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Animal Rescue - Assistant Youth Volunteer Coordinator (Local)

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Humane Society of Loudoun County

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Humane Society of Loudoun County

Help instill in youths the joy of volunteering by serving as the Assistant Youth Volunteer Coordinator at the Humane Society of Loudoun County (HSLC). The Assistant Youth Volunteer Coordinator will help coordinate youth volunteer projects and internships across Loudoun County. On-the-job training and mentoring will be provided. This volunteer will work closely with the Youth Volunteer Coordinator, who works remotely. Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Reliably and consistently communicate with youth volunteers on projects.
  • Work with Youth Volunteer Coordinator on possible project ideas to share with interested youths.
  • Allow youth volunteers latitude in creativity and decision-making, as well as room for something NOT working which we all learn from.
  • Meet with youth volunteers on an as-needed basis.
  • Pick up donations, items they’ve built or made, raised funds, etc. In-person handoff and thank you is important.
  • Coordinate/attend a final capstone meeting/celebration where they can present their projects to HSLC volunteers.
  • Physically sign senior/capstone projects paperwork.
Qualifications:
  • HSLC orientation or training (virtually)
  • Time commitment is approximately 5-10 hours a month, but my fluctuate based on the number of youth projects and time of year.
  • Previous experience working with youths, especially youth volunteers.
  • Previous examples of reliable and consistent communication with others.
  • Enthusiasm and flexibility. Enthusiasm, thanks, and building a bit of camaraderie goes far in installing volunteering spirit and awareness of our mission.
  • Highly organized and detail oriented.
  • Availability to meet with youth volunteers from April to June on an ad hoc basis to support planning meetings.
Benefits of volunteering in this role include:
  • Community advocacy and leadership
  • Relationship building
  • Enhance leadership and communication skills
  • Interact with and meet a variety of people
  • Experience in leading youth projects
  • Invitation to volunteer appreciation events
  • Opportunity to be highlighted in HSLC's Paw Prints newsletter and/or the HSLC Heroes newsletter

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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 2020, we supported 273 adoptions, helped 310 community cats, moved 28 working cats, supported 927 spay/neuter surgeries, and delivered 24,000 pounds of Pet Pantry food to Loudoun Hunger Relief. We are looking to surpass these numbers in 2021 through the help of our incredible volunteers.

Animals
Children & Youth
Community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Loudoun County VALeesburg, VA 20175

(39.0883,-77.5748)
 

SKILLS

  • Youth Services
  • Critical Thinking
  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Project Management
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Approximately 5-10 hours a month, but my fluctuate based on the number of youth projects and time of year.

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