welcome to the team!

wechs onboarding

Welcome to the WECHS team! As part of your onboarding, there are some training programs that you are required to successfully complete (unless otherwise noted within 30 days of starting your position with us). These can be completed on work time – please speak to your manager about ensuring that you have time to complete them.

Worker Health and Safety Awareness:

https://www.labour.gov.on.ca/english/hs/elearn/worker/foursteps.php

After you have finished the program you will have the option of downloading a certificate of completion. Please do so, and email it to training@windsorhumane.org when completed.

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities (AODA) Training:

https://aoda.ca/free-online-training/

After you have finished the program you will have the option of downloading a certificate of completion. Please do so, and email it to training@windsorhumane.org when completed.

Zoonosis Awareness:

We have prepared some information about common zoonotic illnesses in shelters. You will not receive a certificate upon completion of this program. Please send an email to training@windsorhumane.org saying you’ve completed this course.

Workplace Violence & Harassment Awareness Training:

https://shop.wsps.ca/products/workplace-violence-and-harassment-awareness-1

You’ll need to create a free account to register for this, and then log in to complete. After you have finished the program you will have the option of downloading a certificate of completion. Please do so, and email it to training@windsorhumane.org when completed.

WHIMS 2015 (Workplace Hazardous Materials) Training:

You will receive a link by email for this training. The password is the same email you received the link to. After you have finished the program you will be emailed a certificate of completion. Please email it to training@windsorhumane.org when completed.

Customer Service for Animal People:

Exceeding Adopter Expectations:

https://www.maddiesfund.org/exceeding-customer-service-expectations.htm?p=topic1046

This training is only required if you have been hired for a position involving adoptions, including reception, adoption counselling, and behaviour. You will not receive a certificate upon completion of this program. Please send an email to training@windsorhumane.org saying you’ve completed this course.

Dog Body Language:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gFFto1XVtxI&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR3NH3HJ5jrl-g38k1B-wrNXBp0HPXQaQ0Rgr6_bMe8wmQG8_RlSB9bi-8Q

This training is only required if you have been hired for a position involving animal care, behaviour, reception/ adoption, or medical. You will not receive a certificate upon completion of this program. Please send an email to training@windsorhumane.org saying you’ve completed this course.

Disinfecting a Kennel:

https://www.viroxanimalhealth.com/blog/common-disinfection-mistakes?wvideo=lo1v43yhbu

This training is only required if you have been hired for a position involving animal care. You will not receive a certificate upon completion of this program. Please send an email to training@windsorhumane.org saying you’ve completed this course.

Fear Free Shelter Training:

https://fearfreeshelters.com/program/

This training is required for any position that involves animal handling, including animal care, adoption, medical, etc. This is a multi unit course, so you have 2 months from your first shift to complete it. In order to register you will need to submit proof of employment, a letter will be provided by your supervisor. Due to the length of this training, you may wish to complete it during “off hours” rather than work time. If you do, please advise with your certificate of completion and you will be compensated with 8 hours pay.

Field Services Tools and Equipment:

https://university.maddiesfund.org/products/naca-field-services-series-using-tools-and-equipment#tab-product_tab_overview

This training is only required if you have been hired for a field operations position. You will not receive a certificate upon completion of this program. Please send an email to training@windsorhumane.org saying you’ve completed this course.