Job Post

Community Engagement Coordinator

Company Name: Humane Society of Weld County
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Location: Evans, CO
Job Type: Full Time
Job Category: Administration
Humane Society of Weld County


  • Recruit, develop, and manage volunteers; screen volunteers and ensure they are appropriately matched and trained for volunteer positions.
  • Develop, coordinate, and manage community outreach efforts including but not limited to initiating contact and building relationships with local businesses, schools, sports teams, etc.
  • Maintain positive communication with HSWC patrons, volunteers, local organizations, and the general public to promote HSWC mission, goals, and programs.
  • Develop and manage all social media outlets with an emphasis on promoting the HSWC’s mission and current programming, events and noteworthy efforts.
  • Market and promote adoptable animals; ensure all animals have marketable photos and biographies in conjunction with other shelter staff.
  • Work with the shelter leadership team to develop strategies promoting and placing our longest tenured/special needs animals.
  • In conjunction with the shelter leadership team, identify and develop volunteer positions
  • Onboard new volunteers, including managing volunteer orientations; work with the Behavior & Enrichment Supervisor to coordinate ongoing animal handling and animal enrichment training for behavior volunteers; work with shelter management and staff to ensure areas of need have regular volunteer coverage.
  • Maintain consistent communication and engagement with volunteers; create and maintain volunteer training materials, informational handouts, guidelines, etc.
  • Coordinate adoption and community engagement events, assist in coordination of fundraising events; ensure volunteer staffing at fundraising, adoption and engagement events.
  • In conjunction with the Foster & Transfer Coordinator, develop and maintain volunteer policies and procedures reflective of current programming.
  • Manage and maintain volunteer files in Volgistics database, including tracking volunteer hours, attendance, and assignment participation.
  • Work in conjunction with the Foster & Transfer Coordinator to ensure foster-parent volunteer support in the absence of the Foster Coordinator; assist with basic foster parent needs including facilitation of foster animal drop-off/pickup and answering foster parent questions/inquiries in the absence of the Foster Coordinator.
  • Assist Executive Director, Shelter Manager, Foster & Transfer Coordinator and other employees as needed; all other duties as assigned.
  • Regular and predictable attendance is required.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications or related field is preferred.
  • Previous experience working in a non-profit agency volunteer program, preferably animal welfare, is preferred.
  • Previous animal handling skills preferred.
  • Valid Driver’s License and ability to gain coverage through our motor vehicle insurance is required.


  • We are seeking an innovative and creative self-starter who will focus efforts on engaging the community and implementing partnerships with businesses, schools, sports teams, etc., to develop collaborative programs that will benefit the animals of the HSWC.
  • A positive outgoing compassionate individual with hands on ability, excellent proven organizational, management and leadership skills, and dedication to ensuring best practices are followed.
  • Genuine passion for and commitment to animal welfare is required.
  • An extremely high level of attention to detail is required.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and social media platforms is required.
  • Excellent oral, written, and organizational skills with a high level of attention to detail is required.
  • Ability to maintain professional rapport with HSWC staff, the public, and volunteers and foster parents is required.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, which will include evenings, weekends, and holidays is required.

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