Karma Rescue

Outreach and Volunteer Coordinator

Employment type
Part time contracted position
2 months ago
Los Angeles

Karma Rescue is excited to be recruiting a part-time contractor for the position of Outreach and Volunteer Coordinator. It's a great opportunity to showcase your project management skills and talents for volunteer management, community outreach and event planning!

You will be a strategist who can effectively manage multiple projects at one time. You will have an entrepreneurial spirit - launching Karma's GET FIXED L.A. Spay and Neuter Clinic Events in L.A. You will be passionate about engaging volunteers as you build a thriving volunteer pool! You are organized and love logistics...people...and dogs!

Contracted 1099 position month-to-month
Start date August 2019
Ending date 12/31/2019
Payment of $1,000 per month
Part-time (we estimate approx 15-20 hours per week to manage projects involved)
Tech savvy (email, google drive, dropbox, excel, social media etc)
Involves some driving/travel and nights/weekends

*Please note this is a 1099 contracted position. Karma Rescue does not provide a computer, cell phone or other equipment needed to perform the role. Karma Rescue does not provide additional compensation for the use of your personal items as a 1099 contractor.


We are looking for a hardworking, ambitious, energetic, good-hearted and thoughtful Community Outreach and Volunteer Contractor to join the Karma Rescue team.

You will be passionate about our mission, and ready to learn, grow, and explore new possibilities. You will report to the Founder, and work with her and others to solidify and grow our presence in the community, while looking for new opportunities locally.

The Outreach and Volunteer Contractor will help to build awareness for Karma’s programs out in the community through; strengthening Karma’s volunteer program, planning and executing community and 1-day program events, being the point of contact and logistics coordinator for outreach, including supporting the Karma Team.

You are…
Personable and friendly (in-person, on the phone, in email communications!)
Gracious (our philosophy is to embrace diversity by inclusion, treat others the way we wish to be treated, act with integrity…and always, always only say “thank you” to our volunteers)
An ALL-STAR communicator!
Since this is a remote job communication is SO important
Dynamic and creative
Tactical (you are a quick-thinker and ready to act!)
Detail-oriented and a multi-tasker
Work well under pressure
Able to prioritize - set deadlines and stick to them!
Excited to be the point of contact for all events, logistics and volunteers
Attend the events you plan throughout the Los Angeles area

Project Management Includes:

Help maximize awareness-building and volunteer engagement by being the “face” of Karma Rescue to volunteers, corporate partners, and the communities where we work
Coordinate and manage community outreach events and 1-day clinic events; volunteer opportunities, event logistics, promotion
Explore community-awareness building event opportunities
Ensure Karma’s brand integrity is reflected consistently at every event
Weekly Zoom meeting with Founder and Director of Development
Attend the Team Karma monthly conference call
Schedule event briefing and de-briefing team call’s for ALL events; agenda, logistics, follow up


Build and champion the re-launch of Karma’s volunteer program;
Define volunteer opportunities and engage volunteers
Manage a portfolio of existing volunteers and new prospects (recruitment, retention and recognition)
Oversee volunteer relations


Help launch, plan, promote and coordinate Karma's Get Fixed L.A. Free Spay and Neuter Clinic Events within targeted geographical areas;

Coordinate the events; point of contact (pre-post event and day-of event)
Conduct prospect research to identify, cultivate and solicit new veterinary partnerships
Promote free spay and neuter 1-day clinic events to target populations/areas
Recruit volunteers for each clinic day


Increase Karma Rescue's presence in the community through outreach and events;
Research “outreach and awareness-building” event opportunities that currently exist within the target geographic areas
Present opportunities to the Karma team
Serve as the primary point of contact for all community eventsRecruit and secure volunteers to help and coordinate logistics related to volunteers


Create and manage organization-wide event and operations calendar;
Annual events
Update and engage Facebook Volunteer Group page
Develop and create a step-by-step procedure checklist for ongoing events
Manage an inventory of all promotional assets
Collect and capture event feedback and outcomes


Since this is a remote role communication is SO important!

This scope of work is a general guideline of the responsibilities and expectations of the projects managed by the contracted Outreach and Volunteer Coordinator.

Karma Rescue is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to addressing discriminatory practices, and to working toward racial equity. The equal employment opportunity policy of Karma Rescue provides fair and equal opportunities for all employees and job applicants regardless of race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, familial status, disability, or genetic information, in compliance with applicable federal, state and local law. Karma Rescue hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the role to be filled.

To apply

Please email your cover letter and resume to [email protected]