Supervisor, Humane Education
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 Manager, Communication & Education, the Supervisor, Humane Education is a member of the Humane Education team working alongside the Humane Educator. The Supervisor leads the administration and staffing required to deliver Humane Education programming. This includes overseeing the hiring and supervision of program staff who facilitate programs such as camps, birthdays, etc. Additionally, they will be responsible for the department’s customer service including responding to inquiries via phone, email, etc., coordinating the booking of programs, and any related administrative duties such as invoicing, payment processing and ordering supplies.
EHS connects people and companion animals through advocacy, education and community engagement and the work of Humane Education directly supports this mission.
Key Roles & Responsibilities
Supervise Program Staff
Oversee Administration and Customer Service
Education & Requirements
Skills & Abilities
As the ideal candidate, you will have a passion for people, performance and diversity within lens of animal welfare. You have excellent customer service and interpersonal communication skills. You are highly organized with strong time management skills and ability to handle multiple priorities. You have strong written and oral communication skills .
In addition, you will possess problem solving attitude with an eye for detail; familiarity with office management procedures and basic accounting principles; Leadership skills to motivate and create a culture of collaboration among team which upholds high standards of performance and accountability.
You are comfortable interacting with large audiences of all ages as part of program and event support and have an ability to work independently and as part of a team.
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. 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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