Volunteer job descriptions

Orientation Coordinator needed

Position reports to: Volunteer Coordinator

Position Summary

The Orientation Coordinator is responsible for the coordination and training of new FLPS volunteers.

Time periods when assistance is needed

  • Various times throughout the week for new volunteer application review, orientation scheduling and new volunteer activation in database
  • Attendance at monthly new volunteer orientation
  • Attendance at monthly volunteer committee meeting the second Wednesday of every month

Responsibilities

  • Reviews incoming volunteer applications in volunteer database
  • Conducts high level background checks on applicants
  • Responds or coordinates the response to applicants via volunteer Gmail account to invite them to the next monthly orientation
  • Conducts or coordinates the conduct of the monthly new volunteer orientation on the third Saturday of every month from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Sends communication including the location of the sanctuary to confirmed orientation attendees
  • Discusses and gathers interest from new volunteers regarding opportunities in the various areas of FLPS
  • Coordinates mentoring sessions between new volunteers and existing volunteers, communicating with FLPS Directors for mentoring in their areas of specialty

Qualifications

  • Must be an adult FLPS volunteer
  • Must have excellent communication skills
  • Must have excellent customer service skills
  • Must have experience administering databases
  • Must be comfortable interacting with volunteers
  • Must be comfortable leading orientation classes
  • Must have a computer
  • Complete volunteer orientation and a mentoring session

Physical demands

  • Frequent sitting and typing on a computer
  • Walking, standing, sitting, bending or stooping when conducting orientation
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Volunteer Communications Coordinator needed

Position reports to: Director of Volunteers

Position Summary

The Volunteer Communications Coordinator is responsible for creating communications for and gathering feedback from FLPS volunteers.

Time periods when assistance is needed

  • Various times throughout the week for communications work
  • Attendance at monthly volunteer committee meeting the second Wednesday of every month

Responsibilities

  • Record, save, and distribute monthly Volunteer Committee meeting minutes
  • Create monthly FLPS Volunteer Newsletter
  • Create volunteer emails as needed
  • Maintain FLPS Volunteer Facebook page
  • Create quarterly surveys and communicate results to Director of Volunteers
  • Create and maintain FLPS comment box
  • Create and maintain FLPS volunteer name tags

Qualifications

  • Must be an adult FLPS volunteer
  • Must have excellent writing skills
  • Must be comfortable interacting with volunteers
  • Must be able to travel to sanctuary to maintain comment box and name tags
  • Must have a computer and printer
  • Must be able to use social media and Volunteer Impact database to communicate to volunteers
  • Complete volunteer orientation and a mentoring session

Physical demands

  • Frequent sitting and typing on a computer
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