Attendant: Outreach
Ottawa Humane Society, 245 West Hunt Club Road, Ottawa, Ontario
Ottawa, ON

Overall Purpose: Under the direction of the Supervisor: Programs, the Attendant: Outreach is responsible for facilitating programming at the Ottawa Humane Society

Estimated Start Date: ASAP

Hours of work: Casual, as required

Professional Responsibilities include:

  • Host and facilitate events for children and youth
  • Provide a professional experience
  • Lead educational activities, entertainment and games
  • Conduct tours of the Ottawa Humane Society
  • Plan, set up and take down of decorations and equipment
  • Schedule volunteers and animals with the appropriate staff and managers
  • Communicate with parents and children in a professional way
  • Supervise children and child-animal interaction
  • Ensure animals and children safe at all times

Required Qualifications:

Education, Experience and Skills:

  • Grade 12 graduation diploma
  • Minimum of three months experience working with children and youth
  • First aid certification
  • Excellent interpersonal and facilitation skills
  • Ability to relate to persons of all ages and of diverse backgrounds, skills and abilities
  • Animal handling experience preferred


  • Advanced verbal skills in English are required
  • Bilingualism (English/French) is preferred

Essential duties and working conditions:

  • Employees will be required to work weekend and holiday shifts
  • Employees will be required to wear a uniform designated by the employer
  • Employment is conditional upon the ability to work around all species of animals safely.
  • Employment is conditional upon maintaining confidentiality of OHS information

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.

Only chosen candidates will be contacted. No phone calls please.

Job Type: Casual

Salary: $17.21 to $20.97 /hour


  • child and youth: 1 year (Required)
  • animal handling: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Secondary School (Required)


  • First Aid (Required)