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Volunteer Coordinator - Safe Pets Safe Families

  • Location: Happy Valley SA
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Animal Welfare
  • Time Required

    Flexible within the week

  • Suitable for
    • Skilled Volunteers
  • Type of work
    • Administration & Office Management
    • Mediation & Advocacy
    • Working with Animals
  • Training


  • Requirements
    • Driver's Licence (C)

    • Excellent communications are vital to this role
    • Previous experience managing/co-ordinating a large team is preferred
    • Ability to resolve conflicts as well as address other issues
    • Ability to work within a timeframe
    • Good organisational skills are essential
    • Good record keeping skills are required
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Dropbox and social media is needed
    • Knowledge and confidence in using Social Media (Facebook)

Safe Pets Safe Families is looking for a Volunteer Coordinator. This is a volunteer role. The role is to be the first port of call for the volunteers of the organisation and is required to oversee the goings on of the volunteers. The position will report to the CEO and meet with the Counsellor on a regular basis.

As the Volunteer Coordinator you will : • Oversee the care and wellbeing of all volunteers • Seek new volunteers • Process volunteers applications including contacting referees • Assign volunteers to appropriate roles in conjunction with other admin, • co-ordinators and managers • Approve suitable volunteers in consultation with the Chief Executive Officer (or delegate) • Maintain volunteer Facebook page including posting positive stories, welcomes, thank you posts and monitoring membership • Resolve conflicts within the volunteer group • Assist volunteers to resolve any difficulties that they may be having within the organization • Maintain records relating to volunteers and their activities • Provide regular reports to the CEO (weekly) and the board (monthly) or as requested • Assist with training volunteers as required