Assistant Veterinary Technician

Why work with the Ottawa Humane Society


The Ottawa Humane Society has been a leader in animal welfare since 1888. We’re currently looking for compassionate and results oriented Casual Assistant Veterinary Technician (AVT) to join our team supporting domestic animals. The Assistant Veterinary Technician is responsible for providing a range of services, including medical, for animals in the care of the Ottawa Humane Society.

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Salary: $20.32 to $24.72 per hour


  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Free on-site Parking
  • Veterinary food and other supplies discount
  • Career Development (internships, on-the-job learning, mentorships, internal and external training opportunities) and Paid Continuing Education Opportunities (bursaries, CE allowance, membership dues, tuition reimbursement)


  • Casual, no guaranteed hours
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What you bring to the table:

  • Assistant Veterinary Technician certificate, a minimum of one year relevant clinical experience, or a combination thereof
  • Professional working proficiency in spoken and written English is required

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The Ottawa Humane Society is an equal opportunity employer. We offer accommodation for applicants with disabilities in our recruitment processes. If you are contacted by the OHS regarding a job opportunity, please let us know prior to interview if you require any accommodation.