The Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Ontario SPCA) is a registered charity with a Provincial Office in Stouffvillle and supports close to 50 communities throughout Ontario. The following opportunity is available at the Provincial Education and Animal Centre in Stouffville.

Animal Welfare Associate (AWA)- Provincial Education and Animal Centre
Two (2) Part Time Positions –    24 hours per week
25 Hours per week

We are currently hiring for the Animal Welfare Associate position. You will be responsible for daily animal care, enrichment of animals, infection control and bio security.


Completing daily husbandry duties for animals housed within the Centre, including but not limited to; cleaning and disinfection of animal areas, animal nutrition and feeding, monitoring individual animal health, and accurate records management including data collection and entry. This position will also assist in the training and orientation of new staff and volunteers, and ensure infection control procedures are followed for the premises, animal housing units and equipment used within the Centre, while working in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act. In addition this role will be required as necessary, to complete vet runs and animal transfers using an OSPCA business vehicle.  Other duties requiring a valid license will also be assigned as needed.


The ideal candidate must have a good working knowledge of animal welfare practices, excellent customer service skills, be self motivated with a high energy level, and the ability to work as a part of a team.  Key strengths must include critical thinking skills, the ability to problem solve, flexibility, and high work standards.

  • High School Diploma.
  • Valid G drivers license and clean drivers abstract is required
  • You must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Must have the ability to work a flexible schedule including weekends and holidays
  • RVT preferred
  • Experience in Social Media an asset.
  • Registered Veterinary Technician or equivalent experience an asset.

Please email your resume and cover letter by October 31, 2018 to:

Elizabeth Westover
Centre Manager
Ontario SPCA
Provincial Education & Animal Centre Manager

Please specify “AWA PT” 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