Veterinary Social Worker


Working with the Ottawa Humane Society, you will join a team of compassionate, driven people dedicated to making a difference for the animals.

At the OHS, investing in our people makes it possible for more to be done for animals in need and to prepare for the future.

You will enjoy extensive opportunities for professional development, a supportive, collaborative team, mentorship, flexibility that includes accruing lieu time, and competitive compensation.

And best of all you will go home each day knowing you are helping those who can’t help themselves.

The salary for veterinary social worker is between $62,158 and $74,946 per year.

This is a full time permanent position.

social worker supporting client

Who is the veterinary social worker

The veterinary social worker is someone who is empathetic, approachable, understanding and an excellent communicator.

The veterinary social worker is organized and knowledgeable in social work and trauma counseling.

The veterinary social worker is a leader who is comfortable in a collaborative, highly efficient team.

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Like what you see? We want you!

If this position interests you and you imagine the OHS being the next step in your career, email your resume and cover letter to the attention of the manager: human resources,

We know there is so much more to a person than a degree or years spent in an industry. Here are some things we’d love to hear about you. Tell us:

  • About your education and experience and how you will apply it in this role;
  • Experience working with clients in a emotionally-intense and fast-paced setting;
  • Experience with trauma counseling

We are an equal opportunity employer and offer accommodation for applicants with disabilities. Please let us know if you require accommodation at any point during your application.