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Wolf Sanctuary of PA is seeking a highly motivated professional with leadership experience to join our staff as our Volunteer Coordinator. The Volunteer Coordinator is expected to operate at a high energy level and to inspire unity and motivation among the volunteers to work towards the common goal of the sanctuary’s mission.
Create and maintain volunteer schedules
Direct volunteer assignments, positions, and tasks
Hold daily volunteer meetings
Manage new volunteer recruitment including preliminary correspondence, applications, orientation, and training.
Train volunteers on existing and new duties
Communicate effectively with volunteers regarding reminders as well as news and updates
Direct volunteers to accomplish all tasks quickly and efficiently while also motivating them to be proactive
Ensure that the mission and vision of Wolf Sanctuary of PA is upheld by all volunteers helping with our cause
Display a high level of motivation to proactively seek out tasks and direct volunteers to accomplish them
Arrive and leave at appropriate times for a shift which includes being present whenever volunteers are scheduled to be on the property
Maintain a high level of organization regarding schedules and correspondence
Communicate effectively with fellow staff members and the president
Communicate effectively with volunteers
The ideal candidate should have leadership experience and should be comfortable instructing and working with large groups of people. Prior experience in an animal care setting such as a shelter or rescue is preferred.