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.

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.

There are also many opportunities for volunteering.

We want to hire...


Senior Manager: Human Resources

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 Senior Manager: Human Resources develops and maintains strong internal relationships and inspires others to work at their very best.

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Supervisor: Programs Evenings and Weekends

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.

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Assistant Veterinary Technician – Casual

The OHS cares for thousands of homeless animals. The assistant veterinary technician provides Ottawa’s animals with exceptional medical care and attention.

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Assistant Veterinary Technician – Mobile Spay/Neuter Service – Part Time

The OHS provides low-cost spay/neuter surgeries to income-qualified cat owners in need. The assistant veterinary technician – mobile spay/neuter service makes this program possible, working directly with cats requiring this service.

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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.

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Attendant: Adoption Reception – Full Time, Part Time and Casual

The OHS helps animals find their forever homes and supports pet owners in the community. The attendant: adoption reception works directly with the community to help them adopt a new pet and to learn how to care for their pet.

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Customer Service Representative: Intake – Part Time

The OHS is a shelter for animals in need. The customer service representative: intake helps animals take the first step to getting the care and shelter they need.

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