Here is a Listing of Job Opportunities and Careers:

Here is a Listing of Job Opportunities and Careers:

Date Job Description
Ongoing Guide Dog Mobility Instructor Apprenticeship
Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind only train staff for our own requirements. We do not actually run courses every year. As this is an in-service training program, we take on new apprentices only when we require more staff. Please review our apprenticeship page to learn more and how to apply.

Date Job Description
Ongoing Guide Dog Mobility Instructor
Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind (CGDB) is currently seeking a Guide Dog Mobility Instructor (GDMI) to work full-time in Manotick, Ontario, initially on a two-year contract, renewable.

You will be expected to train guide dogs and guide dog teams, perform aftercare visits nationwide, and occasionally attend CGDB related events. Candidates should be prepared to spend nights away from home, throughout Canada, when required. In your spare time, you will be able to enjoy hiking, canoeing, camping, skiing, snowboarding, boating, various cultural events, and amazing cuisine from all parts of the world.

The successful candidate must meet the following requirements: You MUST (non-negotiable) hold a Guide Dog Mobility Instructor qualification recognized by the International Guide Dog Federation; Minimum of 2 years experience in the guide dog industry; Strong organizational skills; Strong interpersonal and communication skills; Sound skills and knowledge expected of a GDMI, plus an open attitude to new insights in dog training; Strong time management skills; Able to work as part of a team; Valid driver’s licence; Bilingualism (English and French) is considered as asset, but not essential.

If you are interested and meet the above requirements, send your cover letter and resume to info@guidedogs.ca. No phone calls please.

Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind thanks all applicants, but only selected candidates will be contacted.

Date Job Description
Ongoing Assistance Dog Trainer
Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind (CGDB) is currently seeking an Assistance Dog Trainer to join our team in Manotick, Ontario, initially on a one-year contract, renewable.

You will be expected to train assistance dogs and assistance dog teams, perform aftercare visits within a 200 kms. radius of our National Training Centre, and occasionally attend CGDB events. In your spare time, you will be able to enjoy hiking, canoeing, camping, skiing, snowboarding, boating, various cultural events, and amazing cuisine from all parts of the world.

The successful candidate must meet the following requirements: Minimum of 2 years’ experience in the assistance dogs industry; Strong organization skills; Strong interpersonal and communication skills; Sound skills and knowledge of modern dog training methods, plus an open attitude to new insights in dog training; Able to work as part of a team; Valid driver’s license; Bilingualism (English and French) is considered an asset.

If you are interested and meet the above requirements, send your cover letter and resume to info@guidedogs.ca. No phone calls please.

Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind thanks all applicants, but only selected candidates will be contacted.