Second Chance Animal Rescue Society (SCARS) is looking for a part-time administrative assistant to cover a 12-month leave. Resumes should be submitted as soon as possible. Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.


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Position Summary

Assist in the daily operations of SCARS by completing data entry and other administrative tasks.

Primary duties and responsibilities:

  • Become fluent in our shelter management database program
  • Enter pet data into the shelter management database and verify it is complete and accurate
  • Write and respond to messages with management and staff (Google email, WhatsApp)
  • Assist with the Occupational Health and Safety program


  • High school diploma
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent typing skills and savvy with use of computers
  • Organized and reliable
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to set priorities and manage workloads with minimal supervision
  • Class 5 driver’s license


Preference given to applicants with either post-secondary administrative training or job-related experience.

Working conditions

  • Morinville Rescue Centre with flexibility to work from home once trained (must have home access to internet)
  • Flexible hours, approximately 30 per week.
  • Required to work some evenings and weekends.

This position description reflects the general duties of the position, but it is not intended to be a detailed description of all duties that may be inherent in the position.