PA/Admin/Volunteer Coordinator

International Primate Rescue

Pretoria, South Africa

Volunteer • Full Time

www.iprescue.org volunteer@iprescue.org 0713736560 Kerry

Sectors: conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Not specified, apply soon!


We are looking for an enthusiastic, determined and dedicated person to join us here at International Primate Rescue in the role of P.A./ Admin and Volunteer co-ordinator. This is a voluntary position for the minimum of 12 months.

Your daily tasks would include:-

Your admin duties are as follows:

  • General correspondence and office duties
  • Answering the sanctuary phone
  • Answering e-mail
  • Attend morning meetings when on duty
  • Daily updating on social media
  • Keep primate record updated
  • Rescue operations – organise transport and permits
  • Prepare the rota for all volunteers on a weekly basis, if necessary
  • Primate caring when necessary

Your PA duties are as follows:

  • Answering emails on behalf of Managing Director
  • Short-term volunteer recruitment/advertising
  • Long-term volunteer recruitment
  • Short-listing and interviewing of Long term volunteers
  • Invoices and ordering stock
  • Helping Managing Director with her paperwork
  • Advertising and fund raising

Your Short Term Volunteer Coordinator duties are as follows:

  • Prepare for volunteer arrivals (arrange for the bed to be made, plus paperwork to be ready)
  • Show around (on arrival of a new volunteer, to introduce him/her to the primates, explain procedures etc)
  • Help the volunteer with paper work on arrival (Information Form, Code of Conduct) and file filled out forms
  • Be available to answer volunteer queries etc
  • Send out monthly Welcome and leaving packages
  • Update volunteer details
  • Carry out weekly short term volunteer meetings
  • Keep all relevant paper work up-to-date
  • From time to time, when the sanctuary is under pressure (new arrivals etc), you may be asked to do other duties if it does not interfere with the duties outlined above
  • All long term volunteers are required to do morning feeds and evening bowl collection (on a rota basis)

Ideally you would have experience in marketing as well as experience in working in an office environment.

Although this role doesn’t include caring for the primates you would have plenty of time to get to know all of them, the admin office has a window into a capuchin enclosure so all day you will have capuchins visiting you.


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