Administrative Support Volunteer

Volunteer Position: Administrative Support Volunteer

Organization: Gwaii Animal Helpline Society

Welcome to the Gwaii Animal Helpline Society (GAHS), a non-profit organization registered in British Columbia and situated in Haida Gwaii, the unceded territory of the Haida Nation. GAHS operates entirely through the dedication of volunteers. Our central mission is to promote compassionate care for abandoned, surrendered, injured, or neglected companion animals, providing the essential human assistance they require. Join us in our commitment to ensuring these animals’ well-being and positively impacting our community.

Position Overview:

As an Administrative Support Volunteer with GAHS, you will play a vital role in ensuring the smooth operation of our society by providing essential administrative assistance. Your organizational skills and attention to detail will contribute to the efficiency and effectiveness of our programs and initiatives. If you have a passion for animal welfare, strong administrative skills, and a commitment to supporting our cause, we invite you to join our team of dedicated administrative volunteers.


  • Document Management:
    • Assist in organizing and maintaining digital and physical documents, ensuring easy accessibility for team members.
  • Data Entry:
    • Enter and update information in databases, spreadsheets, and other organizational tools.
  • Correspondence:
    • Draft and edit emails, letters, and other correspondence on behalf of the organization.
    • Respond to general inquiries and provide information as needed.
  • Meeting Support:
    • Assist in scheduling and organizing meetings, including preparing agendas and taking minutes.
    • Coordinate logistics for virtual or in-person meetings.
  • Event Support:
    • Provide administrative support for events, including coordination of logistics, registration, and communication with participants.


  • Make a direct impact on the efficiency and effectiveness of the organization.
  • Gain valuable experience in nonprofit administration.
  • Join a community of dedicated volunteers committed to animal well-being.


  • Strong organizational and time-management skills.
  • Proficiency in basic computer applications (Microsoft Office, Google Suite, etc.).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to handle sensitive information with confidentiality.
  • Willingness to learn and promote the GAHS’ values, policies and procedures.

Time Commitment:

  • Variable, based on the volunteer’s availability and the organization’s administrative needs.
  • It may involve occasional weekend or evening commitments.

Application Process:

Interested candidates can complete the volunteer application form or contact us for more details.

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