SPCA New Zealand

Volunteer positions

Volunteer Driver
Christchurch Centre

Volunteer Driver

We are looking for a reliable volunteer driver to help with pick up and drop offs of donations, sick and injured animals, take supplies to foster parents and support the work of the ambulance drivers at the Centre.

Duties will include:

  • Running pick-ups/deliveries as needed
  • Collecting donations from supermarkets/other businesses
  • Delivering supplies and food parcels to people in the community
  • Ensure a safe work environment in line with the SPCA Health and Safety policies; following all safety guidelines, and modelling safe work practice
  • Assist admissions staff person with processing incoming animals: help take photos, hold animals, take animals to vet clinic or to units
  • Assist reception team: greet members of the public, keep reception area clean and tidy and make adoption packs

Requirements will include:

  • Applicants must possess a full, clean, current NZ driving licence
  • Applicants need to be a safe and courteous driver, with reasonable knowledge of the Christchurch area
  • Have a high level of reliability and initiative
  • Good written and spoken English skills
  • Applicants need to be physically fit as the work involves frequent bending, reaching, lifting and kneeling.
  • Be able to work independently and cooperatively within a team environment

Our drivers are an integral part of our team and we are currently looking for drivers in the following:

  • Thursdays 10am-3pm
  • To join our weekend team
  • Some flexible drivers to cover shifts during the week

If you have any questions, please email christchurch.volunteer@spca.nz.

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