Canine-Assisted Learning Instructor ( Job No : JOB-2021-01439 )

  • Adults & Families
  • Children & Youth
  • Eldercare
  • Mental Health
About The Role

We are Equal, a growing charity that uses animal assisted learning programs to enhance the social-emotional well-being of our beneficiaries.

As an instructor, you will:

• Conduct animal-assisted learning sessions for beneficiaries alongside our canine partners
• Assess learning needs of groups and adapt the facilitation approach to meet learning outcomes for sessions
• Evaluate curriculum effectiveness and recommend improvement areas with co-instructors and Programme Manager
• Lead teams and work in partnership with other stakeholders such as school educators and rehabilitation department, volunteers, and operational partners
• Comfortable working with dogs (and different animal species) for extended hours under the sun

Prior experience with dogs is an advantage
Positive Reinforcement Training (PRT) or Force Free Training experience in daily dog management is a plus.
Applicants with no PRT experience must be willing to learn.
Driver’s license (Class 3A) is preferred.
Candidates from all professional backgrounds are welcome to apply if there are transferable skills

Please send your resume to only. Please do not apply via the NCSS job portal.

A cover letter is required.

We regret only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Candidate Requirements
Technical Competencies:

• Minimum qualification: Diploma
• Able to design, deliver experiential learning sessions for groups of beneficiaries
• Comfortable working with animals for extended periods of time outdoors under the sun and rain
• Digitally savvy (Google Drive, Microsoft Office)

Core Competencies:

• Ability to work in a team and independently
• Possess communication, interpersonal, group facilitation, observational, report-writing and data analysis skills

Preferred achievements / characteristics:

• Experience working with youth, persons with special needs, caregivers or the elderly is a plus
• Ability to speak different languages or dialects is a plus

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.
Job Post Status
Job Details
Area of Specialisation:

Employment Type:
Full Time (Permanent)
Profession Type:
Workshop Instructor
Min Educational Qualification:
Polytechnic Diploma
Posting Date:

20 Apr 2021

Closing Date:

19 May 2021

Salary Range
SGD   2700.00 - 2990.00
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