Do you love dogs? Volunteers in this role work with our canines and help clean, feed and care for the dogs at the centre.
Help us improve the lives of dogs in our care.
Volunteers must be confident and capable of handling dogs who come in all shapes and sizes. Some of these dogs come to us with little or no training. Work in our canine area includes cleaning the dog pens and the dog exercise yard, walking, feeding, providing toys, attention, socialising and training.
- Minimum age: 18 years.
- Personal time commitment: one shift once a week or fortnight for a minimum of 6 months.
- Training: you will receiving training while on-the-job during your shift.
- Experience: to work with in the canine area previous experience with dogs is preferred.
- Tasks: feeding, socialising, walking, cleaning, dishes, laundry, helping with odd jobs if time allows etc.
Shift times are as follows:
Monday – Sunday (8:15am – 10:45am / 12pm – 2pm / 2:30pm – 4:30pm) *the finishing times may vary
For: Canine volunteer at Nelson Centre
Thank you for your interest in volunteering for SPCA. Volunteers are a vital part of the SPCA team and we simply couldn't do the work we do without the large number of volunteers who donate their time to help the animals.
Please fill out this form as completely as you are able. If you need assistance, please call the team at your local SPCA Centre or op shop.
Please note: All of our centres and op shops have minimum age requirements for volunteer jobs. If you are under 16 years of age, please enquire directly with your local centre about volunteer opportunities. You may be need to provide an up-to-date Ministry of Justice check prior to starting.