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Canada Day Apple Auto Glass Special!!

To help celebrate Canada's 147th birthday, we would like to send some of our guest dogs to their forever homes! To make it easier for you to adopt a canine buddy, we are dropping $147 from the adoption fee of available adult dogs (one year and older) for Tuesday July 1 ONLY!

As well, Apple Auto Glass has generously donated a $300 gift certificate! Priceless when you live in Northern Alberta! When you adopt any pet, any day this weekend (Saturday, Sunday AND Tuesday) your name will go in to a draw to win the Apple Auto Glass $300 gift certificate!

We will make the draw on Tuesday - Canada Day! Good Luck and thanks to Apple Auto Glass!!
Camp Many Paws registration is now open! Please visit our facebook page for more details.

Photo: Does your child want to know more about animals? Camp Many Paws registration is now open!!! We are offering 3 separate summer day camps for grades 2-7. Activities include guest speakers, games, crafts, pet projects and more! Register early as space is limited. For more details call 538-4030 ext 124 or email Jessika at 
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The Grande Prairie & District S.P.C.A. is seeking a motivated, energetic, and result driven individual to develop our fundraising initiatives while promoting organizational sustainability.

The Fund Development Coordinator is responsible for identifying and qualifying prospective donors, cultivating positive relationships, as well as creating/maintaining corporate sponsorship programs.  This dynamic role requires strong stewardship qualities with a continued passion for building internal and external relationships.  Reporting directly to the Executive Director, you are required to provide solid reporting capabilities and logistics management regarding programming and special events.


  • Manage a portfolio of fundraising initiatives and implement innovative strategies to raise funds for GPSPCA’s key priorities.
  • Prepare and deliver accurate high quality proposals, presentations, and grant applications.
    • Cultivate, support, and manage leadership volunteers assigned to the development process through effective communication and advanced interpersonal skills.
    • Coordinate targeted advertising, sales, and marketing outlets to communicate the GPSPCA’s services to the local community and increase sponsorship of events.
    • Effectively engage donors of all levels, recognizing and championing the value and potential of stakeholders; and meet with potential sponsors to educate them about GPSPCA’s fundraising programs and special events.
    • Provide effective public relations and communication correlations to the community, volunteers, as well as to existing and potential sponsors/donors.
    • Advise and assist in the development of an organizational-wide fundraising strategy, plan and budget – including effective strategies for raising funds.


  • Three to five years of experience in sales, sponsorship and/or major gifts fundraising.
  • Post-secondary education in business, marketing, communications or related field.
  • Proven track-record in fundraising with experience in non-profit sector.
  • Valid driver’s license and own vehicle.
  • Ability to travel and to conduct evening and weekend work is expected.
  • Understanding of Canada Revenue Agency guidelines for tax receipting of charitable gifts.
  • Strong capabilities in analysis reporting, proposal writing, and grant applications.
    • Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) designation and member in good standing of Association of Fundraising  Professionals would be considered an asset.
    • Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.


SALARY: To commensurate with education and experience


CLOSING DATE: Until suitable candidate is found


TO APPLY: Please respond with resume and cover letter to:

Wendy Hughes

Executive Director

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(or fax to: 780-532-7275)

By joining our dedicated team, you will experience the gratification of knowing your work impacts the well-being of domestic pets and people, both directly and indirectly

e152d1b99cfb469ba2a97cc9c107247fAdopt & Shop

One-stop pet shopping is available at our SPCA! When you adopt one of our amazing animals, be sure to check out our catalogue - you can order your food dishes, leashes and collars, pet apparel, toys and treats, grooming supplies, and so much more... and receive 10% off your order when you adopt! Orders take only about a week to arrive.


Our Mission- Saving Lives Until a Forever Home is Found

Our Vision- To Create a World in Which all Animals are Free from Pain and Suffering

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Thanks to the following sponsors for your continued support:


Our shelter is exclusively feeding Hill’s® Science Diet® to all the cats and dogs in our care.

Petsecure PetSmart 

   Morningview Vet Clinic AnimalsFirst Animal Med Ctr

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Case Veterinary Services