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Rescue Paws is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to improving the lives of stray animals in Thailand. Our organisation is operated by a small team of staff and a group of volunteers who provide care for our animals. While some volunteers are trained animal care specialists, volunteer vets and vet students, others are inexperienced but passionate animal lovers seeking a unique travel-abroad experience
The volunteer coordinator provides direct volunteer oversight to make sure all safety, sanitation, and program procedures are followed to keep both our humans and dogs/cats safe. This position reports to the Director of Operations.
Role and Responsibilities:
Volunteer Management 40%
Greet volunteers upon arrival and give tour of the house
Supervise volunteers and ensure tasks are completed properly
Lead new volunteer orientation and training
Create weekly volunteer schedule
Lead morning volunteer meetings
Public Relations 35%
Write our monthly newsletter
Post on Rescue Paws social media accounts daily
Respond to email and Facebook inquiries
Schedule and facilitate day visits
Communicate and educate the public about animal welfare and the mission of Rescue Paws
Animal Care 25%
Work with veterinary team to implement appropriate animal care plans
Monitor dogs and report health or behavior concerns
Create dog play groups based on knowledge of their personalities
Inventory kennel and clinic supplies
While performing this job, you will be required to continually walk, stand, squat, twist, and kneel, reach and grab with your hands and arms, in addition to being able to lift and move animals, materials and equipment weighing 40lbs or more. Work is subject to frequent interruptions.
You will be exposed to various weather conditions when working outdoors. You will be exposed to disinfectant solutions while cleaning. You will be consistently exposed to animals and animal allergens, including animal hair, dander, saliva, fecal matter, urine, zoonotic diseases, fleas and other mites or bugs. You may also be subject to potential danger including parasites and infectious diseases, animal bites and scratches; therefore, it is required to be vaccinated for Rabies.
While performing this job, you will be regularly required to use written and oral communication skills; observe and interpret situations; analyze and solve problems; learn and apply new information and skills; perform repetitive work on multiple, concurrent tasks; fulfill intensive deadlines; and interact with staff, the public, volunteers and others encountered in the course of work. You will witness injured and ill animals treated at Rescue Paws and in the community.
Must have experience working with animals. Must be able to lead by example and have strong problem-solving skills. Preference given to applicants who have completed formal training or education in dog training, animal science, management or nonprofit fields.
Must be able to drive a manual transmission vehicle.
All employees must be vaccinated for rabies.
This is a full-time position and may require working evenings and weekends.
One-year minimum contract.
A salary of $20,000 THB per month and free housing accommodation will be provided. After a 90-day probational period, the employee will earn one personal days per month. Health insurance will also be provided after 90 days of employment. Rescue Paws will cover the costs associated with obtaining the required visas.
Salary: Not Specified
Job Category: Animal Welfare
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Location: Tambon Hua Hin
Keywords: dog charity jobs, team leader thailand, volunteer coordinator Thailand
Job Expires: 8 hours
How to Apply:
If you are interested in applying, please send your CV and cover letter to Amelia Rodgers at email@example.com