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We do appreciate your interest in Toronto Wildlife Centre. Unfortunately, due to the anticipation of a high number of applications only candidates who qualify for an interview will be contacted. Please, no inquiries. Thank you for your understanding.

About Toronto Wildlife Centre:

Toronto Wildlife Centre is the only wildlife centre in the Greater Toronto Area and the busiest in Canada. Approximately 5,000 wild animals are admitted to the centre each year representing over 270 different species of wildlife.

Dedicated to the rehabilitation of sick, injured and orphaned wildlife, and to educating the public on wildlife-related issues; TWC was the first wildlife centre in Canada with a full veterinary hospital and is the only one with a dedicated Wildlife Rescue Program. Approximately 30,000 phone calls from the public are handled each year through TWC’s Wildlife Hotline.

As a registered charity, TWC relies primarily on donations from members of the public and like-minded organizations. Volunteers work in all areas of the centre from wildlife care to IT support.

Wildlife Rehabilitation Team Manager

 

Position: Wildlife Rehabilitation Team Manager – Permanent Full time

Reports to: Operations Manager

Location: Currently based at Downsview Park, and possibly relocating to the Rouge National Urban Park as early as 2019

Start Date: As soon as possible

Compensation: TBD, Commensurate with experience

Job Summary & Requirements:

In this key role, the Wildlife Rehabilitation Manager is responsible for developing and leading a team through a period of significant challenge and change. The work of the team spans all aspects of wildlife care, from admission to release. The team is comprised of an Assistant Wildlife Rehabilitation Manager, Senior Wildlife Rehabilitators, Wildlife Rehabilitators, Interns and Volunteers. He/she will also liaise with other Toronto Wildlife Centre (TWC) departments and external organizations to support the overall goals and strategies of TWC.

Main Accountabilities:

  • Develops, implements, and monitors an ongoing training program with all staff and volunteers
  • Develops and enables Wildlife Rehabilitation team through ongoing proactive communication, training, educational updates, consultation, recognition, constructive feedback and annual performance evaluations; makes final decisions on personnel issues
  • Ensures a positive, professional, and safe working environment at all times; with a focus on both human and animal safety
  • Develops, implements, and monitors a process to ensure all policies and procedures are maintained, trained, and communicated to the team.
  • In collaboration with the Assistant Wildlife Rehabilitation Manager act as liaison between Wildlife Rehabilitation and other TWC departments, centre management, and external organizations
  • Maintains wildlife rehabilitation department budget and makes recommendations regarding staffing and resources
  • Assists with fundraising and public relations activities as needed.

Job Qualifications:

Education:

  • University or college degree.
  • Workshops, seminars, certifications or other formal management or leadership training

Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years of successful team leadership experience
  • Previous successful experience leading both staff and volunteers
  • Experience should include leading through periods of change
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Experience within a licensed wildlife rehabilitation centre or other animal facility an asset

Competencies:

  • Strong interpersonal skills, with demonstrated ability to influence with integrity and work collaboratively across the organization and with external parties
  • Strong leadership skills with passion for developing and enabling the team
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other departments and external organizations/individuals
  • Motivated self-starter, with ability to prioritize and manage competing priorities
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing and dynamic work environment
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with strong attention to detail
  • Basic proficiency at Computer skills
  • Strong knowledge of Southern Ontario’s wildlife including identification and natural history an asset
  • Experience working or volunteering in wildlife rehabilitation an asset

Please send resume and cover letter Attn: Shannon Brown with the subject line “Wildlife Rehabilitation Team Manager” to hr@torontowildlifecentre.com.

We would like to thank you for your interest in this position. Unfortunately, due to the anticipated number of candidates only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for your understanding.

Wildlife Rehabilitation Manager

 

Position:                     Wildlife Rehabilitation Manager – Permanent Full time

Reports to:                 Operations Manager

Location:                    Currently based at Downsview Park, and possibly relocating to the Rouge National Urban Park as early as 2019

Start Date:                  As soon as possible

Compensation:          TBD, Commensurate with experience

Job Summary & Requirements:

In this key role, the Wildlife Rehabilitation Manager is responsible for developing and leading a team whose work spans all aspects of wildlife care, from admission to release. The team is comprised of an Assistant Wildlife Rehabilitation Manager, Senior Wildlife Rehabilitators, Wildlife Rehabilitators, Interns and Volunteers. He/she will also liaise with other Toronto Wildlife Centre (TWC) departments and external organizations to support the overall goals and strategies of TWC.

Main Accountabilities:

  • Develops and enables Wildlife Rehabilitation team through ongoing communication, training, educational updates, consultation, recognition, constructive feedback and annual performance evaluations; makes final decisions on personnel issues
  • Ensures a positive, professional, and safe working environment at all times; with a focus on both human and animal safety
  • Maintains, updates, and grows the Wildlife Rehabilitation Program, including maintaining/implementing/developing wildlife rehabilitation protocols, networking with other organizations, reviewing literature and attending relevant conferences
  • Acts as the key liaison between Wildlife Rehabilitation and other TWC departments, centre management, and external organizations
  • Works closely with the veterinary department to conduct rounds, review medical cases, and collaboratively review/update care protocols as needed
  • Maintains wildlife rehabilitation department budget and makes recommendations regarding staffing and resources
  • Develops and oversees Intern and Foster Care program
  • Assists with fundraising and public relations activities as needed

Job Qualifications

Education:

  • University or college degree in related field

Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years of management experience within a licensed wildlife rehabilitation centre or similar animal facility
  • Previous experience overseeing staff/volunteers
  • Valid Driver’s License

Competencies:

  • Demonstrated abilities in the care and rehabilitation of a broad range of wildlife species, including examinations, nutrition, caging, environmental enrichment, behavioral and releasability assessments
  • Demonstrated medical skills including injections, fracture immobilization, gavage, fluid therapy, wound management, hematology knowledge, familiar with common wildlife parasites and diseases
  • Strong knowledge of Southern Ontario wildlife identification and natural history is a definite asset
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with demonstrated ability to influence with integrity and work collaboratively across the organization and with external parties
  • Strong leadership skills with passion for developing and enabling the team
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other departments and external organizations/individuals
  • Motivated self-starter, with ability to prioritize and manage competing priorities
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing and dynamic work environment
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with strong attention to detail
  • Ongoing attendance/participation in conferences, workshops, and training in a related field
  • Computer skills including proficiency in Word and Excel

Please send resume and cover letter Attn: Shannon Brown with the subject line “Wildlife Rehabilitation Manager” to hr@torontowildlifecentre.com.

We would like to thank you for your interest in this position. Unfortunately, due to the anticipated number of candidates only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for your understanding.

Accountant (Part-time)

Position: Accountant (Part-time)

Reports to: Executive Director

Location: Currently based at Downsview Park, and possibly relocating to the Rouge National Urban Park as early as 2019

Start Date: As soon as possible

Compensation: TBD, Commensurate with experience

Job Summary & Requirements:

The Accountant oversees the financial matters of the charity in line with good practice and in accordance with the governing document and legal reporting requirements. The position is responsible for the preparation of quarterly and year-end financial reports, reconciliation of accounts, and preparation of month-end journal entries. Additionally, this role assists with the preparation of the annual budget and preparing cash flow analysis and forecasting on an ongoing basis. The incumbent should also have a continuous process improvement mindset to maximise the impact of this role.

Main Accountabilities:

  • Preparation of quarterly and year-end board financial reports
  • Preparation of financial quarterly corporate narrative package, analysing results and explaining material variances to management and the Board of Directors
  • Lead the annual year-end audit, including preparation and compilation of audit lead sheets, draft financial statements and responding to audit queries
  • Preparation of monthly journal entries and account reconciliations, including accruals and ensure accurate financial tracking
  • Work with the Executive Director and management team on the development of the annual budget, including identifying pressures and strategies to resolve them.
  • Preparation of cash flow analysis and forecasting on an ongoing basis
  • Identify financial process root cause issues and recommend process improvements. Assist with process improvement initiatives and identify and communicate process and/or control weaknesses to the Executive Director
  • Research and provide recommendations to the Executive Director and potentially the Board of Directors, on various accounting and charity tax related matters, such as those related to changes in standards
  • Understand CRA requirements to ensure financial decisions are fully compliant with requirements
  • Provide support and guidance to other staff when requested
  • Ad hoc duties and projects

Job Qualifications:

Education:

  • Undergraduate degree in accounting, professional designation in good standing preferred, or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Experience:

  • 10 years of working experience in accounting/finance
  • Experience in working within the charity sector strongly preferred

Competencies:

  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal and presentation) with focus on clear, concise messaging
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with demonstrated ability to influence with integrity across with organization and with external parties
  • Motivated self-starter, with ability to prioritise and manage competing priorities
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing and dynamic work environment
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office required
  • Proficiency in QuickBooks and familiarity with CRMs (especially e-Tapestry) would be beneficial
  • A working knowledge of standard financial reporting guidelines, MIS guidelines, GAAP (specifically not-for-profit accounting preferred), CRA regulations and guidelines
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with strong attention to detail

Please send resume and cover letter Attn: Shannon Brown with the subject line “Accountant” to hr@torontowildlifecentre.com.

We would like to thank you for your interest in this position. Unfortunately, due to the anticipated number of candidates only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for your understanding.