Volunteer Coordinator

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Ruff Start Rescue

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Help get these furbabies adopted!

Position Description:

Process new volunteer applications and assist volunteers in finding the positions that are best suited to them.

Major Areas of Responsibility

  • Review and process submitted volunteer apps within 48 hours of submission
  • Accurately enter volunteer data in to the manage system
  • Communicate with new volunteers
  • Assist with placement of volunteers in positions that best suit their interests and skills
  • Communicate with managers in each department to determine volunteer placement needs
  • Manage the volunteer Facebook page
  • Promptly respond to emails sent to volunteer@ruffstartrescue.org

Position Requirements

  • Must be 18+
  • Ability to work courteously and cooperatively with all members of RSR and the public.
  • Work as a team player, supporting the overall goals of the organization.
  • Strong interpersonal skills - outgoing, patient, professional, and able to get along well with a variety of people.
  • Access to Internet at least 1-2 times a day.
  • Smartphone highly suggested for accessing emails when needed
  • Maturity, good judgement and a professional personal appearance.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to take initiative and work with minimal supervision and direction at times.
  • Well organized
  • Valid Driver’s license and the ability to attend a quarterly meeting

Education and Experience

  • Continued Education preferred
  • Experience working with and coordinating large groups
  • Ability to read, write, and understand English.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Windows and office, especially word and excel
  • Proficiency using Gmail preferred, including google drive (was google docs)

Time Commitment

Ability and willingness to allow for a flexible schedule is key. Anywhere from 30 minutes to 1 hour a day is expected to be average.

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  • Google Apps
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Group Facilitation
  • Data Entry




  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • varies-expected to be 30minutes-1 hour per day

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