Office Volunteer: Foster Office Support

Office Volunteer: Foster Office Support

Currently recruiting.

The Ottawa Humane Society’s Volunteer Department is looking for volunteers who are interested in working closely with our foster team prepping and packaging foster office supplies and select office/administration projects

Tasks may include:

  • Greeting foster volunteer in the foster office;
  • Preparing food packages and supplies to be sent out to foster animals
  • Stocking foster office supplies
  • General tidy/organization of the foster office
  • Data entry;
  • Other clerical duties as assigned.

Office Volunteer Requirements:

  • Volunteers must be able to lift 40 pounds;
  • Though volunteers will not be working directly with the animals, volunteers must be able to work safely around all species of animals;
  • Experience with data entry or in administrative role is preferred;
  • Volunteers must have excellent customer service skills;
  • Volunteers must be highly organized and have high attention to detail;
  • Volunteers must be comfortable taking direction;
  • Volunteers must work comfortably in a team setting;
  • Volunteers must be consistent and reliable;
  • Volunteers must be able to make a minimum 1-year commitment;
  • Volunteers must be able to commit to a three hour weekly shift;
  • Volunteers must wear business casual attire.

We are looking to fill the following shifts:

  • Thursday
    • 1-4 p.m.
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  • Complete the volunteer application.
  • Ensure you specify on your application the program and day(s) for which you are interested in volunteering.
  • Volunteers whose skills and availability match the Office Volunteer: Foster Office Support requirements will be contacted for an interview.
  • Following a successful interview, volunteers will be asked to submit a criminal record check and attend a scheduled orientation.

For more information or any questions contact our coordinator: volunteers via email at or by telephone at 613-725-3166 ext. 231.

We encourage you to browse our site for other volunteer opportunities at the OHS.

Thank you for your interest in our Office Volunteer: Foster Office Support program

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