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Volunteer Coordinator

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Volunteer Coordinator

Classification: Volunteer 10-25 hours a week (will very during AIR deployment.

Job Summary

The Volunteer Coordinator assists with all aspects of the volunteer program including communications, retention, recognition, recruitment and placement, assists all volunteer orientations, training, and recognition events, as well as facilitates effective communication with volunteers via email, in-person and by phone. Providing effective database management, data collection and analysis is also a central responsibility of the Coordinator.

Essential Duties and Functions

  • Serve as a liaison between the AIR Directors and volunteers
  • Assist in communicating with individuals and groups who wish to volunteer for the organization as well as with current volunteers
  • Strive to maintain a positive and supportive environment for volunteers
  • Provide daily management and coordination of volunteers
  • Respond to inquiries about the volunteer program
  • Assist with volunteer orientations and trainings including scheduling, set-up and presentations as required
  • Develop, prepare and distribute training and policy materials for the volunteer program
  • Maintain the volunteer database
  • Help plan and implement volunteer recognition events and volunteer/staff gatherings
  • Be available to coordinate volunteers to support AIR staff during emergencies (i.e. evacuations, hoarding/mass intake cases, etc.), as needed
  • Recruits volunteers for fundraising and special events
  • Keep all volunteer materials and programs up to date, and provide all volunteers with appropriate orientation materials
  • Report new volunteers recruited
  • Sends out a newsletter to all volunteers with updates, events, and other pertinent information
  • Develop, implement, and evaluate effective volunteer recruitment and retention
  • Strategies


Physical Requirements and Work Environment 

  • Work performed remotely from a computer


Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent or higher 
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Available to work flexible scheduling if required

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent writing, presentation, computer, and database management skills
  • Commitment to the mission, values, goals and successes of AIR
  • Team player, able to work in a fast paced, multi-tasking environment 
  • Compassion for animals, comfortable working with and around animals
  • Ability to communicate effectively, strong interpersonal skills and adaptability
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written
  • Time management 
  • Detail oriented 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively, independently and remotely in a fashion that maintains strong and open lines of communication
  • The ability to be proactive and take the initiative
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Previous experience or strong interest in working with a non-profit 

 

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous
  • Adaptable/flexible 
  • Dedicated 

 


Classification: Volunteer 10-25 hours a week (will very during AIR deployment.

Job Summary

The Volunteer Coordinator assists with all aspects of the volunteer program including communications, retention, recognition, recruitment and…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    A few hours per week
  • Recurrence
    Recurring

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
Fort Worth, TX 76185, USA

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