Volunteer Coordinator

We are looking for an enthusiastic, sociable and responsible team player, for a 1-year commitment. Accomodation, food and work visa included. 

The ideal candidate is a go-getter and must love wildlife. They must be a people person as they will be the first person every new member meets upon arrival. 

General Tasks:

  • Contacting all new arrivals up to 3 weeks before arrival with all necessary information. 
  • Lead on training, updating and upholding the health and safety policies
  • Inducting and orientation of volunteers
  • Collect and drop off volunteers and interns from the Airport, take them shopping and ensure they have everything for a pleasant stay, including taking them to hospital, if required.
  • Keeping volunteers and interns schedules and projects organised on the daily board by coordinating with the vet and caretaker teams. 
  • Assist volunteers on a daily basis, knowing their background in order to propose alternative activities.
  • Answer any quiries, solve issues and support volunteers in any way necessary. 
  • Create content and schedule social media updates about volunteer activities, animal updates and marketing of programs and fundraising. 
  • Ordering and maintaining all necessary volunteer supplies in the kitchen and dining room, coordinating with the administration team,  
  • Daily feedback to the administration team about volunteer meals, rooms and facilities.
  • Promote volunteer social and recreational activities during their free time.
  • Recommend day trips and activities and acompany the volunteers on them, if needed.
  • Sale of souvenirs
  • Coordinating the river dolphin watching trip with all volunteers and attendance to the manatee project for conservation inters.
  • Updating the website, pre-booking, pre-arrival, welcome to RAREC, Animal guide, and any relevant document necessary.  
  • Support Education Assistant, if needed. 

Requirements: 

  • Friendly, approachable team player 
  • Capable of independent working without supervision
  • Adaptable and flexible 
  • Used to tropical climate
  • Must live and work well with others in a close setting 
  • Good judgement and emotional intelligence.
  • Good problem solver
  • Fluent English and intermediate Spanish is desiarable 
  • Experience working with clients/customers 
  • Experience in the hospitality/tourism industry desiarable 
  • Enjoys content creation and social media
  • Drivers license (manual) ESSENTIAL 

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