Which Role is best for me?

With such a wide variety of roles it might be difficult to know what will suit you the most. Think of your current skills, as well as what you would like to get out of the experience. All volunteer roles are below so please take a look. Please send us an application form with which role you would like to be considered for. Successful applicants for a role will be asked to attend a group information session where you can meet the team, see the centre and learn more about us. 

What commitment do I give?

We ask for a minimum commitment of between three to six months depending on the role, but we'd love for volunteers to stay with us for a lot longer - and many do. All volunteers must be 18 years of age and over.

The roles

Please click on a role to download the description.

Dog Walker - To assist the centre with dog walking, working with other volunteers and staff to ensure that the dogs receive the appropriate exercise and care.

Cat Cuddler - To spend time with the cats and kittens to encourage more human interaction therefore making them more re-homeable. 

Reception Support - To support the Front Of House Information Coordinator on reception with answering queries over telephone and email and completing administrative tasks.

Kennel/Cattery Supoprt - To support the Animal Care Assistants’, provide and maintain the highest standard of animal welfare to all animals at the centre.

Fundraising volunteer - To increase income for the branch by helping to organise our local fundraising events.

Charity Retail - To work alongside the shop staff within our charity shops to assist in the general day to day sales and operations, gaining valuable experience within the retail and customer service sector. 
Van Driver - To distribute donated goods from the centre to our charity shops to keep them well stocked, regulating the flow of cash donations that feed straight back into the centre for the care of the cats and dogs. 
Grounds Maintenance - To assist with general centre ground works, working with other volunteers and staff under the direction of the maintenance staff.
Trustees - To govern the charity and provide overall policy direction to achieve its aims in the most efficient and effective manner, consistent with the charity’s values.

If you can't find the right volunteer role for you, find out more about fostering a dog or cat.

What is the next step?

We have a high number of people applying to each role, so please think carefully about which you apply for. Once you have decided to can apply here.