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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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DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT - FULL TIME PERMANENT

TITLE: Director of Development

LOCATION: 190 Hanlon Creek Boulevard, Guelph, ON

HOURS OF WORK: Approx. 40 hours/week; Flexibility for some evenings and weekends

TYPE: Full time permanent

JOB SUMMARY:

The Guelph Humane Society (GHS) advocates for all animals and in particular those animals whose lives it can influence, through care, education, community support, protection, and leadership.

Are you passionate about the critical role that animals play in our lives, the important connection between animals and their people? Do you want be part of a leadership team that helps countless vulnerable animals in our community? Are you passionate about the role philanthropy plays in advancing this work?

If you have a proven track record in fundraising at a senior leadership level, and a passion for making our community a better place for animals, please consider applying today.

The Director of Development is responsible for leading a comprehensive donor relations and stewardship program that relays impact, inspires, and fosters lasting relationships to advance the mission of GHS. They will be responsible for elevating GHS’s fundraising achievements through the creation and implementation of strategic directions that actively engage community partners, sponsors, prospects and donors at all levels; leverage key relationships to achieve fundraising goals; and promote and enhance the public image of the organization.

Reporting to the Executive Director and leading a team of four direct reports, the Director of Development is a key member of the senior management team at GHS and plays a leadership role in setting and executing the organization’s fundraising strategy.

Lisa Veit
Executive Director 
190 Hanlon Creek Boulevard
Guelph, ON N1C 0A1

Email: lveit@guelphhumane.ca
Subject Line: Director of Development

Deadline for applications is Wednesday, February 22 at 5pm. Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and the position will be filled when the right candidate is identified. 

Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and the position will be filled when the right candidate is identified.

We welcome diversity, value differences, and foster inclusion in our employment practices. We invite applications from all qualified individuals who are philosophically aligned with our mission, vision, and values.

GHS welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment process.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

View full job description online.

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EDUCATION & COMMUNITY PROGRAMS COORDINATOR - FULL TIME PERMANENT

TITLE: Education & Community Programs Coordinator

LOCATION: 190 Hanlon Creek Boulevard, Guelph, ON

HOURS OF WORK: 40 hours/week; Tuesday – Saturday, some evening and weekend shifts

TYPE: Full time permanent

JOB SUMMARY:

Under the direction of the Manager, Community Programs & Outreach, the Education & Community Programs Coordinator will coordinate all aspects of the Humane Education Program at the Guelph Humane Society and will assist with the delivery of community programs, outreach, and communications activities.

The successful candidate will have a passion for developing impactful educational programming for kids, youths and adults. The incumbent will provide exceptional customer service, excellent communication, leadership, and organization skills, and will demonstrate a positive attitude, while supporting the overall mission and values of the GHS.

Katherine Leonard
Manager, Community Programs & Outreach
190 Hanlon Creek Boulevard
Guelph, ON N1C 0A1
Email: careers@guelphhumane.ca
Subject Line: Education & Community Programs Coordinator  

Deadline for applications is Friday, February 3 at 5pm. Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and the position will be filled when the right candidate is identified. 

Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and the position will be filled when the right candidate is identified.

We welcome diversity, value differences, and foster inclusion in our employment practices. We invite applications from all qualified individuals who are philosophically aligned with our mission, vision, and values.

GHS welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment process.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

View full job description online.

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MARCH BREAK CAMP LEADER – TEMPORARY CONTRACT

TITLE: March Break Camp Leader (Temporary Contract) – 2 positions

LOCATION: 190 Hanlon Creek Boulevard, Guelph, ON

SHIFT: 8 hours, Monday-Friday (various times between 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.)

HOURS OF WORK: 48 hours (40 hours between March 13th-17th, plus one 8-hr training
day on March 3rd)

TYPE: Temporary Contract (March 3rd, 2023, to March 17th, 2023)

JOB SUMMARY:

Under the direction of the Education & Outreach Coordinator, the successful candidate will be responsible for supervising campers, leading daily camp activities.
and games, and providing support to all campers during GHS’ March Break Critter Camp. In addition, the March Break Camp Leader will also be responsible for handling a variety of animals, ensuring the safety of the program participants, and teaching campers about GHS and how to handle animals safely. Camp runs Monday to Friday, March 13th -March 17th. Time off will not be accommodated during this time. Camp will be located at the Guelph Humane Society and the March Break Camp Leader will be required to organize their own method of transport to and from the facility.

Katherine Leonard
Manager, Community Programs & Outreach
190 Hanlon Creek Boulevard
Guelph, ON N1C 0A1
Email: programs@guelphhumane.ca
Subject Line: March Break Camp Leader  

Deadline for applications is Friday, February 3 at 5pm. Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and the position will be filled when the right candidate is identified. 

Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and the position will be filled when the right candidate is identified.

We welcome diversity, value differences, and foster inclusion in our employment practices. We invite applications from all qualified individuals who are philosophically aligned with our mission, vision, and values.

GHS welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment process.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

View full job description online.