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Employment

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 full-time opportunity is available at the Provincial Office in Stouffville, Ontario.

Senior Manager, Executive Office
Full Time Position 

POSITION SUMMARY

The Ontario SPCA seeks an exceptional individual to fulfill the role of Senior Manager, Executive Office.  The successful candidate is an experienced and sophisticated senior administrator who is confident, self-motivated, possesses the highest standards of accuracy and maturity of thinking; someone who is discreet and a consummate team player. This person needs to be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and able to balance many competing priorities.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, this individual ensures the effective operation of the Executive Office, including administrative and external relations functions.  This individual will use highly developed judgment and initiative to identify, undertake and coordinate executive office functions and will be directly responsible for providing day to day support of the Chief Executive Officer.  This individual will liaise with senior volunteers, community stakeholders, government officials and donors, and serve as an important link between the Chief Executive Officer / Executive Office, and the Board, the Senior Management Team and the Society's Community Representatives.  

Specifically, the Senior Manager, Executive Office will:

  • Possess strong organizational skills with diligent attention to detail and the ability to produce accurate work with efficient turnaround time;
  • Maintain a comprehensive understanding of the Society's mission, programs and priorities and use expert judgment in planning and coordinating the Chief Executive Officer's (as well as the Society's executive volunteers) involvement accordingly;
  • Research, draft and prepare a wide range of documents, presentations, and other materials;
  • Review and respond to incoming correspondence, inquiries and phone calls;
  • Manage the Chief Executive Officer's calendar, meetings and travel, ensuring preparation time and supporting materials;
  • Provide assistance in preparation for Board and Board Committee meetings
  • Manage or participate in special projects as required;
  • Be available for occasional travel and occasional weekend and evening work.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Post-secondary education and minimum of 5 years’ experience providing senior level strategic and administrative support or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • A responsive, customer service orientation and experience interacting with influential community and business leader
  • Unquestionable integrity, a highly developed sense of judgment and absolute discretion with confidential and sensitive information
  • Proven ability to operate professionally and with consistently high standards of excellence
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively prioritize work, manage deliverables and handle multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to think critically and to exercise independent and sound judgment in anticipating needs and taking initiative
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office suite of programs specifically Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint; experience with database systems such as Raiser’s Edge an asset

 

If you are interested in this opportunity and have the above qualifications, please forward your resume by September 28, 2018 to:   

 

Debbie Schepens
Director, Human Resources
16586 Woodbine Avenue
Stouffville, On 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 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.

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. 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.

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.

  • 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
ewestover@ospca.on.ca
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 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 Leeds and Grenville Animal Centre in Brockville.

Animal Care Attendant 1 (ACA1)
Part Time – Approximately 20 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

Qualifications

  • Computer knowledge required
  • Team Player
  • Ability to work under stress is essential.
  • A valid Ontario Drivers Licence (G2) 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 have a passion for animal welfare, please forward your resume by September 26, 2018 to:

Marianne Carlyle
Animal Centre Manager, Leeds & Grenville
mcarlyle@ospca.on.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@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 14 month maternity leave contract opportunity is available at the Provincial Office near Newmarket, Ontario.

Manager, Planned Giving
14 month Full- Time Contract Position 

POSITION SUMMARY

The Ontario SPCA & Humane Society is looking for an exceptionally talented, committed and seasoned planned giving professional to join its development team as a full-time Manager, Planned Giving.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Communications, Marketing and Stewardship:

  • Work with donors, estate lawyers, accountants, insurance agents, financial planners and associated family members to facilitate the completion of a variety of gifts (bequests, life insurance, annuities, charitable remainder trusts, etc.) and to build relationships for the future.
  • Working with the Development Team:
    • Develop Annual Plan and Budget and provide regular reports on progress;
    • Market and promote the portfolio through Ontario SPCA internal and external channels;
    • Assist in the development of cutting edge marketing materials for Ontario SPCA stakeholders and staff;
    • Ensure necessary communications, recognition and stewardship policies are developed and in place to effectively support the portfolio;

  • Plan and participate in donor and prospecting events and activities locally and throughout the province – with specific support for high value donor relationships;
    • Coordinate communications and/or activities aimed at generating leads through integrated direct response channels and develop follow-up strategies;
    • Identify and qualify planned giving donors and prospects, respond to queries through mailings, phone calls and emails as appropriate and visit donors throughout the province, and maintain and update records in Raiser’s Edge, including all points of contact;
    • Ensure planned giving Annual Plan is implemented and opportunities for revenue are maximized.
  • Working with the provincial Animal Centres:
  • Provide assistance in the preparation of planned giving materials and information packages for meetings and events;
  • Provide advice, training and support as needed.

 

Estate Administration:    

  • Responsible for the overall management of the Society’s estate bequest administration consisting of over 250 annual open estate files. This includes:
    • Timely processing of all estate documentation;
    • Follow-up with executors and solicitors as required to ensure estates are moving forward appropriately and closed in a timely manner;
    • Maintenance of estate files to audit standards and completion of annual bequest status reports;
    • Internal reporting on status of all open and closed estate files.

 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS

  • University/College degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • 5-7 years of experience in estate planning, estate accounting and administration, planned giving or related experience;
  • A successful track record in running and managing a Provincial or National Planned Giving Program, handling estates from notification to completion, and working closely with donors to complete their planned gifts;
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with a keen attention to detail, strong listening skills, empathy, patience and logic;
  • Strong communicator with exceptional written and oral communication, judgment and decision making skills;
  • Excellent working knowledge of Raiser’s Edge;
  • Member of the CAGP and active CFRE status preferred;
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuing professional growth and education;
  • Ability to travel throughout the province and must have a valid “G” driver’s license and access to reliable transportation.

If you are interested in this opportunity and have the above qualifications, please forward your resume with a covering letter including salary expectations by October 3, 2018 to:   

Stephanie Miller, CFRE
Director, Community and Donor Development
16586 Woodbine Avenue
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 Stouffville and supports over 50 communities throughout Ontario.  The following part-time contract opportunity is available at the Provincial Office near Stouffville, Ontario.

Symbolic Giving Assistant
Part-Time Contract (3 months, up to 20 hours per week)

POSITION SUMMARY

The Symbolic Giving Assistant is an important member of the Development team and a key asset within the Ontario SPCA’s year-end fundraising program.  The Symbolic Giving Assistant will be responsible for the customer service and fulfillment of Ontario SPCA’s Paws & Give™ Symbolic Giving program.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Reports to the Senior Manager, Annual Giving
  • Coordinates the shipping and fulfillment of all Paws & Give orders received online, from staff, by phone and by walk-in
  • Monitors and responds to all emails received in the Paws & Give inbox
  • Monitors and responds to all phone calls received on the Paws & Give extension
  • Maintains inventory control on all merchandise and shipping materials, planning ahead for restocking as needed
  • Outreach to local businesses pitching Ontario SPCA’s Paws & Give program as an alternative giving option for staff and clients
  • Other duties as required

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A relevant college diploma or university degree or equivalent
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects and priorities on tight deadlines
  • Finely honed customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Proven communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a multi-faceted team
  • Retail experience is considered an asset
  • Database or online content management system experience is considered an asset

 

If you are interested in this opportunity and have the above qualifications, please forward your resume with a covering letter including salary expectations by Friday, September 28, 2018 to:   

 

Selection Committee
Symbolic Giving Assistant
Ontario SPCA
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.

 

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