The BC SPCA Humane Education Department is seeking a professional, highly organized, person to join their team. Working at our Kelowna branch the Regional Humane Educator will work within the designated communities to promote humane education, engage youth in SPCA education programs, distribute humane education messaging and supervise youth camp staff in that region. This position functions as part of the provincial BC SPCA Education Department team with a regional focus in Kelowna, Penticton and Vernon.
The programming will predominately be directed to youth but may include general humane education. You will be required to implement programming set by the Society through the BC SPCA Education Department and work collaboratively on a comprehensive approach and plan for the dissemination of programming in the region.
You are a creative thinker who is passionate about improving the lives of animals and enjoys teaching children of all ages. You are a self-starter, able to initiate and complete tasks, and to work both independently and as a member of the team.
What you bring?
A post-secondary degree in education, animal sciences, biology, social work or related discipline an asset
Experience working with children in a group setting
Knowledge and experience with a wide variety of animals an asset
Exemplary organizational skills and ability to multi-task
Demonstrated customer-service skills
Work in a positive and professional manner
Strong oral and written communication skills; able to speak confidently in public
Demonstrated ability to work independently
Ability to relate well with youth and adults; strong interpersonal relationship and alliance building skills
Good conceptualization and problem-solving skills
Competent computer skills using the Microsoft Office Suite
Desktop publishing skills and web design an asset
Criminal Record with vulnerable Sector Check required
Class 5 driver's license and access to a vehicle is required
How to apply:
If you are up for the challenge, are looking for an opportunity to be involved in a great cause, we would like to hear from you. As a condition of employment the successful candidate will be required to provide a current criminal record with vulnerable sector check and current Driver’s Abstract. Help us make a difference. Click on the link to apply: http://www.spca.bc.ca/about/careers/
We welcome diversity, value differences, and foster inclusion in our employment practices. We invite applications from all qualified individuals who are philosophically aligned with our mission and guiding principles.
We thank you for your interest in the BC SPCA; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.