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Training Manager, Ottawa, Canada

Training Manager, Ottawa, Canada

Job Title:

Manager of Guide Dog Training

Organisation Name:

Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind

Location:

Ottawa, Ontario

Contact at organisation:

Jane Thornton, COO

Salary:

TBD based on experience + benefits

Job Type:

Full time

Phone Number:

001 613 692 7777

Address:

4120 Rideau Valley Dr. North, Manotick

Fax:

001 613 692 0650

Province:

Ontario

Email:

info@guidedogs.ca

Postal Code:

K4M 1B2

Website

www.guidedogs.ca

Country:

Canada

Brief Job Description:

Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind is seeking a Manager of Guide Dog Training to  join our team. The Manager of Guide Dog Training will oversee our guide dog and assistance dog programs, in our beautiful Nation`s capital Ottawa, Ontario. This job would be ideal for outdoor enthusiasts who enjoy activities such as camping, hiking, skiing, snowboarding and many other activites.

Job Description:

 

 

This position will be located at our head office located in Manotick, Ontario. Manotick is located 25 minutes from downtown Ottawa. We have clients based throughout Canada. Candidates should be prepared to travel away from home when required throughout Canada.

 

Successful Applications will be expected to have the following: 

- Minimum of 10  years experience in the guide dog or assistance dog industries. 

- Qualified GDMI from an IGDF accredited organization

- Strong Organizational skills.

- Strong Interpersonal and Communication skills.

- Sound skills and knowledge, modern dog training methods as well as an open attitude to new insights in dog     training.

- Clicker training & positive reinforcement training essential

- Strong time management skills.

- Able to work as part of a team.

- Team management skills essential. 

- Experience educating and managing apprenticeship program

- A valid drivers license.

- Bilingualism is an asset. (English and French)

 

This position is a full-time permanent.  

 

Closing date: May 30, 2021

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