Experienced Animal Shelter Volunteer Coordinator with exceptional networking and organisational skills. Adept at making sure every shift is covered, creating volunteer policies that were reasonable and holding volunteers accountable for the services they promised to provide. Specialises in coordinating schedules and resolving issues.
Excellent organisational skills
Very adept at utilising Microsoft productivity software
Familiar with many computer schedulling programmes
Exceptional personal networking skills
Fair but strict disciplinarian
Exceptional communication skills
Dedicated and reliable worker
October 2010 to July 2014 Peterson Animal Shelter-Manchester, UK Animal Shelter Volunteer Coordinator
Assisted in creating marketing material designed to attract new volunteers on a regular basis.
Developed spreadsheet system that kept volunteer roster organised and accessible.
Responsible for creating volunteer schedule and creating contingency plans if some volunteers did not show.
November 2002 to October 2010 Animal Rescue-Manchester, UK Animal Shelter Volunteer Coordinator
Responsible for developing a spreadsheet that kept track of the ever-growing list of volunteers.
Worked with the shelter director to develop volunteer schedule based on shelter needs.
Responsible for doing preliminary screening interview with each prospective volunteer and determining which volunteers would be kept.
July 1992 to November 2002 Animal Haven-Manchester, UK Animal Shelter Volunteer Coordinator
Developed system for keeping track of volunteer list and the availability of each volunteer.
Responsible for recruiting and bringing in new volunteers on a consistent basis.
Assisted in schedulling volunteers based on the needs of the shelter.
1992 Valley School of Technology, London, England, UK, Associate’s Degree, Business