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About the Position
Position # 3711
OrganizationElderDog South Vancouver Island Pawd
Position Dog Care Support District Coordinator - Sidney / North Saanich
Location Sidney Saanich
Impact Statement ElderDog Victoria is 100% volunteer-run. To carry out our work, we depend on the commitment and dedication of volunteers, the guidance of our strong leadership team and the collaboration of our Dog Care Support team. We are looking for organized, compassionate people (and dog lovers) to share the rewarding Dog Care Support Coordinator role and join our team in the Sidney / North Saanich areas. The Dog Care Support program enables older adults with challenges affecting the care of their beloved pets, to continue to benefit from their relationship with their canine companions.
Description The skill set we are looking for:
- Dog Lovers
- A ‘people person’ who cares about seniors and understands their complex needs;
- Strong technical skills to manage gmail, document sharing;
- Self motivated and highly organized,
- Strong time management skills and some flexibility in availability.
Duties include:
- responding to inquiries for assistance within a designated district;
- organizing initial visits with seniors to determine services required and fill out appropriate paperwork;
- matching volunteers with senior support services required;
- keeping records of program activities;
- completing paperwork for the National Office;
- participating in monthly teleconferences with other Dog Care Support Coordinators;
- communicating with Pawd Leader, members, and National Office on an ongoing basis.
Training Details - You would be a member of the collaborative Dog Care Support Team;
- Training and mentorship from ElderDog National;
- Access to forms and processes outlined.
Working Conditions Varies. Up to 10 hours per week; tasks can be scheduled
Access to a car, on occasion for client visits.
Minimum Duration 7 - 12 months
Timing Anytime
Time Detail Varies. Up to 10 hours per week; tasks can be scheduled
Access to a car, on occasion for client visits.
Age 1+
Ideal for An Individual
Transportation Car required
Area(s) of Interest Animals/Pets, Senior Services
Skill(s) Interpersonal Communication, Computer Skills, Motivate Others, Empathy, Self-Motivation
How to Apply
Application Link:
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Website http://www.elderdog.ca
Email Send an Email Message
Contact Judy Duncan
Address x Victoria, x


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