Regional Humane Educator — BC Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA)

Location: South Vancouver Island
Start Date: 05/07/2018
Application Deadline: 04/03/2018

Job Description:

We are seeking a professional, highly organized, person to join the Humane Education Department. Working at our Victoria branch the successful candidate for this full-time position will work within the designated communities to promote humane education, engage youth in SPCA education programs, distribute humane education messaging and supervise youth camp staff in that region. This position functions as part of the provincial BC SPCA Education Department team with a regional focus in Victoria/Duncan.

The programming will predominately be directed to youth but may include general humane education. You will be required to implement programming set by the Society through the BC SPCA Education Department and work collaboratively on a comprehensive approach and plan for the dissemination of programming in the region.

Required skills, knowledge and abilities to succeed in this role:

  • A post-secondary degree in education, animal sciences, biology, social work or related discipline an asset
  • Minimum of one-year experience working with children in a group setting
  • Knowledge and experience with a wide variety of animals an asset
  • Exemplary organizational skills and ability to multi-task
  • Strong oral and written communication skills; confident public speaker with the ability to communicate skillfully and effectively with diverse audiences
  • Ability to relate well with youth and adults; strong interpersonal relationship and alliance building skills
  • Demonstrated customer-service skills
  • Work in a positive and professional manner
  • Good conceptualization and problem-solving skills
  • Competent computer skills using the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Desktop publishing skills and web design an asset
  • Class 5 driver’s license and access to a vehicle is required

Successful candidates will be legally entitled to work in Canada and be required to undergo a criminal record check and provide a current Driver’s Abstract as a condition of employment.

Contact information:

Submit resume and cover letter as one document. Applications that do not include a cover letter and salary expectations will not be considered.

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