Small Animals Volunteer
Do you love rabbits and other small animals? Volunteers in this role work with a variety of small animals and help clean, feed and care for the animals at the centre.
Help us improve the lives of small animals in our care.
Volunteers in this area are responsible for the feeding, cleaning and socialising of our rabbits and other small animals such as guinea pigs, birds, rats etc. We are looking for committed and responsible volunteers who are comfortable with rabbits and other small animals. This role involves a fair amount of physical work.
- Minimum age: 16 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 small animal’s previous experience is ideal but not needed.
- Tasks: feeding, socialising, grooming, 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: Small Animals 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 note: Our centres and op shops have minimum age requirements to volunteer. For op shops the minimum age is 15 years. For volunteering at a centre, please enquire with them directly if you are under 16 years of age. You may need to provide an up-to-date Ministry of Justice check prior to starting. Please be aware that during the application process we will ask about any medical conditions (physical or mental) we need to be aware of to ensure your safety while volunteering for us.