Every stray, abandoned or injured cat deserves a second chance of a happy and healthy life. A group of local volunteers can help give these cats that second chance if they are led by an individual who can motivate, organise, delegate and plan for the future!
How you can make a difference:
In this challenging and rewarding role as a Co-ordinator of a Cats Protection volunteer group, you will be the driving force behind the work of your group in making a big difference in the lives of cats in need in your local area.
What the role involves:
Organising and chairing committee meetings.
Supporting and managing all volunteers in the group.
Circulating all relevant information from the NCC to the group.
Liaising with individual departments at NCC.
Forward planning and developing the work of your group to ensure you make a real difference to cats in your area.
Ensuring the group remains proactive and promotes a positive and professional image of Cats Protection.
Ensuring that all paperwork is kept up to date and supporting the treasurer in completing and submitting the group’s annual financial report.
Ensuring that the group complies with Cats Protection’s policies and guidelines.
Skills and experience required or could be developed:
Good organisational skills.
Ability to prioritise and delegate simultaneous tasks.
Ability to communicate with individuals and groups at all levels.
Ability to think and plan ahead.
Patience and diplomacy.
Good IT skills.
Experience in management would be an advantage.
This is a crucial role in all of our busy branches, adoption centres and volunteer groups; it is not unusual for our Co-ordinators to volunteer for 10-15 hours per week.
What you can gain from volunteering with Cats Protection:
The opportunity to make a real difference to cats and kittens across the UK.
To apply please visit cats.org.uk or call 01404 42312