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Canine Team Leader
 
Foster / Volunteer Coordinator
 

Canine Team Leader

Full time, Monday to Friday, 40 hours per week

SPCA is one of the best loved and most respected charities in New Zealand, with a proud history of helping animals in need and advocating for animal welfare since 1883. We service the Auckland region between Port Waikato to Wellsford.

About the role:
  •  Providing strong and consistent leadership to a positive, well-functioning team
  •  Completion of 3 monthly rotating rosters
  •  Supervising staff and volunteer training
  •  Overall responsibility for ensuring the welfare needs of animals are met in accordance with SPCA policies and in accordance with the Animal Welfare Act 1999
  •  Working closely with our Hospital and Inspectorate teams to ensure the best outcomes for canines at the villgae
  •  Providing canine care information to our customers and adoptees
  •  Managing all aspects of Health and Safety within the team and working environment
  •  Overseeing canine temperament assessments and providing ongoing development in this area
  •  Supervising daily care and welfare of animals seized under the Animal Welfare Act
  •  Working closely with external agencies including other SPCA shelters, Animal Control or other community based agencies
  •  Working with team members to achieve positive and successful canine outcomes and adoptions

The ideal qualifications for this role are:
 
  •  Strong customer service skills
  •  A good level of computer / data entry competency
  •  Strong leadership, motivational and supervisory skills
  •  Strong written and verbal communication skills
  •  A strong knowledge of canine behaviour, canine handling and training skills
  •  Be a team player
  •  Strong organisational and time management skills

Apply today
 
Are you committed to the values of SPCA Auckland? Would you like to make a difference? Then apply today! Please complete the following:
Please send your complete application to Tracy Dunn, Animal Services Manager at tracy.dunn@spca.org.nz. A copy of the position description can be found here.
 
Applications close Friday 3 October 2014.
 

SPCA Auckland Foster/Volunteer Coordinator

Full time, 37.5 hours per week

SPCA is one of the best loved and most respected charities in New Zealand, with a proud history of helping animals in need and advocating for animal welfare since 1883. SPCA Auckland cares for animals that have been lost, abandoned, injured, or abused. We service the Auckland region between Port Waikato to Wellsford.
 
We are seeking the services of a confident professional individual with a passion for working with people and animals. Supporting our volunteers and offering a positive experience is a vital part of this role, along with developing training and improvement programmes. This person should ideally have experience in rostering, organizing large groups, and public speaking. 
 
The successful applicant will be flexible and will thrive on daily challenges and deadlines. There is some animal handling involved, so a passion for animals and the SPCA values is essential.

Duties include
   •  Recruiting volunteers / foster families 
   •  Managing volunteer rosters
   •  Data entry
   •  Liaising with internal and external stake holders
   •  Supporting volunteers and foster families

Skills and Abilities
   •  Exceptional verbal and written communication style
   •  Experienced in Microsoft Office applications, database computer competency
   •  Recruitment experience preferable
   •  A flexible, professional with a pro-active team approach 
   •  Must be passionate about working with people and animals

The hours are 8.30am – 4.30pm and may include some weekend and public holiday shifts.

Apply today
 
If this is the role for you and you're committed to the values of SPCA Auckland, apply today!
Please send your complete application to Rebecca Laird, customer Services Manager at rebecca.laird@spca.org.nz.
 
Applications close Friday 26 September 2014.
 

Were you looking to volunteer? Please visit our Volunteer vacancies page for more information.