These positions fill various roles in surgery and wellness/vaccine clinics. Must be comfortable working with cats and dogs of all sizes. Job roles may include restraint, blood draws, weighing animals, and working closely with the public. Experience preferred.
Opportunity abounds at Planned PEThood, with multiple DVM positions open to enable our growth. Spay/Neuter, Wellness, Rescue, Shelter Medicine- we need committed DVM’s in all of these areas.
Reports to: Director of Outreach
The Volunteer Coordinator plays a critical role engaging the community as volunteers at Planned PEThood of Georgia (PPOG). The Volunteer Coordinator is responsible for the recruitment, training, recognition and overall management of volunteers. This position serves as an important liaison between staff and volunteers, with a key role in building collaboration to reach the goals of PPOG. In addition, s/he maintains volunteer records, coordinates volunteer schedules, prepares department reports and performs other related duties.
Duties and responsibilities – Volunteers
Create and implement the PPOG Volunteer Program, including: Program structure, Policies and handbook, Recruiting and scheduling plan, Orientation and training, Retention and Recognition
Recruit volunteers based on well-defined position descriptions and schedule for appropriate shifts and tasks.
Engage in community outreach for the purpose of enriching the volunteer program, including PPOG special events and local city or business festivals and gatherings.
Interview, screen, and select potential volunteers with input from supervising departments.
Respond to phone, email and in-person inquiries regarding the volunteer program.
Organize and conduct the orientation and training of volunteers and update training materials and programs as needed.
Work closely with staff to build teamwork and collaboration with volunteers, ensuring volunteers are performing the most needed roles to support the organization. Provide necessary tools to staff who supervise volunteers; i.e. scheduling and tracking software.
Assist staff with supervision of volunteers in performance of duties, providing the volunteers with continuous feedback and special guidance when requested or required.
Match volunteers to appropriate roles, seeking to fulfill the needs of the various departments where volunteers are engaged.
Maintain volunteer records and coordinate volunteer schedules, noting special skills and interests.