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Volunteer Leader - Prairie Dog Conflict Resolution Team

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To apply, click this link: http://volunteers.humanesociety.org/index.php?section=volunteerOpportunities&action=view&fwID=2115

Prairie dogs are awesome! And in peril....Join the HSUS's Prairie Dog Conflict Resolution Team to learn about creating collaborations for wildlife. We seek to protect the prairie dog ecosystem through partnerships with agencies, wildlife managers, landowners and stakeholders. We discover and implement innovative coexistence techniques for living with wildlife in the prairie dog ecosystem and provide on the ground and behind the desk trainings for our partners on non-lethal prairie dog management. 

 We're looking for a volunteer leader (click to view position description) to help develop and lead the Prairie Dog Conflict Resolution Team's volunteer program, including recruitment and scheduling, helping deliver volunteer orientations and trainings, and performing outreach and on-site management, as needed. Ideally, the candidate should reside in the Boulder or Denver metro areas even though the position itself is primarily work from home.

Volunteer management experience or knowledge required. Please view the attached position description for a full understanding of the nature of this role. This is a great opportunity to use your volunteer management experience to help wildlife!

Benefits of volunteering

Volunteers will learn or strengthen abilities to recruit, screen, assign, train, acknowledge and deliver feedback to volunteers. See attached position description for additional learning opportunities.

Becoming a volunteer

Requirements for our volunteers:

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Volunteer management experience or knowledge required
  • Able to meet the requirements specified in the Essential capabilities document with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Able to retain information and teach others about the volunteer opportunities we offer
  • Able to work closely with staff, and to think strategically in order to meet the program's needs
  • Tetanus and rabies vaccinations recommended to participate in field work

Commitment policy:

Volunteer commits to the role for six months; ongoing participation is preferred. Weekly time commitment varies based on field projects. Average expected time commitment is 5 hours per week. Field work is an additional 2-8 hours per week.

Process:

  • Please review the description and restrictions above to help determine if our volunteer opportunity is the right fit. If you would like to proceed, please fill out the volunteer application (click Apply Now above). Note: All applicants will be asked to upload a completed Essential capabilities document when you apply.
  • After review of your application, a staff member will contact you to discuss the opportunity. If we mutually determine that the opportunity appears to be a good fit, you will be asked to fill out an authorization form allowing us to carry out a background check.
  • Before becoming an official volunteer, you must pass the background check, sign a volunteer agreement, and sign a waiver/release of liability.

To apply, click this link: http://volunteers.humanesociety.org/index.php?section=volunteerOpportunities&action=view&fwID=2115

Prairie dogs are awesome! And in peril....Join the HSUS's Prairie Dog Conflict Resolution Team to learn…

Details at a Glance

  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    Part time (10-30 hrs/wk)
  • Recurrence
    Recurring

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in the world
Associated Location

Boulder or Denver Colorado area residence is preferable

Boulder, CO, USA

How to Apply

  • Please review the description and restrictions above to help determine if our volunteer opportunity is the right fit. If you would like to proceed, please fill out the volunteer application (click Apply Now on the form that comes up when you click this link). Note: All applicants will be asked to upload a completed Essential capabilities document when you apply.
  • After review of your application, a staff member will contact you to discuss the opportunity. If we mutually determine that the opportunity appears to be a good fit, you will be asked to fill out an authorization form allowing us to carry out a background check.
  • Before becoming an official volunteer, you must pass the background check, sign a volunteer agreement, and sign a waiver/release of liability.
  • Please review the description and restrictions above to help determine if our volunteer opportunity is the right fit. If you would like to proceed, please fill out the volunteer…

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