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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 Newmarket and supports over 50 communities throughout Ontario. The following opportunity is available at the Renfrew Animal Centre.

Community Development Coordinator - Renfrew Animal Centre

Full Time 40 hours per week

The CDC is responsible for developing and maintaining effective community relations and public awareness of the Ontario SPCA through communication, education, special events and fundraising initiatives.  This position is accountable for achieving fundraising goals and objectives according to the Renfrew Animal Centre revenue budget.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Meets with key community leaders to inform them of the SPCA’s functions and objectives as well as of activities and goals of local branches
  • Makes presentations to service groups and other local agencies in order to obtain support for the Centre(s)
  • Organizes special events to heighten public awareness and to attract donors.
  • Develops written applications for funding from local organizations.
  • Develops relationships with local media and makes regular contact with them to encourage coverage of branch and relevant Ontario SPCA news.
  • Ensures that Ontario SPCA provincial campaigns are carried out at the local level.
  • Plans and implements special fund-raising initiatives e.g. walk-a-thon, Nevada boxes, etc.
  • Develops and maintains appropriate mutually beneficial partnerships with organizations e.g. PetsMart, PetValu, etc.
  • Assists in attracting and maintaining a volunteer base.
  • Garners support from the public through public awareness events.
  • Organise & Assists in the implementation of Ontario SPCA humane education initiatives at the local level.
  • Follows policies and procedures set out by the Society and reports all incidents to his/her immediate supervisor immediately.
  • Works in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and its regulations.
  • Immediately reports 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, works cooperatively with Supervisor to facilitate an early and safe return to work.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist with the developing the plan and budget for the Renfrew Animal Centre.
  • May perform other Ontario SPCA position functions.
  • Develop & Assist in delivery of Renfrew Animal Centre events and Humane Ed programs.
  • Meets with key Ontario SPCA Centre staff, volunteers and its committees, as well as local community leaders, corporate partners, service groups, and event sponsors to cultivate and steward relationships that will assist in increasing revenue and participation in key community fundraising initiatives
  • .Assist the Renfrew Animal Centre team in establishing and growing new fundraising initiatives to increase revenue.
  • Recruit, motivate and train taskforce committee volunteers and day-of special event volunteers and work with these volunteers to plan, manage and execute fundraising initiatives.
  • Develop relationships with local media to encourage coverage of branch and relevant Ontario SPCA fundraising initiatives.
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must have proven track record in fundraising.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and customer service skills required
  • Proven negotiation and volunteer management skills
  • Excellent Presentation and Public Speaking skills
  • Media experience an asset
  • Must be highly self-motivated and a visionary planner
  • Must be a team player
  • Must have genuine compassion for animals
  • M Must be flexible to work some weekends and evenings
  • Must have valid “G” drivers license

If you have a passion for animal welfare, please forward your resume by January 22, 2019.

Amanda Eckersley
Ontario SPCA
Centre Manager
aeckersley@ospca.on.ca

Please quote “CDC Renfrew” in the subject line of your email.

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 Provincial Office in Stouffville.

POSITION TITLE:     Supervisor, Animal Control Officers (ACO) and Dispatch

Department:        Investigations

Reports To:          Chief Inspector

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position works directly with the Chief Inspector by providing supervisory direction and support to the Animal Control Officers and Dispatchers, within the Investigations department of the Ontario SPCA.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

Animal Control Officer Supervision:

  • Daily supervision and oversight of all ACO activities.
  • Scheduling of Officers to ensure smooth operation of the ACO Centre
  • Manage relations with municipal officials (regular meetings and daily contact/communication)
    • Manage all contractual obligations
  • Collaborate and work closely with PEAC management for cross-over of Animal Control and Sheltering duties
  • Act as Provincial Office liaison for Orangeville and Orillia Centres relating to ACO services
  • Perform ACO duties as required (See ACO Job Description)

 

Dispatch Supervision

  • Daily supervision and oversight of all dispatchers
  • Scheduling of Dispatchers to ensure smooth operation of the Dispatch Centre
  • Perform dispatch duties as required (See Dispatcher Job Description)

 

Human Resources

  • Conduct full cycle recruitment activities not limited to sourcing, interviewing, reference checking, and succession planning for new and current employees.
  • Maintain staffing levels to support the seamless operation of the ACO and Dispatch Centres
  • Oversee and approve employee requests for time off
  • Approve and submit employee timesheets
  • Conduct new employee onboarding
  • Provide timely job specific training, coaching, and development to all members of the ACO and Dispatch teams
  • Recognize, manage and oversee the performance expectations of all employees under your supervision
  • Complete timely WSIB and Incident reporting as necessary
  • Other HR duties as required

 

Other

  • Manage the budgetary and financial operations of the ACO and Dispatch Centres
  • Role model and instill a high standard of customer/client service in line with the Ontario SPCA service and educational mandate
  • Respond to inquiries from various individuals and members of the public, ensuring response and information is timely, accurate, and relevant
  • Follow policies and procedures set out by the Society
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 2-5 years of supervisory experience required
  • Previous experience or equivalent knowledge of in by-law enforcement required
  • High School Diploma or equivalent as well as post secondary education Law Enforcement and/or security
  • 1 year of dispatch experience required
  • 5 years of customer service and/or client education required
  • Knowledge of animal care, animal husbandry and handling
  • High level of verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Proven negotiation and conflict management skills
  • Ability to remain calm in situations of an emotional nature
  • Valid Class “G” driver’s License
  • Ability to provide and maintain a clean MVA Drivers Abstract
  • Ability to provide and maintain a clean Police Clearance Certificate
  • Ability and willingness work flexible hours and cover after hours emergency calls
  • Strong administrative experience – 5+ years
  • Must be detail oriented and flexible to perform a variety of duties
  • Must be a team player
  • Must have a genuine compassion for animals and role model the values, mission and principles of the Ontario SPCA
  • Must be familiar with Windows and Microsoft Office applications
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Access and Excel an asset
  • Knowledge of the Ontario SPCA Act and the Criminal Code of Canada legislation that pertains to animals an asset

If you have a passion for animal welfare and have the qualifications above, please forward your resume by February 3, 2019 to: 

 

AnneMarie Dupuis, CHRP
Manger, Human Resources
Ontario SPCA
resumes@ospca.on.ca

Please quote “Supervisor ACO” 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, based out of our provincial office, with a flexible working location        

POSITION TITLE:  Digital Fundraising Specialist

Job Summary

Are you a digital whiz who wants to help animals in need?

The Digital Fundraising Specialist is a critical, full-time role within the Ontario SPCA’s Development team, reporting to the Associate Director, Annual Giving. This role is responsible for the planning and execution of activities that raise funds and contribute to the success of the organization’s online digital fundraising and awareness activities.

As a member of our Development team, you will collaborate with the Associate Director, Annual Giving to develop a digital giving strategy raising up to 10% of the annual giving program revenue.

You’ll be accountable to implement and execute the tactics of the digital giving strategy and manage all aspects of our digital fundraising budget, including projections, calendarization and expense approvals.

With a focus on lead generation and new donor acquisition, you’ll be responsible for  the creation, configuration, approval, deployment and reporting on all active fundraising-focused email, Facebook, Google and other digital campaigns.

You’ll manage creative and copy writing for emails and social media posts, create Luminate Online digital assets (donation forms, fundraising pages, landing pages and more), and be accountable for the management and monitoring of digital advertising expenses and revenue. You’ll also be our subject-matter expert for SEO/SEM, and help us manage and grow our Google Grant.

 

Qualifications:

  • Relevant college diploma or university degree or equivalent is preferred
  • 3-5+ years relevant experience in non-profit online fundraising and/or marketing
  • 3+ years experience with Luminate Online
  • Google Marketing certification preferred
  • Working knowledge of Raiser’s Edge
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects and priorities on tight deadlines
  • Proven customer service, verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, and analytical skills
  • Pro-active, self-directed and able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite

 

Please note, there is a possibility for this to be a remote position, with periodic travel to the provincial office in Stouffville.

If you are looking to join a collaborative team in a rewarding and challenging position and have the above qualifications, please forward your resume with salary range expectations and a covering letter by Friday, February 8th, 2019 to:

AnneMarie Dupuis, CHRP
Manager, Human Resources
 resumes@ospca.on.ca
Please quote “Digital Fundraising Specialist” 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 over 50 communities throughout Ontario. The following opportunity is available at the Ontario SPCA Centre Veterinary Hospital - Stouffville Location:

RVT/Receptionist – Stouffville – Ontario SPCA Centre Veterinary Hospital
Full-Time Permanent

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

Seeking an experienced RVT/Receptionist, 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, making appointments, greeting clients, taking payments and performing general administrative and clinic operations. You will also be responsible for the care of animals housed 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. 

Candidates require previous employment experience in a veterinary clinic, including surgical and reception experience, and have strong animal care knowledge. Successful applicants will have exceptional interpersonal and customer service skills.  Uniforms are provided.  Candidates must be able to work occasional Saturdays.

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 is currently registered with the OAVT and in good standing.

Please forward your resume by January 26, 2019:

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

 

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 Orangeville and District Animal Centre.

Animal Control Officer – Orangeville

One year contract  - 22.5 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, holidays 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. This is a part time position that requires the candidate to be available on short notice. The ability to work overtime is also required.

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.*Must be able to respond to the scene within 30 minutes of dispatch.

If you have a passion for animal welfare and have the qualifications above, please forward your resume by January 16, 2019 to:

Jennifer Yapa
Centre Manager, Ontario SPCA
jyapa@ospca.on.ca

Quote “ACO 22.5” 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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