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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 over 50 communities throughout Ontario.  The following full-time opportunity is available at the Provincial Office in Stouffville, Ontario.

Manager, Peer to Peer Fundraising

1 Year Contract Position – Full Time

POSITION SUMMARY

To manage the development, planning and strategic execution of the Society’s award winning provincial Peer to Peer Fundraising events such as National Cupcake Day for SPCA’s and Humane Societies and the Friends for Life! Walk

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Managing all aspects of the Society’s Provincial Peer to Peer Campaign functions, including developing and executing provincial strategies and project timelines
  • Manage and update event content, prizing, digital participant e-communications and stewardship through deploying emails and managing constituents (participants and donors) experiences and outcomes
  • Experience with Blackbaud/Convio’s Luminate and Teamraiser platform
  • Campaign website updates, developing and updating digital and print marketing materials with Research incentive programs for participants for the peer to peer programs like the Walkathon and Cupcake Day or other programs as they are developed and launched
  • Manage and steward relationships with new and existing Provincial Campaign Sponsors to assist with their ‘in-house’ or customized fundraising programs that support the Ontario SPCA and/or its affiliated communities
  • Working with provincial 3rd party vendors to develop & deliver ‘best in class’ program/campaign print & digital assets to allow for ease of stakeholder use and success .
  • Providing guidance and support to the Provincial Education & Animal Centre’s (PEAC) Community Development Coordinator on implementing community fundraising driven special events including premiere events like the PEAC Friends for Life! Walk and GTA Cupcake Day events
  • Post Campaign analysis identifying key metrics and strategy for future provincial campaign roll-out and delivery to Ontario SPCA Animal Centres and Affiliate Communities across the province
  • Provide guidance, support and coaching for  Animal Centre Managers regarding Peer to Peer fundraising
  • Build registration web sites for all Animal Centre’s March Break Camps, Future Vet Summer camps as required
  • Develop and deliver other specific campaigns and/or projects assigned throughout the year
  • Further develop key identified markets in Ontario with the delivery of campaign events in these markets
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 3-5 years experience in coordinating or managing Provincial or National Peer to Peer Events, preferably with experience using Blackbaud (, Convio –Luminate Teamraiser)
  • Ability to work under pressure, handle competing deadlines, respond promptly to a variety of requests to various stakeholders and team members both internal and external
  • Proven project management experience with superior organizational skills
  • Preferred college and/or university degree or an equivalent combination of education or experience; post-graduate certificate in event planning, fundraising or public relations an asset Demonstrated execution abilities with a proven track record of successful special events
  • Commitment to superior customer service and donor/community relations and inter team communications and relationships
  • Proven communication skills (verbal and writing) and strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure, to be part of a team, to be responsive and to meet deadlines
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Experience with complex databases and strong MS Office skills
  • Experience in Adobe Suites considered an asset
  • Valid Ontario Drivers License

If you are interested in this opportunity and have the above qualifications, please forward your resume with a covering letter including salary expectations by May 26th to:   

Jennifer Jordan

16586 Woodbine Ave.,

Stouffville, ON  L4A 2W3

 Email: resumes@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 Newmarket and supports over 50 communities throughout Ontario.  The following opportunity is available at the Orillia Animal Centre location.

Animal Care Attendant 1/Wildlife Driver –Orillia Animal Centre

Canada Summer Jobs Position

Part time Contact Position – 30 hours per week for 7 weeks

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
  • General cleaning and disinfecting of premises and equipment
  • Laundry duties
  • Providing customer service to the public
  • Compliance with Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • Responds to reports of sick, injured and or abandoned animals
  • Transports animals to veterinary clinic, animal shelter, or wildlife rehabilitation facility
  • Completes assigned reports pertaining to wildlife as required.
  • May be required to assist Ontario SPCA Animal Control Officers.
  • Assists in the care and treatment of animals as required

You will also have the ability to work in a team environment and take direction well. The ability to work under stress is essential.  Basic computer skills are required.  If considered, you must have a Valid Class “G” driver’s license and be able to provide and maintain a clean Drivers Abstract.  Candidates must have a High School Diploma and be enrolled in a college or university program , attending school full time immediately prior to this summer employment and planning to return to school full time in the fall, between the age of 15 to 30 years.

If you have a passion for animal welfare, please forward your resume by May 23 2017 to:

Carol Beard

Animal Centre Manager, Orillia Animal Centre

467 West Street North, Orillia, ON, L3V 5G1

F: 705-325-1027

cbeard@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 Newmarket and supports over 50 communities throughout Ontario.  The following opportunity is available at the Leeds and Grenville Animal Centre.

Animal Shelter Assistant/Summer Camp Leader – Leeds and Grenville Animal Centre

Contract Position – Canada Summer Jobs Student Position

30 hours per week for 9 weeks 30 hours per week

Reporting to the Branch Manager, you will be responsible for assisting in the delivery of the Humane Education Summer Camp for children and performing general animal care and cleaning duties in the Animal Shelter. Essential functions include:     

  • Providing assistance to the Camp Coordinator/Leader in the delivery of two weeks of Humane Education summer day camps for children
  • Working in the animal shelter; duties may include the following and others as assigned:
    • General cleaning and disinfecting of the premises and equipment used within the animal shelter, i.e.: food bowls, kitty litter pans, utensils, carrying cages
    • Feeding animals
    • Laundry duties
    • General bathing and grooming of animals
    • Exercising animals
    • Exterior maintenance e.g.: cleaning of outside dog runs, light garden duties
    • General administration and inputting information into the internet based shelter management system
  • Some work in fundraising and community awareness and helping with community event planning

You will have the ability to work in a team environment and possess good communication and customer service skills.  Experience with recreational or educational leadership to young people is preferred.  Candidates must have a High School Diploma and be enrolled in a college or university program , attending school full time immediately prior to this summer employment and planning to return to school full time in the fall, between the age of 15 to 30 years.

If you have a passion for animal welfare, please forward your resume by May 23, 2017 to:

Marianne Carlyle

Animal Centre Manager, Leeds & Grenville

mcarlyle@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 Newmarket and supports over 50 communities throughout Ontario. The following opportunity is available at the Provincial Education and Animal Centre in Newmarket.

Animal Welfare Associate- Provincial Education and Animal Centre, Newmarket

2 Part Time Positions – up to 25 hours per week each

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

RESPONSIBILITIES

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.

QUALIFICATIONS

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. Experience in Social Media an asset.

Registered Veterinary Technician or equivalent experience an asset. You must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.

Please forward your resume indicating which position you are applying for by May 23 2017 to:

Diana Marsilio-Apostoli

Ontario SPCA

Provincial Education & Animal Centre Manager

dmarsilio@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 Newmarket and supports over 50 communities throughout Ontario.  The following opportunity is available at the Lennox and Addington Animal Centre:

Animal Care Attendant 1 (ACA1)/ Fundraising Assistant– Lennox & Addington Animal Centre

Canada Summer Jobs Position – 30 hours per week

Reporting to the Animal Centre Manager, you will be responsible for maintaining effective animal care protocol and procedures and assist in fundraising activities.  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
  • Assists the Animal Centre Manager with the planning, organization and execution of fundraising and public awareness events within the community       
  • Researches revenue generating opportunities
  • Assists in recruiting and training volunteers for fundraising activities

You will also have the ability to work in a team environment and take direction well. The ability to work under stress is essential. 

If you have a passion for animal welfare, please forward your resume by May 21, 2017 to:

Kristin Mullin

Lennox & Addington Animal Centre Manager

Ontario SPCA

kmullin@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 over 50 communities throughout Ontario.  Our Renfrew County Branch located in Petawawa currently has the following position available:

Animal Centre Manager – Renfrew Animal Centre

Full Time Position – 1 Year Contract

POSITION SUMMARY

The Renfrew Animal Centre Manager is responsible and accountable for the overall operations of the Animal Centre, promotion of the Ontario SPCA’s mission and implementation of provincial initiatives within the Animal Centre and the surrounding community.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and nurture relationships with volunteers, donors, suppliers, media and municipal government agencies
  • Promote public awareness of the Animal Centre and its services through the media and other marketing mediums.
  • Plan, develop and execute various fundraising activities to increase revenue to the Animal Centre through innovative and effective means
  • Responsible for short-term and long-term planning, budgeting, staffing, volunteer management, fundraising, purchasing, animal care, and other related branch activities.
  • You will be flexible to work weekends and evenings as required. 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum three years experience in community outreach, fundraising and networking;
  • Possess a post-secondary business related education or equivalent experience, as well as three years in a similar role with financial management, operational planning and staff supervision;
  • Exceptional interpersonal, communication and leadership skills will be critical to this position;
  • Proven experience in community relations and business marketing, volunteer management and media will be considered assets; good understanding of the Community
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint);
  • If considered, you must have a Valid Class “G” driver’s license, be able to provide and maintain a clean Drivers Abstract and have no criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted. 

If you are looking for a rewarding and challenging position and have the above qualifications, please forward your resume with a covering letter including salary expectations by May 24, 2017 to:

 Tracy McElman

 Eastern Regional Manager

 Ontario SPCA

tmcelman@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 over 50 communities throughout Ontario. The following opportunity is available at the Ontario SPCA Centre Veterinary Hospital (Stouffville).

Registered Veterinary Technician – Ontario SPCA Centre Veterinary Hospital

1 Year Contract Position – 40 hours per week

As a Registered Veterinary Technician, you will be responsible for assisting the staff veterinarians with all aspects of surgical procedures and treatment and assisting with general clinic operations. You will also be responsible for the care of animals housed in the hospital and the general cleanliness of the hospital and other duties as required.

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, and be looking for a fast-paced, energetic, teamwork environment.  Uniforms are provided.  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 May 29 2017 to:

Andrea Erwin

Clinic Manager

Ontario SPCA Centre Veterinary Hospital

aerwin@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 Newmarket and supports over 50 communities throughout Ontario.  The following opportunity is available at the Midland Animal Centre location.

Animal Shelter Assistant– Midland Animal Centre

Contract Position – Canada Summer Jobs Student Position

7 weeks - 30 hours per week

Responsible for the day-to-day care and cleanliness of the 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 Animal Centre. Please note this position requires regular weekend work.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Feeding of all animals housed within the branch
  • General cleaning and disinfecting of the premises and equipment used within the shelter, i.e. food bowls, cat litter pans, utensils, carrying cages
  • Laundry Duties as required
  • General bathing and grooming of animals
  • Vaccinating and deworming shelter animals
  • Notifying supervisor of any health problems or concerns regarding the animals
  • Exercising of animals
  • Assisting the public with adoptions and inquiries
  • Following policies and procedures set out by the Society and reporting all incidents to his/her supervisor immediately
  • Working in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and its regulations.
  • Immediately reporting all incidents of injury, property damage, absence of or failure of a protective device and/or equipment to the supervisor
  • In the event of injury, working cooperatively with Supervisor to facilitate an early and safe return to work

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have a genuine compassion for animals
  • Animal care training and experience would be an asset
  • Good communication and customer service skills
  • Must be flexible to perform a variety of duties
  • Must not have allergies limiting or affecting exposure to animals
  • Class G Drivers License is required
  • Must have completed grade 12 education or equivalent

If you have a passion for animal welfare, please forward your resume by May 22 2017 to:

Caytlynn Croisier

Animal Centre Manager, Midland & District Branch, Ontario SPCA
15979 Hwy. 12 E, RR#1, Port McNicoll, ON, L0K 1R0

Fax: 705-534-4459

ccroisier@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 over 50 communities throughout Ontario. The following opportunity is available at the Marion Vernon Memorial Animal Clinic in Barrie, Ontario.

Registered Veterinary Technician – Marion Vernon Memorial Animal Clinic

1 Year Contract Position – 40 hours per week

As a Registered Veterinary Technician, you will be responsible for assisting the staff veterinarians with all aspects of surgical procedures and treatment and assisting with general clinic operations. 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, and be looking for a fast-paced, energetic, teamwork environment.  Uniforms are provided.  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 May 29 2017 to: 

Judith Aubin

Co-Manager

Ontario SPCA Marion Vernon Memorial Animal Clinic

jaubin@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 over 50 communities throughout Ontario. The following opportunity is available at our Provincial Office location.

Manager, Human Resources

Full Time Position – 1 Year Contract Position

POSITION SUMMARY

HR Generalist to support and promote the HR policies and programs of the OSPCA covering the full spectrum of HR practices with an emphasis on health and safety initiatives, training, employment and performance management practices

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assists Director, Human Resources in developing, implementing and monitoring HR programs and initiatives
  • Advises and assists managers and employees on interpretation of HR policies, procedures and programs
  • Qualified under the Occupational Health and Safety Act to sit as a qualified member of the Joint Health and Safety Committee
  • Develops, monitors and revises health and safety policies and programs to ensure compliance and to promote a health and safety philosophy throughout the organization
  • Conduct s job hazard analysis, physical demands analysis and enhances and encourages safe work procedures
  • Ensures compliance with provincial occupation health and safety legislation, workers’ compensation, WHIMIS and applicable recognized standards
  • Assists Managers with return to work plans as needed
  • Acts as a resource and provides advice in the areas of training and development, recruitment and selection, and employee data management
  • Provides training to enhance comprehension of HR policies and programs
  • Provides support and objective guidance to employees and Managers in a variety of HR functions
  • Collects, compiles, and analyzes data and prepares a variety of statistical and reports
  • Conducts exit interviews with employees
  • Ensures that OSPCA adheres to all legislative requirements in its HR practices
  •  Promotes and maintains the utmost integrity and the highest caliber  of customer service and respect for employees of OSPCA
  • Other duties as may be assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

  • College degree in Human Resources Management or equivalent
  • 3 or more years experience as a Human Resources Generalist
  • Working knowledge of provincial legislation on employment and health and safety legislation including AODA
  • Proven interpersonal, organizational and communication skills(written and verbal capabilities)
  • Proven training and coaching skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated recruitment and hiring experience
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise good judgment and to manage and impart confidential information
  • Ability to multi-task, set priorities and work with minimal supervision
  • Experience with  Microsoft Office and HRIS

If you are looking for a rewarding and challenging position and have the above qualifications, please forward, via email, your resume with a covering letter by June 2, 2017 to:

Debbie Schepens

Director, Human Resources

Ontario SPCA 16586 Woodbine Ave. R.R. #3

Stouffville, Ontario L4A 2W3

 Email: dschepens@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 over 50 communities throughout Ontario.

Intermediate Accountant

Full Time Position – 40 hours per week

POSITION SUMMARY

A member of the Finance department, this position performs general accounting duties and provides support to the month-end, year-end and budgeting processes.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs basic accounting, AP and AR duties
  • Assist in the month end process through the preparation of journal entries
  • Perform monthly reconciliations for the bank, revenue, AR and other balance sheet accounts;
  • Maintain continuity schedule for fixed assets, prepaid, etc;
  • Prepare AR invoicing, follow up and collections for receivables;
  • Prepare government remittance (ie: HST/GST tax returns, AGCO gaming report);
  • Compile schedules and working papers for the year end audits;
  • Provide support in the preparation of the annual budget;
  • Performing AP function, which includes vendor payments, expense reports and petty cash reimbursements;
  • Prepare AP invoices for approval and data entry into financial system;
  • Verify that AP transactions comply with financial policies and procedures;
  • Co-ordinate regular cheque runs to ensure timely payments of invoices;
  • Prepare JV for AP coding adjustments and month end accruals;
  • Monthly reconciliation of AP Account;
  • Maintain updated vendor files;
  • Resolve any discrepancies with respect to vendor invoices;
  • Provide insight for continual operational and IT improvements for the finance department
  • Support the CFO, Director of Finance & IT and other members of the finance team as required;

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 1-3 years experience in a similar finance position
  • Enrollment in an accredited post-secondary education accounting program
  • Preference given to candidates working towards their professional designation
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics Navision is preferred
  • Strong Excel skills and proficient with other MS Office applications
  • Exposure to fundraising software is a benefit (ie: Raiser’s Edge);
  • Detail orientated and strong analytical skills;
  • Ability to work independently, adapt to change, and multi-task;
  • Must be a team player;

If you are interested in this opportunity and have the above qualifications, please forward your resume with a covering letter by June 9 2017 to:

Shawn Ford

Director of Finance & Information Technology

Ontario SPCA

Email: resumes@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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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