PADS CAREERS

Our staff members are typically hired from within the PADS family, so the best way to join our team is by getting involved as a volunteer.

Current Career Opportunities

PAST Career Opportunities

Instructor’s Assistant | POSITION FILLED

Instructor’s Assistant | POSITION FILLED

Overview Pacific Assistance Dogs Society (PADS) is a registered charity that provides professionally trained assistance dogs to persons with physical disabilities or hearing loss who reside in the western provinces of Canada.  We also place service dogs with veterans...

Kennel Coordinator | POSITION FILLED

Kennel Coordinator | POSITION FILLED

POSITION OVERVIEW The Pacific Assistance Dogs Society (PADS) is changing lives, one dog at a time. We are dedicated to breeding, raising, training and placing assistance dogs for persons with a physical disability or who are deaf or hard-of-hearing, and to supporting...

ASSISTANT PUPPY TRAINER | POSITION FILLED

ASSISTANT PUPPY TRAINER | POSITION FILLED

PADS is on the lookout for an additional on the ground Trainer’s Assistant to join our super star training team to help run classes, one-on-one training and assessments and assist with volunteer on-boarding and support. This is a full-time position including two...

GRAPHIC DESIGN INTERN | POSITION FILLED

GRAPHIC DESIGN INTERN | POSITION FILLED

PADS is seeking an 8 week summer student (37.5 hrs/week) through the Canada Summer Jobs program for the role of Graphic Design Intern.   Do you have a great eye for design and an ability to think creatively while working within an established brand?  Are you a...

Assistant Puppy Trainer | Position Filled

Assistant Puppy Trainer | Position Filled

THE POSITION The Assistant Puppy Trainer position is a brand new entry-level position in the Puppy-Raising Program (PRP) with planned advancement through to Puppy Raising Instructor (minimum 4 year process).   The Assistant Puppy Trainer is part of an...

Breeding Program Technician (Alberta) | Position Filled

Breeding Program Technician (Alberta) | Position Filled

Qualifications: Registered Veterinary Technician Experience with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Sharepoint) Ability to learn new computer programs (cloud-based database) Hours of Work: 10 hours per week, flexible hours Some evening and weekend work required...

PUPPY PROGRAM TRAINER (OKANAGAN) | POSITION FILLED

PUPPY PROGRAM TRAINER (OKANAGAN) | POSITION FILLED

The Organization Pacific Assistance Dogs Society (PADS) breeds, raises and trains fully certified assistance dogs. Our service (mobility & PTSD) and hearing dogs provide life-changing independence to those with physical disabilities other than blindness. Our...

Communications & Event Coordinator | POSITION FILLED

Communications & Event Coordinator | POSITION FILLED

PADS is seeking a full-time (37.5 hrs/week), Communication & Event Coordinator,  which is a diverse role designed to effectively support PADS’ growth, mission and endeavors. This role requires a person that is very detail orientated and task driven with experience...