Join us! The Ontario SPCA and Humane Society has a wide variety of employment opportunities supporting animal well-being across the province of Ontario.

Lawn Maintenance – Midland

The Ontario SPCA and Humane Society is a registered charity with a provincial office in Stouffville. The Society supports communities throughout Ontario. The following opportunity is available at the Ontario SPCA Midland Centre.

Lawn Maintenance – Midland
Part-time, approximately 7 hours per week. Seasonal Contract: Approximate 28 weeks.

Reporting to the Centre Manager, you will be responsible for lawn maintenance within the Ontario SPCA grounds.

Essential functions include:

  • Perform grounds keeping duties
  • Mow lawn using riding lawn mower and push mower
  • Report Damaged or broken equipment to management immediately
  • Perform all tasks of operation including but not limited to mowing, whipper snipping, leaf blowing, debris removal, raking and weed pulling
  • Perform minor maintenance on equipment utilized in grounds keeping
  • Care for all SPCA property (including dog park)

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 1 year of lawn maintenance experience including experience using a riding lawn mower
  • Own your own safety shoes, goggles, gloves
  • Lawn mower maintenance skills an asset
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including weekends
  • Follow directions and process/procedures
  • Ability to work overtime when necessary
  • Ability to lift 40+ lbs
  • Completion of OSSD
  • Valid G Driver’s license

 

If you have a passion for animal welfare, please forward your resume by June 25, 2021 to:

Megan Rezka, Manager
Ontario SPCA Midland & District Animal Centre
mrezka@ontariospca.ca
Please quote “lawn” 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@ntariospca.ca

Clinic Manager & Registered Veterinarian Technician – Cornwall

The Ontario SPCA and Humane Society is a registered charity with a provincial office in Stouffville. The Society supports communities throughout Ontario. The following opportunity is available within our Shelter Health and Wellness Department,  in SPCA Mobile Animal Wellness Services (based in Cornwall).

Clinic Manager & Registered Veterinarian Technician
SPCA Mobile Animal Wellness Services-Cornwall-based
Full-Time Permanent 

We are currently seeking a Manager to oversee the strategic programs, services, goals and objectives of the Ontario SPCA’s spay/neuter and wellness mobile services. The successful incumbent will be responsible for professional staffing and supervision and should have a general knowledge of quality assurance and performance in veterinary medicine. Some travel may be required.

Candidates must have managerial experience in the animal field. Must be able to work well in a fast-paced environment; previous veterinary clinic experience, knowledge of surgery, vaccinations and disease are an asset.  Strong organizational and communication skills (written and verbal) are also necessary.

If you have a passion for animal welfare and have the qualifications above, please forward your resume, with Clinic Manager in the title, by July 25, 2021 to:

Monica Seto
Manager, Shelter Health and Wellness
mseto@ontariospca.ca

Please specify “Clinic Manager” 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@ontariospca.ca

Community Development Assistant – Barrie

The Ontario SPCA and Humane Society is a registered charity with a provincial office in Stouffville. The Society supports communities throughout Ontario. The following opportunity is available at the Barrie Animal Centre.

Community Development Assistant – Barrie
35 hours per week
Temporary 8  week program

This role is part of the *Human Resource Development Canada initiative, Canada Summer Jobs Program.

As the Community Development Assistant you will assist in the growth and development of community partnerships through outreach and virtual event coordination . Highlights of this role include:

  • Providing support in preparation for upcoming fundraising events this summer and fall with an emphasis on supporting low income families in need through education, access to resources such as pet food & supplies, and engaging children to learn about the OSPCA and fundraising through programs like Smart Vet, volunteerism and CO-OP programs
  • Encouraging senior pet owners to participate in supporting events, projects and volunteer programs to increase their feeling of value within our community and improve their mental / physical health
  • Focusing on ways to reduce our waste through minimizing or redirecting our overflow of donations of used pet supplies/food
  • Administrative support to the Community Development Coordinator

Within this role the participant will gain knowledge and guidance related to social media marketing and communications and working professionally through the collaborative efforts of a shelter team. Through one on one mentoring the participant will have opportunities to ask questions and gain insight into the different educational backgrounds and professional experience for different roles within the animal centre. Participants will also be able to use the resources from Provincial Office including the Marketing and Communications, Development team, and Community Development Coordinators to learn more about possible careers in marketing and communications and event planning/fundraising. Participants will receive the same training opportunities as our staff regarding animal care, handling, policies and procedures, and shelter health where needed. Participants will also have access to professional development training and opportunities as they are available which will provide relevant experience for future opportunities.

Requirements and Qualifications

To be eligible, youth must:

  • be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment*
  • be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment**; and,
  • have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations
  • *The youth must be 15 years of age at the beginning of the employment period. The youth may be more than 30 years of age at the end of the employment period as long as the youth was 30 at the beginning of the employment period.
  • **International students are not eligible participants. International students include anyone who is temporarily in Canada for studies and who is not a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person who has been granted refugee status in Canada. Youth awaiting a refugee status ruling, as well as those who hold a temporary visitor visa, youth visa or work visa are ineligible. As the objective of the Canada Summer Jobs program is to support youth entering the Canadian labour market, the temporary nature of an international student’s time in Canada does not allow for a long-term connection to the labour market.

For more information on the *Canada Summer Jobs program visit: https://www.jobbank.gc.ca/youth

If you have a passion for animal welfare and have the qualifications above, please forward your resume by July 1st, 2021 to:
Jennifer Yapa
Centre Manager, Ontario SPCA and Humane Society
jyapa@ontariospca.ca

Quote “HRDC Summer Program” 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 and Humane Society 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@ontariospca.ca

Clinic Manager & Registered Veterinarian Technician – Cornwall

The Ontario SPCA and Humane Society is a registered charity with a provincial office in Stouffville. The Society supports communities throughout Ontario. The following opportunity is available within our Shelter Health and Wellness Department,  in SPCA Mobile Animal Wellness Services (based in Cornwall).

Clinic Manager & Registered Veterinarian Technician
SPCA Mobile Animal Wellness Services-Cornwall-based
Full-Time Permanent 

We are currently seeking a Manager to oversee the strategic programs, services, goals and objectives of the Ontario SPCA’s spay/neuter and wellness mobile services. The successful incumbent will be responsible for professional staffing and supervision and should have a general knowledge of quality assurance and performance in veterinary medicine. Some travel may be required.

Candidates must have managerial experience in the animal field. Must be able to work well in a fast-paced environment; previous veterinary clinic experience, knowledge of surgery, vaccinations and disease are an asset.  Strong organizational and communication skills (written and verbal) are also necessary.

If you have a passion for animal welfare and have the qualifications above, please forward your resume, with Clinic Manager in the title, by July 25, 2021 to:

Monica Seto
Manager, Shelter Health and Wellness
mseto@ontariospca.ca

Please specify “Clinic Manager” 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@ontariospca.ca

Registered Veterinary Technician – Cornwall

The Ontario SPCA and Humane Society is a registered charity with a provincial office in Stouffville. The Society supports communities throughout Ontario. The following opportunity is available within our Shelter Health and Wellness Department,  in SPCA Mobile Animal Wellness Services (based in Cornwall).

Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT)
SPCA Mobile Animal Wellness Services – Cornwall-based
Full-Time Permanent – 2 Positions available

Enjoy assisting in surgery? Tired of late night and weekend hours? Enjoy providing positive client services?

Seeking an experienced RVT, confident and caring, to assist in high-volume spay/neuter surgeries based on the ASPCA’s gold standard Humane Alliance model (www.aspca.org/humane-alliance).

Our clinics have performed over 100,000 surgeries since 2009, helping reduce the pet over-population in Ontario.  We are looking for a skilled RVT who has an interest in animal welfare and is quality-driven, to be responsible for assisting the staff veterinarians with all aspects of surgical procedures and treatment, greeting clients for patient intake, and performing general administrative and clinic operations. You will also be responsible for the care of animals during their stay in the hospital and the general cleanliness of the hospital.  You will be surrounded by professional, competent, compassionate and quality-driven individuals and work in a fast-paced, energetic environment.  Predictable daytime hours and competitive compensation, with CE opportunities available. Some travel will be included in the annual schedule.

Candidates require previous employment experience in a veterinary clinic, including anesthetic and surgical experience, and have strong animal care knowledge. Successful applicants will have exceptional interpersonal and customer service skills.  Uniforms are provided.

This is an opportunity available for a unique individual who is interested in promoting animal welfare by combating the pet over-population crisis, increasing access to veterinary care, as well as aiding in the care of shelter animals, and is currently registered with the OAVT and in good standing.

If you have a passion for animal welfare and have the qualifications above, please forward your resume by July 25, 2021 to:

Monica Seto
Manager, Shelter Health and Wellness
mseto@ontariospca.ca

Please specify “RVT” 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@ontariospca.ca

Veterinarian – Cornwall

The Ontario SPCA and Humane Society is a registered charity with a provincial office in Stouffville. The Society supports communities throughout Ontario. The following opportunity is available within our Shelter Health and Wellness Department,  in SPCA Mobile Animal Wellness Services (based in Cornwall).

Veterinarian
SPCA Mobile Animal Wellness Services – Cornwall-based
Full-Time Permanent 

Enjoy surgery? Tired of late night and weekend hours? Interested in Shelter Medicine?

Seeking an experienced veterinarian, confident and caring, to perform high-quality, high-volume spay/neuter surgeries based on the ASPCA’s gold standard Humane Alliance model (www.aspca.org/humane-alliance) as well provide much need wellness services

Our clinics have performed over 100,000 surgeries since 2009, helping reduce the pet over-population in Ontario.  We are looking for a skilled veterinarian who has an interest in animal welfare and is quality-driven, to be responsible for the daily care and sterilization of surgical patients at our spay/neuter facility as well as providing wellness services to the community. You will be surrounded by professional, competent, compassionate and quality-driven individuals and work in a fast-paced, energetic environment.  Predictable daytime hours and competitive compensation with CE opportunities available.  We will support you through mentorship and training in the ASPCA’s Humane Alliance model.

This is an opportunity available for a unique individual who is interested in promoting animal welfare by combating the pet over-population crisis as well as aiding in the care of shelter animals, and holds a general practice, non-restricted CVO license. Some travel will be included in the annual schedule

Please forward your resume by July 25, 2021 to:

Monica Seto
Manager, Shelter Health and Wellness
mseto@ontariospca.ca

Please specify “Veterinarian” 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@ontariospca.ca

Animal Care Attendant 1 – Bracebridge

The Ontario SPCA and Humane Society is a registered charity with a provincial office in Stouffville. The Society supports communities throughout Ontario. The following opportunity is available at the Muskoka Ontario SPCA Animal Centre in Bracebridge.

2 Positions:     Animal Care Attendant (ACA1)
Status:               Part Time – 14 hours per week
                             Part Time – 24 hours per week                    

Reporting to the 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
  • General cleaning and disinfecting of premises and equipment
  • Laundry duties, customer service
  • Documentation of animal care provided
  • Animal transport as required
  • Compliance with Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • Other duties as required

Qualifications

  • Computer knowledge required
  • Team Player
  • Ability to work under stress is essential.
  • A valid Ontario G Driver’s License and clean driver’s abstract are required.
  • The successful candidate may be required to work weekend and evening shifts.
  • Previous experience and/or education in animal care

If you are interested in this opportunity and have the above qualifications, please forward your resume along with a covering letter by June  21, 2021 to:

Jane McCamus
Centre Manager, Muskoka
Bracebridge, Ontario
jmccamus@ontariospca.ca

Please quote “ACA1” in the subject line

We thank all applicants for your interest in the Ontario SPCA and Humane Society however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The Ontario SPCA and Humane Society 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@ontariospca.ca

Animal Care Attendant 3 – Bracebridge

The Ontario SPCA and Humane Society is a registered charity with a provincial office in Stouffville. The Society supports communities throughout Ontario. The following opportunity is available at the Muskoka Ontario SPCA Animal Centre in Bracebridge.

Position:           Animal Care Attendant 3 (ACA3)
Status:               Full time- 40 hours per week                             

POSITION SUMMARY:

Responsible for the day-to-day care and cleanliness of the shelter animals and premises.  Provides medical aid and/or first aid to animals as instructed.  Provides customer service to the public and performs reception duties in the branch.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Provides guidance and assists ACA-1 and ACA-2 employees with daily responsibilities
  • May provide back up to the Branch Manager/Coordinator in his/her absence
  • Keeps and maintains records of receipt books, log books, cash, remittances etc.
  • Vaccinates shelter animals as required
  • Seeks veterinary advice and transports animals to vet clinic when required
  • Assists the public with adoptions and inquiries
  • Works in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and its regulations

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have genuine compassion for animals
  • Certificate as Animal Care Attendant or equivalent would be an asset
  • Previous supervisory experience would be an asset
  • Good verbal and written skills
  • Good customer service skills
  • Must be a team player
  • Must not have allergies limiting or affecting exposure to animals
  • Valid Drivers License Class G

If you are interested in this opportunity and have the above qualifications, please forward your resume along with a covering letter by June 21, 2021 to:

Jane McCamus
Centre Manager, Muskoka
Bracebridge, Ontario
jmccamus@ontariospca.ca

Please quote “ACA3” in the subject line

We thank all applicants for your interest in the Ontario SPCA and Humane Society however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The Ontario SPCA and Humane Society 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@ontariospca.ca

Animal Care Attendant 1 – Napanee

The Ontario SPCA and Humane Society is a registered charity with a provincial office in Stouffville. The Society supports communities throughout Ontario. The following opportunity is available at the Ontario SPCA Animal Centre in Napanee.

Animal Care Attendant 1 (ACA1)
Part Time – 9 hours per week

Reporting to the 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
  • General cleaning and disinfecting of premises and equipment
  • Laundry duties, customer service
  • Compliance with Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • Animal transfers as required

Qualifications

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including weekends and holidays
  • Team player and good judgement
  • Valid G Class Driver’s License and maintenance of a clean driver abstract
  • Proven ability to work under stress essential
  • Completion of OSSD
  • Preference will be given to those who have completed or are enrolled in post-secondary education relating to animal welfare

 

If you have a passion for animal welfare, please forward your resume by June 26, 2021 to:

Esther McCutcheon
Animal Centre Manager, Napanee
emccutcheon@ontariospca.ca

Please quote “ACA1” 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@ontariospca.ca

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