Animal Shelter Volunteer Coordinator Resume

Samantha Gray

North Highlands CA 95660

(916) 987-6543

[email protected]

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Job Objective

To obtain an Animal Shelter Volunteer Coordinator position in a company that will allow me to grow with the company.

Work Experience:

Animal Shelter Volunteer Coordinator, May 2004 – Present

Spherion, Kent, WA

  • Supplied food, water and personal care to detained animals.
  • Monitored and observed animals for signs of illness or injury and reported symptoms to supervisor.
  • Assisted the public in claiming lost animals and selecting pets for adoption.
  • Collected and recorded fees, such as license, impound board and adoption.
  • Assisted with the preparation of the departmental budget.
  • Organized, coordinated and managed the recruitment of volunteers for the Animal Shelter and related events.

Animal Shelter Volunteer Coordinator, March 2002 – April 2004

Northside Hospital, Kent, WA

  • Interacted with prospective pet owners and helped them fill out adoption forms and advised about pet care.
  • Maintained building and grounds areas at the shelter.
  • Provided information to callers according to departmental procedures.
  • Scheduled staff and ensured shelter and events are properly staffed.
  • Developed a training program for volunteers.
  • Maintained and updated records on all volunteers.

Summary of Qualifications:

  • Strong accomplished experience in veterinary care
  • Good knowledge of safety precautions necessary to work safely with and around stray and uncontrollable animals
  • In-depth knowledge of animal husbandry, history and behavior as well as care
  • Excellent knowledge of the symptoms and behavior associated with animals
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft office suite
  • Amazing ability to quickly analyze, retain composure in stressful and emergency situations
  • Remarkable ability to learn and to maneuver devices utilized in capturing animals
  • Exceptional ability to work independently, safely and meet deadlines


Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Studies, Houghton College, New York, NY