Houston Audubon seeks Volunteer Coordinator
Houston Audubon’s mission is to advance the conservation of birds and their habitats in the Greater Houston Gulf Coast region. Houston Audubon is a nonprofit organization established in 1969 to conserve wildlife and natural resources with a positive local, regional, and global impact through sanctuary and habitat management, environmental education, and conservation advocacy. Houston Audubon owns and manages 17 nature sanctuaries in the Houston Gulf Coast area providing over 4,100 acres of wetlands, forest, coastal woodlots and prairie, and beach that serve as critical habitat for over 300 species of migratory and resident birds. Houston Audubon sanctuaries also serve as community assets where people enjoy nature, learn, socialize, and explore. We deliver hundreds of nature-based program experiences for children and adults every year.
Hours per Week: 40
Workplace: Houston Audubon headquarters in West Houston
Reports to: Outreach and Engagement Director
Postion Overview: Houston Audubon volunteers play an important role in delivering and supporting our conservation mission. The volunteer coordinator will be responsible for maintaining and delivering our robust and diverse volunteer program to support Houston Audubon’s spring migration operations, nature education programs, community science and outreach initiatives, habitat restoration, trail maintenance, and native plant nursery operations. Last year, over 600 volunteers contributed 12,000 hours to support our work. The goal of this position is to effectively match volunteers with appropriate roles to meet the organization’s needs while enhancing volunteer satisfaction and retention. Details in the job description below.