We're Hiring: Community Development Worker


If you are looking for a unique opportunity to make a real and lasting impact on animal welfare, we would love to talk with you.


The Saskatchewan SPCA is seeking a motivated and energetic individual to assist in the planning and development of educational and community-based projects.


A registered charity established in 1928, the Saskatchewan SPCA is the voice for animals and their people. We educate and promote the wellbeing of animals. As change-makers, we advance policy, with a focus on ensuring the sustained humane treatment of animals.


The successful applicant will work with a great group of people who are committed to improving the lives of animals and their people.


Responsibilities

  • Research and create content for a new website focusing on animal care

  • Provide support for the operation of current SaskSPCA programs including the Emergency Pet Food Bank

  • Research and write social media messages and newsletter articles

Qualifications

  • Educational background in veterinary technology, agriculture, English, journalism, or other related discipline

  • Strong verbal and written communications skills

  • Previous experience with animal rescues or shelters rescues is an asset

  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision

  • Excellent planning and organizational skills

  • Comfortable working with a diverse range of stakeholders

  • Interest in promoting animal welfare

Please note: The selection process will include a personal interview and criminal record background check.


This is a full-time position (35 hours per week) for an 8-week term. The position is based in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. For more information about the Saskatchewan SPCA, see www.saskspca.ca.


Funding is provided by the Government of Canada through the Canada Summer Jobs program. Applicants must be aged between 15 and 30 and be legally entitled to work in Canada.


Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

  • Start date: July 5

  • End date: Aug. 27

Closing date for applications: June 4


To apply email cover letter and resume to info@saskspca.ca


Salary: $15/hour


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