Position Description: This rewarding volunteer role is situated close to the town/city centre and would suit any applicants wishing to gain experience in the animal industry, people that love animals, and anyone looking for a worthwhile way to spend their spare time. The position itself involves taking dogs of all shapes and sizes for walks in the area surrounding our centre; you may also like to do some training with the dogs to assist them in finding a new home. Full orientation and training is provided. Email now for an information pack.
Position Location: Gladstone
Required Skills / Experience: Animal confidence, the ability to work independently. Must be over 16yrs for liability insurance reasons - or supervised by a parent/guardian.
Gained Skills / Experience: Animal handling and training techniques, animal disease control, animal shelter experience, experience with many different breeds of dogs.
Training Offered / Provided:
- On The Job Training
- Training Session
Specialised support available for volunteers:
- With a Disability
- With Special Needs
- From a non-English-speaking background
- Working with Children Check (Blue Card)
- National Police Check
- Current Driver's License
Days & Times Available: All week (to suit volunteer, please enquire)
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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