and programs that promote the organization
• Maintains database(s) of media contacts; advertising and vendor contacts
• Active member of the Crisis Communication team
• Supporting and collaborating with other areas of the organization to promote education, training and best practices.
• Executing and analyzing results of communications initiatives
• Execute Social Media program
• Update websites and Convio fundraising pages as requested
• Other duties as required

 

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

• Experience in the areas of Communications
• Ability to communicate clearly
• Highly organized, able to multi-task and provide attention to detail(s)
• Sound understanding of the Ontario SPCA and roles and responsibilities
• Sound understanding of the Ontario SPCA Act and the Criminal Code reflecting Animal Welfare as asset
• Excellent written and speaking skills
• Ability to operate under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
• Effective understanding of social media and how to apply them in marketing.
• Good team player and should meet or exceed team goals.
• Builds excellent working relationships, working collaboratively and collegially.
• Is self-motivated, confident, energetic, and creative.
• Proven media relations background
• Established working relationships with regional and provincial media contacts and asset
• prepare press releases and contact people in the media who might print or broadcast their material
• experience working on a variety of Social Media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Instagram, and Google+)
• html, Joomla and Convio experience an asset.
• Knowledge of Garageband an assest
• Available to work evenings and weekends as required.

 

If you are interested in this opportunity and have the above qualifications, please forward your resume with a covering letter by April 10 2015 to:

 

Alison Cross, Director, Marketing & Communications
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We thank all applicants for your interest in the Ontario SPCA; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

 


 

 

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 Barrie Branch location.

 

Animal Care Attendant 2 (ACA2) – Barrie Branch
Part-time Position – 30 hours per week

 

Reporting to the Branch 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
• Compliance with Occupational Health and Safety Act
• Computer knowledge required
• Class G Drivers License is required

 

You will also have the ability to work in a team environment and take direction well. The ability to work under stress and experience handling animals is essential.

 

If you have a passion for animal welfare, please forward your resume by April 1, 2015 to:

 

Melissa Boyko
Branch Manager, Barrie
91 Patterson Rd
Barrie, ON L4N 3V9

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

 

 


 

 

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 Barrie Branch location.

 

Animal Care Attendant 1 (ACA1) – Barrie Branch
1 Casual Position – 20 hours per week

 

Reporting to the Branch 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
• Compliance with Occupational Health and Safety Act
• Computer knowledge required
• Class G Drivers License is required

 

You will also have the ability to work in a team environment and take direction well. The ability to work under stress and experience handling animals is essential. Must be available to work week day shifts.

If you have a passion for animal welfare, please forward your resume by April 3, 2015 to:

 

Melissa Boyko
Branch Manager, Barrie
91 Patterson Rd
Barrie, ON L4N 3V9

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

 

 

 


 

 

 

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 in Midland.

 

Animal Care Attendant 1 (ACA1) – Midland
2 casual positions up to 40 hours per week each

 

Reporting to the Branch 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
• Compliance with Occupational Health and Safety Act
• Computer knowledge required
• Class G Drivers License is required

 

You will also have the ability to work in a team environment and take direction well. The ability to work under stress is essential.

 

If you have a passion for animal welfare, please forward your resume by April 3, 2015 to:

 

Arista Wogenstahl
Senior Inspector/Manager
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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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