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Save Our FURRRRY Friends - HSLC Volunteer Engagement Lead!

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Humane Society of Loudoun County

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Humane Society of Loudoun County

Do you have a passion for volunteer engagement? Do you want to help the Humane Society of Loudoun County make a difference in the lives of our furry friends? If so, this is the PURRRFECT opportunity for you. Join the Volunteer Management team to recruit, train, engage, and acknowledge our community of dedicated volunteers!

As the Volunteer Engagement Lead, you will manage the placement and engagement of new Volunteers! This all-virtual position is vital to maintaining our volunteer ranks, allowing us to save more animal lives. The key responsibilities include:

  • Work with Volunteer Orientation Lead to ensure newly trained volunteers are connected with the appropriate HSLC program lead
  • Communicate with Program Leads to ensure all volunteers are actively engaged and meeting program needs
  • Routinely follow-up with volunteers (individually and en masse) to ensure talents are being utilized and volunteers feel like they are positively impacting the HSLC mission
  • Gather volunteer accomplishments and provide to Volunteer Coordinator
  • Serve as a regular contributor to the Volunteer Newsletter (HSLC Heroes) and assist with the administration of the Volunteer Facebook Page
  • Assist with the recruitment and orientation of volunteers as needed
Qualifications
  • Experience using, or willingness to learn, Google Apps, Skype, and Canva
  • Ability to respond via email within 24 hours
  • Highly organized and detail oriented; demonstrated experience in managing details
  • Works well both individually and with others
  • Ability to interact with volunteers and other program leads with high energy
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbal
  • Enthusiastic about HSLC mission and programs!
Benefits of volunteering in this role include:
  • Community Advocacy: Make a true difference in the lives of animals in our community!
  • Leadership: Build your skills in this critical (and fun!) leadership position
  • Network Building: Interact with and meet a variety of people in our community
  • Communication Skills: Enhance your verbal and written communication skills
  • Enhance Your Resume with highly attractive experience in program management
  • Acknowledgement: Opportunity to be highlighted in HSLC newsletters!
  • Save Lives! What's better than helping save an animals life? NOTHING! :)

Apply through VolunteerMatch and email davy@humaneloudoun.org with any questions!

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About Humane Society of Loudoun County

Location:

P.O. Box 777, Leesburg, VA 20178, US

Mission Statement

The Humane Society of Loudoun County is a foster-based volunteer organization that partners with the community to save more animals and achieve a No Kill Community

Description

The Humane Society of Loudoun County (HSLC) is a non profit 501(3)c animal welfare organization founded in 1966. Our mission is to partner with our community to work towards a time when all animals have loving homes. We do not have a physical shelter or location.

Based in Loudoun County Virginia, our programs and services include Rescue (Intake), Foster, Adoption, Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) / Community Cats, Barn-Working Cats, Pet Pantry, Low Cost Spay / Neuter, Financial Assistance, Media & Public Relations, Youth Education & Programs, Humane Education, Paw Prints Newsletter, General Helpline & Email, Fundraising, Volunteer Management, Social Events, Fundraising Events, and Community Outreach.

In 2019, we supported 134 adoptions, helped 169 community cats, moved 22 working cats, supported 773 spay/neuter surgeries, and delivered 21,475 pounds of Pet Pantry food to Loudoun Hunger Relief. We are looking to surpass these numbers in 2020 through the help of our incredible volunteers.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Animals
Community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Customer Service
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Program Management
  • Community Outreach
  • Animal Care / Handling

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 17
  • Orientation or Training
  • Approximately 15 - 20 hours a month
  • Enthusiasm for making positive change, and not afraid to take initiative and implement creative solutions!

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