Muskoka Animal Centre Manager

Ontario SPCA Muskoka Animal Centre
May 22, 2024
June 21, 2024
Bracebridge, ON
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Who We Are

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.


Position: We are seeking a resilient and organized individual with exceptional communication skills to join our team in the role of Centre Manager at our Muskoka Animal Centre location. The Centre Manager is accountable for the overall operations of the designated Animal Centre including communications with the provincial office, short-term and long-term planning, budgeting, animal care, staffing, volunteer management, purchasing and other centre activities.

Location:            Muskoka Animal Centre - Bracebridge, ON

Status:                Full-time – Permanent

A Typical Day

  • Develop and monitor the Centre operational budget, including operating expenses, revenue and capital expenditures
  • Ensure the health and behavioural needs of all animals in care of the centre are monitored daily
  • Ensure all animal care, infectious disease and facility cleaning protocols and policies are followed
  • Administrative duties including supply orders
  • Recruiting, orientating, scheduling, training, motivating and supervising staff to gain cooperation in meeting the goals and objectives of the Ontario SPCA
  • Keep detailed records on staff training and provide regular performance evaluations
  • Oversee the centre volunteer program including recruitment, training, supervision and recognition
  • messaging are used
  • Develop community outreach programs by promoting the Centre within the community through promotional activities, fundraising events, circulating literature and developing and maintaining media relations
  • Building and maintaining relationships with local services fostering support for the Centre including partnering businesses, veterinary clinics and animal services


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
  • Discounted virtual pet care
  • Discounted pet food and supplies
  • Discounted Ontario SPCA PAWS & Give merchandise


Do You Have What it Takes?

  • College Diploma in Business Management or related education plus work experience required
  • 2 years of supervisory and/or leadership experience
  • 1 year of customer service experience in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Animal care work experience
  • Volunteer management experience an asset
  • 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
  • College Certificate in Animal Care or fundraising preferred
  • RVT credential an asset
  • Police clearance certificate


We Can’t Wait to Meet You!

Please forward your resume and cover letter to:

Jennifer Jordan

Human Resources Business Partner

Ontario SPCA and Humane Society


Please quote “Manager Muskoka” 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.

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