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Bow Valley SPCA Full-Time Administrator - Position Filled


JOB TITLE: Administrator, Bow Valley SPCA

LOCATION: Carla Cumming Sojonky Adoption Centre

Canmore, Alberta

REPORTING TO: Centre Manager and Board of Directors

DATE: July 2023


Our mission is to provide our community with an Adoption Centre following a no kill, no cage philosophy to shelter, care for and re-home stray and abandoned dogs and cats and promote humane attitudes and responsible pet companionship through educational programs and community leadership.


If you're community-minded, detail-oriented and love all things planning, and are looking for a meaningful career with animals, the Bow Valley SPCA Administrator position might be for you! This is a full-time, permanent position, located at Canada's first no-kill, no-cage Adoption Centre located in beautiful Canmore, Alberta.

Responsible for graphic design and working alongside the Adoption Centre Manager (ACM) and Board to support and execute events and community outreach. A significant portion of the role will involve supporting the ACM in day-to-day shelter operations – including vet trips, animal care, communication with Animal Care Attendant staff, and administrative/reception work. The ideal candidate will have strong organizational skills, keen attention to detail, and comfortability handling animals of all sizes, breeds, and temperaments. Experience with graphic design is a definite asset. Class 5 Drivers License required to drive the Centre van.

This position will be for Tuesday to Saturday 8:30AM-4:00PM (with a paid 30-minute break) $18.50 an hour; flexibility for evenings and weekend days is required as this schedule will vary at times due to events and other activities which require participation.

Please carefully review the document below for full job description prior to applying.

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter (highlighting your administrative and/or animal experience) to by July 24th, 2023. Please use the subject line "Bow Valley SPCA Administrator Application" and include your best cat or dog themed joke in the email! 

We thank all that apply, but please note that only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. The Bow Valley SPCA is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.