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Thank you for wanting to be a part of such a special team and organization. Working for the Thunder Bay & District Humane Society is beyond rewarding!

 

To Apply for any of the available positions: Please E-mail resumes to info@tbdhs.ca

 

Board of Directors

 

Job Posting: Veterinary Assistants (3)

The Thunder Bay & District Humane Society (TBDHS) is setting up a brand new, low-cost high-volume Spay and Neuter Clinic to help reduce the current pet overpopulation crisis in Thunder Bay & District. We are seeking three (3) individuals to fill the role of Veterinary Assistant.

Reporting to the Veterinarian, the successful candidate will provide comprehensive preventive medicine services, including spay/neuter preparation and recovery/vaccination/micro-chips/anti-parasitic treatments, and general out-patient medical and surgical services.

As a term and condition of employment, the successful candidates must commit to receive their Registered Veterinarian Tech (RVT) Certification within thirty-six (36) months of hire.

Qualifications

The successful candidate must possess a Veterinarian Assistant Certification, or equivalent education and experience

Full description of job available at www.tbdhs.ca/join-our-team/veterinary-assistant

Thunder Bay & District Humane Society is an equal-opportunity employer.

Please submit resume and covering letter to Brenda Everts, Board Chair at beverts47@gmail.com or by mail to Brenda Everts, c/o Thunder Bay & District Humane Society, Thunder Bay, Ontario, P7G 1B6 by June 25, 2018.

Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

 

Job Posting: Executive Director

The Thunder Bay & District Humane society is seeking a self-motivated, dynamic business professional to fill the role of Executive Director.

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the successful candidate will be the lead in Shelter operations and will have the responsibility of developing programs for the Society to increase adoption rates, increase revenue and promoting the Spay and Neuter facility housed within the Shelter.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the organization’s consistent achievement of its annual goals and financial objectives, and to oversee the administrative management of the organization. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring the effective operation of the Shelter in accordance with the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1990 and adhere to all other pertinent legislation that may apply.

The successful candidate shall also prepare, attain and administer external grants, and perform other tasks as required.

Qualifications

  • Strong proven leadership skills, organizational skills and the ability to work independently in an environment where animals are always present
  • Experience with nonprofit work, fundraising, and applying for grants
  • Financial Planning, accounting and budget preparation experience an asset
  • Be organized, independent and innovative with a bias toward action
  • Possess a keen understanding of animal welfare and the OSPCA Act, 1990
  • Excellent communication skills; effective public speaking and presentation skills
  • Embody the highest level of personal and business ethics and contribution to a team-oriented culture while embracing honesty and transparency
  • Flexible and open-minded and willing to seek input from Board Chair and Board of Directors
  • Maintain composure during stressful situations and possess the ability to calm others

 

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree (Business preferred) or an equivalent combination of degree and work experience in a senior-level management capacity and knowledge of non-profit management
  • Demonstrated experience in fundraising, development and or solicitation of major giving campaigns
  • Demonstrated ability to secure legacy gifting and conduct major donor solicitation. Knowledge of current fundraising techniques and trends including technology and social media is an asset
  • Experience in business and management principles involving strategic planning, resource allocation, human behavior and performance and leadership techniques
  • Experience in overall management of employees including but not limited to; hiring, performance appraisals, disciplinary action, recognition, orientation, training and guidance to motivate a positive team environment

 

For full job description, please visit www.tbdhs.ca/executive-director

Thunder Bay & District Humane Society is an equal-opportunity employer.

Salary for this position will commensurate to experience and qualifications.

Please submit resume and covering letter to Brenda Everts, Board Chair at beverts47@gmail.com by June 25, 2018.

Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

 

 

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