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Volunteer Coordinator

Seattle Area Feline Rescue is seeking a Volunteer Coordinator to help oversee the recruitment, training, retention, recognition and daily operations of our volunteer program. This position has flexible work hours and is budgeted at 30 hrs. a week.


  • Recruit new volunteers
  • Manage volunteer schedules
  • Schedule and deliver volunteer orientations
  • Schedule, create, deliver and coordinate trainings
  • Recognize and retain current volunteers
  • Work with staff members to understand volunteer needs and fill those needs
  • Manage and keep the volunteer database up-to-date
  • Oversee volunteer protocols and communication plans to keep volunteers current


  • Be a positive and outgoing team player
  • Ability to work with diverse populations
  • Experience teaching or training adults
  • Composure in a fast-paced and sometimes stressful environment
  • Ability to multitask Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Creative problem solver
  • Ability to negotiate and manage conflict
  • Independent self-starter
  • Attention to detail
  • Prior experience managing volunteers for a nonprofit organization

Preferred Experience:

  • Prior experience with Volgistics volunteer software
  • Knowledge of cat behavior
  • Experience working or volunteering in a shelter or veterinary environment, or alternatively, a medical environment with similar sanitation protocols
  • Proficiency with computers and the ability to easily learn new software, including Microsoft Office and database programs

Respond with cover letter and resume to apply for the position.

 Job Type: Full-time

 Required education: High school or equivalent

Required experience:

  • Training: 1 year
  • Customer Service: 1 year

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