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Job Number:  34932
Branch Manager - animal loving manager
Job Posted: Thursday, 11 May 2017
Closing Date: Saturday, 27 May 2017
(59 days ago)
The British Columbia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (BC SPCA)
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: Burnaby, BC Salary: Salaried position


The BC SPCA was established over 120 years ago & we continue to grow stronger every year. We are a non-profit charitable organization dedicated to protecting & enhancing the quality of life for domestic, farm & wild animals in British Columbia. Today we have 44 locations throughout BC providing a wide range of services & programs to help more than 45,000 animals in distress & need each year.


An opportunity has arisen for an experienced and enthusiastic Branch Manager to manager a very busy animal centre in Burnaby. This full-time position reports to the Regional Manager & is accountable for the management & coordination of branch staff, volunteers & activities. As branch manager you will promote the BC SPCA’s mission & implement provincial initiatives within the branch & surrounding community, lead local fund raising efforts & promote the branch through various community events, literature & media. You will ensure the operating budget of the branch is adhered to & provide overall optimum care for the animals within the branch’s area of responsibility. You are also responsible for the health & safety of branch staff & volunteers as well as maintaining a clean & safe environment for the public.


You will use your strong management skills to lead a team of dedicated staff & foster a positive work environment. You will have a hands-on approach & always believes in the highest standards of care & welfare for animals. At the BC SPCA, you will engage with committed colleagues in your community who are motivated to continuously improve the lives of animals.


Knowledge, skills & abilities to succeed in this role:

  • Post-secondary education, minimum 3 years in a managerial/supervisory role
  • Must have a genuine compassion for animals & sound knowledge of the Five Freedoms & related animal welfare standards
  • Self-directed & confident with the ability to think critically, problem solve & conflict resolution skills
  • Motivate & mentor staff, set standards & appraise performance
  • Demonstrated ability to organize work, meet priorities & to work within a demanding work schedules with minimal supervision
  • Excellent communication skills & ability to work with internal & external stakeholders at all levels in a positive manner
  • Excellent presentation & public speaking skills
  • Ability to regularly travel throughout the assigned region & Province as necessary
  • Must have a valid BC Class 5 Drivers License
  • Previous experience working within an animal shelter, fundraising, volunteer management & media experience considered an asset
  • Computer skills – Windows, MS Office incl. PowerPoint & Excel.


If being an ambassador for the BC SPCA excites & motivates you, & you have the skills we are looking for plus you are legally entitled to work in Canada, we would love to hear from you.  Email your resume & cover letter with salary expectations (MS Word or PDF format) to Human Resources at: . The closing date for this position is May 27, 2017.


In the subject line, please quote ‘SPCA Job Posting – BM Burnaby’


We thank you for your interest in the BC SPCA, however; only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone calls please.


The BC SPCA is a Registered Charity BN 11881 9036 RR0001

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Email your resume and cover letter with salary expectations (MS-Word or PDF format only) to: .

We thank you for your interest in the BC SPCA; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Contact Details:
The British Columbia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (BC SPCA)
1245 East 7th Avenue
Vancouver, BC, V5T 1R1

Tel: 604 681-7271
Fax: 604 681-7022
www:   www.spca.bc.ca

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