Volunteer Coordinator

Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


The Volunteer Coordinator is a key position at Useless Bay Sanctuary. Our ability to help stray dogs depends on the availability of dedicated volunteers. The Volunteer Coordinator must excel at communication, planning, motivation, and recognition of the volunteer. The Volunteer Coordinator will report to the Board of Directors and work with first responders when the need for volunteer assistance arises.The responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following types of activities:

  • Reports to the board
  • Works with the Foster Coordinator
  • Works with the Fundraiser Coordinator
  • Works with the Adoption Coordinator
  • Sends out volunteer applications
  • Responds in a timely manner to volunteer inquiries/emails
  • Maintains volunteer database
  • Recruits volunteers
  • Maintains Volunteer Facebook page
  • Motivates and recognizes volunteers
  • Write up reports for the board meeting
The Volunteer Coordinator position requires someone with excellent communication and organization skills, good management skills and the ability to enforce policies and procedures. The ideal candidate will have a passion for rescuing pets, will be comfortable in a leadership role, motivating and working with a diverse group of people and will be familiar with Useless Bay Sanctuary’s mission, goals and programs. This position is an unpaid volunteer position. The position requires approximately 5-10 hours per week, split between online/phone communication and direct contact with potential fosters and constituents. Some local travel will be required, and all travel related expenses are tax deductible.


  • Recruiting
  • People Skills
  • Human Resources Training & Development
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Orientation or Training
  • Approximately 5-10 hours per week.
  • Candidate will need to live local (Seattle area) and local travel will be required.

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