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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 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 must be able to lift up to 50 lbs

 

The successful candidate will have the ability to work in a team environment and take direction well, with previous animal care training and/or experience. The ability to work under stress is essential.

 

If you have a passion for animal welfare, please forward your resume by August 7, 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.

 

 


 

 

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:

 

Manager, Humane Programs & Community Outreach


Reporting to the Chief, Humane Programs & Community Outreach, the Manager, Humane Programs & Community Outreach – works as an integral member of the department team. This position initiates research activities and assists in the development and refinement of programs and strategies to improve animal welfare and heighten public awareness and support for the Ontario SPCA branches, affiliates and the Provincial Education and Animal Centre (PEAC).

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

• Provides high level administrative support to the Chief of Humane Programs & Community Outreach
• Assists the department in realizing innovative ideas/concepts for the development of Animal Welfare programs and community outreach initiatives at the Provincial Education and Animal Centre, branches, and affiliates
• Assists in creating an environment that is inclusive and encourages communication, collaboration and engagement with all parties
• Initiates and conducts research and provides analytical findings for the department creating reports and recommendations for operational initiatives
• Assists in managing special projects for the department and compiles outcomes in a comprehensive report for further analysis
• Ensures Strategic & Operational deliverables are completed as planned
• Assists in promoting and marketing training opportunities available from the Provincial Education and Animal Centre
• Assists in developing new revenue streams for the Department
• Works closely with the Operations Coordinator in the planning and execution of the Educational Conference
• Works in a safe manner and in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and it’s regulations

 

QUALIFICATIONS
• Post secondary education – relevant college diploma or university degree or equivalent with 3 or more years management experience
• Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects & priorities on tight deadlines
• Proven organizational and project management skill
• Must be detail oriented and flexible to perform a variety of tasks
• Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
• Experience conducting and analysing research
• Demonstrated knowledge and commitment to animal welfare practices and philosophies\
• Proven analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to simultaneously address both strategic and operational initiatives
• Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills including the ability to manage difficult situations with tact and diplomacy
• Data base management experience and strong computer skills using Microsoft Office
• Proactive, self-directed and able to work in a fast paced environment
• Proven team player
• Understanding of WHMIS, Health & Safety, WSIB and other pertinent Ontario Legislation
• Valid Ontario Drivers License


If you are looking for a rewarding and challenging position and have the above qualifications, please forward your resume with a covering letter by July 31, 2015 to:

 

Ontario SPCA
Attn: Jennifer Jordan
HR Coordinator
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We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

 


 

 

 

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:

 

Operations Coordinator– Humane Programs & Community Outreach

 

Reporting to the Director of Animal Centres & Community Programming, the department Operations Coordinator– works as an integral member of the department team. This position assists with the coordination of the Departments operational vision and as such ensures that communication is consistent, effective and efficient in engaging all parties.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

• Provides administrative support to the Animal Welfare Operations team at Provincial Office
• Collaborates with Senior Manager of Humane Programs & Community Outreach on the development of Humane Education & Community Outreach programs
• Provides general support to Ontario SPCA branches and affiliates on issues related to animal welfare
• Facilitates database training within the department and is the database (i.e. PetPoint) expert for the department
• Oversees promoting and coordinating training opportunities available from the Provincial Education and Animal Centre & Community locations
• Coordinates communications with the Branches and directs communication to appropriate parties ensuring an effective flow of information
• Assists with the planning, and leads coordination and execution of the Educational Conference
• Oversees RSVP tracking for meetings and training
• Ensures that orders from Branches for food, cabins and kits is filled quickly and efficiently
• Assists department Senior manager in ensuring that Strategic Plan and Operational deliverables are completed as planned
• Works in a safe manner and in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and it’s regulations

 

QUALIFICATIONS

• Demonstrated organizational and project management skills
• Must be detail oriented and flexible to perform a variety of tasks
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Exceptional organizational skills
• Data base management experience and strong computer skills using Microsoft Office
• Demonstrated knowledge and commitment to animal welfare practices and philosophies
• Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
• Training experience an asset
• Proven team player
• Understanding of WHMIS, Health & Safety, WSIB and other pertinent Ontario Legislation
• Valid Ontario Drivers License

 

If you are looking for a rewarding and challenging position and have the above qualifications, please forward your resume with a covering letter by July 31, 2015 to:

 

Ontario SPCA
Attn: Jennifer Jordan, HR Coordinator
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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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