Lloydminster and District SPCA

Box 10566
Lloydminster, AB   T9V 3A6

Phone: 780 875-2809
Fax: 780-875-2819

Email: kennel@lloydminsterspca.com
​CRA Charitable No. 107998775RR0001

Executive Director

TITLE:                        EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR


FUNCTION:   Under the supervision of the Board of Directors, the Executive Director is responsible for the overall management of the organization in accordance with adopted policies and by-laws of the organization.  The Executive Director directly supports the mission, goals, objectives, strategic plans and development of the LLOYDMINSTER AND DISTRICT SPCA.

Job Type:       Full-time, permanent, salaried position.


First Year Deliverables:

1. Play an instrumental role in the creation, development and advancement of developing fully functioning staff with clearly defined roles and responsibilities.

2. Increase access to government funding and philanthropic dollars.

3. Develop, foster and enhance relationships with key external stakeholders, members and employees.


1. Is responsible for the development and oversight of all agency departments and programs.  Monitor all existing programs for effectiveness and recommend changes.  Ensures all animal care programs are administered humanely.

2. Oversees the hiring, supervising, evaluating, disciplining, training, development and termination of all agency personnel.  Ensures the implementation of personnel training programs that help staff accomplish their goals and maintain a working environment that attracts and retains quality people.

3. Administers fiscal management program including the preparation of the operating budgets.  Oversees the authorized and proper expenditure of funds and ensures that all funds, physical assets and other property of the agency are appropriately safeguarded and administered.  Oversees all agency accounts. Responsible for the security of all LLOYDMINSTER AND DISTRICT SPCA files, legal and historical documents.

4. Develops long-range plans and strategies.  Ensures that all policies, plans and programs are regularly reviewed and modified in an efficient manner.  Stays abreast of current animal welfare issues as well as the changing needs of the community.  Assures the shelter philosophy and mission are relevant and practiced throughout the organization.

5. Provide leadership, direction and guidance in conducting day-to-day functions of LLOYDMINSTER AND DISTRICT SPCA.

6.Assists management with difficult situations and resolves problems of a unique or sensitive nature.  Responds to community concerns regarding animal and agency issues.

7. Meets with the Management Team on a regular basis to review reports, procedures, and problems and discuss new strategies.  Attends meetings of employees as necessary.

8. Meets regularly with the Board of Directors to present reports and apprise them of important issues, problems and new ideas.  Assists the various committees with their specific assignments.  Serves as liaison between the governing body and agency staff.

9. Represents the shelter as the chief spokesperson.  Seeks out and maintains community contacts with government officials, agencies, civic groups, organizations, and the media.  Attends pertinent workshops and seminars, maintains membership in professional organizations and networks with other executive directors.

10. Develops working relationships and program collaborations in the community that are beneficial to the participating organizations while meeting demonstrated community needs; doing so through community networking and personal contact with other agencies.

11. Ensure the development and implementation of programs and services that meet community needs, advance the mission and vision of LLOYDMINSTER AND DISTRICT SPCA, and “brand” LLOYDMINSTER AND DISTRICT SPCA as a leader in humane education and advocacy, as a resource for companion animal adoption information, and spay/neuter facilitation.

12. Is responsible for the oversight of the organization’s fundraising and marketing programs. Fosters beneficial relationships with the general public, media, donors and potential donors. Is available to meet with potential donors to explain the shelter’s mission, philosophy and long-range plans. Provides opportunities for community support through volunteering and donations.

13. Ensure compliance of the Lloydminster and District SPCA to all applicable laws, regulations, licensures and accreditation standards.

14. Serve as a liaison in LLOYDMINSTER AND DISTRICT SPCA legal affairs.  Supervises and directs LLOYDMINSTER AND DISTRICT SPCA vendors, contractors and consultants to assure performance under their agreements with LLOYDMINSTER AND DISTRICT SPCA in compliance with LLOYDMINSTER AND DISTRICT SPCA budget and other restraints imposed by the Board of Directors. 

15. Coordinate, manage and evaluate an active community volunteer program that provides benefits to both LLOYDMINSTER AND DISTRICT SPCA and its volunteers.



  • Must have a minimum of five year’s experience working in a non-profit environment with at least two year’s administrative or supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of related education and experience.


  • Must have demonstrated experience in fund development for a nonprofit organization, including annual funds, membership drives, planned giving and budget management.


  • Must have experience working with and coordinating multiple tasks using staff and volunteer resources, especially training and accommodating Board and Board Committee members in their organizational functions.


  • Must be able to meet and deal with the public in a tactful and diplomatic manner, communicate effectively with other individuals, and be able to objectively evaluate problems and recommend appropriate actions.


Important considerations for this position include a sincere interest in and knowledge of the philosophy of animal welfare issues and of animal health care; a demonstrated knowledge of organizational and financial procedures for nonprofit agencies; a creative and dynamic approach to fundraising opportunities; demonstrated skills in human resource management and strong leadership abilities.




Compensation includes salary, benefits and vacation.
Compensation will be based on experience.




Interested applicants should forward their Cover Letter and Resume to the Board President at
chelsiemgreen@outlook.com on or before October 4, 2021.

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