The Ottawa Paw Pantry is looking for dedicated volunteers to join the Client Relations team.

The Client Relations Coordinators act as a point of contact for a group of clients and provide support to them as needed, including checking in and ensuring they have enough food for the month. Strong interpersonal skills are essential.

Occasionally, you may be asked to provide recommendations for other social services, or veterinary services. These lists are already available and relationships have been formed, it’s just a matter of relaying the message to them.

Note: This position requires a completed police background check (at no cost)


  • Create a healthy, positive experience to engage clients

  • Escalate potential conflict to Client Relations Manager

  • Keep accurate records of actions and discussions with clients and Community Partners

  • Be respectful of client needs and information


  • Clear understanding of need for and ability to maintain client confidentiality at all times

  • Experience in providing customer service/support (asset)

  • Strong client-facing and communication skills

  • Working knowledge of a smartphone and Google Docs preferred

Email with the position as the subject line, and tell us why you’d make a great Client Relations team members.