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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 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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National Cupcake Day™ is the first-ever collaborative fundraising effort supporting animal welfare societies across Canada. The program is powered by the Ontario SPCA and the BC SPCA.

National Cupcake Day Manager
Full Time Position - 12 Month Contract Position

POSITION SUMMARY

Reporting to the Director of Community and Donor Development, the National Cupcake Day Manager is responsible for the development, planning, and execution of National Cupcake Day for SPCAs and Humane Societies.

RESPONSIBILITIES

• Work closely with event partners and when needed third party vendors to achieve event goals and objectives
• Manage national campaign website platform (Luminate Online), including:

• Working closely with web designer to build 2016 site and set up affiliate pages
• Update web content and copy for overall site, including each society page
• Develop auto responders, an email coaching series, milestone emails and recruitment emails; set up and test emails for the Ontario SPCA and BC SPCA
• Run weekly financial and registration reports and share with affiliates
• Manage and track national budget and work closely with partners for budget planning and approvals
• Manage relationships with third-party vendors
• Maintain sponsor relationships and execute deliverables
• Secure and coordinate affiliate participation; act as primary liaison for affiliates and provide on-going customer service and support, including distribution of weekly e-newsletters and teleconference meetings
• Work closely with the Ontario SPCA and BC SPCA to ensure gift administration processing systems are established
• Field customer service calls and emails from participants and donors
• Manage national marketing campaign in cooperation with partners and or suppliers/vendors
• Create and coordinate national marketing materials, promotional pieces, art assets, fundraising guide and design of print/digital advertisement for campaign
• Coordinate production of print materials (host kits) and marketing kit (ads, press release, electronic templates, etc.)
• Manage the National Cupcake Day social media campaign
• Coordinate all contests and prizing

• Responsible for post campaign reporting including: 

• Execute comprehensive event wrap up
• Conduct analytics reporting for entire event
• Develop post campaign analysis and hand-off document

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

• Have extensive knowledge in using Luminate Online TeamRaiser platform for special events
• Preferred college and/or university degree or an equivalent combination of education or experience; post-graduate certificate in event planning or public relations an asset
• 3-5 years experience in Events, preferably large scale events – National/Provincial campaigns
• Ability to use InDesign or Illustrator to produce/edit graphics/marketing materials to support National Cupcake Day
• Ability to work under pressure, handle competing deadlines, respond promptly to a variety of requests, multitasking priorities
• Proven project management experience with superior organizational skills
• Demonstrated event execution abilities with a proven track record of successful special events
• Commitment to superior customer service and donor/community relations
• Proven communication skills (verbal and writing) and strong interpersonal skills
• Ability to work effectively under pressure, to be part of a team, to be responsive and to meet deadlines
• Excellent problem solving skills
• Experience with complex databases and strong MS Office skills

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 September 9, 2015, to:

Brittany Koffman
Manager, Provincial Programs
Ontario SPCA
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We thank all applicants for your interest 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 Kent Branch in Chatham, Ontario:

 

Registered Veterinary Technician - Shelter Health and Wellness
Part Time Position – 20 hours per week

 

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 Branch Manager and staff with all aspects of shelter health and wellness including preventive care, treatment and daily monitoring of various shelter parameters including rounds. You will also be responsible for the physical health and mental wellbeing of animals housed in the building.


RESPONSIBILITIES

• 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
• Work closely with Branch Manager
• Oversee the preparation and administration of medications and vaccines under direction of veterinarian
• Administer or oversee treatments as prescribed by the veterinarian
• Notify Branch Manager of any health problems or concerns regarding the animals
• Assist facility staff with humane care procedures
• Innovatively brainstorm with Branch Manager to determine health and wellness related budgetary needs for the branch
• Closely and regularly communicate with Manager- RVT Program
• 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
• Ability to lift and carry a minimum of 40 lbs

• 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 are looking for a rewarding and challenging position and have the above qualifications, please forward your resume with a covering letter by September 28, 2015 to:

 

Ontario SPCA
Attn: Mary Pecarski
Manager, RVT Programs
Shelter Health and Wellness
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We thank all applicants for their interest, 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 Leeds and Grenville Branch in Brockville, Ontario:

 

Registered Veterinary Technician - Shelter Health and Wellness
Part Time Position – 20 hours per week

 

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 Branch Manager and staff with all aspects of shelter health and wellness including preventive care, treatment and daily monitoring of various shelter parameters including rounds. You will also be responsible for the physical health and mental wellbeing of animals housed in the building.


RESPONSIBILITIES

• 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
• Work closely with Branch Manager
• Oversee the preparation and administration of medications and vaccines under direction of veterinarian
• Administer or oversee treatments as prescribed by the veterinarian
• Notify Branch Manager of any health problems or concerns regarding the animals
• Assist facility staff with humane care procedures
• Innovatively brainstorm with Branch Manager to determine health and wellness related budgetary needs for the branch
• Closely and regularly communicate with Manager- RVT Program
• 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

• Ability to lift and carry a minimum of 40 lbs
• 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 are looking for a rewarding and challenging position and have the above qualifications, please forward your resume with a covering letter by September 28, 2015 to:

 

Ontario SPCA
Attn: Mary Pecarski
Manager, RVT Programs
Shelter Health and Wellness
This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

We thank all applicants for their interest, 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 Muskoka Animal Centre in Bracebridge , Ontario:

 

Registered Veterinary Technician - Shelter Health and Wellness
Part Time Position – 20 hours per week

 

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 Branch Manager and staff with all aspects of shelter health and wellness including preventive care, treatment and daily monitoring of various shelter parameters including rounds. You will also be responsible for the physical health and mental wellbeing of animals housed in the building.


RESPONSIBILITIES

• 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
• Work closely with Branch Manager
• Oversee the preparation and administration of medications and vaccines under direction of veterinarian
• Administer or oversee treatments as prescribed by the veterinarian
• Notify Branch Manager of any health problems or concerns regarding the animals
• Assist facility staff with humane care procedures
• Innovatively brainstorm with Branch Manager to determine health and wellness related budgetary needs for the branch
• Closely and regularly communicate with Manager- RVT Program
• 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

• Ability to lift and carry a minimum of 40 lbs
• 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 are looking for a rewarding and challenging position and have the above qualifications, please forward your resume with a covering letter by September 28, 2015 to:

 

Ontario SPCA
Attn: Mary Pecarski
Manager, RVT Programs
Shelter Health and Wellness
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We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 



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