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Development, Marketing, Transporter and Volunteer Committee Chairs for Wildlife Rescue Organization

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ORGANIZATION: Wildlife Rescue League

  • 11 people are interested
Raccoon in Cage
Orphaned Raccoon

If you are interested in one of the following positions, please forward your resume to wrl@wildliferescueleague.org.

Wildlife Rescue League (WRL) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization based in Northern Virginia whose mission is to support the rehabilitation of sick, injured, and orphaned wildlife and, through education, to foster appreciation of our wild neighbors.

We are looking for volunteers looking for the opportunity to lead to serve as chairpersons/coordinators for several committees that are collectively responsible for the operation of WRL. Each chairperson works with the Board of Directors to establish annual goals, and leads a team of volunteers to achieve them. The committee chairs are working positions, to be performed on a volunteer basis without compensation, and are for a two-year term. The ideal candidate will have an appreciation for wildlife. A description of each committee and associated responsibilities are below:

Development/Fundraising Committee oversees and coordinates five annual fundraising campaigns/events; researches and applies for grants; recruits/retains major and corporate donors; develops additional fundraising projects; and assists with Capital Campaign.

Marketing/Outreach Committee manages WRL communications; updates/distributes educational brochures; manages/expands use of social media, including website, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and You Tube; manages two monthly newsletters; creates effective marketing/fundraising communications for upcoming events; manages Constant Contact distribution list; creates press releases and schedules interviews for use in local papers and radio/television using visual and oral stories; creates videos for use on social media; and locates venues/speakers for two to three membership meetings per year.

Education Committee schedules and obtains presenters for public programs to community groups, schools, and other organizations; and schedules and staffs tabling events.

Rehabilitation Committee addresses wildlife rehabilitation issues; creates and runs rehabilitator and apprentice trainings; oversees management and distribution of rehabilitator supply depots and in-kind donations; collects rehabilitator data; liaisons with partner veterinarians, including providing basic training; and develops plan to recruit apprentice rehabilitators.

Helpline Committee trains, schedules, and manages volunteers to staff the helpline, which responds to calls from the public concerning injured, sick, orphaned or nuisance wildlife.

Transporter Committee trains, schedules, and manages volunteers to pick up contained wildlife from veterinarians and animal control officers and transport it to permitted wildlife rehabilitators for care and subsequent release.

Volunteer Coordinator ensures continued recruitment, retention, training and management of all volunteers.

Please forward your resume to wrl@wildliferescueleague.org.

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About Wildlife Rescue League

Location:

P.O. Box 704, Falls Church, VA 22040, US

Mission Statement

Wildlife Rescue League is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization based in Northern Virginia whose mission is to support the rehabilitation of sick, injured, and orphaned wildlife and, through education, to foster the appreciation of our wild neighbors.

Description

An Organization of volunteers who support wildlife rehabilitation for sick, injured and orphaned native Virginia wildlife.

CAUSE AREAS

Animals
Animals

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Environmental Education
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Journalism
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Fundraising
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18
  • 15 to 20 hours per month.
  • leadership, teamwork

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