Jobs at Dogs Trust – Volunteer Coordinator

Website Dogs Trust

Job Description:

We are seeking a Volunteer Coordinator to be responsible for co-ordinating all of the volunteering opportunities within our Rehoming Centre’s operations.

Job Responsibilities:

In this role you will recruit, select and induct new volunteers, providing support throughout their volunteer journey with us. As part of the wider Dogs Trust volunteering strategy, you will play a key role in ensuring best practice is followed, achieving high volunteer standards. A strong relationship manager, you’ll build relationships with staff across the centre, the Volunteering Development team and the wider organisation to deliver an excellent volunteer experience. Where volunteers are shared across services, you will liaise with the Supporter Relations Officer, over occasional volunteer support for fundraising activities, the Home from Home Coordinator in support of our home fostering service and, where appropriate, with the local Dogs Trust Charity Shop Managers over any volunteers shared between the shops and the rehoming centre.

Job Requirements:

The successful candidate will have a good understanding of customer care and the role of volunteers in an organisation, including their integration, management and motivation. You’ll have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and strong leadership skills with ability to engage and work effectively with large groups of people with varying backgrounds and skill levels. You will also have a positive attitude, methodical approach to work with the ability to work under your own initiative. But above all a passion and commitment to work and the goals of Dogs Trust. A full, manual, UK driving licence is also required.

Job Details:

Company: Dogs Trust

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Bridgend, Wales, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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