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Pikes Peak Therapeutic Riding Center

Job Title:               Volunteer Coordinator 

Hours:                   Non-exempt position, 30 hours a week, occasional weekends and evenings for volunteer orientations and special events

Reports to:            Executive Director


  1. Experience with supervision and/or volunteer management
  2. Highly developed oral and written communication skills
  3. Excellent computer skills with experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  4. Ability to work independently, multi-task and work well under pressure
  5. Self-motivated and able to manage time
  6. Highly organized and detail orientated 
  7. Experience coaching and/or training people
  8. Creative, flexible, and open to new ideas
  9. Public relations/marketing skills desirable
  10. Horse experience preferred, but not required



  1. Develop, coordinate and supervise agency’s volunteer program   
  2. Responsible for recruitment, consultation, training, and scheduling of volunteers mainly for therapeutic riding classes but for other areas as needed (special events, office help, facility maintenance, special projects)   
  3. Plan, schedule and facilitate monthly volunteer orientations
  4. Assess volunteers’ strengths and place volunteers in functions accordingly
  5. Work closely with staff and instructors to assure that volunteer placements are successful
  6. Maintain agency system for tracking volunteer hours and ensure data entry/documentation
  7. Coordinate yearly volunteer recognition event and continue to evaluate volunteer incentives and motivation strategies to increase retention of volunteers  
  8. Develop and maintain a volunteer information packet and other print materials as needed   
  9. Conduct a volunteer satisfaction survey once a year; solicit feedback during and after volunteers’ service
  10. May be asked to assist in classes when a substitute can not be arranged
  11. Maintain and oversee the Volunteer Room
  12. Prepare name buttons for each volunteer   
  13. Contribute to newsletters and assist with mailings
  14. Establish procedures and coordinate volunteers for annual fundraising event, including registration and auction check out. 
  15. Other duties as assigned

Send resume and cover letter to:
Christy Stettler
13620 Halleluiah Trail
Elbert, CO 80106
or email to [email protected]



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