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Volunteer Coordinator

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Graze in Peace

  • 1 person is interested
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Job Title: Volunteer Coordinator

Purpose: The Volunteer Coordinator works directly with the Executive Director and Farm Manager to provide continuous support to fulfill our mission, care for our resident rescued animals and support our staff.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Recruit, interview, schedule and occasionally manage on-site and off-site volunteers
    • answer all inquiries in a timely manner
    • keep volunteer application form up-to-date
    • advertise and keep volunteer job postings updated
  • Communicate volunteer appreciation throughout the year
  • Meet and communicate regularly with Executive Director to ascertain volunteer needs
  • Assess and counsel or carry out disciplinary action as needed to ensure volunteers are following protocols and policies

Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent GED
  • Valid current driver’s license
  • Ability to plan and organize programs and supervise volunteer work
  • Excellent communication, verbal and written, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to recruit the right individuals for the volunteer role and keep them motivated
  • Strong ability to resolve conflicts and mentor staff
  • Dedication to the Graze mission and a vegan lifestyle
  • Knowledge of and experience in using Facebook, word processing and other applications as needed to perform tasks and keep up to date database records
Perks include providing a meaningful service by helping farmed animals in need, having fun and being an essential part of an incredibly generous and kind community.

Time Commitment: 2-4 hours/week

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About Graze in Peace

Location:

591 Pinkham Brook Rd, Durham, ME 04222, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to inspire a compassionate, healthy and earth-friendly way for all beings to live together and to share our rescue farm with vulnerable people in our community so that they can experience a healing connection to others, to nature and to themselves.

Description

Graze in Peace is a farm animal rescue and learning center located on 20 acres just north of Portland, Maine. Our current rescued residents include chickens, turkeys, pigs, goats, sheep and llamas. Along with farm animal rescue, we offer humane education, community outreach, and therapeutic Care Farm activities where displaced, disadvantaged or disabled people can come use the therapeutic setting of our rescue farm as a place for healing and learning.


If you love animals and are interested in helping us offer a healing place for animals and people, send us a message today! We'd love to hear from you.

Animals
Community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

591 Pinkham Brook RdDurham, ME 04222

(43.95939,-70.06376)
 

SKILLS

  • Recruiting
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Community Outreach
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-4 hours/week
  • Must be well-organized, demonstrate compassion and respect for all individuals, and have great animal and people skills.

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