Event Helper

VOLUNTEER ASSIGNMENT: Event Helper

WORKS WITH: Other volunteers, sanctuary owners

LOCATION: Onsite or offsite

TIME COMMITMENT: As needed

PRE-PLACEMENT REQUIREMENTS and TRAINING:

  • Sanctuary Orientation
  • Tour of Sanctuary

ESSENTIAL SKILLS:

  • Comfortable with public speaking
  • Comfortable working in/at various-paced environments/events
  • Flexible and adaptable to last minute changes

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Front-facing role as a representative for the sanctuary
  • Answer questions about the sanctuary, our mission, and the animals in our care
  • Attend fundraising events and man the FANS table
  • Transport marketing material and (occasionally) small animals for events to and from the sanctuary
  • Collect basic information from interested public members and pass along to sanctuary owner (volunteer interest, interest in being added to newsletter emails, etc)

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:

  • Other volunteers
  • Sanctuary owners

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Must be capable of working outside in Florida weather
  • Must be comfortable sitting or standing for long periods of time
  • Should be capable of bending and stooping repetitively
  • Should be capable of carrying 20-30 pound items with assistance

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