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Needed: Humane Education Volunteers
Organization: Ontario SPCA and Humane Society
Location: living in Durham Region (Pickering, Whitby, Ajax, Oshawa and surrounding communities)

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Our Humane Education Volunteer Team plays a vital role in representing the Ontario SPCA and Humane Society in schools and the local communities we support across the province.

This is a flexible role that gives you the chance to get involved from the “knowledge is power” starting point, where you will be educating our youth.

Each activity helps to raise awareness and fosters empathy, promotes a sense of responsibility, and inspires connection with animals and the environment.

Volunteer Role

As this is a varied role, you have the opportunity to get involved in any, or all, of the following:

  • Delivering presentations (30-75 minutes in length) primarily to local schools, community groups and summer programs.
  • The content for presentations will cover the Ontario SPCA mission and reflect humane education`s goal to inspire compassion, empathy, and respect for all animals.
  • Attend community events hosted by the organization or other community partners, as a representative of the Ontario SPCA, for example hosting an information booth at a local event or activity.
  • Raising awareness of our work by utilizing your personal and professional contacts.

Skills Requirement

  • Positive role model
  • Ability to be trained in Google programming such as Classroom and Slides.
  • Ability to clearly communicate instructions to participants
  • Comfortable interacting and engaging children
  • Ability to stand for periods of time and comfortable conversing with the public
  • Desire to learn more about animal well-being and our Humane Education programs
  • Ability to provide a clear Vulnerable Sector Clearance
  • Vulnerable Sector Check (VSC) ?
  • A vehicle in good working order will be required for this role
  • Previous teaching, public speaking or experience working in a school setting would be helpful


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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Jul 9 2023    ID: 68652