SPCA New Zealand

Are you the Special Someone our animals have been waiting for? From 6-21 July, we are waiving adoption fees for long-stay residents for the right home. Look for the ‘Special Love Needed’ tag on our adoption profiles, check you can provide what they need to flourish & apply online. Our usual adoption criteria and processes apply.

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Volunteer positions

Volunteer driver - Nelson Centre
Nelson Centre

Volunteer driver - Nelson Centre

We are looking for a reliable volunteer driver to help with pick up and drop offs of donations, animals, take supplies to foster parents and support the work of the animal care team.

Duties could include:

  • Running pick-ups/deliveries as needed
  • Collecting donations from supermarkets/other businesses
  • Delivering supplies to foster families
  • Drop off and pick up of animals to and from the vets
  • Ensure a safe work environment in line with the SPCA Health and Safety policies; following all safety guidelines, and modelling safe work practice.

Requirements will include:

  • Minimum age: 18 years.
  • Applicants must possess a full, clean, current NZ driving licence
  • Applicants need to be a safe and courteous driver, with reasonable knowledge of the Nelson 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

oAble to drive manual and automatic vehicles (SPCA Vehicles will be used)

Shift times are as follows:

Monday – Sunday (8:15am – 10am / 3pm – 4:30pm) *the finishing times may vary

We would love to have people dedicated to both regular shifts as well as being on call.

If you have any questions, please phone us on 03 547 7171 or email nelson.info@spca.nz .

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