Safe Pets Safe Families

Volunteer Coordinator

Safe Pets Safe Families (SPSF) is a nationally registered, DGR endorsed human and animal charity operating since 2016. SPSF runs multiple programs supporting disadvantaged members of the South Australian community and their pets during crisis. We currently have approximately 200 registered volunteers, and as such we are seeking a volunteer coordinator to oversee the recruitment, onboarding and ongoing engagement of our volunteers.

Must commit to a minimum of 15 hours per week. Days negotiable.

• Processing and onboarding new volunteer applicants, updating our volunteer database and providing the relevant resources and training.
• Recruitment of new volunteers to the group
• Conducting working with Children/Volunteer checks to ensure we meet our compliance obligations
• Contacting existing volunteers that have not been active for some time to see if they would still like to be on our database and obtain feedback on how we can improve
• Maintain our private Volunteer Facebook page including posting positive stories, welcomes, thank you posts
• Assist volunteers to resolve any difficulties or concerns they have with fostering or the group in general
• Maintain our volunteer database, updating with any relevant info about changes in circumstances or address, or information that might be helpful ie; volunteer is not able to lift heavy items due to injury, or volunteer prefers to do a certain kind of work
• Provide regular reports to the CEO (weekly) and the board (monthly) or as requested
• Assist with ongoing training of new and existing volunteers as required, including sharing process updates
• Assisting the foster care coordinator with onboarding new fosters during peak times or if they are on personal leave.


National Police Check; Working with Children Check; DHS Screening Check; Driving Licence