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About the Position
Position # 3739
OrganizationElderDog South Vancouver Island Pawd
Position Pawd Leader ElderDog - Saanich and Sidney
Location Sidney Saanich
Impact Statement To assist and support older adults in the care and well-being of their canine companions. Help keep love in the home.

ElderDog Victoria is 100% volunteer-run. To carry out our work, ElderDog operates in chapters or Pawds in communities across the country. We are looking for a leader to guide the newly formed Saanich and Sidney Pawd. The Pawd Leader is the glue that holds the Pawd together and serves as a liaison with National Office.
Description The role includes:
- guiding the group of committed ElderDog volunteers who act as the executive committee for the Sidney-Saanich area;
- calling and chairing Pawd meetings;
- collaborating on strategic priorities that are important for your team to focus on;
- helping recruit new volunteers to fill leadership roles within the Pawd;
- participating in monthly conference calls with other Pawd Leaders;
- representing ElderDog at information and outreach events;
- serving as back-up for other roles as needed;
- serving as an ambassador for ElderDog Canada and the Pawd.

The skill set we are looking for
- A strong collaborator and strategic thinker who thrives in a team environment
- A ‘people person’ who cares about seniors and understands their complex needs and who has compassion and understanding of dogs and the unique relationship they have with their owners
- Strong technical skills to manage gmail, document sharing
- Self motivated and organized.
Training Details - Be an active member of a collaborative team
- Receive upfront training and ongoing mentorship from ElderDog National representative
- Access to existing guidelines, templates and forms.
Working Conditions Work from home. Set own hours. Need to have strong time management skills and flexibility in availability.
Minimum Duration 3 months or less
Timing Anytime
Time Detail Up to 10-12 hours a week.
Age 19+
Ideal for An Individual
Transportation Car required
Area(s) of Interest Animals/Pets, Senior Services
Skill(s) Communicate in Plain Language, Motivate Others, Strategic Thinking, Problem Solving, Accountability
How to Apply
Application Link:
Application File:
Website http://www.elderdog.ca
Email Send an Email Message
Contact Judy
Address x Victoria, x


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