Animal Welfare Advisor
The Edmonton Humane Society has been an animal welfare leader in the Edmonton community since 1907. We are a safe haven for thousands of animals in our care each year. EHS plays a key role in the Edmonton region by enriching the lives of people and their companion animals not only through our sheltering, but through our programs, services and community engagement.
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Animal Welfare Advisor is responsible for offering technical, scientific, and ethical guidance to ensure EHS adheres to high animal welfare standards and mitigate any potential welfare risks. The Animal Welfare Advisor provides support to all departments and the CEO to ensure the organization holistically reflects evidence-based and best practices in animal welfare and sheltering.
Key Roles & Responsibilities
This position is responsible for a variety of duties as follows:
Consultation & Support
Project Management, Operations & Resource Development
Education & Experience
Skills & Abilities
As the ideal candidate, you have a passion for people, performance and diversity within the lens of animal welfare. You have excellent organizational, time management, and communicaiton skills and have proven experience with offering technical, scientific and ethical guidance.
You are an advocate for animal welfare and have the ability to asses the welfare of our animals using data and observations.
Compensation: EHS offers a competitive not-for-profit compensation package which includes a comprehensive benefits package, and a strong work-life balance.
Hours: 40 hours a week; however, is expected to work hours as required to fulfill department responsibilities and some evenings and weekends may be required.
How to Apply
The Edmonton Humane Society is an equal opportunity employer and we thank all applicants for submitting their resume. However, only those candidates considered for employment will be contacted.
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