Jobs in the Field

Last Updated: January 17, 2017


Post date: 11/4/16
Volunteer Operations Coordinator
San Francisco
Work must be done on site.

The Public Programs Volunteer Operations Coordinator serves as the primary contact for PP volunteers. The PPVOC is responsible for providing volunteers with a positive and rewarding experience, and ensuring that volunteers provide Academy guests with quality engagements and activities that inspire and educate. Public Programs volunteers include docents, special event volunteers, early childhood volunteers, Naturalist Center volunteers, and other programs that may be developed in the future. This position works collaboratively with staff, volunteers, and other departments to develop and coordinate a variety of volunteer activities on the public floor, in the Naturalist Center, and behind the scenes with Public Programs staff.

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Post date: 12/8/16
Volunteer Coordinator
Work must be done on site.

JoyRide Therapeutic Horsemanship Center in Magnolia, TX is looking for a motivated individual who loves horses and people. We need a Volunteer Coordinator to join our team! The ideal candidate would have excellent interpersonal skills, be highly organized, and have the desire to work with a special needs population. Experience with or the ability to learn Salesforce, and experience with Excel and Word are required. Proficiency with horses strongly preferred. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, recruiting, training, and coordinating volunteers for all program needs, including daily lessons. This is a 32-hour per week salaried position to start in early January 2017.

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Email your resume and cover letter with salary requirements to Director of Operations, Debbie Blackmon, at

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Post date: 1/13/17
Volunteer Management Intern
Work must be done on site.

Position Summary:
The Volunteer Management Intern will work with the Phoenix Zoo’s Volunteer Management Team (VMT) to oversee the recruitment and facilitation of volunteers for multiple spring events. In addition, the intern in this position will learn all aspects involved in the administration of a large nonprofit volunteer program, including recruitment, applicant screening, interviewing, training, evaluating, and engagement of core volunteers.

Time Commitment:
1. Minimum 28 hours/week for 3 – 6 months.
2. Flexible scheduling available during operational hours (Mon-Sun; 7:00am-5:00pm).
3. Occasional evenings and weekends as required by related business needs.

1. Recruit, assign, and track event volunteer service.
2. Contact point for communications with event volunteers and corporate volunteer partners.
3. Coordinate volunteer hospitality suite during scheduled events; ensure event needs are met through appropriate allocation of available volunteer resources.
4. Create and maintain data files contained in an electronic volunteer database management system; prepare timely and accurate internal reports.
5. Assist with daily administration of programs, including answering phones, responding to emails, collaborating with interdepartmental partners, disseminating appropriate Zoo updates, maintenance of office space, and ongoing recognition of volunteer efforts.

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