Animal Care Attendant – (2)

Ontario SPCA
May 22, 2024
June 21, 2024
Job Type


The Ontario SPCA and Humane Society is a registered charity and has been operating for 150 years. The Society provides care, comfort and compassion to animals in need in communities across Ontario; we value all animals and advocate to treat them with respect and kindness. We strive to keep pets and families together and do so through a variety of community support services.

Role: Animal Care Attendant (ACA) – Muskoka
Location: Muskoka Animal Centre, Muskoka ON 


We are seeking an experienced ACA with a love for spending time enriching the lives of the animals within our careACAs understand that ensuring a clean, stimulating, and healthy environment is paramount to quality of life for our furry residents. ACAs develop great relationships with our human friends too by supporting client service and administration for a seamless experience at every turn.

Status: Full-time, Permanent

A Typical Day

  • Performing care and enrichment for our animals including, feeding, exercising, playing and/or other engagement activities  
  • Ensuring a healthy environment through general housekeeping, disinfection protocols, laundry duties and kennel cleaning 
  • Supporting animal physical health by performing supervised vaccinations, seeking RVT advice and general bathing and grooming duties 
  • Maintaining client records, recording information, and notifying a supervisor of any potential health concerns  
  • Participates in the transfer of animals to vet clinic as required 
  • Immerse self in the culture and goals of the centre/organization by actively promoting the centre via social media channels and participation in a variety of fundraising initiatives 

Why You Should Join Our Team?

  • Be part of an energetic team environment with others who share your passion for animal wellbeing! 
  • Competitive compensation package including medical, dental and vision benefits  
  • Employee Family Assistance Program 
  • Paid sick time  
  • 3 weeks of vacation after 3 years of service 
  • Predictable day time hours 
  • Onsite parking  
  • Generous discount on virtual pet care services 
  • Discount on pet supplies and toys 
  • Discount on Ontario SPCA Paws & Give merchandise 

Do You Have What it Takes?

  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Team player 
  • Ability to lift 18 kg (40lbs) and control 45 kg (100lbs) 
  • Valid G drivers licence with the ability to provide a clear driver’s abstract 
  • Open availability including weekdays, weekends, and holidays 
  • Previous clerical training an asset 
  • Customer service experience an asset 
  • Certificate or College Diploma in Animal Care or working towards, preferred 

We Can’t Wait to Meet You!

Please forward your resume and cover letter to:

Human Resources
Ontario SPCA and Humane Society

Please quote ACA Muskoka FT in the subject line.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest in the Ontario SPCA and Humane Society, however; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Ontario SPCA and Humane Society provides accommodation during all stages of the recruitment process. Should you require any accommodation, please advise us if you are contacted for an interview 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

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