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Volunteer Coordinator Wanted at The Barn at Spring Brook Farm

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ORGANIZATION: The Barn at Spring Brook Farm

  • 6 people are interested

The Barn at Spring Brook Farm is looking for a volunteer to dedicate their time as a Volunteer Coordinator! This volunteer role would require a commitment of a minimum six hours per week, preferably spread throughout Monday and Friday. This is a 50/50 remote and in-person volunteer position, with in-person volunteer hours required at different times throughout the year. As the Volunteer Coordinator, you would help recruit, onboard and place volunteers into appropriate positions at The Barn during specific recruitment and onboarding periods (January/February, May/June and August/September). You would also be responsible for ensuring required background checks are completed, filed and tracked, as well as assist in scheduling Barn Tours and necessary trainings. An in-person four hour training and orientation at The Barn would be required before your start date.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Communicates volunteer needs to pool of volunteers
  • Works with Barn staff to fill volunteer needs for programs and special events
  • Recruits and coordinates work of corporate/group volunteers with appropriate staff at The Barn
  • Thank individual volunteers and volunteer service groups for their work at the barn

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About The Barn at Spring Brook Farm

Location:

360 Locust Grove Road, West Chester, PA 19382, US

Mission Statement

To enrich the developmental skills and lives of children with disabilities through animal-assisted and natured-based experiences. The Barn strives to be the leading, regional organization and resource committed to providing children with disabilities and their families a nurturing and interactive, animal and nature-based experience that brings joy and inspires them to pursue their best lives.

Description

The Barn at Spring Brook Farm is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization located on a 17-acre farm in West Chester, PA. Our organization offers programs for children with special needs and their families. We serve children ages 2-12 with physical, cognitive and/or developmental disabilities. With a strong focus on animal-assisted activities and connecting with the world through nature-based experiences, we strive to enrich the developmental lives of children with disabilities and create a caring, supportive community for kids and their families. To our knowledge, we are the only organization to offer these unique services in the Greater Philadelphia Region.

At The Barn we serve children of varying abilities. We focus on recognizing their strengths and maximizing their potential. The Barn is a place where children can just be children. They can have fun in a safe environment while working towards their personal goals. Our programs help children set and achieve goals that complement their learning at school, in outside therapies and in their home life by providing animal-assisted and nature-based experiences to establish new, nurturing and fun experiences for the children.

The true stars of the show here at The Barn are the fabulous horses, donkeys, goats, sheep, chickens, a bunny, a hilarious pig, and a sweetheart of a cat! These animals, the property, and the kindness of so many volunteers truly helps to allow our kids to become even more magnificent versions of themselves. Be a part of something meaningful and volunteer today!

CAUSE AREAS

Animals
Community
People with Disabilities
Animals, Community, People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

The Barn at Spring Brook Farm350 Locust Grove RoadWest Chester, PA 19382

(39.91337,-75.66814)
 

SKILLS

  • Office Management
  • Program Management
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Community Outreach
  • Organization

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum of six hours per week, maximum of 20 hours per week (with flexibility during recruitment/onboarding periods throughout the year). Will be an in-person and remote position.

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