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Donation Coordinator


Organization: Ottawa Paw Pantry

Commitment: Long term (6 months to a year)

Availability: Flexible

Language Preference: English

Number of Positions Available: 1

Location: Ottawa - Central

Deadline: May 29, 2020


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



Volunteer Opportunity Address


Good for people interested in: Administration/Office

You will be working with: Disadvantaged

Organization category: Social services

Volunteer Considerations

Time it will take to contact applicants - 1-6 days

This position would be great for - None of the above

Police record check required: Yes