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Volunteer Coordinator

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Dallas Pets Alive!

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Making Dallas a No-Kill city is a big job and as a volunteer-based organization, we need a lot of great volunteers to do it. As a Volunteer Coordinator, you are responsible for assisting Dallas Pets Alive! with finding volunteers and guiding them to an opportunity that would be the best fit. Coordinators will also assist with setting up new volunteers to start with us.

Team: Volunteer Department

Reports to: The Assistant Director of Onboarding

Works with: Will have regular contact virtually or over the phone with The Volunteer Assistant Director, other rescue team members and volunteers, prospective volunteers, and the leadership team.

Responsibilities:

  • Monitoring the Volunteer Application email account and responding to prospective volunteers
  • Matching prospective volunteers roles that interest them and work with their schedules
  • Ongoing maintenance of volunteer records
  • Supporting expansion of volunteer capacity and engagement, allowing Dallas Pets Alive! to grow and save more animals
  • Assist with any other duties needed to help drive Dallas Pets Alive!’s mission and support our values
Qualifications/Skills:
  • Must not have conflicting associations with similar non-profit organizations or business(es) related to animal welfare
  • Must be a high school graduate with some related animal/rescue group experience
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills, and be responsive and communicative
  • A positive and professional demeanor throughout all contacts with others

Dallas Pets Alive! Musts:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to maintain professional level correspondence at all times
  • A motivational, can-do attitude to represent Dallas Pets Alive! in a positive manner to our supporters and the general public
  • A problem-solving mindset to handle and diffuse challenging situations in a professional manner
  • A love for animals and dedication to the cause of animal welfare
Time Commitment: Specific hours are flexible, however emails must be replied to by end of day.

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About Dallas Pets Alive!

Location:

11700 Preston Road Suite 660, Dallas, TX 75230, US

Mission Statement

At Dallas Pets Alive, our mission is to promote and provide the resources, education and programs needed to eliminate the killing of companion animals.

Description

We are implementing innovative and progressive programs in Dallas after studying the best practices of other cities (most notably Austin, Texas). We are currently focused on helping the healthy and treatable pets who are at risk of being killed in the Dallas Animal Services, by rescuing the pets that are at the greatest risk and helping owners who are having problems so great that they need to surrender their pet(s) to a shelter.

In our rescue program, we do not duplicate work of other agencies. We focus solely on the pets who have already been passed over by other groups and the Dallas Animal Services’ adoption programs that only take the healthy and treatable pets who are about to be killed and have no other options.

Animals

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Networking
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Human Resources Recruitment
  • Recruiting

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

N/A

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