Volunteer Coordinator

Job Order #: 17244558

Lowell, MA 01854

Full Time

40 hours per week

POSTED 7/12/2022

EXPIRES 10/10/2022

Job Description

Lowell Animal Shelter is looking for Volunteer Coordinator

The Volunteer Coordinator is an integrated member of the team with the objective to support the mission of
Lowell Humane Society by building an ever-increasing network of volunteer support for the organization.
Volunteer Coordinator is responsible for volunteer recruitment, orientation, project planning, implementation,
and supervision of volunteer activities and volunteer coverage of events. The Volunteer Coordinator will also
oversee community outreach and education. The Volunteer Coordinator will also oversee community outreach
and education, as well as training and correspondence with foster homes.

? Recruits, screens, interviews, and trains new volunteers.
? Provides ongoing training and supervision of the volunteer team.
? Updates and develops volunteer training tools and curriculums as needed.
? Creates and sends bi-weekly volunteer e-mail newsletter.
? Acts as liaison between volunteers and staff.
? Ensures that volunteer policies and procedures are followed.
? Assists with conflict resolution regarding volunteers according to established procedures.
? Maintains an accurate record of volunteer hours, conflicts, and disciplinary actions.
? Plans and implements volunteer recognition activities.
? Maintains volunteer calendar, ensures coverage of key and fills vacancies during vacations/absences
? Oversees the organization?s Foster Care Program
? Completes monthly reporting summaries of volunteer hours, foster care, and project status.
? Oversees Community Outreach and Education including in-house tours and visits, off-site education
visits and events, and all other educational programs.
? Assists in the planning, implementation, and logistical support for all Humane Society events

? Must have strong communication and writing skills
? Proficiency in Microsoft Office, the Google Suite, Canva, and social media outlets.
? Must be detail-oriented with strong organizational and time management skills.
? Experience working with volunteer management databases or CRMs
? The candidate must be self-motivated and have the ability to work independently and collaboratively
? Must possess a valid driver?s license
? Able to maintain professional boundaries while working with clients, donors, and volunteers
? Ability to perform physical work, including working in outdoor elements and lifting up to 50lbs
? Ability to maintain confidentiality regarding sensitive information about clients, volunteers,
animals, and other stakeholders
Reports to: Shelter Manager
Pay Rate: $16/hour
Hours: 40 hours per week. Hours will rotate to include some nights, weekends and holidays
Benefits Include:
50% health insurance
Volunteer Coordinator
Lowell Humane Society
2 weeks paid vacation
8 floating holidays
Sick time
This is a full-time, in-person position. For more information or to apply, please submit a cover letter and
resume to jobs@lowellhumanesociety.org.
This is not a contract; management has the right to change this job description at any time. The Lowell
Humane Society is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race,
color, sex, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity, disability, age, veteran status, national origin,
religion or political affiliation.

If interested please email timothy.hovey@masshirelowellcc.com

How To Apply

If interested please email timothy.hovey@masshirelowellcc.com



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$16.00 per hour


  • Major Medical
  • Vacation Leave
  • Sick Leave

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