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Ottawa Paw Pantry

Rebecca Coxon
Ottawa Paw Pantry

4K Oakley Ave
Ottawa, ON
Canada K2B 6MB

TEL: 613-816-3875

E-mail: volunteer@ottawapawpantry.ca
Web: OttawaPawPantry.ca

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Disadvantaged; People with disabilities or medical conditions; Animals; Seniors; Homeless

The Ottawa Paw Pantry is the area’s dedicated non-profit pet food resource and was established to help prevent the abandonment or surrender of animals when their families cannot afford to feed them.

When your pets have become extensions of your family, you want nothing but the best for them. Giving up a family pet because you can’t provide food is a very difficult experience for both humans and the animal.

The Ottawa Paw Pantry provides temporary food assistance to qualifying low-income pet owners who are currently unable to afford food for their pets and may be forced to give up their pets without food assistance.


Volunteer Opportunities

Organization: Ottawa Paw Pantry
Donation Coordinator
The Ottawa Paw Pantry is looking for well-organized and detail-oriented person to fill its Donation Coordinator role. This person will facilitate the pick-up and drop-off of donations by working with a group of volunteer drivers. This role is critical to the success of our organization as we are a 100% donation run charity.

This volunteer is responsible for yielding food pickup requests from individuals, existing drop-off locations, and other pet stores/veterinary clinics. Once a pick-up has been identified, you will work with our volunteer driver team to schedule a timely pick-up through our Facebook group and/or by contacting our drivers directly.

Facilitate logistics related to pick up and drop off of donations with donors and driver(s)
Ensure the donations are brought to the storage unit for proper storage and distribution
Exercise discretion regarding acceptance of donated goods based on “Food Acceptance Policy”
Assist with driver coordinating for special events that promote food donations, such as the Bowlful of Heart Campaign
Identify and track donations by location

Excellent attention to detail
Strong time management skills
Experience working with volunteers
Ability to work well independently
Working knowledge of a smartphone and Google Docs preferred

Please note: The nature of this work can sometimes be somewhat unpredictable, flexibility to work some evenings and weekends is appreciated.

Email volunteer@ottawapawpantry.ca with the position as the subject line, and tell us why you’d make a great Donation Coordinator.

Location: Ottawa
Deadline: Mar 27, 2020
Organization: Ottawa Paw Pantry
The Ottawa Paw Pantry is currently recruiting a Driver Coordinator (volunteer position) to review driver role and responsibilities with delivery driver candidates, guide applicants through on-boarding process, assign and coordinate with volunteers to ensure monthly deliveries have been completed.

Our driver volunteers are at the core of our service and enable us to deliver to our clients. This role will have a major impact on our day-to-day operations and capacities. The Driver Coordinator will work closely with the Logistics Manager and Volunteer Manager.
Review and contact potential volunteer drivers with the help of the Volunteer Manager
Ensure drivers have completed the non-disclosure agreement and police record check prior to beginning.
Flags potential conflicts or problems to the Logistics Manager and aids in finding solutions.
Liaises with the Logistics Manager to identify areas where volunteer drivers are needed
Provide onboarding for new drivers, such as walking them through the pickup process at the storage unit

Organization skills
Attention to detail
Access to phone and computer on a regular basis to communicate with volunteers
Working knowledge of a smartphone and Google Docs preferred
Strong volunteer-facing communication skills
Tact and diplomacy, ability to assess and make decisions on the spot

Email volunteer@ottawapawpantry.ca with the position as the subject line, and tell us why you’d make a great Driver Coordinator.
Location: Ottawa
Deadline: Mar 20, 2020