Manager: Admissions and Rehoming

Organization NameJob CategoriesPosition TypeRegion and Location(s)Career LevelSalaryAd Online SinceApplication Deadline
Ottawa Humane Society
  • Management / Executive
Full Time
  • Ontario - Ottawa Area - Ottawa
Manager (Supervisor of Staff)N/A2019-02-112019-04-12

We have an immediate opening for a passionate individual who will be responsible for the effective and efficient operation of the Ottawa Humane Society (OHS) Adoption Centre, Admissions and related programs.

The Ottawa Humane Society is a non-profit, community-based organization and a registered charity. We have a volunteer board of directors, drawn from our supporters and the community at large. Since 1888, we have been the leading organization providing a safe haven for sick, injured and homeless animals in Ottawa.

For more information on the Ottawa Humane Society, visit us at:                   

Salary/Wage Range: Commensurate with education and experience

Hours of work: Full time, Permanent (37.5 hours per week)

Estimated Start Date: ASAP

Professional Responsibilities

  • Manage and coordinate all aspects of the OHS adoption centre, admissions department and pet adoption location program
  • Supervise and coordinate admissions, adoptions and other rehoming program's staff and volunteers
  • Develop, manage and ensure adherence to adoption, admissions, retail and other rehoming program budgets
  • Develop, implement and ensure adherence to adoption and admission policies and procedures
  • Lead the promotion of OHS adoptions
  • Maintain excellent relationship with OHS partners
  • Be aware of and make use of community resources
  • Ensure positive public relations and customer service practices
  • Provide advice and assistance to other Managers, the Deputy Executive Director, the Executive Director, OHS Board and committees as required

Required Qualifications:

Education and Experience: 

  • A relevant degree or diploma from a college or university
  • A minimum of 3 years of customer service experience
  • A minimum of 3 years of management or senior supervisory experience
  • Knowledge of, and experience with, animal health and welfare is preferred


  • Excellent verbal and written skills in English are required
  • Bilingualism (English/French) is preferred

Please contact if you would like a copy of the full job description.

The Ottawa Humane Society is an equal opportunity employer. The OHS offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes. If you are contacted by the OHS regarding a job opportunity, please advise prior to the interview if you require accommodation.

We thank all applicants for applying, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls please.

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