Winnipeg Humane Society Behaviour Counselor Part Time in Winnipeg, MB

Winnipeg Humane Society

Branch Winnipeg MB CA

Behaviour Counselor
Winnipeg, MB

Demonstrates skills in positive reinforcement training. Formal training and/or certification in animal behaviour/training preferred….

The Behaviour Counselor is responsible for evaluating cats and dogs for our Adoptions Program; assisting the public through Behaviour Yelpline and Behaviour & Training classes; educating & training WHS staff and volunteers in animal behaviour and handling; supporting animals in our care through enrichment, behaviour modification, and basic manners training. Qualifications:

– Experience training dogs and cats with “no pain, no force, no fear” – Experience in conducting and/or assisting with Dog Training Classes – Formal training and/or certification in animal behaviour/training preferred – Knowledgeable in dog behaviour and reading canine and feline body language – Knowledge of Behaviour Science and Learning Theory – Demonstrates skills in positive reinforcement training – Able to report observations in objective and observable terms – Exemplary customer service skills – Computer literacy – Ability to work independently or as a team – Ability to work under minimal supervision – Ability to work on weekends, evenings, and some holidays is required. – Excellent communication skills both orally and written is necessary. – Responsible individual, committed to the mission of the Winnipeg Humane Society. – Must be physically capable and able to carry out job duties in an efficient and thorough

manner. Authority: Authority to perform all assigned duties and responsibilities within established policies and procedures. Accountability: Directly accountable to the Behaviour Department Manager/Assistant Manager/Supervisor, for the performance of assigned duties. Interpersonal Relationships: Regular, daily involvement with other WHS departments, volunteers and customers. 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 and respect for all as required for adoption interviews and Behaviour Help line advice.

3. Successful and thorough completion of assigned job duties within reasonable time limits. 4. Communicates effectively with all departments, volunteers and customers. 5. Confidentiality is maintained on all matters pertaining to The WHS. 6. Exemplary level of care provided to all animals in accordance with The Winnipeg

Humane Society’s mission, policies, and practices. 7. Reliability and diligence in position.

Duties and Responsibilities: The Behaviour Counselor is responsible for assisting with all programs run by Behavior Department. The ability to work effectively with staff from other departments necessary to attend to the needs of the animals in our care. Other duties might be assigned by the Behaviour Department Manager/Assistant Manager/Supervisor.

Forward your resume and cover letter to:

Attn: Val Poulton [email protected]

Please quote the Job Posting Number in your email or cover letter subject line.

The Winnipeg Humane Society 45 Hurst Way, Winnipeg, MB R3T 0R3

Fax: 204-633-9401


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

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Employment Type: Part Time
Location: Winnipeg, MB, CA
Posted on: 2016-09-22
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