Animal Advisor-PT
Winnipeg Humane Society
Winnipeg, MB
The Animal Advisor is responsible for receiving animals brought into the Humane Society
by the public and pet owners, reuniting lost pets with owners through lost and found
reports, providing information and assistance to the public and foster parents and
always treating the public/foster parents with the utmost respect and empathy.

Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Create a friendly and professional environment to enhance courteous service;
ensure clean, attractive, and organized work areas

2. Intake of animals into the Humane Society
a. Vaccinate/deworm/check for tattoo/microchip, check for parasites and

any health concerns that should be brought to Clinic’s immediate
attention

b. Place animals into appropriate holding
c. Advise of non-profit status and request donation to assist with care of

animals
3. Process outgoing animals, including collecting appropriate fees/donations

requested
4. Answer phone calls and provide information as needed
5. Attend to/process deceased incoming animals

a. Check for id
b. Contact owners to notify of deceased pets
c. Assist in making appropriate final arrangements

6. Prepare, search and follow-up on lost and found reports; contact potential
owners to follow-up on these reports

7. Prepare and attend to Check Dailies
8. Educate the public on pet related issues, alternative placement options,

relinquishment advice
9. Assist the Foster Care Department as needed

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a. Organize supplies for foster caregivers and account for equipment loaned
to caregivers

b. Schedule return appointments, health and vaccination exams for animals
in foster care

c. Vaccinate/deworm and check for parasites and any health concerns
d. Discharge animals into foster care
e. Receive animals upon return to shelter

10. Provide assistance to other Departments as needed for intake of animals
11. All other reasonable duties assigned by the Manager Shelter Operations and

Capacity for Care/Assistant Manager/Intake Supervisor

Standards of Performance:
1. Keeping the mission of the Winnipeg Humane Society in the forefront when
performing job duties, as well as when representing the Winnipeg Humane
Society both inside and outside of the shelter environment.

2. High standards of customer service
3. Communicate effectively with all departments, volunteers and customers.
4. Confidentiality is maintained on all matters pertaining to The WHS.
5. Exemplary level of care provided to all animals in accordance with The

Winnipeg Humane Society’s mission, policies, and practices.
6. Reliability and diligence in position.

Accountability:
Directly accountable to the Manager Shelter Operations and Capacity for Care. Must
be able to take direction from and work closely with Intake Supervisor and Assistant
Manager.

Authority:
Authority to perform all assigned duties and responsibilities within established policies
and procedures.

Interpersonal Relationships:
Regular, daily involvement with other WHS departments, volunteers and customers.

Abilities, Skills & Knowledge:
1. Exemplary customer service skills and experience working with the public without
judgment

2. Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy when completing all tasks
3. Able to handle the emotional stress of dealing with the many animals

relinquished to the shelter
4. Ability to handle sometimes large, unruly dogs; fractious cats; a variety of wildlife.
5. Excellent problem-solving skills
6. Excellent oral and written communication skills
7. Basic knowledge of animal care, safety, & health issues
8. Exceptional organizational skills
9. Good Computer literacy

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10. Ability to work independently or as a team
11. Ability to work under minimal supervision

Education, Training & Experience:
1. Some High School (Grade 10 Equivalent),
2. More than 6 months and less than or including 12 months experience required or
3. An equivalent combination of education and/or experience.

Forward your resume and cover letter to:
Attn: Anja Richter

careers@winnipeghumanesociety.ca
Please quote the Job Posting Number in your email or cover letter subject line.

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

Thank you for your interest in this position however only those
considered for an interview will be contacted.

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