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Story Dog Coordinator Melville and Fremantle

  • Location: Melville WA
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Education & Training
  • Time Required

    one or two days a week

  • Type of work
    • Education & Training
    • Working with Animals
  • Training

    Must be accredited Story Dogs Volunteer Handler for one term for role familiarity

  • Reimbursement

    travel mileage and stationary expenses

  • Requirements
    • National Police Certificate *

    Time to commit to the role; depending on the size of your region, one or two days/week
    The coordinator will be required to use their own vehicle for Story Dogs related travel. This travel will be
    reimbursed at the current rate per kilometre up to a pre-determined ceiling.
    Personal resources required computer, internet access, digital camera
    Ability to work from home, to visit schools and volunteers and travel throughout your region.
    Working with Children Check completed prior to starting

    * May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.

The Coordinator will recruit, train, support, manage and give recognition to volunteers within the region. The position will ensure that Story Dogs remains an active and relevant organisation by raising awareness of the Story Dogs brand and services. Support from Story Dogs: An experienced Coordinator in the Story Dogs team will become your mentor, helping you with any operational questions. Story DogsStory Dogs will supply: Uniform (shirt), corporate stationery, advertising materials, and other items necessary for the role. Story Dogs will provide all necessary training and assistance. Please note: You will be required to be accredited with a dog and volunteer in your local school for one school term before becoming a coordinator. This period will be a time where you will be a normal volunteer and you will not undertake any coordinating tasks, thereby gaining the knowledge, skill and insights of a volunteer. It is also a period in which Story Dogs and the potential coordinator can determine if they want to go ahead with becoming a fully functional coordinator.


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