Job Postings
Peggy Adams Volunteer Coordinator
Job Postings
Thursday, January 10, 2013 10:13 AM



Job Title:        Volunteer Manager

Department:  Administration

Reports To:    Assistant Executive Director

FLSA Status: Exempt          



The main focus of this position is to implement a volunteer workforce which provides the public an opportunity to volunteer and assists the League in helping more animals by meeting the organizational needs in prevention, sheltering and placement programs.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


  • Manage all volunteer recruitment, including but not limited to interviewing, orientation and proper placement
  • Manage volunteer training curriculum with the appropriate departments
  • Manage  retention programs of volunteers.
  • Manage Fido’s Food bank and the League’s relationship with Kibblez of Love
  • Develop and manage the volunteer program for individuals under 18 yrs of age
  • Management of all volunteer information into the data base systems including  applications of new volunteers, trainings attended, assignments and hours served.
  • Responsible for obtaining items and rooms necessary for training and orientations.
  • Act as the liaison between staff and volunteers helping to meet the needs and goals of the organization. 
  • Resolves volunteer/staff issues.
  • Develop and manage volunteer policy and procedures
  • Participate in community outreach.




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • ·         Must support the Animal Rescue League’s mission, policies and practices.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate in written and verbal format.
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of constituents.
  • Excellent      organizational skills and communication skills.
  • Proven      track record with volunteer recognition events.
  • This      position requires availability on weekends and evenings as needed. 



  • Bachelors Degree and two years experience working in volunteer management.
  • Previous experience within the animal welfare field or equivalent setting.



  • Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Outlook Express



  • Computer
  • Telephone system




The physical demands described here are representative of those that must met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:


  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee      is consistently required to stand and move.  In addition the employee is constantly      required to talk, hear and use hands for grasping, reaching and other      operative tasks. The employee is required to stand and sit      frequently.  The employee will also      be required to bend neck and twist body. The employee will be required to      consistently lift an animate or stationary object of up to 20 pounds.




The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:


  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee      is frequently exposed to an indoor office environment climate condition.      The employee is occasionally exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The      employee is occasionally exposed to animal odors and animal fur.


  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Apply to:

Joy Humphries
Director of Development & Marketing
Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League
T 561.472.8873
F 561.686.0940
3100/3200 North Military Trail
West Palm Beach, Florida 33409
Downtown at the Gardens Marketing Assistant
Job Postings
Saturday, January 05, 2013 08:10 PM


POSITION:                         Marketing Assistant

REPORT TO:                       Director of Marketing

STATUS:                             Entry Level (1 -2 years of experience) - Full Time to include nights and weekends as needed

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Special Event Management
    • Design and Implement
    • Maintain Budget
    • Coordinate tenants and other participating entities
    • Creative management skills
    • Manage event staff
    • Work with Director on all collateral materials
    • List event in various media outlets, e-calendars, etc.
    • Post event evaluation
    • Social Media
      • Coordinate all in-house social media programs, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, website
      • Work with tenants to coordinate social media programming
      • Increase followers and experience
      • Website postings
        • Internal – Wordpress
        • External - Calendars
        • Computer proficient including Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point and Photoshop
        • Extra points for video editing capabilities!
        • Other duties assigned by the Director of Marketing or Ownership

Interested candidates should possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.  A team player attitude is required along with a strong desire to excel.  Strong organization and multi-tasking skills are required.

Downtown at the Gardens is a fast-paced work environment, the successful candidate will be able to adapt accordingly.  This is a NO ATTITUDE office, we all do it all!  We have fun at work, but we work REALLY hard.

A comprehensive benefits package is available to include insurance and vacation.

Interested parties should include a resume and cover letter stating experience and salary expectations.  All applications should be sent to

This is an entry level position.

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