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Job Number:  45090
Branch Manager (Maternity Leave Replacement)
Job Posted: Friday, 1 June 2018
Closing Date: Sunday, 17 June 2018
(58 days ago)
The British Columbia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (BC SPCA)
Region: Kootenay Type: Contract - Full time
Location: Castlecar, BC Salary: (not entered)


The BC SPCA is currently looking for an enthusiastic and highly organized individual to assume the maternity leave replacement role of Branch Manager.  We are moving from our current Trail location in July and are excited to be moving to our new facility in Castlegar.  The successful candidate will have approximately 6-weeks with the current Branch Manager to ensure overlap and thorough training for this larger centre.


Reporting to the Regional Manager, the Branch Manager 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.


Required knowledge, skills and abilities to succeed in this role:

  • Post-secondary education or equivalent experience
  • A minimum of 3 years in a managerial / supervisory role
  • Must have a valid BC Class 5 Drivers’ License
  • Must have a genuine compassion for animals and sound knowledge of the Five Freedoms and related animal welfare standards
  • Philosophical harmony with BC SPCA policies, programs and protocols
  • 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
  • Ability to regularly travel throughout the assigned region and Province as necessary
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Fundraising, volunteer management and media experience a must
  • Knowledge of volunteerism and volunteer management practices
  • Leadership and conflict management skills an asset
  • Ability to connect with diverse types of organizations: schools, businesses, government, faith organizations, etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize work, meet priorities and work with minimal supervision
  • Outstanding communication skills and ability to work with internal and external stakeholders at all levels in a positive manner
  • Excellent presentation and public speaking skills
  • Previous experience working within an animal shelter, fundraising, volunteer management and media experience would be an asset
  • Strong computer skills – Windows, MS Office incl. PowerPoint, Excel and Skype
  • experience working in a non-profit organization considered an asset


If being an ambassador for the BC SPCA excites and motivates you, are up for the challenge and are legally entitled to work in Canada, we would like to hear from you. Click on the link to apply now:  http://spca.bc.ca/about-us/careers/

How to Apply:
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Click on the link to apply now: http://spca.bc.ca/about-us/careers/

No telephone calls please. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in the BC SPCA.
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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