SPCA New Zealand

Volunteer positions

Canine volunteer
Nelson Centre

Canine volunteer

We need help to care for the dogs at our centre. This role requires a good level of fitness, and confidence handling large dogs.

You must be 18 years or older, willing to walk dogs in all weathers, and be able to commit to at least one 2 hour shift per week for a period of at least 6 months.

What you will be doing:

  • Cleaning of pens, washing dishes, laundry.
  • Providing food and water at scheduled times.
  • Socialising timid dogs and enriching the lives of residents by petting, playing, training and walking.

All new volunteers will be required to attend a Health and Safety Induction (which includes a tour of the Centre), as well as a Canine Induction. These are usually held once a month on a Wednesday morning, or occasionally at the weekend.

If you have any questions, please call us on 03 547 7171 or drop into the centre.

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