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  • 1.  Non-traditional volunteer roles: "Volunteers are a workforce, not a workload."

    Posted 15 days ago

    Volunteers prove they can do more than just walk dogs or play with cats


    Pasco County Animal Services in Florida recognized the need to revamp its volunteer program into one that maximized volunteer skills and filled areas of need at the shelter. This week's Best Friends Network program spotlight covers how PCAS managed risk concerns, created non-traditional roles (introducing Officer Uber) and built a team mindset between staff and volunteers.

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    raya greenbaum
    Best Friends Animal Society
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  • 2.  RE: Non-traditional volunteer roles: "Volunteers are a workforce, not a workload."

    Posted 11 days ago
    Would really be interested in all the job descriptions.  Any way to get copies of them.

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    Tracy Mohr
    Animal Services Manager
    City of Chico Animal Services
    5308945630
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  • 3.  RE: Non-traditional volunteer roles: "Volunteers are a workforce, not a workload."

    Posted 11 days ago
    Hi Tracy, this article may help as well - https://rescueallies.com/2022/06/17/role-definition-how-to-create-a-well-rounded-position/

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    Kenzie Whalen-Dunn
    Founder and Director
    Rescue Allies
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  • 4.  RE: Non-traditional volunteer roles: "Volunteers are a workforce, not a workload."

    Posted 10 days ago
    Very helpful information.  Thanks!

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    Tracy Mohr
    Animal Services Manager
    City of Chico Animal Services
    5308945630
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