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RSPCA Cat Foster Parent

Animal Welfare

Position Description: Foster parents are desperately needed by RSPCA. Foster parents provide temporary homes for animals until they are adopted (average time is between 1wks to 6wks) Anyone over the age of sixteen may become a foster parent, provided they have a secure environment for containing the animal; time to spend with your foster animals; and access to transport. Cats must be contained indoors. There is little to no out of pocket expenses as RSPCA supplies food & vet treatment for the animals. Gladstone council permits a foster cat in addition to your council approved animals so yes you can foster if you already have other pets. Please email for an information pack!

Position Location: Gladstone

Required Skills / Experience: Secure environment to keep cat indoors, i.e. screens on windows. Own animals must be healthy/happy. Ability to transport to vet/adoption centre if required.

Gained Skills / Experience: Animal handling and care

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: N/A

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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