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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 Stouffville and supports close to 50 communities throughout Ontario. The following opportunity is available based out of our Provincial Office location in Stouffville.

Position:       Director, Affiliate & Community Outreach
Status:           Full-Time Position 

The Director, Affiliate & Community Outreach reports to the Senior Director, Humane Programs & Community Outreach.

This position is part of the Senior Management Team of the Ontario SPCA and this position requires regular travel throughout Ontario.  This senior management position is responsible for developing, maintaining and enhancing Affiliate & Community relationships and partnerships for the Ontario SPCA, in order to strengthen and broaden the mission of the Society. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Supports the Senior Director, Humane Programs & Community Outreach in achieving the department’s strategic objectives;
  • Provides leadership and proactive participation as an active member of the Senior Management team;
  • Provides leadership and guidance to staff reporting to the position;
  • Develops the structure and implements the process of supporting community-based animal welfare initiatives, with a primary focus on the Affiliate Societies of the Ontario SPCA and including other types of organizations in keeping with the strategic objectives of the Society;
  • Cultivates and enhances external relationships, with a focus on Affiliate Societies, by identifying needs and providing timely, relevant support to community efforts providing for the welfare of animals;
  • Plays an active role, in consultation with Affiliate Societies, in the development and implementation of Pets For Life, a strategic initiative of the Ontario SPCA;
  • Oversees humane education programming initiatives including the Animal Welfare Educational Conference, AnimalSmart programming, and camp programming;
  • Participates in developing and managing department budgets and operational plans and participates in ongoing monitoring and reporting of results pertaining to the objectives identified in the strategic plan.

 

Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education in related degree program, 5 years of non-profit management experience or an equivalent combination of education and professional experience;
  • Experience in working in a charity or non-profit environment and an understanding of Board governance;
  • Demonstrated leadership skills with ability to coach and mentor others;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and collaborative management style;
  • Experience in reaching out and engaging communities in a common area of interest;
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills, analytical and problem solving skills;
  • Proven negotiation skills and abilities;
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills;
  • Demonstrated concern and passion for issues related to animal welfare;
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint);
  • Valid G Driver’s license and availability to travel throughout Ontario, with occasional evening and weekend work required.

If you are interested in this opportunity and have the above qualifications, please forward your resume with a covering letter by August 17, 2018  to:   

Debbie Schepens
Director, Human Resources and Administration
Email: DSchepens@ospca.on.ca

Please quote “Director A&CO” 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 close to 50 communities throughout Ontario.  The following opportunity is available at the SD&G Animal Centre location in Cornwall.

Animal Care Attendant 1 (ACA1) – SD&G Animal Centre, Cornwall
1 year Contract – Maternity Leave
27.5 hours per week 

Reporting to the Animal 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
  • Exercising 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 a flexible schedule including days, nights and weekend shifts.   

 

If you have a passion for animal welfare, please forward your resume by August 10, 2018 to:

Carol Link
Animal Centre Manager, SD&G
clink@ospca.on.ca

Please quote “ACA1 Casual” 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 close to 50 communities throughout Ontario. The following opportunity is available at the Ontario SPCA Centre Veterinary Hospital (Stouffville).

Vet Tech/Receptionist– Ontario SPCA Centre Veterinary Hospital
Full Time Position, 40 hours per week

As a Veterinary Technician/ Receptionist, you will be responsible for assisting the staff veterinarians with all aspects of surgical procedures and treatment and assisting with general clinic operations. As a receptionist, you will be responsible for making appointments, greeting clients, taking payments, recording patient information and performing general administrative duties. You will also be responsible for the care of animals housed in the hospital and the general cleanliness of the hospital.

Candidates require previous employment experience in a veterinary clinic, including surgical experience, and have strong animal care knowledge. Successful applicants will have exceptional interpersonal and customer service skills, strong computer skills, and be looking for a fast-paced, energetic, teamwork environment.  Candidates must have own transportation and be able to work flexible hours including occasional Saturdays. Candidates should have no allergies affected by ongoing exposure to animals.

If you have a passion for animal welfare, want to be an integral part of reducing the pet overpopulation crisis and have the qualifications above, please email your resume by August 17, 2018 to:

Laura Cote
Manager, Ontario SPCA Centre Veterinary Hospital
LCote@ospca.on.ca

Please specify “VT/Receptionist” 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 close to 50 communities throughout Ontario. The following opportunity is available at the Ontario SPCA Centre Veterinary Hospital (Stouffville). 

Receptionist– Ontario SPCA Centre Veterinary Hospital
Full Time Position, 40 hours per week

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 own vehicle 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, want to be an integral part of reducing the pet overpopulation crisis and have the qualifications above, please email your resume by August 16, 2018 to:

Laura Cote
Clinic Manager
Ontario SPCA Centre Veterinary Hospital
lcote@ospca.on.ca

Please specify “Receptionist” 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 close to 50 communities throughout Ontario.  The following opportunity is available at our Provincial Office location.

Animal Control Officer – Provincial Office

2 Full-Time Contract Positions – 6 months

  • 36 hours per week
  • 41 hours per week

As an Animal Control Officer, you will be responsible for Animal Control By-Law enforcement.  The successful candidate will be required to work weekends, evenings and/or a rotation schedule.  In addition, the candidate must be available to work stand-by shifts as required to respond to after hour emergencies and on occasion to cover for vacation.

The successful candidate will possess an O.S.S.D. or equivalent and post secondary education in Police Foundations, Law and Security Education, or Animal Enforcement. Experience with animal handling is preferred. If considered, you must have a Valid Class “G” driver’s license and be able to provide and maintain a clean Drivers Abstract and Police Clearance Certificate.  Moderate to heavy physical effort is involved in this position.  Candidate must possess excellent conflict resolution skills.  We are looking for a team player with excellent negotiation, interpersonal and conflict management skills.  Working knowledge of MS office applications would be an asset. Criminal record check required 

If you have a passion for animal welfare and have the qualifications above, please forward your resume by August 9, 2018 to: 

Arista Wogenstahl
Inspector
Ontario SPCA
awogenstahl@ospca.on.ca

Please quote “ACO Contract” 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

 

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