Community Support Officer

  • Anonymous Company
  • Te Atatū South, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Jul 09, 2024
Full-Time Animal Welfare

Job Description

Permanent 40hr per week role

Hours of work: Rotating roster between 7am - 5pm, Monday - Sunday including one weekend day

Location: SPCA Centre Auckland

About the role

SPCA Auckland are seeking candidates with excellent people skills and a passion for animal welfare to work in our newly reimagined Community Support department. This role will include weekends & public holidays, therefore flexibility in regard to days and hours of work is a must. The position will be busy, exciting, challenging and you would be working with like minded people who get the opportunity to make a difference every day.

Duties will include:

· Reponding to enquiries from members of the public

· Triage, coordinate and attend animal emergencies

· Ambulance transportation of sick, injured and vulnerable animals between vet clinics and the SPCA centre

· Work within the SPCA centre to carry out animal care and welfare duties

· Support our network of foster parents within the region and build relationships within the foster community

· Drive education and awareness of responsible pet ownership and animal welfare

· Support and assist with SPCA events and campaigns

What we can offer you

· Make an actual difference for New Zealand’s animals

· Work with highly passionate people

· Onsite parking 

What we need from you 

Our ideal Candidate will:

· Have practical animal-handling experience and knowledge and experience in behaviour and basic care.

· Have applicable tertiary qualification e.g. animal care, animal welfare.

· Have excellent communication and customer service skills, with the ability to handle conflict situations and a friendly and positive attitude.

· A full, clean driver's licence with the ability to drive a manual vehicle

· Have excellent data-entry & computer skills including Microsoft Office

· Demonstrate empathy and resilience

· Have the ability to work in a fast paced environment and must have a love for working with both people and animals.

· Active, physically able to cope with the rigor of the job

· Be a self-motivated team player, who is enthusiastic and passionate about animal welfare.

· Be a quick thinker who is skilled at multi-tasking.

Who we are 

SPCA is one of the best loved and most respected charities in New Zealand, with a proud history of helping animals in need and advocating for animal welfare since 1872. Does this sound like the ideal role for you? If you match the above criteria, please apply now! 

To find out more about us, go here https://www.spca.nz/what-we-do

Organisation

SPCA

Job Summary

SPCA Auckland are seeking candidates with excellent people skills and a passion for animal welfare to work in our newly reimagined Community Support department.

How to apply

Applications without a cover letter stating why you feel you are suited to this role, will NOT be considered. Applicants must also be eligible to work within New Zealand.

Applications close Wednesday 17th July 2024

Sector

Not for Profit