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Working with and for animals can be a very rewarding career!

If you are hard-working, highly skilled and passionate about making a difference in your community, you will find yourself among like-minded people at the Guelph Humane Society. We are a dedicated team of dynamic, action-oriented and results focused staff and volunteers, who are extremely passionate about animal welfare. We employ people in a wide variety positions, in various full-time, part-time and casual opportunities available through the year.

Our hiring philosophy goes beyond filling positions – we are interested in finding people who want to make a difference in our community, while working as part of a positive team of people. If you are interested in joining our team, explore our current openings and be sure to check back for new job postings if there are no positions that suit you today.

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Animal Care Coordinator (Canine)


Under the direction of the Canine Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for a wide range of day-to-day tasks related to the shelter health and wellness, including general preventive and medical care, daily monitoring (physical health and mental well being), treatment, sanitation and humane operation predominantly in the dog kennels, and occasionally the cat and small animal area. The Animal Care Coordinator will provide exceptional customer service, excellent communication and organization skills, and will demonstrate a positive attitude at all times, while supporting the overall mission and values of the GHS.

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