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Van Driver / Processing Officer

Retail & Transportation

Position Description: Collection of dogs and cats from the pound, hydrobathing, Behaviour assessing of dogs, transport between "shelter" and foster carers and vets. Computer skills preferred but not mandatory. RSPCA Van supplied, Drivers License Required (Automatic Vehicle). Flexibility with days but not with times on the day and generally required ad-hoc/on-call throughout the day 8am-5pm.

Position Location: Gladstone

Required Skills / Experience: transport animals to vet appointments and adoptions. You will also be required to pick up animals from the pound and take them to the Adoption Centre for processing. Some computer experience would be advantageous although not necessary. You will need to have a license, a good driving record, a sense of humour and of course not forgetting a love for animals.

Gained Skills / Experience: A great opportunity to make a huge difference in your local community, work with animals and a great group of animal lovers.


Training Offered / Provided:

  • Induction
  • On The Job Training
  • Training Session

Specialised support available for volunteers:

  • With a Disability
  • With Special Needs
  • From a non-English-speaking background

Specical Requirements:

  • Working with Children Check (Blue Card)
  • National Police Check
  • Current Driver's License

Days & Times Available: on call 1-3 days at a time, rostered basis, when available. Hours vary between 8am-5pm.


Organisation Name: RSPCA Gladstone

Organisation Category: Conservation, Environment, Animal Welfare

Purpose/Mission Statement: The RSPCA Gladstone is a small group of volunteers who rescue and re-home local dogs and cats. They are mostly self-funded and rely on volunteers, community support and donations to continue saving these animals from our local pounds.

Services Provided: Rescue and rehoming of dogs and cats from the Gladstone region pounds, surrender of animals, animal education program, Pets in Crisis program, Pet Legacy program.


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