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Animal Welfare

Position Description: Make a difference to the homeless dogs of Gladstone and surrounds by helping us provide them with a safe, comfortable environment whilst they wait for a loving new home. Volunteers will aid with cuddling, playing, and feeding of Centre Dogs/Puppies as well as various cleaning (disinfecting kennels, laundry). Training is provided.

Position Location: Gladstone

Required Skills / Experience: Animal confidence, the ability to work independently & follow quarantine protocol.

Gained Skills / Experience: Animal handling and training techniques, animal disease control, animal shelter experience, experience with many different breeds of dogs.


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: All Days. Allocated a set shift (AM or PM) once per week to suit volunteer (Dependent on vacancies, 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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