Put Your Love of Animals to Work
Want to make a difference for the animals?
We have many great positions for someone who loves working with animals or who wants to make a positive impact in Ottawa. Taking care of animals is just one of the many opportunities available for you.
Working with and for animals, advocating for their health and well-being or supporting others who do, can be a very rewarding and satisfying career.
If you’re a people-person who thrives on connecting with your community, our team has many opportunities where you will learn, grow or bring your own experience and help create a more humane and compassionate community for all.
We are committed to our team’s success. Find out from our President & CEO, Sharon Miko, how we work with you to make your job better. Whether you are starting your career, or looking for the next rewarding step, you’ll find exactly what you’re looking for at the OHS.
It’s a job you will feel really good about.
The Ottawa Humane Society is accredited by Imagine Canada and Humane Canada, reflecting our excellence in board governance, financial accountability and transparency, fundraising, staff management, volunteer involvement, and excellence in animal care.
- Manager: Events
- Senior Manager: Donor Relations
- Coordinator: People and Culture & Volunteer Operations
- Coordinator: Monthly Giving
- Coordinator: Humane Education French – Full Time
- Attendant: Client Services – Full Time and Casual
- Customer Service Representative: Adoptions – Casual
- Customer Service Representative: Intake – Full Time and Casual
- Registered Veterinary Technician: Clinic Services – Casual
- Supervisor: Programs
There are also many opportunities for volunteering.
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The OHS hosts and organizes various events. The manager: events is responsible for planning, organizing and supporting these activities and developing and maintaining strong relationships with OHS sponsors, suppliers and more.
Senior Manager: Donor Relations
The OHS relies on the support of a caring community to provide shelter and life-saving care to Ottawa’s animals. The senior manager: donor relations helps build relationships in the community to achieve this goal.
Coordinator: People and Culture & Volunteer Operations
The OHS invests in our people, making it possible for more to be done for animals in need and to prepare for the future. The Coordinator: People and Culture & Volunteer Operations develops and maintains strong internal relationships and inspires others to work at their very best and provides human resources.
Coordinator: Monthly Giving
The OHS relies on the support of a caring community to provide shelter and life-saving care to Ottawa’s animals. The coordinator: monthly giving assists in the development of monthly donors to achieve this goal.
Coordinator: Humane Education French – Full time
The OHS provides humane education activities, presentations and more to children and adults in the community. The Coordinator: Humane Education French is responsible for coordinating and delivering OHS humane education activities in French.
Attendant: Client Services – Casual
The OHS is a leader for animal welfare in the community. The attendant: client services works directly with the community to help them access the OHS’s services and programs and to provide the support they need.
Customer Service Representative: Adoptions – Casual
The OHS helps animals find their forever homes and supports pet owners in the community. The customer service representative: adoptions works directly with the community to guide adopters through the adoption process to help them find their perfect match.
Customer Service Representative: Intake – Full Time and Casual
The OHS is the first step in getting lost pets home. The customer service representative: intake works directly with the public providing consultation and support for those seeking OHS lost and found services and services of the Municipal Animal Shelter.
Registered Veterinary Technician: Clinic Services – Casual
The OHS is a shelter for animals in need. The registered veterinary technician: clinic services works directly with the animals and is responsible for the health and well-being of the animals in the OHS Clinic.
The OHS offers a variety of programs to children, youth and adults in the community. The Supervisor: Programs is responsible for developing and implementing OHS outreach and education programs.