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Job Number:  37886
Branch Manager
Job Posted: Wednesday, 6 September 2017
Closing Date: Sunday, 17 September 2017
(65 days ago)
The British Columbia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (BC SPCA)
Region: Cariboo Type: Full time
Location: Prince George, BC Salary: (not entered)

The British Columbia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (BC SPCA)



POSITION:                            Branch Manager


LOCATION:                           North Cariboo Branch

                                               Prince George, BC


CLOSING DATE:                    September 17, 2017

                                                (submit resume and cover letter as one document)



An opportunity has arisen for an experienced and enthusiastic Branch Manager to manage our busy North Cariboo Branch. This position reports to the Regional Manager and is accountable for the management and coordination of branch staff, volunteers and activities. As Branch Manager you will promote the BC SPCA’s mission and implement provincial initiatives within the branch and surrounding community, lead local fund raising efforts and promote the branch through various community events, literature and media.


You will ensure the operating budget of the branch is adhered to and provide overall optimum care for the animals within the branch’s area of responsibility. You are also responsible for the health and safety of branch staff and volunteers as well as maintaining a clean and safe environment for the public.


You will use your strong management skills to lead a team of dedicated staff and foster a positive work environment. You will have a hands-on approach and always believes in the highest standards of care and 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 and abilities to succeed in this role:


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


If being an ambassador for the BC SPCA excites and motivates you, and you have the skills we are looking for and are legally entitled to work in Canada, we would love to hear from you. Click on the link below to apply:





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.
Submit cover letter and resume as one document.
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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